Newsletter 6th October 2019


6th October 2019, No. 1863


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Please note: Monday is Father John's rest day. Urgent enquiries on this day should be directed to the Benefice Office 01590 612242, where messages may be left. 

Sunday 6th October

8.00am  Buckler’s Hard  HOLY COMMUNION

9.30am   Abbey Church  HARVEST FESTIVAL

11.15am    St Paul’s, East Boldre   MORNING PRAYER

Monday 7th October

10am  - 12noon   Benefice Office

7pm for 7.30pm  The Domus  Harvest Supper

Tuesday 8th October

10am  - 12noon Benefice Office

Wednesday 9th October

10.30am  Abbey Church HOLY COMMUNION

Thursday 10th October

10.00 – 12noon     Benefice Office 

Sunday 13th October

8.00am  Buckler’s Hard HOLY COMMUNION  

9.30am  Abbey Church SUNG COMMUNION

11.15am  St Katharine’s, Exbury MORNING PRAYER

6.30pm Abbey Church EVENSONG

HARVEST LUNCH Beaulieu Abbey Church Hall    Wednesday 9 October. An informal Harvest Lunch has been arranged for this coming Wednesday, October 9, starting at 12.00 for 12.15. The menu includes home made Cottage Pie and Sticky Toffee pudding. The cost has been kept to a minimum and is just £3.00. Seats are very limited, so please let Peter Melhuish (02381 788034) or Christine Dare (07894 944478) know if you intend to come. Leave your name on either of the answerphones if you intend to come.  Pay on the day! It should be a fun lunch.

CONFIRMATION SERVICE AT ST JOHN'S HYTHE A service is being held at 10.30am on Sun 15th December, and neighbouring parishes are invited to take any candidates, who will be confirmed by the Bishop of Southampton. If you would like to consider being confirmed at this service, please speak to me by Friday 11th October. Fr John

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 10.00am Sunday 10th November at Beaulieu Abbey Church with Act of Remembrance. With Guest Speaker Major Dan Brooks 4th Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment.

MUSIC AT BEAULIEU  NOVA FORESTA STRING QUARTET in association with the Elgar Society. Saturday 19th October, 7.00pm, Beaulieu Abbey Church. Tickets £15, from the Box Office 07770 859900 or . ‘The Magic of Mozart’ including music by Elgar, Mozart, Borodin, Schubert and Albeniz. Violinists – Jon Visanji & Frank Handy. Cellist - Phil Daish-Handy. Viola – Rob Tuson. 

HARVEST SUPPER. The annual Harvest Supper will be on Monday 7th October, in the Domus, 7.00 for 7.30pm. Harvest Pie and Apple Crumble followed by cheese and biscuits and coffee. 

COME AND SING  REQUIEMS  BY CHARPENTIER  &  FAURÉ. All Souls Day Saturday 2nd November 2019   Beaulieu Abbey Church. Singers rehearsal 3.00pm, Performance 7.00pm, doors open at 6.30pm for the audience. Singers: music provided, bring own picnic. Please register with Director of Music  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01590 676493. If you wish to have someone remembered on All Souls’ Day, send their name to Philip Baxter or the Benefice Office by email. Retiring collection for all. 

BEAULIEU BANK NOTES CONCERT. Autumn Serenade: An evening concert displaying a variety of music sung by the Beaulieu Bank Notes conducted by Adam Blosse, featuring soloists, in aid of the Honeypot Charity. The evening will be a chance to hear the Beaulieu Church Abbey ring with voices! Beaulieu Abbey Church, Saturday 23rd November. 7.15pm.  Tickets - Adults £12, Children under 14 - £8. Purchase tickets via email request: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Refreshments included with ticket price.

PLEASE REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS: Veronica & David House, Ruth Willrich, Ann & Bruce Wallace, Paul Humphries, Dorothy Alston, Charlotte Hammond, Valerie Wright, Leonard &  Joy Taylor, Joyce Creamer, Sydney Jackson, Marigold Jordan,  Pat, Andrew & Isabel Tyrrell, Tricia Spells,  Denise Abell-Parker, Ginny French, Anne, Jane B-C.  Please help us to  keep this up to date. We respect the circumstances of the above named and leave it to them to disclose any personal details.  FJ                                                     

Anniversaries of death: Leslie Langford “Jim” (03/10/2018)

FROM THE VISITORS’ BOOK. “Hello from Australia! Very peaceful, chanting is exquisite, Sue and Rose Burns”. “Many childhood memories, Porter – Armstrong Powell Family, travelling back from USA and Australia”