Newsletter 21st March 2021

THE BENEFICE BULLETIN

21st March 2021. No.1922

Website: www.beaulieuchurches.org.uk      Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Father John 01590 612183,     The Office 01590 612242 (currently working from home)

Please note: Monday is Father John's rest day. Urgent enquiries on this day should be directed to the Benefice Office. Details above.

The Bulletin & Magazine are a good source of information for Services & activities in the Benefice.

Sunday 21st March

10.00am Via Zoom Holy Communion from the Rectory

No other services in Benefice

Wednesday 24th March

12 noon Via Zoom Midday Prayers

6.30pm Via Zoom Beaulieu PCC meeting

Sunday 28th March PALM SUNDAY

10.00am Via Zoom Holy Communion from the Rectory

No other services in Benefice.

Wednesday 31st March

12 noon Via Zoom Midday Prayers

Thursday 1st April MAUNDY THURSDAY

7.00pm Via Zoom Holy Communion

Friday 2nd April GOOD FRIDAY

12 noon Via Zoom ‘Stations of the Cross’ devotion

SUNDAY 4TH APRIL EASTER DAY

*Numbers will continue to be restricted, and thus it will be necessary to 'sign in' for one of these services*


9.30am Holy Communion at the Abbey Church.   Please contact Elizabeth via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you wish to attend or leave a message on the Benefice Office Mobile 07375 773832.


11.15am Holy Communion at St Katharine's, Exbury. Please contact Brian Hernaman on 02380 897528 if you wish to attend.


11.15am Holy Communion at St Paul's, East Boldre.Please contact Dr Graham Sterling on 01590 612378 if you wish to attend.

Please note that numbers will continue to be restricted, and thus it will be necessary to 'sign in' for one of these services. Masks must be worn, sanitising gel will be available, and social distancing will continue to be observed.
Please consult the benefice bulletin for latest details. FJohn

BENEFICE OFFICE HOURS

Benefice Administrator: Elizabeth Field. Office hours are working from home Monday and Tuesday 10am – 3.30pm and Friday 9.30am – 12.30pm.

Illumination Event

Tues 23rd March – To remember all those who have died from Coronavirus.

Thurs 25th March – In memory of Dr David Markby (birthday).

BENEFICE NEWS

The April edition will appear on-line with a few hard copies for those unable to access it. If you have any articles you would like to be included please email as soon as possible to Elizabeth for my consideration. FJ

 

ABBEY CHURCH CHARITIES 2021

The Church wardens and PCC are pleased to confirm that the Abbey Church made a donation of £500 towards the Churches Together in Unity Covid response fund and £500 to the Women’s Refuge (Hythe). During the year ahead we shall be supporting CBM UK, the Overseas Disability Charity, which works towards building inclusive communities, saving sight, strengthening health systems and improving access to education and employment opportunities. If you would like a prayer diary from CBM UK please contact Jane.

Locally we shall be supporting Solent Mind, our local mental health charity which supports a variety of trusted mental health projects in our area and seeks to provide practical support that empowers people to move forward in life. Both charities have new services in place in response to the Covid pandemic.

FARESHARE MOBILE LARDER & ASHLEY LARDER

Fareshare are operating two ‘Larders’ in the New Forest area:

The Mobile Larder - Every Thursday, 1.00 – 2.30pm, located in the car park of St Mark’s Community Hall SO41 8EJ (opposite The Musketeer). This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. More information on the Benefice Website.

The Ashley Larder - operating 9.30 - 11.30am at the Ashley Baptist Church, 3 Lower Ashley Road, New Milton, BH25 5AA.Please contact Sara Steele on 01590 612216 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Run by volunteers, these are a membership scheme helping people of the local community with reducing food shopping bills and providing fresh and ambient foods provided by Fareshare. Cost of membership varies between £2.50 - £5.00 a week depending on the size of your household. A membership form needs to be completed and proof of address/ID provided unless a recognised referral agency refers you to this scheme.

 

WATERSIDE FOODBANK

Items required – tinned vegetables, rice pudding, sponge puddings, 500g bags of sugar, shampoo & conditioner, shower gel, soap, small packets of washing powder/detergent.

Eggs – The Foodbank are continuing with their egg fund to include eggs in food boxes that are given to families in need. For more information or to donate contact the Foodbank first on 07768 713329.

NEW FOREST BASICS BANK

Items required - tins of meat/meat balls/chicken in white sauce/Irish Stew/chicken, tinned mince, Fairy Liquid, J clothes, Shampoo & conditioner, toothbrushes & toothpaste. For more information and to check someone can receive donations, please contact 01590 610008 Mon – Fri 10am – 2pm.

PLEASE REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS:

Veronica & David House, Marigold Jordan, Jackie Hutchins, Ruth Willrich, Annette, Helen Matcham, Manfred, Barbara, Michael Cooper.

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.

*If you would like a name added to this list, please speak to Fr John.

Anniversaries of death: George Whitcher (21/03/2018),  Eric Bye (23/03/2002)