Newsletter 4th April 2021

THE BENEFICE BULLETIN

4th April 2021. No.1924

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 4th April EASTER DAY

9.30am Abbey Church HOLY COMMUNION

11.15am St Paul’s, East Boldre HOLY COMMUNION

11.15am St Katharine’s, Exbury HOLY COMMUNION

Wednesday 7th April

10.30am From The Rectory via Zoom Morning Prayer

Sunday 11th April

9.30am Abbey Church HOLY COMMUNION

11.15am St Katharine’s, Exbury MORNING PRAYER

Wednesday 14th April

10.30am From The Rectory via Zoom Morning Prayer

Sunday 18th April

9.30am Abbey Church HOLY COMMUNION

11.15am St Paul’s, East Boldre HOLY COMMUNION

** EASTER DAY SERVICES **

NB For those attending one of our benefice services on Easter Day it is essential that we operate according to the current government Covid regulations:

The names of all those attending must be supplied for our Register.

Please be aware that when considering attendance, it is only permissible to stay overnight within our support bubble, ie no more than 1 or 2 individuals.

Please adhere strictly to these government rules and help keep each other safe.

We shall be zooming the 9.30am Abbey service for those unable to attend.

If you have booked seats and are unable to use them please let Elizabeth know via the Office email address asap and your seats can be re-allocated to someone on the reserve list.

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

Sunday 4th April – In memory of Terry Abernethy.

RE-OPENING FOR ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Wednesdays during April

For the Wednesdays in April, we shall be reverting to 10.30am for our service of Morning Prayer zoomed from the Rectory. All being well, during May we shall return to the Abbey Church for the service of Holy Communion. FJ.

EVENSONG

Evensong will return on Sunday 9th May, 6.30pm in the Abbey Church. Fr John.

BENEFICE NEWS

The April edition is available on-line with a few hard copies for those unable to access it. 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, 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.

Recently Departed: Marigold Jordan, Former Churchwarden at St Paul’s, East Boldre.

Anniversaries of death: Nora Horrigan (2014)