Newsletter 23rd June 2019


23rd June 2019  No. 1848


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Telephone the office on 01590 612242

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 23rd June

8.00am  Buckler’s Hard  HOLY COMMUNION

9.30am  Abbey Church   SUNG COMMUNION BCP

11.15am   St Katharine’s, Exbury HOLY COMMUNION

Monday 24th June

10am  - 12noon  Benefice Oftfice

Tuesday 25th June

10am - 12noon     Benefice Office

1.30pm   leaving Church Meadow   Benefice visit to St Cross Hospital, Winchester

Wednesday 26th June

10.30am   Abbey Church   HOLY COMMUNION

3.00pm  St Paul’s, East Boldre   Funeral

Thursday 27th June

10am – 12noon      Benefice Office

Saturday 29th June

2.00pm    Abbey Church   Wedding

7.00pm    Abbey Church   Music at Beaulieu - Glyndebourne

Sunday 30th June

8.00am  Buckler’s Hard  HOLY COMMUNION  

10am St Katharine’s, Exbury  COMBINED BENEFICE SERVICE

PROMOTING A SAFER CHURCH The Gospel speaks of welcome for all, being faithful to this compels us to take with the utmost seriousness the challenge of preventing abuse from happening and responding well where it has. For information, guidance & resources, please visit: Further information    is displayed on the notice boards in the Church porch.        Rector: Fr John 01590612183, BPSO: Jane BC 02380879748,   DSA: Jackie R 01962737317.   

EVENSONG AT ST JOHN’S, BOLDRE For any who are interested, Sunday 23rd June Evensong at St. John's, Boldre starting at 6.30pm (today), will be a 2-for-1, in that it is the annual Patronal Festival, as well as the venue for this year's Lyndhurst Deanery Choral Evensong, supported by the RSCM. There will be a massed choir from churches around the Deanery. Any who would like to join with the congregation will be most welcome. Refreshments after the service!

MEN’S BREAKFAST The next Men’s Breakfast will be 8.30am at the Turfcutter’s Arms, East Boldre on Saturday 6th July. There will be a short talk about  ‘Arms Control at the end of the Cold War’ by Howard Moore. **Diners names to the Office by Thurs 4th July please**

MUSICAL GALA Sat July 13th, Beaulieu Abbey Church; Just under 3 weeks to go now! Please help to make this evening a great success! The BBC’s Sally Taylor will compère the evening of entertainment from hugely talented local musicians. Seats are limited (priced at £20.00) and already are selling well. This is a major Fund Raising event for Beaulieu Abbey Church, and deserves our support. Please pick up an invitation form from the back of the Abbey Church or from Peter Melhuish. Raffle Prizes. We hope to raise a great deal of money from the Raffle at the Musical Gala. There will be three prizes; hampers of (i) Quality wines, (ii) Quality Foods and (iii) Quality cosmetics and ‘smellies;. If you are able to contribute any item, we will soon have boxes for collection. It may be easier to make financial donations. Cheques payable to Beaulieu Abbey Church PCCin an envelope headed ‘Musical Gala Raffle’ and either given to Peter Melhuish or posted to the Office, Beaulieu Abbey Church, Palace Lane, Beaulieu SO42 7YG.    Many thanks.

SEA SUNDAY The Sea Sunday Service will be held on Sunday 14th July at Buckler’s Hard alongside the river, commencing at 6.00pm. Canon Andrew Wright, Gen. Sec. for the Mission to Seafarers will be giving the Sermon. All are welcome. There will be no Evensong in the Abbey Church on this day.

BEAULIEU VILLAGE FETE  Sat July 20th; less than 4 weeks to go! Raffle tickets for the Fete Grand Draw are available now!. Do please take some (£1.00 per ticket) and try to persuade family, neighbours and friends both to buy, AND to come to the Fete. Prizes are always spectacular! Also, please remember to bring bottles, handbags, any unwanted jewellery, jigsaw puzzles, bric-a-brac etc. See me for the best person to receive the goodies! The Abbey Church receives 50% of the Nett Profit from the Fete, so we really ought to work hard to ensure that it is the success it usually is!                                                         PM

NEW FOREST SHOW CHURCH TENT 30TH/31ST JULY, 1ST AUGUST Volunteers needed to help with hospitality in the church tent on all 3 days of the show. Interested? Contact Rev. Barry Kent, on 01425 611348 or 07999 504388.  JH                                        

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, Dan Smith,  Lynda Mead and Robert Wainwright. 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

MUSIC AT BEAULIEU Glyndebourne Beaulieu Saturday 29th June. Most of the tickets are sold for this concert, BUT, there are some seats in the gallery which are not sold and are only £10. The price for seats in the whole of the church is £22, but we cannot charge that for some of the seats which have a restricted view. Most people coming to the concert arrive around 5.30pm and picnic in the Church meadow, (it is often beautiful weather) then return during the interval for their dessert course. 

If interested book through the Box Office 07770 859900, with a cheque to Music at Beaulieu posted to PO Box 84 Lymington, SO41 3ZA