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SUNDAY 29th November Advent
8.00am Holy Communion St Peter
10.30am Sung EucharistHoly Trinity, Bembridge
6.00pm Choral EvensongSt Helen

Wednesday 2nd December
9.30am Village Communion St Catherine

Thursday 3rd December
10.30am Village Communion St Peter

Sunday 6th December Second Sunday of Advent
8.00am Holy Communion St Helen
10.00am Sung Eucharist St Peter
10.00am Children's Church St Peter

Morning Prayer
The office of Morning Prayer, led by the Revd Robert Wynford-Harris, will be said in the Churches as follows:-
Mon. St Helen's 9.30am
Tues. St Peter's 9.30am
Wed. St Helen's 8.00am
Thurs. St Peter's 9.30am
Anyone is very welcome to join Rob at these services.

6th December Second Sunday of Advent
Baruch 5. 1-9
Philippians 1. 3-11
Luke 3. 1-6
The duty rota is displayed on the notice board at both churches. If you are unable to fulfil the scheduled task please swap with another and please inform Sylvia Beardsmore.


Worldwide Anglican Church:
Pray for Archbishop Justin Welby and the people of West Malaysia [Soth East Asia]
This Diocese: Pray for Bishop Christopher; Archdeacon Peter; The Parish of St Mary & Holy Trinity, Cowes
World: Pray for the people of France
Island:We pray for the work of the Mothers' Union
Sick: Peggy, Terry, Anne, Penelope, Stan, Violet, James
Recently Died: David Burden, Joyce Smallwood, Stan King

All who suffer as a result of natural disasters, or as a result of acts of terrorism, violence or armed conflict.
Our armed forces and their families.

“In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Then the glory of the Lord will be revealed, and all people will see it together. For the mouth of the Lord has spoken.”(Isaiah 40.3,5)


Nov 30th 10.30am Bible Study / House Group
Dec 3rd 7.00pm Vectis Band Carol Concert St Helen's Church
Dec 4th 7.00pm Lights of Love St Peter's Church
Dec 5th 10.00am St Peter's coffee morning in the church hall
Dec 7th 11.00am St Peter's Funeral Joyce Smallwood
Dec 10th 2.00pm St Peter's Funeral Stan King
Dec 12th 10.00am St Helen's coffee morning Community Cntr

Pompey Chimes
Don't forget to pick up a copy, or click here.

Pew Leaflets
Items for the pew leaflet to Sue Whitewick by Wednesday 5.00pm latest, please, preferably by e-mail susanwhitewick(at)btinternet(dot)com.

Evening Praise
These services are held at 6.00pm on the third Sunday of every month in St Catherine's Chapel. They are a service of hymns, readings and prayers and everyone is welcome to attend.

Parish Giving Scheme
I hope many of you will have seen the article in the recent editions of the Parish Magazine. The Parish Giving Scheme has been launched in both churches. There are spare packs for anyone who might like to donate in the future. Please consider what you give carefully, we need every penny we can get to keep St Helen's Church open and running. Sue

Victim Support in Hampshire
We are currently looking to recruit volunteer support workers for victims of crime across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, to work supporting victims of crime within the community. Full training & expenses are provided and we only ask for a two hour a week commitment. If you are interested please contact Matt Cable by email, matthew(dot)cable(at)victimsupport(dot)org(dot)uk. or call the Victim Care Service on 02380 240614.

Flower Arrangers
Jane Clarke would be very pleased to hear from anybody who would like to join those who help to do flower arrangements in St Helen's Church.

Bible Study
We have now started the four week Advent course. All are welcome to attend.

Christmas Card
We are launching our limited edition Christmas cards from the unique design by Lynn New. They will be available at £1.00 each or in packets of five at £5.00 at coffee mornings on 5th & 12th December and after services. Also available from Lynn. Details on the Church notice boards. Profits will go to our churches, St. Helen's and St Peter's


Vectis Band Carol Concert
Come along to St Helen's Church at 7.00pm on Thursday 3rd December to sing carols accompanied by the Vectis Band. Retiring collection for charity.

Lights of Love
In St Peter's 7.00pm on Friday 4th December.

As their Centenary Community Project a fundraising concert is being hosted by Seaview WI at St Peter's Church on Saturday 12th December at 7.00pm. The soloist is soprano Lydia Fleming-Dupont accompanied on the piano by Alisa Legroux. The music will range from light classical to the shows/seasonal. Light refreshments will be served in the interval. Donations to the church fabric fund will be gratefully received. The church is in the heart of the village of Seaview.

Nettlestone School
The school Carol Concert will be held in St Peter's Church on Friday 18th December at 9.30am. Everyone is very welcome to attend.

Pew News 22 November 2015

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