St Helens with Seaview
The website: www.havenchurches.org.uk
Wednesday 23rd December
Thursday 24th December Christmas Eve
Fiday 25th December Christmas Day
Sunday 27th December John the Apostle
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.
NB These services are suspenmded from Thur 24th Dec until Mon 4th Jan.
ST PETER'S/ST HELEN'S 10am SERVICE READINGS
3rd January Epiphany
Isaiah 60. 1-6
Ephesians 3. 1-12
Matthew 2. 1-12
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.
PLEASE USE THIS PEW LEAFLET
TO INFORM YOUR PRAYERS
Worldwide Anglican Church: Pray for Archbishop Justin Welby and the people of Zaki-Biam [Abuja, Nigeria]
This Diocese: Pray for Bishop Christopher; Archdeacon Peter; The Parish of Freshwater & Yarmouth
World: For peace as the New Year begins
Island: Pray for the homeless, and those who rely on the food banks for their weekly groceries
Sick: Peggy, Terry, Anne, Penelope, Violet, James, Nicholas
Recently Died: Barry Stobbart-Hook, Nancy Flux
All who suffer as a result of natural disasters,
or as a result of acts of terrorism, violence or armed
Our armed forces and their families.
MOTHERS' UNION PRAYERS
"The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth."(John 1.14)
DIARY DATESDec 23rd 7.00pm Carols around the tree St Peter's Church
Dec 24th 3.00pm Christingle & Crib Service St Peter's Church
Jan 6th 9.30am St Peter's Church gardening
Jan 9th 10.00am St Helen's Church coffee morning Comm Ctr
Don't forget to pick up a copy, or click here.
Items for the pew leaflet to Sue Whitewick by Wednesday 5.00pm latest, please, preferably by e-mail susanwhitewick(at)btinternet(dot)com.
These services are held at 6.00pm on the third Sunday of every month in St Catherine's Chapel.
Parish Giving Scheme
The Parish Giving Scheme has now been launched in both churches. There are spare packs for anyone who might like to donate in the future. If you haven't joined yet it is not too late to do so. This is a sure way of helping with the cash flow. Please consider what you give carefully, we need every penny we can get to keep St Helen's Church open and running. If your direct debit has begun please check that you have cancelled your standing order! You might be paying us twice.
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.
Deanery of the Isle of Wight
Bishop Christopher has approved the creation of the new Deanery of the Isle of Wight. He is inviting anyone who would like to go to the inauguration event at 7.00pm on Wednesday 20th January 2016 at Cowes Yacht Haven. If you would like to go please let the PCC secretaries know - John Cheverton for St Peter's and Caroline Pugh for St Helen's. Numbers are required by 23rd December.
A very peaceful and holy Christmas and a very happy New Year to you all