The Haven Benefice of
Seaview, St Helens, Brading & Yaverland
The website: www.havenchurches.org.uk
Revd Alison Morley 565975 revamorley(at)gmail(dot)com
Revd Kath Abbott 407830 abbott.kath(at)gmail(dot)com
Revd Barry Downer 867150 barry.downer(at)hotmail(dot)com
Sylvia Beardsmore 612600 sdbeardsmore(at)gmail(dot)com
Sue Whitewick 568761 sthelepete(at)gmail(dot)com
Sunday 22nd September 2019 Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity
St Peter8.00am Holy Communion
[Revd A Morley]
St Mary9.30am Sung Eucharist
St Helen10.00am Sung Eucharist for Harvest
[Revd A. Morley]
St John11.00am Sung Eucharist
[Revd B Downer]
St Helen3.30pm Eco Church
[Revd A Morley]
Wednesday 25th September 2019
St Catherine9.30am Holy Communion
[Revd M Taylor]
St Mary10.30am Holy Communion
[Revd. K Abbott]
Thursday 26th September 2019
St Catherine6.00pm Contemplative Prayer
[Revd A Morley]
Sunday 29th September 2019 Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity / St Michael
St Catherine10.00am Sung Eucharist
[Revd A Morley]
NB Presiding Ministers could change at the last minute
The office of Morning Prayer will be said in the Churches as follows:-
Mon. St Helen's 9.00am
Tues. St Peter's 9.00am
Wed. St Catherine's 9.00am
Thurs. St Peter's 9.00am
Fri. St Helen's 9.00am
All are welcome at these services.
Worldwide Anglican Church: Pray for Archbishop Justin Welby; for the Church of the Province of Uganda
This Diocese: Pray for Bishop Christopher; Archdeacon Peter Leonard; the Area Dean Allie Kerr; Alison our Vicar; the retired clergy and readers emeritus who assist on the island
World: Let us pray for the people of the Bahamas
Island: For all students and teachers as they start a new academic year
Sick: Anne, Max, David, Joan, Robbie, Wendy, Joy
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, and all who work in the emergency services.
Mothers' Union Prayers
Creator God, we thank you for the world you made, of which we are just a part. Help us to live in harmony with creation, and with each other for the good of all, and as you have purposed.
Gluton Free wafers are available on request. Please speak to the sidesperson on duty as you come into church.
Seaview & St Helens Diary Dates
20th Sept 1.00pm St Peter’s. Funeral of Alison Muter followed by cremation
21st Sept 10.30am St Peter’s Church Coffee morning in the church hall
22nd Sept 10.00am St Helen’s Harvest Festival
Please bring the produce of your garden and allotment to display and share if you wish, along with food for the food bank.
23rd Sept 10.30am Bible Study at Sylvia's
28th Sept 12.30 for 1.00pm St Helen’s Church Harvest Lunch in the Community Centre - tickets £7.50 available from Mary & Rose
6th Oct 10.00am Harvest Festival service at St Peter’s
Meets in the undercroft at 2.00pm on Tuesday 24th September. Sue Stark will be the guest speaker demonstrating braiding.
St Peter’s Harvest Lunch
Will be held in the undercroft on Sunday 6th October at 12.30pm. Admission will be by ticket only. Tickets available from Beth Dollery at £5.00 each. This will include a soft drink but please feel free to bring your own bottle if you prefer something stronger. There will be no corkage charge!!
Work party for St Peter’s Hall
On 12th October from 10.00am to rub down the walls and fill holes. On 19th October all hands to paint the walls. Please bring brushes and paint trays. Please do come and help with this. We will need lots of support and tea makers essential. Please contact Ali or Sylvia for more details.
Are you looking for a new challenge???
If so, we are looking for cleaners & cashiers at St Peter’s. If this is something you could help with please contact Sylvia for further information.
From the Lichgate to the entrance to St Helen’s Church, there are two small flower beds, one on either side of the path, which the PCC would like to make into memorial gardens. Speak to Sue [churchyard manager] or phone her on 01983 568761 for more details.
It is hoped the project will start in the Autumn.
At St Helen’s Church there is now the opportunity to make donations by card. Please speak to the sidesperson on duty.
The benefice book club will meet on Monday 7th October at 7.00pm in the undercroft at St Peter’s Seaview.
6th Oct St Mary’s Harvest Festival followed by harvest brunch. All welcome.
14th Oct 7.00pm Prayer Group St Mary’s Church Hall
St Mary’s Prayer Group
This is open to all and is on the second Monday of the month at 7.00pm in the church hall. Next one 14th October.
After church on the 4th Sunday of the month, next one on 22nd September, there will be a free Sunday Brunch for you to enjoy after the service. Please take this opportunity to mix and mingle.
Ride & Stride
Thank you to everyone who helped us with this event either striding of providing much need refreshments. If you would like to add sponsorship to those who walked there is a form at the back of both churches. All sponsorship monies to Sally Rivlin [St Helen’s] or Sylvia [St Peter’s]. Thank you.