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The Haven Benefice of
Seaview, St Helens, Brading & Yaverland

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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

Benefice Administrator
Sue Whitewick 568761 sthelepete(at)gmail(dot)com

Sunday 24th November 2019 Christ the King
St Peter8.00am Holy Communion
[Revd B Downer]
St Mary9.30am Sung Eucharist
[Revd A Morley]
St Helen10.00am Sung Eucharist
[Revd K Abbott]
St John11.00am Sung Eucharist
[Revd A Morley]
St Helen3.30pm Eco Church
[Revd A Morley]

Wednesday 27th November 2019
St Catherine9.30am Holy Communion
[Revd A Morley]
St Mary10.30am Holy Communion
[Revd K Abbott]

Thursday 28th November 2019
St Catherine6.00pm Contemplative Prayer
[Revd A Morley]

Sunday 1st December 2019 The First Sunday of Advent
St Helen8.00am Holy Communion
[Revd M Taylor]
St Mary9.30am Sung Eucharist
[Revd A Morley ]
St Peter10.00am Sung Eucharist
[Revd B Downer]
St John11.00am Sung Eucharist
[Revd A Morley]
NB Presiding Ministers could change at the last minute

Morning Prayer
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.

Readings for Sunday 1st December 2019 The First Sunday of Advent
Isaiah 2.1-5
Psalm 122
Romans 13.11-end
Matthew 24.36-44

Worldwide Anglican Church:
Pray for Archbishop Justin Welby; for Pray for the Falkland Islands
This Diocese: Pray for Bishop Christopher; Archdeacon Peter; Area Dean Amanda; Alison our Vicar; the parishes of St Mary & St Nicholas, Carisbrooke & Gatcombe
World: Let us pray for the people suffering from damaging weather conditions
Island: For all students and teachers especially those preparing for “A” levels and are feeling the stress

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
Lord, we pray for strength and support for all who experience gender-based violence, those who feel frightened, alone and friendless. May they know your love and feel your presence at this time.

Gluton Free wafers are available on request. Please speak to the sidesperson on duty as you come into church.

Seaview & St Helens Diary Dates
25th Nov 10.30am Bible Study in the undercroft at St Peter’s - all are welcome [see beow]
26th Nov 2.00pm MU Branch meeting St Peters Undercroft - there will be a talk by the Revd Judith Swain, the Island Prison Chaplain
28th Nov 10.00am St Peter’s Funeral Pauline Earl followed by cremation

Seaview & St Helen’s Electoral Roll urgently required to be completed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It is time for the Electoral Rolls to be completely renewed. Forms for this are at the back of both churches and a box for the completed ones.

St Peter’s Coffee Morning
The November coffee morning raised £389.20. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this in any way. Our next coffee morning will be on December 14th 10.30am - 12.00noon. Christmas biscuits, cards and a selection of original paintings, suitable as gifts will be on sale, together with the usual books, tombola and raffle. We will be entertained by the hand bell ringers from the WI and share in the festive spirit together. Why not come and join us?

Sunday Lunch
Are you tired of cooking Sunday lunch for one? Why not join us in the undercroft for Sunday Lunch with good company on the third Sunday of the month at 12.30pm. The next one is on December 15th. Names to Sylvia please.

Bible Study
Please note that from Monday 25th November the Bible Study Group will meet in the undercroft at 10.30am every Monday. We will be using a 4 week Advent course which helps us apply our faith to daily living in the world today.

Lights of Love
Sunday 1st December at 7.00pm in the Vine, St Helen’s, for the Hospice.
Friday 5th at 7.00pm in St Peter’s Church garden. For the Hospice.

November Eco church afternoon Sunday 24th November 3.30pm
We will be “Preparing for winter festivals”. We will be preparing candle holders for the Winter Solstice Service on 21st Dec, and the candlelit carol service on 22nd Dec. We will also be learning about traditional winter festivals and the Christian development of these over the centuries. Also reflection and shared food!!

Christmas Eco Craft Afternoon
At St Helen’s Community Centre on Saturday 30th November. 12.00noon -4.00pm. Make an Eco Hamper for a friend. [Wax food wraps, knitted cloths and soap mitts] All ages very welcome to join in and a play area for little ones will be on offer.

Benefice Dates

Benefice Book Club
Please follow this link or a full list of books for the next few months and sign up at the link at the bottom of the blog for updates.
The Group is Continuing its discussion of the book “Unapologetic” by Francis Spurford [and a look at Augustine’s Confessions for those who have the time]. Monday 2nd December in the undercroft.

Brading Events

Sunday Brunch
After the service on Sunday 24th November at St Mary’s.
Bacon butties and chatter.

Christmas Tree Festival
St Mary’s Annual Christmas Tree Festival opens with a concert on Friday 6th December at 6.30pm with the Brading Community Choir. Runs until Sunday 8th December.

WI Carol Service
December 8th at 2.00pm at St Mary’s with a focus on the women of the story

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 9th December.

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