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THE HAVEN BENEFICE
of
Seaview, St Helens, Brading & Yaverland
PEW NEWS
SUNDAY 18th October

www.havenchurches.org.uk
thehavenecochurch.com

Contacts
Rev Ali Morley
01983 565975 / 07500 007437
revamorley(at)gmail(dot)com

Associate Priest
Rev Barry Downer 01983 867150
barry.downer(at)hotmail(dot)com

Lay Reader and Local Minister, Seaview
Sylvia Beardsmor 01983 612600
sdbeardsmore(at)gmail(dot)com

Benefice Administrator
Sue Whitewick 01983 568761
sthelepete(at)gmail(dot)com

In line with present regulations, please wear masks at all times during our services.
Please click here for further information about our new service arrangements.

Sunday 18th October 2020
St Peter's8.30am Holy Communion
[Revd A Morley]
St Mary's9.30am Holy Communion
[Revd B Downer]
Wednesday 21st October 2020
St Catherine's9.30am Holy Communion
[Revd A Morley]
Sunday 25th October 2020
St Helen's9.30am Holy Communion
[Revd M Taylor]
St John's11.00am Holy Communion
[Rev B Downer]
Wednesday 28th October 2020
St Mary's9.30am Holy Communion
[Rev A Morley]
Thursday 29th October 2020
St Peter's10.00am Holy Communion
[Rev A Morley]

Readings for Sunday 18th October 2020
Luke the Ecangelist

Isaiah 35.3-6
Psalm 147.1-7
2 Timothy 4.5-17
Luke 10.1-9

Readings for Sunday 25th October 2020
Last Sunday of Trinity

Deuteronomy 34.1-end
Psalm 90.1-6
1 Thessalonians 2.1-8
Matthew 22.34-end

INTERCESSIONS
Worldwide Anglican Church:
  Pray for Archbishop Justin Welby and for the Episcopal Church
This Diocese:  Pray for Bishop Christopher; Archdeacon Peter; Area Dean Amanda; our benefice Vicars Alison & Barry; the parishes of St Mary & Holy Trinity, Cowes
World:  We pray for everyone in the world suffering, in whatever way, from the pandemic
For all schools, colleges and university students and staff most of them in lockdown and with the pandemic
Island:  For all business owners and staff under threat, and for the many now seeking employment
Sick:  Anne, David, Lynn
Recently Died:  The Revd John Bean

We pray for all who suffer as a result of natural disasters, acts of terrorism, violence or armed conflict; for our armed forces and their families, and all who work in the emergency services.

Thought for the Week
Living by Faith   Faith is what gives us hope and certainty about things we can’t actually see. It enables us to step out confidently into the future, and it gives us courage in the face of threats and danger.

Annual Parochial Church Meetings
St Peter's18th October 9.30am
St Mary's18th October 10.30am

It is hoped that the meetings will take no longer than one hour.

All Souls:  Unfortunately, due to present restrictions, there will not be an All Souls service this year. However, the churches will be open and welcoming on All Souls Day, 1st November. Please do come in and pray, and light a candle for your loved one.

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In light of the new guidelines and looking towards a winter of caution and restrictions I would like to let you know the following.
The Haven Benefice will just be organising the Sunday rota of services and the Wednesday communions. No other social activities, groups or events will be restarted at this time. This will be reviewed in December.
The St Mary's Market will continue to operate with tighter controls on social distancing and volunteer bubbles and there are still opportunities to be part of that volunteer team should you wish.
Rotas for intercessions and Readers are in place in some churches and they will remain for the time being. I had thought to allow small choirs but in the light of heightened risk this will not commence before December.
This is not a lockdown, just a slowing of the opening and it is what we expected. Please stay safe and well.
God Bless
Ali

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