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18th December 2022


Drawing of Christmas Angel Facing Right

The Haven Benefice of Seaview, St Helen’s, Brading & Yaverland

Welcome to our Spiritual Harbour for All

18th December 2022 - Fourth Sunday of Advent
Depiction of the Nativity of Jesus with Shepherds and Magi

Please click here for details of our
Advent and Christmas services

Sunday Services

Sun 18th December - Fourth Sunday of Advent
St Mary's, Brading9:30am Sung Eucharist
St Peter's, Seaview11:15am Nine Lessons & Carols
St John's, Yaverland4:30pm Carol Service
St Helen's6:00pm Carols by Candlelight

Sun 25th December - Christmas Day
St Mary's, Brading9:30am Christmas Eucharist
St Peter's, Seaview10:00pm All Age Worship
St Helen's10:00am Christmas Eucharist
St John's, Yaverland10:00am Christmas Eucharist

Midweek Services

Tue 20th December
St Catherine's10:00am Morning Worship

Wed 21st December
St Mary's, Brading10:00am Morning Reflection
St Helen's Labyrinth4:00pm Solstice Service

Sat 24th December - Christmas Eve
St Peter's, Seaview3:00pm Family Crib & Christingle Service
St Catherine's6:00pm Family Carols
St Helen's9:00pm Christmas Eucharist
St Peter's, Seaview11:30pm Christmas Eucharist
St Mary's, Brading11:30pm Christmas Eucharist

Mon 26th December - Feast of St Stephen
St John's, Yaverland11:00am Said Eucharist

Wed 28th December - Feast of the Holy Innocents
St John's, Yaverland11:00am Said Eucharist

Church Bulletins


Our Haven benefice is in Interregnum and we pray for our churchwardens, reader and associate priest whom we rely upon to continue to serve our parishes whilst we pray for a new priest to be appointed.
In the interim the primary points of contact for enquiries are:
St Helens (including St Catherine's) - Sue Whitewick on 01983 568761
St Peter’s Seaview - Sylvia Beardsmore on 01983 612600
St Mary’s Brading - Nigel Elton Walters on 01983 406817
St John’s Yaverland - Rev Barry Downer on 07512 230565
Haven Benefice - Sally Rivlin on 07789 554220

Brading Town Council has requested Christmas Items for the food bank. Please place them in St Mary's collection point by the main door.

'What's On': The December/January issue, containing news of our Christmas services and other seasonal events in the benefice, is now available from the back of each church. Copies are 60p but, if you live in the benefice, for just £6 per year you can have all 11 issues delivered to your door. Contact Paul & Mary Jackson on 01983 872326 to arrange a subscription.

Advent Course: Reconvenes on Wednesday 18th January 2023

Liz Fletcher has asked if you can provide her with the cardboard centres from kitchen and toilet rolls for a children’s Christmas activity.

Christmas is Near! Liz Fletcher has her selection of Christmas Cards for sale with all proceeds going in aid of St Peter’s Church. It’s a great way of wishing friends and family a
Happy Christmas and a Peaceful New Year.

Images of Liz Fletcher Christmas Cards 2022
Images of Liz Fletcher Christmas Cards 2022

Deadline for items to be included in the Pew Sheets is 4pm on Thursday to allow for compilation, printing and distribution.
Please send to Andrew Thomson at colleenaluinn(at)aol(dot)com.

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