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Seaview, St Helens, Brading & Yaverland

Providing a Spiritual Harbour for ALL
Sunday 3rd December 2023

Upcoming Services

Sunday 3rd December 2023
St Mary's9.30am Sung Eucharist
St Peter's11.15am Sung Eucharist
St Mary's3.00pm Lights of Love Service
St Catherine's6.00pm Advent Carols

Tuesday 5th December 2023
St Catherine's10.00am Morning Worship

Wednesday 6th December 2023
St Mary's10.00am Morning Reflection

Sunday 10th December 2023
St Helen's9.30am Sung Eucharist
St John's11.00am Sung Eucharist
Start at Brading Station4.00pm Joint Nativity

Wednesday 13th December 2023
St Mary's10.00am Morning Reflection

Thursday 14th December 2023
St Peter's10.00am Agape Service

Sunday 17th December 2023
St Mary's9.30am Sung Eucharist
St Peter's11.15am Nine Lessons and Carols
St Helen's6.00pm Carols by Candlelight

Monday 18th December 2023
St Mary's1.30pm School Christingle Service
St Peter's6.00pm Family Carol Service

Tuesday 19th December 2023
St Catherine's10.00am Morning Worship

Wednesday 20th December 2023
St Mary's10.00am Morning Reflection

Friday 22nd December 2023
St Helen's4.00pm Winter Solstice Service

Sunday 24th December 2023 - Christmas Eve
St Peter's10.00am Family Service
St John's11.00am Sung Eucharist
St Peter's3.00pm Christingle Service
St Helen's9.00pm Christmas Eucharist
St Mary's11.30pm Christmas Eucharist
St Peter's11.30pm Christmas Eucharist

Monday 25th December 2023 - Christmas Day
St Mary's9.30am Christmas Eucharist
St Peter's10.00am Family Service
St Helen's10.00am Christmas Eucharist
St John's11.00am Christmas Eucharist

Sunday 31st December 2023
St Mary's10.00am Benefice Eucharist

We welcome Rev Vickie Morgan who has come to lead our services at Brading and Seaview this morning (3rd December).


During the Interregnum 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
Kevin Norton on 07951 407423
Haven Benefice
Sally Rivlin on 07789 554220
Pastoral Visiting
Sylvia Beardsmore on 01983 612600
Seaview and St Helen’s Mothers' Union
Fiona Jepson on 07542 886823

To add items to this News Sheet please contact Rev Bevaly Rackett (01983 407432) revbevrackett(at)gmail(dot)com.

Rev Bevaly hosts a Together in Prayer group on a Wednesday from 7.30pm to pray for the world, the church and each other.
For the Zoom code or to be prayed for please email revbevrackett(at)gmail(dot)com.

Both St Mary’s and St Peter’s collect tinned foods, toiletries and other essentials for the Food bank.

St Helen's Community Fridge food waste Project is open: visit the Community Centre and take what you can use to prevent food from going in the bin, plus follow them on the St Helens Community Fridge Facebook page.

Boxes of mince pies for the prison carol services will be collected from the back of the churches this week. Thank you to everyone who has donated (there is still time today to drop some off!)

St Mary's Christmas Tree Festival thank you to everyone who has taken part so far. The ‘Lights of Love’ service is this afternoon (Sunday 3rd December) starting at 3pm with refreshments to follow. Come and remember a loved one this Christmas. All are welcome. Donations to Mountbatten.

All are welcome to the Advent Carol Service tonight (Sunday 3rd December) in St Catherine's Chapel (St Helens Community Centre) starting at 6.00 pm. This will be followed by mince pies, mulled wine and other refreshments.

The Brading Community Nativity starts at 4.00pm on Sunday 10th December at Brading Station. Along with the Methodist Church (and hopefully Gary the Donkey!) we will journey around Brading following the real story of Christmas. Please bring a torch (no candles) and dress up as an angel or shepherd if you like. It finishes with refreshments in St Mary’s church hall.

St Helen’s Village of Angels display is on during December in aid of the school.

There will be a Traditional Burns lunch in St Peter’s church hall on Sunday 28th Jauary 2024 at 12.30pm - £10 per person. Details to follow.

Pew News 26 November 2023

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