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Seaview, St Helens, Brading & Yaverland

Providing a Spiritual Harbour for ALL
Sunday 18th February 2024

Upcoming Worship

Sunday 18th February 2024
St Mary's9.30am Sung Eucharist
St Peter's11.15am Sung Eucharist

Tuesday 20th February 2024
St Catherine's10.00am Morning Worship

Wednesday 21st February 2024
St Mary's10.00am Morning Reflection

Sunday 25th February 2024
St Helen's9.30am Sung Eucharist
St John's11.00am Sung Eucharist
St Peter's11.15am BCP Mattins
St Helen's3.30pm Eco Church

Wednesday 28th February 2024
St Mary's10.00am Morning Reflection

Sunday 3rd March 2024
St Mary's9.30am Sung Eucharist
St Peter's11.15am Sung Eucharist
St Catherine's6.00pm Holy Communion

Tuesday 5th March 2024
St Catherine's10.00am Morning Worship

Wednesday 6th March 2024
St Mary's10.00am Morning Reflection

Sunday 10th March 2024 - Mothering Sunday
St Helen's9.30am Family Service
St Mary's10.00am Family Service
St John's11.00am Sung Eucharist
St Peter's11.15am Family Service with Parade

Wednesday 13th March 2024
St Mary's10.00am Morning Reflection

Thursday 14th March 2024
St Peter's10.00am Agape


During the Interregnum the primary points of contact for enquiries are:
Haven Benefice
Sally Rivlin on 07789 554220
St Helens (including St Catherine's)
Sue Whitewck on 01983 568761
St Peter’s Seaview or Pastoral Visiting
or Seaview and St Helens Mothers' Union or Safeguarding

Sylvia Beardsmore on 01983 612600
St Mary’s Brading
Nigel Elton Walters on 01983 406817
St John’s Yaverland
Kevin Norton on 07951 407423

The Together in Prayer group meets on Zoom each 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 / 01983 407432.

Food Bank collection boxes are situated at the back of St Mary’s and St Peter’s Churches and the Community Fridge food waste Project is in St Helen’s Community Centre; just take what you can use to prevent food going in the bin (check out their Facebook page to see what’s available.
However, if you are in need of food or other essential items please see Sylvia or Rev Bevaly.

Do please join us at Seaview for a Homemade soup lunch on Wednesday 21st February 12.30pm-2.00pm. Served in the church Undercroft, with its level entrance from Steyne Road, this is also a warm space to enjoy a tasty lunch with others.

Front cover of ‘Christ and the Chocolaterie’

Our Benefice Lent Course continues on Thursday afternoons (22nd February) from 2.00pm – approx 4.00pm in St Mary’s Church Hall, Brading. We are using the book ‘Christ and the Chocolaterie’ by Hilary Brand, which is celebrating its 21st birthday this year, based on the film ‘Chocolat’ starring Juliette Binoche, Dame Judy Dench and Johnny Depp. Just let Rev Bev (01983 407432 revbevrackett(at)gmail(dot)com). know if you'd like to come and haven't signed up yet.

St Mary’s Church, Brading are holding a Coffee Morning on Saturday 16th March from 10:30am until 1.00pm. Please see Nigel or Aileen if you can help to make cakes or on the day. Everyone is welcome to come along.

The February issue of our parish magazine,'What's On' is out now, and copies are available for 60p in each of our churches. If you live in the benefice, why not take out a subscription for just £6.00, and receive every copy this year delivered to your door. Just give Paul & Mary a ring on 872326 to set one up.

Easter Flowers: to donate money towards flowers to decorate the churches for Easter please see your flower arranging lead or a church warden or leave a marked envelope in the collection. Thank you.

Mince pies for the Prisons: ‘Thank you so, so much for the mince pies you so generously gave to be enjoyed at the Carol Services we had here in the prison. The prisoners were very touched by your kindness and wish me to pass on their thanks too. God bless you for your kind hearts, compassion, and generosity. Wishing you all a good 2024.’ With prayers and thanks Rev Judith Swaine, Anglican chaplain, HMP Isle of Wight

Photograph of John Cheverton at 90th Birthday Lunch

Thank you to Sylvia and David and everyone else for supporting my special service and lunch last Sunday. It was an occasion which I will never forget. John Cheverton

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

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