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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 23rd June 2019 First Sunday after Trinity
St Peter8.00am Holy Communion
[Revd A Morley]
St Mary9.30am Sung Eucharist
[Revd K Abbott]
St Helen10.00am 300th Anniversary Sung Eucharist
[Bishop Christopher]
St John11.00am Sung Eucharist
[Revd B Downer]
St Helen3.30pm Eco Church
[Revd A Morley]

Wednesday 26th June 2019
St Catherine9.30am Holy Communion
[Revd M Taylor]
St Mary10.00am Holy Communion
[Revd K Abbott]

Thursday 27th June 2019
St Catherine6.00pm Contemplative Prayer
[Revd A Morley]

Sunday 30 June 2019 Second Sunday after Trinity
St Helen8.00am Holy Communion
[Revd A Morley]
St Mary9.30am Sung Eucharist
[Revd K Abbott]
St Helens Village Green10.30am All Age Worship
[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.
NB. Mondays & Fridays are back in St Helen’s Church

Readings for Sunday 30th June 2019 Second Sunday after Trinity
1 Kings 19.15-16,19-end
Psalm 16
Galatians 5.1,13-25
Luke 9.51-end

Worldwide Anglican Church:
Pray for Archbishop Justin Welby; for The United Church of North India
This Diocese: Pray for Bishop Christopher; Archdeacon Peter Leonard; the Area Dean Allie Kerr; Alison our Vicar; the Parishes of Freshwater & Yarmouth
World: Let us pray for all parts of the world suffering from disasters
Island: We pray for our schools and the pupils taking exams
Sick: Anne, Max, David, Alison, Joan
Recently Died: Frank Bull, Simon Mayne

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
We praise you Lord for our members in South Africa who minister to the marginalised in their communities. We thank you for their campaigning against gender violence and for their strong partnerships with police and government.

Benefice Dates

Benefice Book Group
The group is continuing to read ‘That was the church that was’…. The next meetings are on 1st July in the undercroft at St Peter's & on 3rd July in St. Mary’s Church hall.

Seaview & St Helens Diary Dates
24th June 10.30am Bible Study at Sylvia's
25th June 1.00pm St Peter’s Funeral of Simon Mayne
25th June 2.00pm MU Branch meeting St Peter's undercroft.

St Peter’s Church Garden
Due to the admission to hospital of our gardener there will be no formal gardening sessions for the next 6 weeks. If anyone could give a hand with weeding and watering during that time it would be greatly appreciated.

Frank Bull
The funeral of Frank Bull will be held on Wednesday 26th June at 2.00pm in St Peter’s Church. This will be followed by a cream tea in the Masonic Hall, Fairy Road, Seaview. The family warmly invite all to attend.

Living the Questions
The informal and challenging theology group watching this progressive study course meets on the third Monday of the month in St Peter’s undercroft at 7.00pm. [Next one 15th July] All are very welcome, contact Ali for more details

St Helens Fayre
URGENT appeal for bottles at the fayre on St Helens Green on 30th June. Anything from shampoo to champagne, vinegar to body lotion. Any in date items gratefully received by Rose.


Celebrating 300 years of St Helen’s Church. Friday 21st June, Saturday 22nd June 10.00am - 4.00pm. Sunday 23rd June 12.00noon - 4.00pm. On Saturday evening beginning at 7.00pm there will be a concert in church given by the Scottish Fiddlers. There will be a raffle [prizes please] and refreshments. On Sunday Bishop Christopher will be presiding at the 10.00am Eucharist, which will include Confirmation. Help is needed in various ways, over the three days, so if you could offer assistance please contact Mary. Thank you.
Do you have any photo’s of past events, weddings, baptisms, or past flower festivals, anything really, that we could borrow. Please contact Pam Edgerton.

Christian Aid
Christian Aid and many other organisations are gathering in London on 26th June for the “Time is now” rally to call the government to take seriously the multiple risks to the environment. Some from our Ecochurch movement are going and we would love for more people to join in. There is a coach for £12.00 leaving from Portsmouth and you can book your place here.

Brading Diary
1st July 10.45am Benefice Book Group Brading Church Hall
8th July 7.00pm Prayer Group St Mary’s Church hall

Brading Events

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

Sunday Brunch
After church on the 4th Sunday of the month, there will be a free Sunday Brunch for you to enjoy after the service. Please take this opportunity to mix and mingle.

St Mary’s Church Historical Tour
This will be at 2.00pm on Sunday 30th June and every 4th Sunday of the month with Fanny Oglander in aid of St Mary’s Friends.

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