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Providing a spiritual harbour for ALL
Parishes of Yaverland, Brading, St Helens and Seaview


Rev Ali Morley

Sunday Services 23rd February 2020
8.00am St Peter's Holy Communion Rev B Downer
9.30am St Mary's Sung Eucharist Rev A Morley
10.00am St Helen's Sung Eucharist Rev B Downer
11.00am St John's Prayer & Praise Sylvia Beardsmore

Sunday Services 1 March 2020
8.00am St Helen's Holy Communion Rev B Downer
9.30am St Mary's Sung Eucharist Rev A Morley
10.00am St Peter's Sung Eucharist Rev B Downer
11.00am St John's Prayer & Praise Rev A Morley

Readings for Sunday 1st March 2020
The First Sunday of Lent

Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7
Psalm 32
Romans 5:12-19
Matthew 4:1-11

Worldwide Anglican Church:
  Pray for Archbishop Justin Welby and for the Anglican Church in Central America
This Diocese:  Pray for Bishop Christopher; Archdeacon Peter; Area Dean Amanda; our benefice Vicars Alison & Barry; the parishes of Freshwater & Yarmouth
World:  Let us pray for the people suffering from damaging weather conditions and the people of Australia in the Forest fires, and the people suffering the virus in China
Island:  For the hungry & despairing, & those without any hope
Sick:  Anne,David, Joy, Lynn
Recently Died:  Michael Shaw-Yates
Michael’s funeral is on Tuesday 25th February at 12.00noon in St Peter’s Church.

Mothers' Union Prayers
Lord, you gave us a wonderful world. Guide us to use your gifts wisely so that all people are able to enjoy a fair share of your riches.


St Helens Community Café Saturday 22nd 10.00am-11.30am ... with Pancakes stalls and Refill Station

St Mary's Jumble sale 2pm Saturday 22nd at the Town Hall
Come along and have a rummage.

St Peter's Church Urgently requires cleaners, cashiers & volunteers for gardening. Please speak to Sylvia,

ASH WEDNESDAY services 26th February
9.30am St Catherine's Chapel and 6.00pm at St Mary's Brading

World Day of Prayer
Friday 6th March at 11.00am in St Catherine’s Chapel
This is a beautiful service with lots of opportunity for congregation participation. If anyone would like to be involved to organise or participate in this service, please contact Sylvia.

Benefice Book Club Monday 2nd March
This months book is ‘Walk Humbly’ by Samuel Wells.
A book to guide us in to Lent.

Singles Lunch
Now on the 1st Sunday of the month.
The next one is 1st March, names to Sylvia please.

Benefice Administrator for weddings, funerals and notices
Sue Whitewick 568761

Associate Priest
Rev Barry Downer 867150

Lay Reader and Local Minister, Seaview
Sylvia Beardsmore 612600

Calendar for Week Commencing Monday 17th February
Mon 17 Feb Bible Study 10.30am Sylvia's
Eco-church Steering Group 2.00pm St Catherines Chapel
Tue 18 Feb St Peter's Church Gardening 10.00am St Peter's Church
MU Knit & Natter 2.00pm St Peter's Undercroft
Wed 19 Feb Holy Commmunion 9.30am St Catherine's Chapel
Thur 20 Feb Contemplative Prayer 5.30pm Community Centre
Fri 21 Feb St Mary’s Community Gardeners 10.30am outside the Hall
Sat 22 Feb St Helens Community Café 10.00am - 11.30am St Helens Community Centre
St Mary's Jumble Sale 2.00pm Town Hall Brading
Sun 23 Feb Sunday Brunch After service at St Mary's
St Helen's Eco-Church Gathering 3.30pm - 5.00pm St Helen's Church

Calendar for Week Commencing Monday 24th February
Mon 24 Feb Bible Study 10.30am Sylvia's
Theology Group 7.00pm St Peter's Undercroft
Tue 25 Feb Funeral Michael Shaw-Yates 12.00noon St Peter’s Church
Mothers’ Union Annual service and AGM 2.00pm St Peter’s Church
Wed 26 Feb Holy Commmunion Ash Wednesday 9.30am St Catherine's Chapel
Thur 27 Feb Contemplative Prayer 5.30pm St Catherine's Chapel
Fri 28 Feb St Mary’s Community Gardeners 10.30am outside the Hall
Sat 29 Feb Eco Craft Afternoon 2.00pm - 4.00pm St Catherine's
Sun 1 Mar Sunday Lunch 12.30pm St Peter's Undercroft

Regular meetings for your diary
Mon Morning Prayer 9.00am St Helen's
Bible Study 10.30am Sylvia's
Book Group 1st Monday 7.00pm St Catherine's Chapel
Prayer Gathering 2nd Monday 7.00pm St Mary's Hall
Theology Group 4th Monday 7.00pm St Peter's Undercroft
Tue Morning Prayer 9.00am St Peter's
Gardening 2nd & 4th Tuesday 10.00am St Peter's Church
MU Knit & Natter 3rd Tuesday 2.00pm St Peter's Undercroft
Wed Morning Prayer 9.00am St Catherine's Chapel
Holy Communion 9.30am St Catherine's Chapel
Thur Morning Prayer 9.00am St Peter's
MU Communion 2nd Thursday 10.00am St Peter's
Contemplative Prayer 5.30pm St Catherine's Chapel
Fri Morning Prayer 9.00am St Helen's
St Mary’s Community Gardeners 10.30am outside St Mary's Hall
Bereavement Support Group 1st Friday 2.00pm in St Peter's Undercroft
Sat St Helen's Church Café 2nd Saturday St Helens Community Centre
Coffee Morning 3rd Saturday St Peter's Church
St Helens Community Café 4th Saturday St Helens Community Centre
Sun Singles Lunch 1st Sunday 12.30pm St Peter's Undercroft
Sunday Brunch 4th Sunday After service at St Mary's
Eco-Church Gathering 4th Sunday 3.30pm St Helen's

Other Notices

Please Remember that all the reports for the APCMs need to be in by the 28th of February week. Only one week to go!!!!!

St Helen's Ecochurrch gathering 3.30pm Sunday 23rd February St Helen's church
This week we will be looking at the history in out graveyard with the St Helens Historical Society and reviewing out mowing plan for next season to ensure that we are sensitive to the needs of people and habitats.

Theology Group
This Is following the DVD course ‘Saving Jesus’. The first session was very interesting and it is a course that you can join at any time so why not come on Monday 24th All very welcome.

Eco Crafts Afternoon Saturday 29th Feb 12.00noon - 4.00pm
Why not brighten up your Saturday with an afternoon of crafting? Share and learn new skills and make gifts for Easter. Soup lunch and refreshments available. Felted Soaps, decoupage pots, wax wrap making, egg painting, ‘craftism’ embroidery and Knitting!
Donations accepted towards the cost of materials and soup if you are able. No age limits All welcome.

Advance Notices

The Brading Bellringers
Beetle Drive
Saturday 21st March 2020
Starting at 6:30pm

Brading Church Hall
£2 per person …. All Welcome!
There will also be a raffle and refreshments!

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