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The Haven Benefice of
Seaview, St Helens, Brading & Yaverland

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Website
The website: www.havenchurches.org.uk

Contacts
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 20th October 2019 Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity
St Helen8.00am Holy Communion
[Revd A Morley]
St Mary9.30am Sung Eucharist
[Revd. K Abbott]
St Peter10.00am Sung Eucharist
[Revd A Morley]
St John11.00am Sung Eucharist
[Revd B Downer]
St Catherine6.00pm Evening Praise
[Marty Coombes]

Wednesday 23rd October 2019
St Catherine9.30am Holy Communion
[Revd. K Abbott]
St Mary10.30am Holy Communion
[Revd A Morley]

Thursday 24th October 2019
St Catherine6.00pm Contemplative Prayer
[Revd A Morley]

Sunday 27th October 2019 Last Sunday after Trinity
St Peter8.00am Holy Communion
[Revd B Downer]
St Mary9.30am Sung Eucharist
[Revd A Morley]
St Helen10.00am Sung Eucharist
[Revd K Abbott]
St John11.00am Sung Eucharist
[Revd A Morley]
St Helen3.30pm Eco Church
[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.

Readings for Sunday 27th October 2019 Last Sunday after Trinity
Ecclesiasticus 35.12-17
Psalm 84.1-7
2 Timothy 4.6-8,16-18
Luke 18.9-14

INTERCESSIONS
Worldwide Anglican Church:
Pray for Archbishop Justin Welby; for the Church in the Province of the West Indies
This Diocese: Pray for Bishop Christopher; Archdeacon Peter Leonard; Area Dean Amanda; Alison our Vicar; the parish of Holy Trinity, Bembridgee
World: Let us pray for the people suffering from damaging weather conditions
Island: For all students and teachers in a new academic year
Sick: Anne, Max, David, Joan, Robbie, Joy
Recently Died : Wendy Horn, Donald Maginnis, Peter Toogood, Gillian Donald

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
Loving Lord, we pray today for those who are rich in material ways but poor in quality of life – whether it be spiritual poverty, loneliness or lacking in peace and security.

Gluton Free wafers are available on request. Please speak to the sidesperson on duty as you come into church.

Seaview & St Helens Diary Dates
18th Oct 3.00pm St Helen’s Memorial Service for John Chandler
18th Oct 6.00pm St Peter’s Wedding rehearsal
19th Oct 3.00pm St Peter’s Wedding
21st Oct 10.30am Bible Study at Sylvia's - all are welcome
22nd Oct 9.30am St Peter’s Church gardening
24th Oct 11.30am St Helen's Funeral Peter Toogood followed by burial
25th Oct 6.00pm St Peter’s Wedding rehearsal
26th Oct 10.30am St Peter’s Church Coffee Morning
26th Oct 3.00pm St Peter’s Wedding
28th Oct 12.00noon St Helen’s Funeral Donald Maginnis followed by burial in the churchyard

Memorial Gardens
From the Lichgate to the entrance to St Helen’s Church, there are two small flower beds, one on either side of the path, which the PCC would like to make into memorial gardens, by planting rose bushes in memory of loved ones. If you would like to contribute please speak to Sue [churchyard manager] or phone her on 01983 568761 for more details.
It is hoped the project will start in the Autumn.

Seaview & St Helen’s Electoral Roll
It is time for the Electoral Rolls to be completely renewed. Forms for this are at the back of both churches and a box for the completed ones.

Affordable Art Fair
Thursday 18th-21st Oct. in Battersea. Liz Fletcher has spare free tickets. Each ticket admits 2 people. Art / craft areas for children, eateries. Details can be obtained from Liz.

All Souls
The All Souls services, when we remember all of our loved ones who have died, will be at St Mary’s Church, Brading at 2.00pm & St Peter’s Church, Seaview at 6.00pm on Sunday 3rd November. There are clip boards at the back of all the churches for the names you wish to be read out at that service. Everyone welcome to attend.

Benefice Dates

3rd Nov 11.45am St Peter’s Undercroft
Many will remember David Sheppard, the Bishop of Liverpool who formed a ground breaking partnership with his Roman Catholic counterpart, Archbishop Derek Worlock, a generation ago. For the last 4 years Andrew Bradstock has been researching Sheppard’s biography, and this will be published by SPCK in November under the title Batting for the poor: the authorised biography of the celebrated cricketer and bishop.
Andrew & his wife Helen live in St Helen’s and worship in the benefice, and they would like to invite all who are interested to join them in celebrating the book’s publication with tea and cake in the undercroft at St Peter’s, Seaview, on Sunday morning, 3rd November. Although this will follow the morning 10.00am service, it will be a separate event, starting at 11.45am.

Benefice Book Club
Please follow this link for a full list of books for the next 7 months and sign up at the link at the bottom of the blog for updates.
We have some really interesting books on offer and are beginning with Unapologetic by Francis Spufford. We will gather to discuss this book on November 4th at 7.00pm in St Peter’s undercroft. Please contact Ali if you would like her to get you a copy.

Brading Events

Brighton Youth Orchestra
Will be in St Mary’s Church, Brading on Tuesday 29th October at 7.00pm

Brading Bell Ringers
Beetle drive in St Mary’s church hall Sat 26th Oct. starting at 6.30pm - £2.00 per person. There will be refreshments and a raffle. Proceeds to the Bell Restoration Fund.

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