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

Providing a Spiritual Harbour for ALL
Sunday 25th February 2024

Upcoming Worship

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 Eucharist
St Mary's10.00am Family Service
St John's11.00am Sung Eucharist with Baptism
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

Sunday 17th March 2024
St Mary's9.30am Sung Eucharist
St Peter's11.15am Sung Eucharist

Tuesday 19th March 2024
St Catherine's10.00am Morning Worship

Wednesday 20th March 2024
St Mary's10.00am Morning Reflection


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.
To join us or to be prayed for please contact 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. However, if you are in need of food or other essential items please see Sylvia or Rev Bevaly.

St Helen's Eco Church meets this afternoon (25th February) at 3.30pm in the church for an art-based activity led by Michele. As usual we'll begin with prayers and end with a bring-and-share meal. If you haven't been before do come and join us - you will be very welcome.

Do please join us at Seaview for a Homemade soup lunch on Wednesday 28th 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 (29th 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, based on the film ‘Chocolat’. Just turn up if ypu'd like to come.

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.

Bishop’s Lent Appeal: This year, the recipients will be: Tearfund Middle East Emergency Appeal: supporting churches and partners in the region who are responding to those affected by the humanitarian crisis created by the conflict in Israel and Gaza. Also The Trussell Trust: helping vulnerable families and those in need via Foodbanks within our diocese. To donate online go to or use the QR code below, otherwise leave donations in clearly marked envelopes in the collection plates.

QR Code for donations to the 2024 Bishop's Lent Appeal

Do sign up for Walk the Wight with Mountbatten on Sunday 12th May – full, half or flat walks all count!

Walk the Wight 2024 Poster’

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

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