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Seaview, St Helens, Brading & Yaverland

Providing a Spiritual Harbour for ALL
Sunday 16th June 2024

Sunday 16th June 2024
St Mary's9.30am Sung Eucharist
St Peter's11.15am Sung Eucharist

Tuesday 18th June 2024
St Catherine's10.00am Morning Worship

Wednesday 19th June 2924
St Mary's10.00am Morning Worship

Thursday 20th June 2924
St Helen's8.30pm Summer Solstice Celebration

Sunday 23rd June 2024
St Helen's9.30am Sung Eucharist
St John's11.00am Sung Eucharist
St Peter's11.15am Matins

Wednesday 26th June 2924
St Mary's10.00am Morning Worship

Saturday 29th June 2024
St Helen's1.00pm Wedding of
Michael Sumner and
Lydia O’Kello

Sunday 30th June 2024
St Peter's10.00am Benefice Sung Eucharist
and Patronal Festival followed by
a Picnic in the church garden

Tuesday 2nd July 2024
St Catherine's10.00am Morning Worship

Wednesday 3rd July 2924
St Mary's10.00am Morning Worship

Saturday 6th July 2924
St Helen's1.00pm Wedding of Matthew Battle and
Gemma Battle, St Helen’s

Sunday 7th July 2024
St Mary's9.30am Sung Eucharist
St Peter's11.15am Sung Eucharist
St Catherine's6.00pm Evening Worship


For enquiries during the Interregnum please contact:
Haven Benefice
Sally Rivlin on 07789 554220
St Helens (including St Catherine's)
Sue Whitewck on 01983 568761
St Peter’s Seaview or Safeguarding
Sylvia Beardsmore on 01983 612600
St Mary’s Brading
Nigel Elton Walters on 01983 406817
St Mary's Safeguarding
Catherine Davis on 07940 826034
St John’s Yaverland
Kevin Norton on 07951 407423
Curate at Haven Benefice
Rev Bevaly Rackett on 01983 407432

Together in Prayer meets on Zoom each Thursday from 6.30pm for half an hour. See Rev Bevaly for details.

On Sunday 16th June Nunwell House are holding a Garden open Day from 2.00pm - 5.00pm. Adults £5 under 16 free. Refreshments will be available, along with a Raffle, Mobile Bell Tower and much more. All proceeds for Brading Bells Restoration Appeal. Sorry no dogs.

The churches in the East Wight will be hosting a hustings event in connection with the forthcoming General Election on Monday 17th June at 7.00pm in St Mary's Church, Brading. Do come along and hear from - and question - your candidates. Please click here for further information.

Summer Solstice Celebration: Thursday 20th June. An informal gathering with readings and prayers to mark the longest day of the year. Meet in St Helen’s church for refreshments at 8.30pm. Revds Corinne Smith and Rosie Deedes will lead solstice reflections in church and we will walk the candlelit labyrinth at nightfall. All welcome.

St Mary’s Brading are holding a fun Quiz Night on Friday 21st June from 7.00pm in the Hall. £5 per person including refreshments, plus a raffle with lots of prizes! Please let Nigel know if you are hoping to come along.

On Saturday June 22nd there is a Tea Party in St Mary’s church hall, Brading organised by Jane from The Methodist Church, starting at 2.00pm. All are welcome.

Sunday 23rd June from 3.00-6.00pm a Midsummer afternoon tea in St Peter’s church garden serving cream and savoury teas, homemade cakes, strawberries and cream, and Prosecco. Reasonable prices towards church fabric fund. Come and enjoy.

On Sunday 30th June we are holding a Benefice service to celebrate The Patronal Festival at St Peter’s in Seaview at 10.00am followed by a Bring-your-own Picnic lunch in the church garden. Please do come along. See your church warden to arrange a lift. Teas and coffees will be supplied.

On Saturday July 6th there is an open Cafe in St Mary’s Church Hall, starting at 10.30am. There will be the usual stalls and the Brading Community Choir will be singing so come along for coffee and a chat, cake and a sing-a-long.

We would welcome anyone who feels they would like to read the lesson or perhaps lead the intercessions on a rota basis at St Helen’s Church. Please contact Sue Whitewick, details above.

Many thanks to all who gave to the Christian Aid walk. People from Christ Church, Sandown, Brading Methodist church, and St Paul’s Shanklin joined Pat and Lesley from St Mary’s and £551 was raised for Christian Aid.

Nigel would like to thank everyone who sponsored him on Walk the Wight. £225 was raised for Mountbatten.

A BIG thank you from Rose to everyone who contributed bottles for the Bottle Tombola at St Helens Village Fair. £284 was raised for the Kids Shed Appeal.

Do check out and like our Facebook page: Haven Churches IOW for all our most up to date news.

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

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