THE HAVEN BENEFICE
Seaview, St Helens, Brading & Yaverland
Providing a Spiritual Harbour for ALL
SUNDAY 13th June 2021
Rev Ali Morley
01983 565975 / 07500 007437
Rev Barry Downer 01983 867150
Lay Reader and Local Minister, Seaview
Sylvia Beardsmore 01983 612600
Sue Whitewick 01983 568761
Services in our Benefice have now resumed. Please consult our Service Calendar for the most up-to-date information.
In line with present regulations, please wear masks at all times during our services.
Friday 11th June 2021 Barnabas the Apostle
St John's5.00pm Holy Communion
[Revd B Downer]
Sunday 13th June 2021 Trinity 2
St Peter's9.30am Holy Communion
[Revd M Taylor] [St Helen's Service]
St John's11.00am Holy Communion
[Revd B Downer]
Wednesday 16 June 2021
St Catherine's9.30am Holy Communion
[Revd M Taylor]
Sunday 20th June 2021 Trinity 3
St Peter's8.30am Holy Communion
[Revd A Morley]
St Mary's9.30am Holy Communion
[Revd A Morley]
St Helen's5.00pm Ten Year Celebration of the Labyrinth
Wednesday 23rd June 2021
St Mary's10.00am Morning Service
[Revd A Morley / Sylvia Beardsmore]
The office of Morning Prayer will be said in the Churches as follows:-
Mon. St Catherine's 9.00am
Tues. St Peter's 9.00am
Wed. St Catherine's 9.00am
Thurs. St Peter's 9.00am
Fri. St Catherine's 9.00am
All are welcome at these services.
Worldwide Anglican Church: Pray for Archbishop Justin Welby and for The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)
This Diocese: Pray for the Bishop in See; Archdeacon Peter; Area Dean Stephen; Associate Area Deans Amanda, Susan & Hugh; our benefice Vicars Alison & Barry; the Parishes of Totland Bay & Thorley
World: We pray for everyone in the world suffering, in whatever way, from the pandemic
Island: As businesses begin to open, we pray for owners and staff as they try to rebuild their livelihoods.
Sick: David, Judith & Miles, Pat & Slim
We pray for all who suffer as a result of natural disasters, acts of terrorism, violence or armed conflict; for our armed forces and their families, and all who work in the emergency services.
Thought for the Week
Worship in Spirit & Truth
‘Father we adore you, lay our lives before you.’ Father, we bring to you every part of our lives, that we may be filled with your Holy Spirit. Send us out into the world to share your gift with others.
Vicar's Day Off
With effect from Monday 14th June the Vicar will be taking Monday as her day off and Fridays will be study days. Any communications to Ali on Mondays and Fridays will be dealt with on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
St Helen’s Church
The first service to be held in the recently renovated St Helen’s Church will be on Sunday 27th June.
St Mary’s Market
The market is open every Wednesday and Saturday 10.30am - 3.30pm in St Mary’s church hall. Please come and have a browse, you might find just the thing you have been looking for.
The Benefice Book Group
With a view to being able to meet indoors towards the end of June, the book group is starting again. The book for the next meeting is “Stories we tell Ourselves” by Richard Holloway. Contact Ali for more details and the date of the meeting will be advertised here.
St Peter's Church Gardening
This happens every Tuesday from 9.30am. If you would like to help in any way please turn up, you would be most welcome.
Please bring your own tools.
St Helen’s Eco-Church Group
This group are, at the moment, meeting at 2.00pm every Thursday afternoon in St Helen’s churchyard to work on the proposed pond. If you would like to help, please just turn up, and bring your own tools.
Churches Count on Nature - Wildlife Count Event
On Saturday 17th June, 2-4pm in St Helen’s Churchyard, St Helen’s Eco Church Group will be taking part in this national event to identify and count wildlife in churchyards.
We have some identiﬁcation materials and record sheets available. Please bring your own pencils and refreshments. All welcome-but please take care in the churchyard.
THE GROUND IS VERY UNEVEN.
History of Brading
Are you interested in the history of Brading? Have you been working on the archive project? Are you a poet, artist or writer who could help to bring the history of Brading alive? Are you someone who loves the church‘?
We are looking to sympathetically display some of the amazing work done on the archive and the stories of Brading’s history in and around the church. We would like for it to reﬂect the skills and artistry of local people and be accessible to families and visitors and so we need as many people as possible to have an input, from Historians, to young people, to small people.
All welcome. If you Would like to be involved please call or txt Rev Ali on 07500 007437.
Annual Parochial Church Meetings [APCMs]
The APCM for St Peter’s will be on Sunday 18th July at 10.00am following the 8.30am service.
The APCM for St Helen's will be on Sunday 25th July at 10.45am following on from the 09.30am service.
Both of these meetings are in the respective churches.