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Seaview, St Helens, Brading & Yaverland

Providing a Spiritual Harbour for ALL
SUNDAY 17th October 2021

Rev Ali Morley
01983 565975 / 07500 007437

The Vicar’s day off is Monday. Any communications received by Ali on that day will not be dealt with until Tuesdays.

Associate Priest
Rev Barry Downer 01983 867150

Lay Reader and Local Minister, Seaview
Sylvia Beardsmore 01983 612600

Benefice Administrator
Sue Whitewick 01983 568761

Please consult our Service Calendar for the most up-to-date information.

Sunday 17th October 2021 Trinity 20
St Peter's8.30am BCP Communion
St Mary's11.00am Sung Eucharist [Harvest Festival}
St Helen's5.00pm Healing Service

Monday 18th October 2021
St John's5.00pm Holy Communion [Luke the Evangelist]
[Revd B Downer]

Wednesday 20th October 2021
St Catherine's9.30am Holy Communion
[Revd M Taylor]
St Mary's10.00am Morning Service
[Sylvia Beardsmore]

Sunday 24 October 2021 Last Sunday after Trinity
St Helen's9.30am Sung Eucharist
[Revd M Taylor]
St John's11.00am Sung Eucharist
[Revd B Downer]
St Helen's3.30pm Eco Church

Wednesday 27th October 2021
St Mary's10.00am Morning Service

Thursday 28th October 2021
St John's5.00pm Holy Communion [Simon & Jude Apostles]
[Revd B Downer]

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 17th October 2021
Twentieth Sunday after Trinity

Job 38.1-7
Psalm 104
Hebrews 5.1-10
Mark 10.35-45
Joel 2.21-27
1 Timothy 2.1-7
Matthew 6.25-33

Readings for Sunday 24th October 2021
Last Sunday after Trinity

Job 42.1-6,10-end
Psalm 126
Hebrews 7.23-end
Mark 10.46-end

Worldwide Anglican Church:
  Pray for Archbishop Justin Welby and for The Church in the Province of the West Indies
This Diocese:  Pray for the Commissionary Bishop Rob; Archdeacon Peter; Associate Archdeacon Allie Kerr; Area Dean Stephen; Associate Area Deans Amanda, Susan & Hugh; our benefice Vicars Alison & Barry; the Parishes of East Cowes & Whipppingham
World:  As the lockdown restrictions are lifted we pray for the people of the world as they all try to rebuild their lives.
The people of Afghanistan.
Island:  We pray for all schools, colleges, universities and for the pupils at the start of a new school year.

Sick:  David Marrow, Judith & Miles Clarke, Pat & Slim Whiteland, Lottie Rann, Tony Hegerty, Anne Cotterell

Recently Died:  Stella Pollard

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
Poverty and hardship

Gracious God, we bring you our praise and thanks today for rescuing us out of our spiritual poverty and bestowing upon us the riches of our salvation, which provide a wealth of blessing both now and for eternity.

St Mary’s Market
The market is now open every Wednesday 10.30am - 2.00pm and Saturday 10.30am - 1.00pm in St Mary’s church hall. Please come and have a browse, you might find just the thing you have been looking for.

Friends of St Helen's
This is now up and running. A bank account is now open and donations to this fund are very welcome. All money received will be put to the fabric and restoration of St Helen’s Church. Please speak to Jim Proctor for more details.

Diary dates for Brading
Monday 18th October. 09.30am Visiting bell ringers at St Mary’s
Provisional date Saturday 23rd October at 14.00.
Jumble sale at Brading Town Hall. Contact Nigel for details. Jumble items needed.
Nigel would like to thank all who attended the quiz night. £242.00 was raised. The next quiz night is planned for 3rd December.

Benefice Book Group
The book “Stories we tell ourselves” provoked an enjoyable, interesting and wide ranging discussion. The next book is “The Humble Church” by Martyn Percy. The meeting will be on Friday 5th November at 2.00pm in St Catherine’s Chapel, St Helens. All are Welcome. Any questions please contact Catherine Davis [daviscath3(at)ao1(dot)com or 07940 826034].

St Mary's Church
St Mary’s had a visit from A.E. Cultural Tours on September 8th. They were greeted by Rev. Alison. This is a holiday company that specialises in coach tours around the UK that visit places of historical note. Hopefully this is a sign that life is getting back to normal, and it would be good if St Mary’s is on their itinerary of regular visits

Isle of Wight Cantata Choir
Are giving a concert at All Saints Church, Ryde on Saturday 23rd October at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10.00 each and available from or telephone 07760 852074. Program- Faure’s Requiem, Cantique de Jean Racine, Madrigal

All Souls Service
In St Helen’s Church at 4.00pm Sunday 31st October.
At this service we remember our loved ones who have died. If you would like their names read out in this service their names can be written on any one of the clip boards at the back of either St Helen’s Church, St Peter’s Church or St Catherine’s Chapel. A separate service will be held on the same day at St Mary’s Church at 6.00pm.

A service for healing and in time of need

We have been asked to offer help to all who have suffered hurt or distress during the Pandemic. The service will be held in St Helen’s Parish Church, Eddington Road [on the corner just before you reach Nettlestone]
At 5.00 o’clock
You are Welcome to come for yourself, or if you wish, on behalf of a member of your family, a friend, or a neighbour.

Pew News 10 October 2021

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