Weekly News

Naming and Circumcision of Jesus - 1st January 2023

Dear all

Onsite Worship:

Services this week are:

9.30am - Eucharist, Chieveley
11.00am - Family Service, West Ilsley
11.00am - Eucharist, Boxford
6.00pm - Evensong, Farnborough

Next Sunday - 8th January 2023

There will be six onsite services:
8.30am - Holy Communion, West Ilsley
9.30am - Eucharist, Winterbourne
11.00am - Eucharist, Stockcross
11.00am - Family Service, Boxford

4.00pm - Evensong, Beedon
6.00pm - Evensong, Chieveley

Private Prayer :

Churches in the benefice open for private prayer are:

Beedon – by arrangement with the Rector

Boxford - Sundays (10am-4pm)

Chieveley – by arrangement with the Rector

Farnborough – Open

Peasemore - Open every day as previously

West Ilsley - Saturdays & Sundays (9.30am-dusk)

Also included below along with the Weekly Sheet we have a sheet with notes of the Saints' days of the week. There are prayers for Ukraine and for peace in the world and we have our services for December. Do read Douglas' sermons in the Selected Sermons section, which can be found at this link. There is usually a new one each week. Read in Denise's letter about the Mothers' Union Hospital Project which you may wish to become involved with.

Please do still encourage others to keep in touch with what is going on by signing up to these updates, just cut and paste the link to them in an email: https://mailchi.mp/d58d3b280189/east-downland-sign-up

Very importantly, if there are any people who you know would like a hard copy of this then please print it off for them or let me know, and I’ll take care of it.

For now, as always, all the best, God bless, and I hope you continue to have a very Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year!


Pew Sheet

1st January 2023
Naming and Circumcision of Jesus


Saints for this Fortnight

For the week commencing
1st January 2023

Saints of the Week 01:01.pdf

Mother' Union

Hospital Project
for families in need

Hospital Project article Sep 2022.pdf

Services in the East Downland

For the month of
December 2022

12 Services.pdf

A Prayer for Peace

A Prayer for Ukraine