Weekly News

The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity - 1st October 2023

Dear all

Onsite Worship:

Services this week in the benefice:

       8.30am - Holy Communion, Beedon

       9.30am - Harvest Eucharist, Chieveley

       9.30am - Eucharist, Peasemore

    11.00am - Harvest Festival, West Ilsley

    11.00am - Harvest Festival, Boxford

       6.00pm - Harvest Evensong, Farnborough

       6.00pm - Harvest Festival, Stockcross



    Next Sunday - 8th October

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 - Harvest Festival, 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 – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays (9.30am - 3pm) and Wednesdays (12 noon - 3pm) during term time.

Farnborough – Open

Peasemore - Open every day

West Ilsley - Saturdays & Sundays  (9.30am-6pm)

Also included below along with the Weekly Sheet we have the Saints for this Week as well as our services for October. Take a look at the poster of Beedon's 800 year anniversary celebrations. These celebrations continue over the next few months and everyone is invited. There are prayers for Ukraine and for peace in the world.  Do read Douglas' sermons in the Selected Sermons section, which can be found at this link. There is usually a new one each week.  

Please see the Harvest appeal for food  and money for the West Berks Foodbank. Your support is vital!

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 keep safe


Pew Sheet

1st October 2023
The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity


Saints for this Week

 For the week commencing
1st October 2023

Saints of the week 10_01.pdf

Services in East Downland

For the month of
October 2023

10 Services.pdf

800 year Anniversary

 Celebrations at
St Nicholas' Church, Beedon

Beedon Celebrations.pdf

West Berks Foodbank

Harvest Appeal
Please donate NOW!

Harvest-Appeal-Collection-Point-Poster Churches.pdf

A Prayer for Peace

A Prayer for Ukraine