Weekly News

The Second Sunday of Christmas (anticipating the Epiphany) - 2nd January 2022

Dear all

Onsite Worship this week:

This Sunday there will be six onsite services:
8.30am - Holy Communion, Beedon
9.30am - Eucharist, Chieveley
9.30am - Eucharist, Peasemore
11.00am - Family Service, West Ilsley
11.00am - Eucharist, Boxford
6.00pm - Evensong, Farnborough

Please note face coverings are now a legal requirement in church unless you have a legal exemption. Please contact the Rector if you have any queries.

Next Sunday:

There will be six onsite service:

8.30am - Holy Communion, West Ilsley

9.30am - Eucharist, Winterbourne

11.00am - Family Service, Boxford

11.00am - Eucharist, Stockcross

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-sunset)

Included below is the Weekly Sheet, together with a sheet with notes of the Saints' days of the week. Services for December and January are also below as well as a copy of the Diocesan booklet, 'Serving Your Church', containing information about key parish officer roles, which may encourage you to explore what God is calling you to do.

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

2nd January 2022
Second Sunday of Christmas (anticipating the Epiphany)


Saints for this Week

For the week commencing
2nd January

Saints of the Week 01:02.pdf

Sermon for the week

2nd January 2022
Second Sunday of Christmas


Services in the East Downland

For the month of
January 202

01 Services.pdf