Weekly News

The Fifth Sunday of Easter - 2nd May 2021

Dear all

Onsite Worship this week:

9.30am - Outdoor Family Service at Chieveley

11.00am - Eucharist at Boxford

6.00pm - Evening Prayer at Peasemore
As always w
e will be operating under fairly tight conditions following the government guidelines.

Online Worship
Also, this Sunday there will be a recorded Holy Communion service, this week coming from St Bartholomew's, Oare. As previously the video will be live from 8.30am on Sunday morning, streaming from that time and then available at any time later for you to use in your devotions. The videos for all benefice services can be found on the benefice website, YouTube, and Facebook. As always, subtitles will be available.

Next week there will be five onsite services:

8.30am - Holy Communion at Oare
9.30am - Eucharist at Winterbourne
11.00am - Eucharist at Stockcross
11.00am - Outdoor Family Service at Boxford
4.00pm - Evening Prayer at Beedon
See below for further announcements about services .

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 – by arrangement with churchwardens
Peasemore - Open every day as previously
West Ilsley - Sundays (9.30am-6pm)

Also included below along with the Weekly Sheet we have a sermon 'The Fruit of Love' and a sheet with notes of the Saints' days of the week. A list of services in the benefice for May is below. There is also a copy of the Diocesan course book for the coming term. As always, there are some excellent courses on offer, so do take a look.

Finally, the APRIL issue of the Benefice Magazine is available here.

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:

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 May 2021
The Fifth Sunday of Easter



The Fruit of Love

The Fruit of Love.pdf

Saints for this Week

For the week commencing
2nd May 2021

Saints of the Week 05_02.pdf

Equipping for Life

Courses from the Diocese
for April to July 2021


Services in the East Downland

For the month commencing
2nd May 2021

05 Services.pdf