Weekly News

The Fifth Sunday of Lent - 3rd April 2022

Dear all

Onsite Worship this week:

This Sunday there will be five onsite services:

Please note that the service at Boxford has been cancelled

8.30am - Holy Communion, Beedon

9.30am - Eucharist, Chieveley

9.30am - Eucharist, Peasemore

11.00am - Family Service, West Ilsley

11.00am - Eucharist, Boxford - CANCELLED

6.00pm - Evensong, Farnborough

Please note that, although Government restrictions have now been lifted, you are still welcome to use face coverings and hand sanitiser in church, if you would like.

Next Sunday:

There will be six onsite services:

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-6pm)

Also included below along with the Weekly Sheet, we have a sermon from Douglas on 'The Ministry of Intercession' , as well as a sheet with notes of the Saints' days of the week. There are prayers for Ukraine and for peace in the world, as well as the services for April. In addition there are details on how to book tickets for the Englefield Lecture 2022, which is on the life of the Duke of Wellington.

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

3rd April 2022
The Fifth Sunday of Lent


Saints for this Week

For the week commencing
3rd April

Saints of the Week 04_03.pdf

Sermon for the week

3rd April 2022
The Fifth Sunday of Lent


Services in the East Downland

For the month of
April 2022

04 Services.pdf

Lent 2022

Lent Groups
Approaching Worship

Lent Insert 2022 - Web.pdf

The Englefield Lecture 2022

The Duke of Wellington
a life of service

Englefield Lecture 2022 flyer (2).pdf