Weekly News

Easter Day - 4th April 2021

Dear all

Worship over Easter

Holy Saturday – 6.00pm Eucharist, Farnborough

Easter Day:

9.30am Family Service, Boxford outdoors

9.30am Eucharist, Beedon

9.30am Eucharist, Winterbourne

11.00am Family Service, Chieveley outdoors

11.00am Eucharist, Stockcross

11.00am Eucharist, West Ilsley outdoors

6.00pm Eucharist, Peasemore

We will be operating under fairly tight conditions and in order to help with planning and logistics for these services it would be useful if you could please let me know by email if you are intending to join us. Please also note the requirements to wear face coverings in church.

Also, this Sunday there will be a recorded Holy Communion service, this week from Beedon. 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.

There will be one service next week: 11am Eucharist at Boxford.
Watch this space for further announcements about services .

The situation regarding church opening remains a little fluid at the moment so please check before venturing out in the cold if you plan to go to a church for 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 on 'Can These Dry Bones Live?' and an Easter devotional sheet from Douglas 'St Bonaventure on the Resurrection'.

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

4th Aoril 2021
Easter Day



Easter Day
Can these dry bones live?



Easter Day
St Bonaventure on the Resurrection