Weekly News

 The Second Sunday of Lent - 5th March 2023

Dear all

Onsite Worship:

Services this week are:

   8.30am - Holy Communion, Beedon

   9.30am - Eucharist, Chieveley

11.00am - Eucharist, Boxford

   6.00pm - Evensong, Farnborough

Next Sunday - 12th March

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 - 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-dusk)

Also included below along with the Weekly Sheet we have the Lent Insert and a sheet with notes of the Saints' days of the week.  We also have  an advert for the role of Welfare Benefits Adviser at West Berkshire Foodbank. There are prayers for Ukraine and for peace in the world and we have our services for March.  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 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

5th March 2023
The Second Sunday of Lent


Lent 2023

 Lent Discussion Groups
The Parables

Lent Insert 2023 - online.pdf

Saints for this Week

 For the week commencing
5th March 2023

Saints of the Week 03_05.pdf

Services in the East Downland

 For the month of
March 2023

03 Services.pdf

West Berkshire Foodbank

Welfare Benefits Adviser for West Berkshire Foodbank -  Job Description

Welfare-Benefit-Adviser-Job-Description version 3.pdf

A Prayer for Peace

A Prayer for Ukraine