Weekly News

The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity - 9th October 2022

Dear all

Onsite Worship:

This Sunday there will be six onsite services:

8.30am - Holy Communion, West Ilsley

9.30am - Eucharist, Winterbourne

11.00am - Harvest Family Service, Boxford

11.00am - Eucharist, Stockcross

4.00pm - Harvest Festival, Beedon

6.00pm - Evensong, Chieveley

Watch out for our Harvest celebrations in the benefice today and next week.

N.B. 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 five onsite services:

9.30am - Eucharist, West Ilsley

11.00am - Muheza Family Service, Chieveley

11.00am - Matins, Farnborough

5.00pm - Harvest Family Service, Peasemore

6.00pm - Harvest Festival, Oare

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 sheet with notes of the Saints' days of the week. There are prayers for Ukraine and for peace in the world and we have our services for October. There are details about the Madingley Conference in November and a copy of the Deaf Church Summer Newsletter, which contains news and reports about the Deaf Church in your area. Do read Douglas' sermons in the Selected Sermons section, which can be found at this link. There is a new one each week. Read in Denise's letter about the Mothers' Union Hospital Project which you may wish to become involved with.

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

9th October 2022
The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity


Saints for this Week

For the week commencing
9th October 2022

Saints of the Week 10_09.pdf

Deaf Church Newsletter

For the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Summer 2022

Newsletter summer 2022 FINAL.pdf

Services in the East Downland

For the month of
October 2022

10 Services.pdf

Madingley Conference

Pilgrimage to Mount Athos
Friday 4th to Sunday 6th November 2022

Madingley brochure 2022_v4_B-2.pdf

Madingley Conference

Booking Form
for Madingley Conference 2022

Booking form-Madingley 2022.pdf

Mothers' Union

Hospital Project
for families in need

Hospital Project article Sep 2022.pdf

A Prayer for Peace

A Prayer for Ukraine