Onsite Worship this week:
8.30am - Holy Communion at Oare
8.30am - Holy Communion at West Ilsley
9.30am - Harvest Festival at Winterbourne
11.00am - Eucharist at Stockcross
11.00am - Family Service at Boxford
4.00pm - Harvest Evensong at Beedon
6.00pm - Evensong at Chieveley
Although Government restrictions have been relaxed, we are continuing to encourage the use of face masks and hand sanitiser in church.
Douglas’ sermons will still be available here on the website and there are some excellent online services available via the Diocesan website: www.oxford.anglican.org/coronavirus-covid-19-2/livestream/
The Harvest season concludes and next week there will be six onsite services, including Harvest celebrations:
8.00am - Holy Communion at Leckhampstead
9.30am - Eucharist at West Ilsley
11.00am - Harvest Festival at Peasemore
11.00am - Matins at Farnborough
11.00am - Muheza Service at Chieveley
6.00pm - Harvest Festival at Oare
See below for further announcements about services.
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 - Sundays (9.30am-6pm)
Also included below along with the Weekly Sheet we have a sermon on 'The Beauty of Creation', as well as a sheet with notes of the Saints' days of the week. The list of services in the benefice for October is shown below. There is also a copy of the Diocesan course book with a summary of courses for the Autumn and next year. As always, there are some excellent courses on offer, so do take a look. In addition, there is a booklet on 'Serving Your Church' containing information about key parish officer roles, which may encourage you to explore what God is calling you to do.
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