Onsite Worship this week:
8.30am - Holy Communion at Oare
9.30am - Eucharist at Winterbourne
11.00am - Outdoor Pet Service at Boxford
11.00am - Eucharist at Stockcross
4.00pm - Evening Prayer at Beedon
As always we will be operating under fairly tight conditions following the government guidelines.
Also, this Sunday there will be a recorded Holy Communion service, this week coming from St Bartholomew's, Oare. 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.
Next week there will be four onsite services:
8.30am - Holy Communion at Peasemore
9.30am - Eucharist at Chieveley
9.30am - Eucharist at West Ilsley
11.00am - Holy Communion at Farnborough
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 – 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 'St Benedict' and one on 'St Bonaventure' as well as a sheet with notes of the Saints' days of the week. The list of services in the benefice for July is shown below. There is also a copy of the Diocesan course book for the coming term. 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.
Finally, the latest 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