Weekly News

The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity - 17th October 2021

Dear all

Onsite Worship this week:

9.30am - Eucharist at West Ilsley

11.00am - Matins at Farnborough

11.00am - Harvest Festival at Peasemore

11.00am - Muheza Service at Chieveley

6.00pm - Harvest Festival at Oare

Although Government restrictions have been relaxed, we are continuing to encourage the use of face masks and hand sanitiser in church.

Online Worship
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/

Next Week

There will be six onsite services:

8.30am - Holy Communion at Farnborough

9.30am - Eucharist at Beedon

9.30am - Family Service at Winterbourne

11.00am - Eucharist at Stockcross

11.00am - Eucharist at Boxford

6.00pm - Evensong at Peasemore

See below for further announcements about services.

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 - 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. 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


Pew Sheet

17th October 2021
The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity



The Beauty of Creation


Saints for this Week

For the week commencing
17th October 2021

Saints of the Week 10_17.pdf

Services in the East Downland

For the month commencing
3rd October 2021

10 Services.pdf

Serving Your Church

Information about
Parish Officer Roles


Equipping for Life

Courses from the Diocese
for April to July 2021