Weekly News

Advent 4 - 18th December 2022 and Christmas Day - 25th December 2022

Dear all

Onsite Worship:

This Sunday there will be six onsite services:

9.30am - Holy Communion, Peasemore

4.00pm - Carol Service, Beedon

4.30pm - Carol Service, Boxford

6.00pm - Carol Service, Farnborough

6.00pm - Carol Service, Chieveley

6.00pm - Carol Service, West Ilsley

Saturday - Christmas Eve

4.30pm - Crib Service, Chieveley

5.00pm - Crib Service, Stockcross

11.00pm - Midnight Mass, Chieveley

Next Sunday - Christmas Day

There will be nine onsite services:

8.30am - Holy Communion, Oare

9.30am - Family Eucharist, Beedon

9.30am - Family Eucharist, Winterbourne

9.30am - Family Eucharist, Boxford

9.30am - Family Eucharist, West Ilsley

11.00am - Family Eucharist, Peasemore

11.00am - Holy Communion, Farnborough

11.00am - Family Eucharist, Stockcross

11.00am - Family Eucharist, 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 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 December. Do read Douglas' sermons in the Selected Sermons section, which can be found at this link. There is usually 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

18th - 31st December 2022
Advent 4 and Christmas Day

12-18 25.pdf

Saints for this Fortnight

For the fortnight commencing
18th December 2022

Saints of the Week 12_18-25.pdf

Mother' Union

Hospital Project
for families in need

Hospital Project article Sep 2022.pdf

Services in the East Downland

For the month of
December 2022

12 Services.pdf

A Prayer for Peace

A Prayer for Ukraine