Weekly News

 The Presentation of Christ in the Temple (Candlemas) - 29th January 2023

Dear all

Onsite Worship:

Service this week is:

   9.30am - United Benefice Eucharist, Boxford

Next Sunday - 5th February 

There will be five onsite services:
    8.30am - Holy Communion, Beedon

    9.30am - Eucharist, Chieveley

 11.00am - Family Service, West Ilsley

 11.00am - Eucharist, Boxford

    6.00pm - Evensong, Farnborough

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 January.  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

29th January 2023
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple


Saints for this Week

 For the week commencing
29th January 2023

Saints of the Week 01_29.pdf

Mother' Union

Hospital  Project
for families in need

Hospital Project article Sep 2022.pdf

Services in the East Downland

 For the month of
January 2023

01 Services.pdf

A Prayer for Peace

A Prayer for Ukraine