Weekly News

The Sunday after Ascension Day- 29th May 2022

Dear all

Onsite Worship:

This Sunday there will be one onsite service:

9.30am - United Benefice Eucharist, Beedon

Please note that, although Government restrictions have now been lifted, you are still welcome to use face coverings and hand sanitiser in church, if you would like.

Next Sunday:

There will be seven onsite services:

9.30am - Jubilee Service, Chieveley

9.30am - Jubilee Eucharist, Peasemore

9.30am - Jubilee Service, Beedon

11.00am - Jubilee Service, West Ilsley

11.00am - Jubilee Eucharist, Boxford

11.00am - Jubilee Service, Stockcross

6.00pm - Jubilee 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-6pm)

Also included below along with the Weekly Sheet, we have a sheet with notes of the Saints' days of the week and details of a Weekend Retreat, led by Douglas, at Douai Abbey entitled 'Spiritual Vision of St Bonaventure'. There are prayers for Ukraine and for peace in the world, as well as the services for May. In addition, there is a notice about this year's Ride and Stride and details of a Quiz Night fundraiser for Ukraine.

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 May 2022
The Sunday after Ascension Day


Saints for this Week

For the week commencing
29th May 2022

Saints of the Week 05_29.pdf

Weekend Retreat

Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th July 2022
Spiritual Vision of St Bonaventure

220722 Bonaventure Retreat (DD).pdf

Services in the East Downland

For the month of
May 2022

05 Services.pdf

Ride and Stride

Information for event
on Saturday 10th September 2022

Ride and Stride Info for churches Apr 2022.pdf

Fundraiser for Ukraine

Quiz Night - Friday 10th June 2022
Auction and Raffle

Ukraine QN flyer SINGLE-rev2.pdf

A Prayer for Peace

A Prayer for Ukraine