Weekly News

The Fourth Sunday of Easter - Good Shepherd Sunday - 30th April 2023

Dear all

Onsite Worship:

Service this week is:


   9.30am - United Benefice Eucharist, West Ilsley


Next Sunday - 7th May - Coronation Sunday

There will be six onsite services:


    8.30am - Holy Communion, Beedon

    9.30am - Eucharist, Chieveley

    9.30am - Eucharist, Peasemore

 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 – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays (9.30am to 3pm), Wednesdays (12 to 3pm) during term time

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 the Saints for this Week as well as our services for April and May.  There are prayers for Ukraine and for peace in the world.  Do read Douglas' sermons in the Selected Sermons section, which can be found at this link. There is usually a new one each week.  

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

30th April 2023
The Fourth Sunday of Easter 


Saints for this Week

 For the week commencing
30th April 2023

Saints of the Week 04_30.pdf

Services in the East Downland

For the month of
April 2023 

04 Services.pdf

Services in the East Downland

 For the month of
May 2023

05 Services.pdf

A Prayer for Peace

A Prayer for Ukraine