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NB During the vacancy the Vicarage phone line is still open but calls to this number will be diverted to the Parish Administrator.

Sunday 19th November Second before Advent
St Helen8.00am Holy Communion
St Peter10.00am Sung Eucharist
St Peter10.00am Children's Church
St Catherine6.00pm Evensong

Wednesday 22nd November
St Catherine9.30am Village Communion

Sunday 26th November Christ the King / Sunday Next before Advent
St Peter8.00am Holy Communion
St Helen10.00am Sung Eucharist
St Helen10.00am Children's Church

Morning Prayer
The office of Morning Prayer will be said in the Churches as follows:-
Mon. St Helen's 9.00am
Tues. St Peter's 9.00am
Wed. St Catherine's 9.00am
Thurs. St Peter's 9.00am
Fri. St Helen's 9.00am
All are welcome at these services.

Readings for 26th November Christ the King / Sunday Next before Advent
Ezekiel 34.11-16,20-24
Ephesians 1.15-end
Matthew 25.31-end


Worldwide Anglican Church:
Pray for Archbishop Justin Welby; the people of Uyo [Niger Delta, Nigeria]
This Diocese: Pray for Bishop Christopher; Archdeacon Peter; the Rural Dean Allie Kerr; our own Parishes of St Helens with Seaview
World: Pray for all those caught up in the troubles in Zimbabwe
Island: Pray for Street, Prayer & School Pastors
Sick: Terry & Barbara, Anne, Annie, David, Lynn, Hilary, Denise

All who suffer as a result of natural disasters, or as a result of acts of terrorism, violence or armed conflict.
Our armed forces and their families, and all who work in the emergency services.

Mothers' Union Prayers
Our gracious God, we thank you for the wonderful paradox that maturity of faith can only be reached through a childlike response to your love. You are our Father, we are your children. With simple trust we follow you.

Diary Dates
20th Nov 10.30am Bible Study / House Group at Sylvia's
21st Nov 2.00pm MU Knit & Natter

Pompey Chimes
Don't forget to pick up a copy, or click here.

Pew Leaflets
Items for the pew leaflet to Sue Whitewick by Wednesday 5.00pm latest, please, preferably by e-mail susanwhitewick(at)btinternet(dot)com.

RNLI Supper
The Seaview Yacht Club will be hosting an evening to which all are welcome on Saturday 18th November 2017 at 7.00pm to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Bembridge Lifeboat Station. The guest speaker is Martin Woodward MBE [Previous Coxswain, Bembridge Lifeboat, Director of Isle of Wight Historic Lifeboat Trust]. The talk starts at 7.00pm and is followed by supper. Tickets are £12.00 each and are available from either Bookworm or the SVYC. There will also be a few "Talk only" tickets £3.00 available from Bookworm for those who do not like being out late at night. The menu is now beef cobbler [in red wine sauce with mushrooms] cabbage and mash. Followed by apple and pear crumble .

Christmas Cards
Time is marching on and with just 2 weeks to Advent we need to be thinking about Christmas. We have now produced a card for distribution to everyone in the two parishes, but will need help in delivering them. They need to be out by 1st December, which is the first event - The lights of Love at St Peter's church. If you would be able to deliver them to your road, please let Sylvia know as soon as possible. Many thanks for your help with this.

You will be reassured to know that the process of finding a new incumbent for the parish of St Helen's, Seaview, Brading & Yaverland is progressing. There are two applicants, and interviews will take place on 21st & 22nd November. Please prayer for the applicants, and all those involved in the selection and interview process.

Traidcraft Christmas cards and Christmas biscuits will be available after 10.00am services at St Peter's from this Sunday. Catalogues are also available for other purchases. Please contact Sylvia if you are interested.

Village Christmas Decorations
Sylvia is collecting old tennis balls and CDs to recycle as Christmas decorations. Please let her know if you have any you can pass on to her.

Isle of Wight Street Pastors
Street Pastors Sunday is 19th November. There will be a short presentation in St Peter's Church following the 10.00am service. If you are unable to attend & would like to know more of the work of the Street, Prayer & School Pastors please contact Caroline, Vanessa or Dawn, or take a look at the website

Mothers' Union
Knit & Natter on 21st November at 2.00pm. Everyone is welcome to come and join us.

Pew News 12 November 2017

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