Pilgrim: There will be new Pilgrim groups starting up in September, see the board for details. Please contact Jo if you are interested in joining a group.


BBQ: Sunday School families BBQ and Picnic will be held on Sunday 6th September at 12.00 noon don’t forget to keep the afternoon free.


Walsingham: There will be a short meeting for all pilgrims going to Walsingham after this morning’s 9.45 Eucharist Service.


Parish Book Club: Our current book is “Dissolution” by C.J. Sansom. See the Book Group notice board for further information and sign-up sheets. Join a discussion group on Monday 7th September at 8pm or Thursday 10th September at 10am.


Chichester Cathedral Events: The Diary of Events covering July – September are displayed on the bookcase.   There are also a few leaflets; please help yourself. The first summer family day activity is:


Friday 28th August 2015: ‘Wonderful Water’ – 10.00am – 3.00pm (last entry 2.30pm). Create a wonderful flying fish, jellyfish or shark. Enjoy decorating or weaving a beautiful rainbow fish. Design and make your own collaged seaside scene or underwater world. Have fun completing our ‘Wonderful Water’ trail inside the Cathedral before collecting a prize from the shop. The cost is £2.00 per child.


Suitable for children aged 3 – 12, who must be accompanied by an adult.   Soft play area available for children under 3 years. Cost of activities – £2 per child.




Registered charity number: 1134842




Weekly Pews News

No. 738

Colour of the season: Green

Date: 9th August 2015


Tenth Sunday Sunday after Trinity



Collect for the day:

Let your merciful ears, O Lord, be open to the prayers of your humble servants; and that they may obtain their petitions make them to ask such things as shall please you; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.




Response to Psalm: Out of the depths I have called you, O Lord.


Our Opportunities for Worship today



  Tenth Sunday after Trinity                                (G)                                                                                                                                                              
8.00am Holy Communion

Readings: 1 Corinthians 12: 1-11, Luke 19: 41-47

9.45am Parish Eucharist

Readings: 1 Kings 19: 4-8, Psalm 34: 1-8, Ephesians 4: 25 – 5: 2, John 6: 35, 41-51

Hymns: 304, 437, 217, 771

Communion: 47,447

5.00pm Evening Worship: Common Prayer

Job 39: 1 – 40: 4, Hebrews 12: 1-17


After the Parish Eucharist you are welcome to gather for refreshments in St. Andrew’s chapel, where we can get to know each other better


Sunday 9th August

Intention: Pray for the Queen & Royal Family, our Nation and Government, our local MP and MEP.


Monday 10th August – Laurence

Intention: Pray for our local clubs and organisations, especially our Ladies Club, The Luncheon Club and The Men’s Club.


Tuesday 11th August – Clare of Assisi

Intention: Pray for our scouts, guides, cadets and other local youth organisations.


7.00pm          Healing Eucharist


Wednesday 12th August

Intention: Pray for our local industry & commerce, our farmers and growers and the holiday industry. Anniversary: Albert Frederick Carpenter (2002), Lilian Flora Hardy (2003)


10.00am        Holy Communion

2-4pm                  Knit & Natter at Sue Davis -1 Church Way      262915

Thursday 13th August – Jeremy Taylor

Intention: Pray for our Organist and Director of Music, our choir & musicians, our Lay Ministers of Communion, altar servers and bell ringers.


Friday 14th August – Maximilian Kolbe

Intention: Pray for our Parochial Church Council, its officers & committees.


Saturday 15th August – The Blessed Virgin Mary

Intention: Pray for our local community; Parish pastoral Care Team, for the County, District and Parish Councils, for our Residents’ Associations. Anniversary: Cecilia Alldred (1977)


10.00am      The Eucharist

12.30pm      Wedding of Matthew Harvey-Mason and Natalie Turner




We pray for all in need and especially those in need of healing in mind, body or spirit: Frank Williams, Beryl Moremott, Anthea Potter, Ian Turner, Mary Gough, Frank Lawton, Adrian, Kay Allen, Lesley Stone.

For urgent prayer please contact Gillian Purvis (Tel: 267597) or Colin Wood (Tel: 264192) to activate the Prayer Chain.


We pray for those who have died recently: Christopher Loveless, Rob Lovejoy and for those recorded in our Memorial Book whose anniversaries occur at this time. We pray for all those who mourn their passing.


We pray for: Matthew Harvey-Mason and Natalie Turner who are to be married here on Saturday





Church Website update: To add content to the website email


Revd. Mark Eminson can be contacted at the vicarage, 38 Kings Drive, PO21 4PZ. Tel: 262713. Email: (day off Friday)


Revd. Jo King can be contacted on (day off Friday) or 01243 276949.


Pews News: Louise Gibbs (Editor) can be contacted by email: (Tel: 07773 135005) or telephone Mark Eminson 01243 262713


Next Sunday Eleventh Sunday after Trinity                         (G)                                                                                                                                                              
8.00am Holy Communion

Readings: 1 Corinthians 15: 1-11, Luke 18: 9-14

9.45am Parish Eucharist

Readings: Proverbs 9: 1-6, Psalm 34: 9-14, Ephesians 5: 15-20, John 6: 51-58

Hymns: 11, 57, 81, 608, 825

Communion: 77, 182

5.00pm Evening Worship – Celtic