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Weekly Pews News

No. 804

Colour of the season: G

Date: 13th November 2016



Remembrance Sunday



Collect for the day:


Almighty Father, Whose will is to restore all things in your beloved Son, the King of all: govern the hearts and minds of those in authority,            and bring the families of the nations, divided and torn apart by the ravages of sin, to be subject to his just and gentle rule; who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.





Our Opportunities for Worship today



  Remembrance Sunday                                              (R)
8.00am Holy Communion

Readings: Colossians 3: 12-17, Matthew 13: 24b-30

9.45am Parish Eucharist

Readings: Malachi 4: 1-2a, Luke 21: 5-19

Hymns: 409, sheet, 494, 565  

Communion: 691, 153, 68

5.00pm Evening Worship – Taizé


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 13th November

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


Monday 14th November

Intention: Pray for our Parochial Church Council, its officers and committees. Anniversary:Dorothy Sibley (1973), Sarah Fellows (1991), Thomas Street (2012)


8.00pm           Parish Book Group – ‘The Kite Runner’


Tuesday 15th November

Intention: Pray for our local community; Parish pastoral Care Team, for the County, District and Parish Councils, for our Residents’ Associations.


4.00pm           Communion Club in St. Andrew’s Chapel

7.00pm           The Eucharist


Wednesday 16th November – Margaret

Intention: Pray for those married here and preparing for marriage this year; for family life and especially for any families facing adversity.


10.00am         Holy Communion

1.30pm           Wednesday Tots at the Church Centre (opp Pagham FC)

2-4pm             Knit and Natter at Joan Dent’s -1 Church Way (265083)


Thursday 17th November – Hugh

Intention: Pray for the press, radio and televisions and for all who influence public opinion; for Christian publishing and broadcasting.

Anniversary: Irene Jev (1995), Ethel Goldsmith (1999)


10.00am         Parish Book Group – ‘The Kite Runner’

2.30pm           GraveTalk at Little London Cafe, Nyetimber

8.00pm           PCC meeting in St Andrew’s Chapel


Friday 18th November – Elizabeth

Intention: Pray for all seafarers, fishermen and lifeboat men and women; for the work of the Mission to Seafarers.


Saturday 19th November Hilda

Intention: Pray for Church finances, National and international finance; for what the words poverty and wealth mean to us.



Weekday Morning Prayer

Morning prayer: Monday to Thursday and Saturday 9.20am. Friday 8.30am




We pray forall in need and especially those in need of healing in mind, body or spirit: Anthea Potter, Sue Smith, David Atkins, Simon Peters, Sylvia, Elizabeth Dove, Bob Riding, Barbara Waldron, Jem, Judi March, Dorothy, Sue Downey, Brian Burgess.


We pray forthose who have died: Keith Bennett.


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


We pray for those recorded in our Memorial Book whose anniversaries occur at this time. We pray for all those who mourn their passing.


We remember in our prayers: church members who live in residential care or receive communion at home. This week we pray for: Kathleen Dudley, Ethel Huckle, Val James, Eileen Knight, Frank and Mary Lawton.


We pray for Harriet Crow, Grace Eminson, James Knights, Caitlin Lothian and Sam Tyler as they prepare to be admitted to Holy Communion next Sunday.


We pray for God’s blessing upon all who live in The Ridings and The View.


We pray for Us (formerly USPG) whose work we support financially as a parish.




Church Website update: To add content to the website email


Revd. Mark Eminson can be contacted at 16 Havelock Road, Bognor Regis, PO21 2EZ. Tel: 262713. Email: (day off Friday)


Revd. Jo King can be contacted on (day off Friday) or 01243 930247.


Next Sunday Christ the King                                                          (W)
8.00am Holy Communion

Readings: Jeremiah 23: 5-8, John 6: 5-14

9.45am Family Eucharist with Admission to Holy Communion before Confirmation

Readings: Jeremiah 23: 1-6, Luke 23: 33-43

Hymns: 54, 361, 784, 305    

Communion: 408, 644,850

5.00pm Evening Worship – Informal



Food Bank: Don’t forget to keep bringing in food for those in need.


Parish Pilgrimage 2017: Parish Pilgrimage 2017 to Launde Abbey is going to be Tuesday 30th May – Friday 2nd June. Cost per adult is £200 or more. A provisional booking has been made, so do please speak to Mark ASAP if you would like to be added to the list.


Christmas Market and Craft Fair: This event is being held at the Village Hall on 26th November. Donations needed for stalls include: Raffle prizes, Chocolate, filled jam jars, Tombola items, unwanted gifts, puzzles, books, jewellery, knitted goods, toys, Empty wine bottles, bottle bags, Christmas decorations and items etc. Please leave in the boxes at back of church. Volunteer sign-up sheet on the noticeboard.


Christmas Quiz: Copies of this year’s Christmas Quiz are now available from Mo Hatzfeld, priced at £1.00. This year’s prize is a hamper filled with lovely Christmas goodies. All profits go to Raise the Roof Fund.


Christmas Market and Craft Fair 26th November: Donations for the stalls are urgently needed – raffle prizes, chocolates, filled jam jars, tombola items, unwanted gifts, puzzles, paperback books, jewellery, knitted goods, toys, Christmas decorations etc. Please either leave in the box at the rear of church or speak to Trudi – 263597.


Good News: Deliverers needed for the following rounds: Honeysuckle Drive, Laurel Drive, Edwin Close and Pagham Road (Church Way to Downland Close). If you are able to assist please speak to Trudi – 263597 or Mo – 268576.