Weekly Sheet

THE PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT AUGUSTINE OF CANTERBURY BEXHILL-ON-SEA

SUNDAY 25 February 2024                                                                                           2nd Sunday of Lent

PLEASE TAKE THIS SHEET HOME

Today’s Theme: “The Father Gives His Son”

Motto for Lent: “Church and Charity”

PARISH PRIEST

Father Robert Coates: SSC Chaplain to Eastbourne Lifeboat Crew Tel: 210785

Hon Asst Clergy

Fr Barry Carter SSC Tel; 0759 9727374

Fr Martin Harper       Tel: 225552

Parish Mobile             07542 091342

Safeguarding Officer/Website  Steve Hills

Church Wardens  Steve Hills Tel: 225264

                               Frances Lingard Tel: 319625

Deputy Wardens   Martyn May Tel: 218878

                               Stephen Martin

Parish Administrator, Hall/DR Room Manager

Jill Duckett             Tel: 210058

Email st.augustines288@outlook.com

Office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9-12, Friday 9-11.

Authorised Lay Minister Fiona Bower Tel 846567

Organist                 Stephen Martin

Verger: Alan Anthony  07810 086159

Parish Archivist      David Stanley Tel: 218332

Electoral Roll Officer: Sue Hollingbery

Website address: www.staugustinesbexhill.org.uk

Sunday Services:

Saturday 6pm First Mass of Sunday

Sunday 8am Mass, 10am Parish Mass.

Junior Church 1st and 3rd Sunday

Daily Mass

Hymns:43,351,16,386

Mon

10 am

Feria of Lent   The Middle East

Tues 

8:00 am

Conquest & DGH Chaplaincies

Weds

10 am

Feria   The Royal Family

Thurs

12 Noon

S. David  The Church of Wales

Fri

No Mass today

 

Sat

9am

Feria   Followed by breakfast (OLW)

Please remember in your prayers this week:

Anniversaries

Sun

William Clementson (Priest)

Mon

Violet Brown, Leonard Smith, Hilda Hall, Leslie Osborne

Tues

Ernest Clayton, Mavis Goodman, Iris Davis, Christopher Chapman

Weds

Ethel Collinson, Nicholas Larkin, Maud Pragnell, Frederick Keene, Norman Ayers, Betty Adamson, Sally Earl

Thurs

William Woolrich

Fri

Henry King, Enid Sergeant

Sat

David Sellon, Ross Baxter(priest), Mollie Davey

Please remember in your prayers this week: The Sick: Kathy H,  John C,  Ian L, Pat P, Beryl M, Jim D, Jean B,  Mark, Antonio, Rosalind E, Sue L,  Jason, Pam, Chrissy, Christa, Sue, Catherine, Pru, Lee, Mark, Ruth P, Sylvia B, David, Helen, Bishop Hewlett, Joy, Stella, HRH King Charles, Peter L, Sharon, Margaret

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*Church Bank Account(for on line payments)

Sort code: 40-10-14  Account 21445774

Items for and changes to this sheet to : Jill before 12pm Wednesday: st.augustines288@outlook.com

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Bexhill Foodbank

Tins and Toiletries required, thanks for your support

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Planned Giving

If you would like to make your weekly donation via standing order, please see our account details opposite.  If you are a UK tax payer and would like to Gift Aid your donation please see one of the wardens for a form.

 

Fr Robert’s appointments this week:

Wednesday SSC (Eastbourne) lunchtime

Friday is Fr Robert’s day off

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This morning, before the Parish Mass, Rosalind and Frances will be admitted as Eucharistic Ministers.

 

We are now in the penitential season of Lent.  We omit singing the Gloria and the liturgical colour is purple.

 

The funeral of the late Rosemary Harger will take place in church on Thursday 29th February at 2:30 pm

 

WORSHIP AND STUDY

 

Lent Course

Thursday 29th February 11-11:45 Exposition, 12:00 Mass and Address (St James –the-Less). Please sign up for lunch

Walsingham 2024

Final balance of £440 to be paid before 31st March please

Tea and Testament

Tuesday 19th March at the Vicarage.

3.30-4.30pm

Home Made cake available

Prayer Matters

Our Prayer Group meets monthly in a home setting to pray for the activities and people of the Parish and wider community.  Prayer, music and Bible readings are combined to give an hour of quiet reflection.  Prayer is followed by tea, cake and fellowship.  If you would like to join our group speak to Fiona or come along to 36 Winston Drive on 11th March at 2pm.  Additional dates for your diary: Monday 8th April, Wednesday 15th May

SOCIAL AND FUNDRAISING

Bingo Night

Saturday 9th March, 6pm arrival, eyes down at 6.30 sharp.  Entry fee is £7 to include fish/sausage and chips. Bingo books extra Payment required in advance in cash to David or Sandra Handley 07501 251644. Sign up on sheet and see poster.

Men’s Group

Fr Robert wants to start a Men’s Group.  If you are interested please come for breakfast at Wetherspoons on Saturday 23rd March at 9.00am  and sign up at the back of church

Lent Lunch

 Thursday 29th February. Please sign up at back of church

*Change of date/time*

Moving Forward (Formerly New Beginnings)

Now open to all.  First meeting now Wednesday 28th February 3.00pm in the DR Room.   Deacon Michael Turnbull (Speaker) entitled “A policeman’s lot…..”

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Cancellation of Lent Away Day

Corpus Christi College , Cambridge

Saturday 2nd March

Due to low numbers we have had to cancel the above trip.  Please contact the office for a refund.

St.augustines288@outlook.com

Or Jill 01424 210058

 

PMC 2024

£5,300 sent so far.

Heating Update

We have had a visit from the Diocesan Architect and discussions are underway about the possibility of a replacement boiler..

 

 

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