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”
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
Parish Administrator, Hall/DR Room Manager
Jill Duckett Tel: 210058
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
Saturday 6pm First Mass of Sunday
Sunday 8am Mass, 10am Parish Mass.
Junior Church 1st and 3rd Sunday
Please remember in your prayers this week:
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
*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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tins and Toiletries required, thanks for your support
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
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
Thursday 29th February 11-11:45 Exposition, 12:00 Mass and Address (St James –the-Less). Please sign up for lunch
Final balance of £440 to be paid before 31st March please
Tea and Testament
Tuesday 19th March at the Vicarage.
Home Made cake available
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
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.
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
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…..”
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.
Or Jill 01424 210058
£5,300 sent so far.
We have had a visit from the Diocesan Architect and discussions are underway about the possibility of a replacement boiler..