Church News

SEPTEMBER

Saturday 8th September

Annual HIHCT Ride and Stride

Visit unique historic buildings, see beautiful countryside, get some exercise and have fun with the family Ride+Stride is a sponsored bike ride or walk in which people all over England take part in. The money raised helps to save historic churches, chapels and meeting houses for future generations. If anyone is interested in taking part could they please contact Jean Cooke for further information on 01730 823363.

Sunday 9th September 4pm: Education Sunday

Service of commissioning for new headteacher

Amy O’Toole will be starting at the beginning of term as the new Head Teacher for our school. We will be commissioning her at a special service to mark this important stage in the life of the school. Please do support this important event.

Friday 28th September: All Saints Quiz 2018

East Meon village hall doors open at 7pm, the quiz begins at 8pm. Teams of 8 (max) at £10 per person. Bring your own food; a cash bar will be available. All proceeds to All Saints’ Church and the Rosemary Foundation. Tickets can be reserved by emailing trudie.lang@gmail.com.

Sunday 30th September 10.30am

Joint Eucharist at West Meon

This Sunday will be Rev’d Lionel’s final service after 5 years as Rector of West Meon and Warnford so this will be an opportunity for us to worship together as we wish him and Elizabeth every blessing for the future, pray for them and the on-going lives of the parishes.

 OCTOBER

Sunday 7th October: Harvest Festival

6.00pm Songs for Harvest at St John the Evangelist, Langrish

This year we are combining our Harvest Festival with our postponed organ fundraiser in an all-encompassing ‘Songs for Harvest’. Sing all your favourite harvest hymns as well as a selection of rousing autumn songs. There will be a cash bar and canapés available.

Sunday 14thOctober: Feast of St Luke

6.00pm at St John the Evangelist, West Meon.

Luke is renowned not only as the author of the Gospel in his name and the Acts of the Apostles, as a physician, Luke is also the patron saint for the medical profession.

NOVEMBER

Sunday 4th November: All Saints’ Day/All Souls’ Day

10.30am East Meon and Langrish join together for All Saints’ Patronal Festival at East Meon

4.00pm All Soul’s Service at East Meon. As joint service as we remember all those who have died.

Sunday 11th November: Remembrance Sunday

10.00am (PLEASE NOTE EARLIER TIME) Service of Remembrance at All Saints’ followed by wreath-laying and Act of Remembrance at the war memorial. Refreshments available in the village hall afterwards.

4.00pm Reflections for Remembrance at Langrish

Many of us will be gathering to commemorate the Armistice at 11am for our formal keeping of Remembrance.

This evening service will offer hymns, readings and reflections as well as the traditional Act of Remembrance to mark this centenary year.

DECEMBER

Sunday 9th December

Christmas Fair at Langrish House

From 2pm – 4pm, your opportunity to stock up on all those Christmas gifts.

 

 

 

                        

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