Eighth Sunday of Trinity 7th August 2022


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Eighth Sunday of Trinity - Sunday 7th August 2022
9:00am BCP Holy Communion East Lulworth
9:00am BCP Holy Communion Wool
10:30am Café Church Winfrith Newburgh Village Hall
11:00am Holy Communion Affpuddle
4:00pm Lammastide Service Bere Regis

Mid-Week Services:
Monday @ 8:30am Morning Prayer Streamed live
Tuesday @ 8:30am Morning Prayer Streamed live
Wednesday @ 11am Holy Communion Bere Regis
Thursday @ 8.30am Morning Prayer Streamed live
Friday @ 8:30am Morning Prayer

Please note: Mid-week Holy Communion Services held at the D’Urberville Centre,
Colliers Lane, Wool will now take place twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at
10.30am. Tea, coffee and cake will be served after the service. Dates until the end of the year
are 17th of August; 7th & 21st of September, 5th & 19th of October

2nd & 16th of November, 7th & 21st of December
Everyone across the Benefice welcome - we hope to see you there!

Ninth Sunday of Trinity - Sunday 14th of August 2022
9:00am Holy Communion West Lulworth
9:00am Holy Communion Affpuddle
10:30am Holy Communion Wool
10:45am Prayer & Praise Streamed online
11:00am Family Service Bere Regis

Collect for the Eighth Sunday of Trinity
Almighty Lord and everlasting God,
we beseech you to direct, sanctify and govern
both our hearts and bodies
in the ways of your laws
and the works of your commandments;
that through your most mighty protection, both here and ever,
we may be preserved in body and soul;
through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen


Post Communion Prayer for Eighth Sunday of Trinity
Strengthen for service, Lord,
the hands that have taken holy things;
may the ears which have heard your word
be deaf to clamour and dispute;
may the tongues which have sung your praise be free from deceit;
may the eyes which have seen the tokens of your love
shine with the light of hope;
and may the bodies which have been fed with your body
be refreshed with the fullness of your life;
glory to you for ever. Amen

The Readings: Isa. 1.1, 10-20 &/or Heb. 11. 1-3, 8-16

Gospel: Luke 12. 32-40
Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the
kingdom. Sell your possessions, and give alms. Make purses for yourselves that do
not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near and no
moth destroys. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Be dressed for action and have your lamps lit; be like those who are waiting for
their master to return from the wedding banquet, so that they may open the door
for him as soon as he comes and knocks. Blessed are those slaves whom the
master finds alert when he comes; truly I tell you, he will fasten his belt and have
them sit down to eat, and he will come and serve them. If he comes during the
middle of the night, or near dawn, and finds them so, blessed are those slaves.

‘But know this: if the owner of the house had known at what hour the thief was
coming, he would not have let his house be broken into. You also must be ready,
for the Son of Man is coming at an unexpected hour.’


The work of the Church: Pray for The Church in the Province of the West
Indies . Also the Diocese of Salisbury, as well as the Mission to Seafarers and our
Maintenance Teams.

This Benefice: We pray for all those who are isolating or not able to join in with
worship at this time. We also pray for the Housing Associations and Libraries.

We pray for the residents of Stanbarrow Close and Tower Hill in Bere Regis;
Britwell Drive and Burngate in West Lulworth; Crown Yard and Blacknoll Lane in
Winfrith and East Knighton; Giddy Green Lane and Giddy Green Road in East

Burton, Greenhill Gardens in Wool and Heath Close in Bovington.
Those who are ill or have asked for our prayers: We pray for
Pauline Matthews; Danny Plews, Kerry Rumbold, Rod and Gill Webb, Jacqueline
Pryor, Keith Smith, Peter Gould, Jude, Jean Day, Brian Horn, Jenny, Beccy and Freya
Wright, Alison, Jo Syrett, Maureen Colvin, Keith Gibson, Elaine, Joyce Catchpole,
Val Mitchell, Inez, David and Simon Wilkins.


We are pleased to pray for all those whom we are asked to pray for. From August, in
order to keep our prayer intentions up to date on The Link we will include names for one
month. At the end of the month, if you would like either yourself or the person whom you
have asked us to pray for to remain on the prayer list for a further month, please inform
one of the clergy or the Benefice Office. If you are asking for prayer for someone else
please remember to ask their permission for us to include them in The Link.

Thank you for being a part of this important ministry of prayer.

The families and friends of those who have died in recent days.
John Royal; Sidney Hall; Pamela Freeman.
Also the families and friends of those whose anniversary of death falls at this time.

Please pray for the family and friends of

John Royal, whose funeral will take place on
Friday 5th of August at 12.30pm at St. Laurence Church, Affpuddle.

Sidney Hall, whose funeral will take place on
Wednesday 10th of August at 2.30pm at Holy Rood Church, Wool



The West Purbeck Benefice Prayer

Holy God
we thank you that you have called us to be your people
across the West Purbeck Benefice.
We praise you for the beauty that surrounds us,
the people who make up our communities,
the visitors whom we welcome
and above all for the gift of faith you have given to us.
Help us through prayer and worship to grow closer to you,
through service and care to reflect your love,
and through mission to share your Good News
with all around us.
Through Jesus Christ our Lord.




Help at The Dorset County Show
The Churches Tent will be at the Dorset County Show on the 3rd & 4th of
September at the Dorset County Showground, Dorchester.
Are you available on either day to help in the Churches Tent?
Shifts will be between 9.00am and 5.00pm. You’ll be helping serve tea or coffee,
talking to visitors and generally helping in the tent. There will also be an opportuni-
ty for you to enjoy the show at some point during the day. You will receive a

Complimentary Ticket to gain admission to the Show. The rota will be filled on a
first come, first served basis. Please contact myself or Liz on 01963 23570 or

rural.chaplaincy@btinternet.com. Thank you in advance for your assistance.
Revd Richard Kirlew, Agricultural and Rural Chaplain


Ride and Stride for Church Funds-Saturday 10th September

Dorset Historic Churches Trust are once again inviting YOU to raise money for
your local church by becoming a cyclist or to walk to a number of local/Deanery
churches (or even further afield) 50% of the money you raise is returned to your
church. Once again, we hope that that some of you will be keen to take part again
this year.

Holy Rood contact Jenny Hunt 01929 46257


Additional Hosts for Visiting Bishops

Dear Friends
Additional hosts are urgently sought for bishops and their spouses from The Sudan
and South Sudan visiting Salisbury Diocese in the few days after the Lambeth

Conference - for the period Monday 8th to Saturday 13th August. Due to
unforeseen circumstances, we need, at short notice, to find more households
willing to receive and accommodate these guests (or willing to be 'on standby' to
do so should some hosts become unwell with COVID) for this important and

joyful visit, in the fiftieth year of our Sudans partnership.
If you are able to offer help, please could they contact:
sudan.secretary@salisbury.anglican.org or ring
Rev Canon Ian Woodward on 07973 318866.
With thanks,
Rt Revd Dr Andrew Rumsey, Bishop of Ramsbury, Diocese of Salisbury


Clergy Contact Details:

Rev Canon Richard Bartlett 01929 792633 vicar@westpurbeck.org.uk

Rev Sandra Williams 01929 792235 revsandrawestpurbeck@outlook.com

Rev Jenny Alidina 01929 551502 revjenny@westpurbeck.org.uk

Rev David Chillman 01929 400456 revdavid@westpurbeck.org.uk

Church Service Contact Details:

Holy Rood Church, Wool
Sue Burroughs 01929463803 sue@whomwah.com

Holy Trinity Church, West Lulworth
Paul Simpson 01929 400376 paulnewlands@hotmail.com

St. Andrew Church, East Lulworth
Paul Pinnock 01929 400413 paul.e.pinnock@gmail.com

St. Nicholas, Chaldon Herring
Jeremy Selfe 01305 852138 jeremyselfe@hotmail.com

St. Laurence, Affpuddle
Mike Menzies 01929 471263 michael.menzies@talk21.com

St. Christopher Church, Winfrith Newburgh Giles Marsh 01929 400259

St. John the Baptist, Bere Regis Sarah Welton 01929 471562 sarahwelton@oceans.f9.co.uk