Christ the King 21st November 2021


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This Sunday, the 21st of November 2021
Christ the King

9:00am Holy Communion Bere Regis
9:00am Holy Communion Chaldon Herring
10:45am Holy Communion Streamed Live
11:00am Holy Communion Affpuddle

Mid Week Services:

Monday @ 8:30am Morning Prayer Streamed live
Tuesday @ 8:30am Morning Prayer Streamed live 
Thursday @ 8:30am Morning Prayer Streamed live
Friday @ 8:30am Morning Prayer Streamed live


Next Sunday 28th of November 2021
Advent Sunday

9:00am Holy Communion Affpuddle
10:30am Holy Communion Winfrith Newburgh
10:30am Holy Communion Wool
11:00am Advent Carol Service Bere Regis

Please note, for services in Wool, the school gate is open for 15 minutes before a service, and again at the

end of a service. The school staff car park can be used for parking or the roadside
opposite the school if the stairs are an issue.

Collect for Christ the King
Eternal Father,
whose Son Jesus Christ ascended to the throne of heaven
that he might rule over all things as Lord and King:
keep the Church in the unity of the Spirit
and in the bond of peace,
and bring the whole created order to worship at his feet;
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 Christ the King
Stir up, O Lord,
the wills of your faithful people;
that they, plenteously bringing forth the fruit of good works,
may by you be plenteously rewarded;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

The ReadingsDan. 7.9-10,13-14 or Rev. 1. 4b-8

Gospel: John 18. 33-37

Then Pilate entered the headquarters again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, ‘Are
you the King of the Jews?’ Jesus answered, ‘Do you ask this on your own, or did
others tell you about me?’ Pilate replied, ‘I am not a Jew, am I? Your own nation
and the chief priests have handed you over to me. What have you done?’ Jesus
answered, ‘My kingdom is not from this world. If my kingdom were from this
world, my followers would be fighting to keep me from being handed over to the
Jews. But as it is, my kingdom is not from here.’ Pilate asked him, ‘So you are a
king?’ Jesus answered, ‘You say that I am a king. For this I was born, and for this I
came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth
listens to my voice.’


The work of the Church: Pray for The Church of Bangladesh; the work of the
church and also the General Synod, Archbishops Council and our Bell Ringers.

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 Police, Fire and Rescue, Ambulance Services
and Hospitals. We pray for the residents of Turberville Court, Turberville Road, The

Warren in Bere Regis; School Lane and Shepherd’s Way in West Lulworth; Thornicks
and Langcotes in Winfrith and East Knighton; Longthorns in East Stoke Lower and
Cranesmoor Close in Bovington.

Those who are ill: especially those suffering from the Coronavirus; we pray too for
Jude, Jean Day, Brian Horn, Jenny, Dot and Mike Palmer-Fry, Beccy and Freya Wright,
Alison, Sarah Shepherd, Daphne Barker, Jo Syrett, Paul Norris, Maureen Colvin,

Keith Gibson, Michelle, Elaine, Joyce Catchpole, Danny Plews, Monica Peacock,
Gill Webb.

The families and friends of those who have died in recent days:
Anne Vickers, Julia Dyer; Brian Branch; Jennifer Goodwin; James Hamriding. Also the
families and friends of those whose anniversary of death falls at this time.

Baptisms: please pray for the parents and Godparents of Theodore who will be
baptised at Wool and Oliver who will be baptised at Winfrith, both on Sunday the 21st of November


Recruitment for new Incumbent (Wool) West Purbeck Benefice

The Bishop of Sherborne is delighted to announce that the Revd Canon Richard
Bartlett has been appointed as the new Vicar of the West Purbeck Benefice.
Richard is currently Director of Missional Engagement at USPG mission agency,
prior to that he was for 11 years Vicar of Holy Trinity, Northwood. He started his
ministry off in Purbeck with a curacy in Wareham and comes with extensive

experience of parish ministry gained in the UK and overseas. I would like to thank
all those who have been involved in these two recent appointments.

We have two dates for your diaries. Revd David Chillman’s licensing will take place
at 7pm on 2nd February at Holy Trinity, West Lulworth and Revd Richard Bartlett’s
institution, induction and installation (he is not a gas appliance I can assure you!) will
be on the 7th April at 7pm at Holy Rood, Wool. Rev Sandra and I are delighted to
welcome the two new members to the team and are very grateful to God for

answered prayer.

Teapots - the next meeting will be held on Tuesday the 23rd of November. All
meetings take place in the Small Hall at the D’Urberville Centre from 2pm until 3pm.
Please contact Gren Irwin (01929 462742) or Pauline Matthews (01929 462128) for
further information.

Sunday Social - why not catch up with friends, family and neighbours at our Sunday

Social over tea, coffee, sandwiches and scones. Join us at 3pm on Sunday the 21st of
November at the D’Urberville Centre in Wool. Numbers are limited so please book
your place in advance by contacting Jenny Hunt on 01929 462 570. Donation on


The Office - will be open on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from 9am to 12pm and on

Thursdays from 1.30pm until 4.30pm. Volunteers will also open the Office each Thursday
morning between 10am until 11.30am.

Clergy Contact Details:

Rev Sandra Williams 01929 792235
Rev Jenny Alidina 01929 551502
Canon Keith Hugo 01202 734971

Church Service Contact Details:

Holy Rood Church, Wool
Sue Burroughs 01929463803
Holy Trinity Church, West Lulworth
Paul Simpson 01929 400376
St. Andrew Church, East Lulworth
Paul Pinnock 01929 400413
St. Nicholas, Chaldon Herring
Jeremy Selfe 01305 852138
St. Laurence, Affpuddle
Elizabeth Whatley 01305 848959
Mike Menzies 01929 471263
St. Christopher Church, Winfrith Newburgh Giles Marsh 01929 400259
St. John the Baptist, Bere Regis Sarah Welton 01929 471562