The Ninth Sunday after Trinity - 1st August


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This Sunday 1st August 2021

The Ninth Sunday After Trinity

9.00am Holy Communion West Lulworth
Please note parking will be available at the Village Hall
9.00am Holy Communion Bere Regis
10.30am Café Church Winfrith Village Hall
5.00pm Lammas Service Bere Regis 

Services in Church, please contact your Church Warden to book, please see contacts list.


Collect for The Ninth Sunday After Trinity

Almighty God,
who sent your Holy Spirit
to be the life and light of your Church:
open our hearts to the riches of your grace,
that we may bring forth the fruit of the Spirit
in love and joy and peace;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
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 The Ninth Sunday After Trinity
Holy Father,
who gathered us here around the table of your Son
to share this meal with the whole household of God:
in that new world where you reveal the fullness of your peace,
gather people of every race and language
to share in the eternal banquet of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

The Readings:    Exod. 16.2-4,9-15 or Eph. 4.1-16

Gospel: John 6.24-35

So when the crowd saw that neither Jesus nor his disciples were there, they
themselves got into the boats and went to Capernaum looking for Jesus.

When they found him on the other side of the lake, they said to him, ‘Rabbi, when
did you come here?’ Jesus answered them, ‘Very truly, I tell you, you are looking
for me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate your fill of the loaves. Do
not work for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures for eternal life,
which the Son of Man will give you. For it is on him that God the Father has set his
seal.’ Then they said to him, ‘What must we do to perform the works of
God?’ Jesus answered them, ‘This is the work of God, that you believe in him
whom he has sent.’ So they said to him, ‘What sign are you going to give us then,
so that we may see it and believe you? What work are you performing? Our
ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written, “He gave them bread
from heaven to eat.”’ Then Jesus said to them, ‘Very truly, I tell you, it was not
Moses who gave you the bread from heaven, but it is my Father who gives you the
true bread from heaven. For the bread of God is that which[a] comes down from
heaven and gives life to the world.’ They said to him, ‘Sir, give us this bread always.’

Jesus said to them, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be
hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.


The work of the Church; Pray for Church of the Province of South East Asia. The

work of the church, especially the Dioceses of Salisbury, and also Five Talents and our
Teapot Club.  

This Benefice We pray for all those who are isolating or not able to join in with wor-

ship at this time. Also all local shops and businesses and Housing Associations and
Libraries. As well as the residents of Throop, Rye Hill, Rye Hill Close, Shitterton in
Bere Regis; Shirley Close and Sunnyside in West Lulworth; Water Lane and Shilling Plot
in Winfrith and East Knighton; Highwood, Holme Bridge and Holme Lane in East Stoke,
Hillside Road in Wool. 

Those who are ill: especially those suffering from the Coronavirus; we pray too for,

Jude, Jean Day, Andy, Brian Horn, Jenny, Dot and Mike Palmer-Fry, Beccy and Freya
Wright, Alison, Brian Branch, Sarah Shepherd, Daphne Barker, Jo Syrett, Richard Bar-
rett, Lucy, Paul Norris, Dorothy Snowden, Maureen Colvin, Noreen, Keith Gibson,
Michelle, Elaine, Joyce Catchpole, Barrie and Lesley Weeks.


The families and friends of those who have died in recent days: Shaun Burt; Janet Morbey. Also the families and friends of those whose anniversary of death falls at this time.

For your prayers this week...Lesley Burt and her family

Couples who are getting married in August: Jonathan Dent & Laura Harvey
(Chaldon); Robert Young & Chelsea Dowden (Banns) (Wool);

Richard Robinson & Emily Brown (Winfrith); Michael Pidgeon & Paige Crewe (Wool)


Welcome Back Breakfast  Saturday 31st July, St John the Baptist, Bere Regis - On Saturday 31st July from 10am until 12noon at St John the Baptist, Bere Regis. All are welcome. Bacon butties, cakes & refreshments. No charge, just donations. 

Café Church will be back at Winfrith Village Hall on the 1st of August at 10:30am. To celebrate us meeting face to face, we shall have bacon butties. Our theme will be Coping with Loss a very relevant topic in our lives today. We have a special guest speaker, Gail Longhurst a trained counsellor who used to work for Cruse, who will do a short presentation but wants to answer any questions you may have. We look forward to meeting together again!

Open Garden on Tuesday 3rd August at 23 Hillside Road, Wool (01929 462742). Come
along from 2pm until 4pm. Tea, coffee and cake will be available with funds being raised for
Holy Rood Church (please note the that sadly the original wet weather date of Wednesday 4th of
August has had to be cancelled). 

Ride and Stride Dorset Historic Churches Trust is delighted to announce that

Ride+Stride 2021 will go ahead on the 11th of September 2021. Last year Riders and
Striders in Dorset raised an amazing total of £112,528 on just one day from hundreds
of sponsors. If you want to learn more about the Trust, log onto and
follow the links to Ride + Stride, Grants or Friends. Or if you prefer, please contact
your local Parish Organiser: Wool - Jenny Hunt at; Bere Regis -
Pat Wharf on 01929 472246 /; Affpuddle - Richard
Killer on 01929 471202 /

The Churches of Holy Trinity, West Lulworth, St. John the Baptist, Bere Regis, St. Laurence, Affpuddle, and St. Nicholas, Chaldon Herring will be open daily with required safety measures in place, please be aware and use carefully.

The Church of Holy Rood, Wool will be open for private prayer daily from 10am until 4pm, please use safely.

Recruitment for new Incumbent (Wool), West Purbeck Benefice – due to the initial poor response to this advert, we have decided to re-advertise for the role in September, when we pray we will get a wider range of candidates.

Recruitment for House for Duty (Lulworths), West Purbeck Benefice – prayers please. Shortlisting on 26thJuly, & interviews 15thSeptember.

Electric Organ There is an electric organ, which in the past has been used as a substitute, which is currently not being used. If anyone is interested in giving the organ a new home, please contact Paul Simpson (on 01929 400376 or at or Sue in the Benefice Office (or 0772 9484866 or at  

Mid Week Services:

Monday 8.30am Morning Prayer, Streamed live 

Tuesday 8.30am Morning Prayer, Streamed live

Wednesday 8.30am Morning Prayer, Streamed live

                   10.00am BCP Holy Communion Streamed live

Thursday 8.30am Morning Prayer, Streamed live

Friday 8.30am Morning Prayer, Streamed live


Next Sunday 8th of August 2021

The Tenth Sunday After Trinity

9am BCP Holy Communion East Lulworth
9am Holy Communion Affpuddle
9am Holy Communion Wool
10:45am Holy Communion Streamed Live

Services in Church

Please contact your Church Warden to book (please see contacts List)

Church Service Contact Details:

Holy Rood Church, Wool, Sue Burroughs,01929463803,

Holy Trinity Church, West Lulworth, Paul Simpson, 01929

St. Andrew Church, East Lulworth, Paul Pinnock, 01929 400413,

St. Christopher Church, Winfrith Newburgh, Giles Marsh, 01929 400259

St. John the Baptist, Bere Regis, Sarah Welton, 01929 471562

St. Nicholas, Chaldon Herring, Jeremy Selfe, 01305

St. Laurence, Affpuddle, Elizabeth Whatley, 01305 84895,, Mike Menzies, 01929 471263 

Clergy Contact Details:

Rev Sandra Williams 01929 792235

Rev Jenny Alidina 01929 551502

Canon Keith Hugo 01202 734971


Benefice Office

The Benefice office continues to work from home please contact by email or telephone,