Berwick St James
Fisherton de la Mere
AUGUST BENEFICE LETTER
A TIME OF TRANSFORMATION
"And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun" Matt.17:2
Summer is at its peak; families are off on their hols and schoolteachers are breathing long sighs of relief as they come down from the end of term frenzy. For many, August brings a sense of freedom, of playfulness, of leisure (though perhaps not, if we have to keep watering our gardens!). It is a month that marks a change in the natural world as growing slows right down, birdsong becomes more muted, insects buzz more loudly and the fields around us turn to gold. Our world becomes more luminous, ablaze with heat and warmth before the onset of autumn. Our lives and our land-
It seems to me therefore a very appropriate month for the Church to cele-
This month, may we too be transformed -
Week commencing Sunday 18th August -
Lower Wylye and Till Valley Parishes Magazine
Services on Sunday
9:00am Little Langford Holy Communion (BCP)
10:00am Berwick St James Matins (BCP)
10:30am Wylye Matins
11:00am Stapleford Holy Communion (CW)
6:00pm South Newton Evensong (BCP)
Hebrews 11.29 -
For future services visit our Services page
Please visit this page for prayers for daily use. Currently displayed are the Benefice Prayer Grid for August, the Collects until November and the Lectionary until November.
These documents may be downloaded and printed out.
There are also links to other websites which support personal daily prayer and Bible reading.
Safeguarding in the Wylye and Till Valley Benefice
The Wylye and Till Valley Benefice takes its responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who may be at risk very seriously, and works in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we work in accordance with best practice at all times.
Our Parish Safeguarding Policies can be downloaded from our Safeguarding Page.
Who to contact if you have a Safeguarding concern
Name What do they do? How to contact them
Rev’d Jonathan Plows Priest-
Mrs Heather Bland* Salisbury Diocese Safeguarding Adviser 01722 411922
covering Wiltshire and Dorset 07500 664800 email@example.com
Gill Brasher Contact for Berwick St James firstname.lastname@example.org
Daphne Smith Contact for Great Wishford, Stapleford mail@daphne-
South Newton and Winterbourne Stokes
Richard Hewitt Contact for Stockton and Wylye email@example.com,
Neil Fox, Gill Leake Contacts for Steeple Langford, Hanging Langford firstname.lastname@example.org,
and Little Langford email@example.com
*Heather works at Church House, Salisbury, 9am-
Heather is available Monday to Thursday, 8am-
.Many apologies -
Recent events in the Benefice
Meals on the A303: Bank Holiday Weekend
Thursday 22nd -
Wylye Fete 31st August:
With the school holidays there is a greater need for those families on free school meals: Toiletries, tinned fruit/veg/tinned fish/meat, milk puddings, dried mashed potatoes, long life fruit juice, 500g sugar, tinned sponged puddings, tea, coffee, cereals, pasta and sources, soup, UHT milk.
Items can be left in Wylye or Steeple Langford Church or contact Jonathan
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