Sunday 6th June
10.00am: Celebrant and Preacher: Richard Moatt
We Pray for the Sick:
Paul, Pat, Daniel, Ita, Linda, Judith (Skinner), Doreen, Anita, David, Christine, Harriet, Fiona, Robert, Ben, and Ruth
We Remember: Thomas Steatfield, Georgina Karney, Ann Batchelor, Gladys Mooney, Joan Murchison, Pat Griffin
TODAY - FIRST SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
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As Rev'd Judith is taking a well earned break, today's Service will be led by
Canon Richard Moatt. An audio recording of today’s service will be available on our website.
NEXT SUNDAY - 13th JUNE
CARING AND SHARING – The collection tin will be on the font for any donations.
PCC MEETING The Parochial Church Council meeting will be held immediately after the Service.
DID YOU KNOW...? "Litle Benjamin the Ruler"
Close to the lychgate is a small stone commemorating "Litle Benjamin the Ruler" who died on 21 August 1747. The form of name seems to derive from the Prayer Book version of Psalm 68, verse 27 ("There is Benjamin, the least of them, in the lead…") but the identity of “Benjamin” has aroused much speculation. It has been suggested that he was perhaps a jockey or a gypsy; but the most recent and persuasive theory is that he was Benjamin Ellis, born probably in 1663 and Churchwarden of St. Anne’s in 1719. Perhaps he was notably small of stature.
You can find out more about the history of the church on the HISTORY page of our website.
The Church website – www.stanneslewes.org.uk – has a diary, showing all the dates of things happening within the church. Click on "What's On" and select "Diary".
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