The Downland Benefice
Holy Trinity Poynings, St Andrew’s, Edburton
St John the Evangelist, Newtimber
The Transfiguration, Pyecombe
There is a united Benefice service every Sunday morning at 10 am in one of our churches.
On most Sundays, this is a service of Holy Communion.
On the first Sunday of each month, it is an all age worship service, followed at 11.15 am by a short Communion service.
Location varies according to the pattern below:
(6th August) Poynings
(13th August) Newtimber
(20th August) Poynings
(27th August) Pyecombe
There is also a Benefice Evening Service at 6pm
every second Sunday (13th August) at Pyecombe.
In addition, at Edburton Church there is:
A service of Family Communion every first and third Sunday at 11 am. (6th August and 20th August)
Morning and Evening Prayer each week
Mondays: Edburton at 6 pm Tuesdays: Newtimber at 5pm
Wednesdays: Poynings at 9 am; Pyecombe at 6 pm
Evergreens (for the over 60’s)
Monday, 7th August, 3.30 – 5 pm at Dyke Lane, Poynings
(Barbara & Tony Sargeant)
Sunday 13th August – Aaro Lindfors Black Newtimber
Sunday 13th August – Jacob Alfie Adeoluwa Juba Pyecombe
Sunday 27th August – Poppy Fern Hind Pyecombe
Sat 19th August Alice Langridge and Sam Day Poynings
Sat 27th August Mac Lee and Chelsea Wyles Poynings
Thurs 3rd August Stuart Cullen Poynings
Other special events and dates this month
- Afternoon tea and cake (£2) will be served at Pyecombe Church 2.30 – 4.30 on 5th and 20th August
- Saturday 12th August, 6pm, concert By Jamie and Nick Andrews at St Mary’s Church, Kemp Town.
- The Pyecombe Evening Service on 13th August at 6pm will be a community gathering to celebrate the wonder and beauty of the world in which we live.
- Edburton Hymns and Pimms Service will be at 6pm on Sunday 27th August at St Andrew’s Church Edburton
- Pyecombe Music Festival takes place 1st to 3rd September – events throughout the weekend.
- Caroline’s final service will be at 10am on Sunday 3rd September at Poynings.
- Farewell Concert (6pm) and Party (7pm) to celebrate Caroline’s retirement on 3rd September at Poynings
- There will be no Messy Church this month.
For more information on all events, email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Clergy contact details:
Revd. Dr Caroline Currer, Priest-in-Charge
Tel 01273 857456 email@example.com
Revd Graham Jeffery (Edburton) 01273 494559