Jun 03

Church News June 2014

The Downland Churches

Holy Trinity Poynings,  St Andrew’s, Edburton

St John the Evangelist, Newtimber

The Transfiguration, Pyecombe


 June 2014

 Sunday 1st June         Sunday after Ascension

10 am  Family Service              Poynings

followed at 11.15 by Holy Communion

11am   Family Communion      Edburton

 Sunday 8th June                               Pentecost  

10 am   Holy Communion        Newtimber

6 pm   Evening Service           Pyecombe

followed by a musical concert – see details

Sunday 15th June                   Trinity Sunday

10 am Holy Communion          Poynings

11 am   Family Communion    Edburton

Sunday 22nd June                   Trinity 1

10 am Holy Communion         Pyecombe

 Sunday 29th June                    Trinity 2

10 am   Holy Communion        Newtimber

 Morning and Evening Prayer each week

At 9am on Wednesdays at Poynings

At 6pm:  Mondays (Edburton),Wednesdays (Pyecombe)

At 5pm: Tuesdays at Newtimber

 Evergreens (for the over 60’s)

Monday 2nd June, 3.30 – 5pmat Rectory Cottage, Newtimber  (home of Shirley and John Murrell)


Sunday 15 June    Edburton      Emerson James Edward Phillips


Sat, 7th June          Sophie Parker and Craig Hardy       Pyecombe

Sat, 28th June        Philip Offer and Amelia Way            Edburton

Special events and dates this month 

  • There will be a Wardens Meeting 7.30pm on Monday 2nd June at The Rectory.
  • Pyecombe PCC will meet at 7.30pm on Tuesday 3rd June.
  • Our study groups start on Wednesday 4th June, and continue on Weds 11th and Weds 18th June. All at The Rectory. Subject will be ‘Weird Words and Puzzling Phrases’, and we will be focussing on the words of familiar hymns. Choose afternoon (2.30pm – 4pm) or evening (8pm – 9.30pm). Each session stands alone if wished.
  • On Sunday 8th June (Whitsunday), our evening service at Pyecombe will be shorter than usual, followed by a musical concert of song and instrumental works led by our organist John Walker. Refreshments will be served: no charge, but donations towards the building project much appreciated.
  • Saturday 14th June is POYNINGS FETE. Don’t miss it!
  • The Diocese is holding a series of consultation evenings as they begin to formulate the Diocesan Strategy. That closest to us is Tuesday June 10th, 7.30pm at All Saints Patcham. Alternatively, Weds 18th June at St Andrew’s Burgess Hill.
  • On Sunday 29th June at 6.30pm at Horsham, there will be a farewell service for Archdeacon Roger Combes.
  • Joint PCCs meet 7pm Weds 2nd July at Poynings Church and afterwards bring and share supper at the Rectory.
  • Clergy contact details:Tel 01273 857456         c.currer@btinternet.com
  • Revd Graham Jeffery (mainly Edburton) 01273 494559
  • Revd Dr Caroline Currer, Priest-in-Charge