The Downland Churches
Holy Trinity Poynings, St Andrew’s, Edburton
St John the Evangelist, Newtimber
The Transfiguration, Pyecombe
Sunday 4th May Easter 3
10 am Family Service Poynings
followed at 11.15 by Holy Communion
11am Family Communion Edburton
Sunday 11th May Easter 4
10 am Holy Communion Newtimber
6 pm Evening Service Pyecombe
with a speaker from Christian Aid
Sunday 18th May Easter 5
10 am Holy Communion Poynings 11 am Family Communion Edburton
Sunday 25th May Easter 26
10am Holy Communion Pyecombe
Thursday 29th May Ascension Day
7.30pm 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 12th May, 3.30 – 5pm
at Downside, Fulking
(home of Charmayne and Harry Diamond)
Sunday 4th May, 3pm Poynings Theodore Camber Crowther
Sunday 18th May, 2pm Pyecombe Aeva May Manning
Sophia Marie Keen
Sat, 3rd May Tom Kirkham & Beth Jefferson Poynings
Friday, 16th May Michael Culmer & Gaynor Finelly Newtimber
Sat, 17th May Bennett George & Emma Kelly Newtimber
Sat, 31st May Lydia Jenkins & Chris O’Reilly Poynings
Special events and dates this month
- Sunday 4th May Plant and Flower Sale for Church funds. 2-4pm at The White House, Pyecombe. Cream teas, wine and raffle. 01273 846563.
- Deanery Synod is on 6th May at Sayers Common. 7.15pm: Holy Communion, 8pm for the meeting.
- 7th May 4.30 – 5.30pm, Deanery Prayer Group at The Rectory, Poynings.
- On Thursday 8th May, our parishes will be prayed for in Chichester Cathedral at 8am and 5.30pm services. Tea in cloisters café for any wishing to attend.
- At the Pyecombe evening service on 11th May, we have a guest speaker – Holly Sabin from Christian Aid – at this start of Christian Aid Week. Do come and hear her.
- Wednesday 14th May, 7.30pm. Edburton PCC
- Saturday 17th May there will be a special guided walk from Pyecombe Church to Lewes Priory. This links to their 750th anniversary and to our extension – ask for details.
- Monday 19th May, 7.30pm Poynings PCC.
Clergy contact details:
Revd Dr Caroline Currer, Priest-in-Charge
Tel 01273 857456 email@example.com
Revd Graham Jeffery (mainly Edburton) 01273 494559