Dec 01

Downland Churches News

Evergreens on 8th December at Little Knowle in Woodmancote, a different venue and date from usual.

Christingle service at Poynings was in Poynings newsletter at the wrong time. It is 3.30pm on 24th December, as usual.

‘Stories round the Christmas Tree’ in Pyecombe on 14th December (see Here) is a new venture, with professional readers and lots of books on loan from library – for children and adults from all the villages! Bring your grandchildren!


The Downland Benefice Churches of
Holy Trinity, Poynings
St Andrew, Edburton
St John the Evangelist, Newtimber
The Transfiguration, Pyecombe

Christmas Services 2014
In addition to the normal Sunday Benefice services held on Sunday mornings in December, the following is our timetable for special Christmas services.

Sunday 14th December    at 6pm at Pyecombe
Traditional Carol
Service with the Mid Sussex Brass Band

Sunday 21st December    at 2.30pm at Newtimber
Carol service
followed by tea in church – a service for all ages and
at 6pm at Poynings and Edburton– Traditional Carol
Services followed by mulled wine and mince pies.

Wednesday 24th December
    at 3.30pm at Poynings
Christingle Service for children of all ages – with oranges and sweets.
at 11.30pm at Edburton and Pyecombe.
Midnight services of Holy Communion

Thursday 25th December         Christmas Day
8am             Short quiet service of Holy Communion at Newtimber
    Holy Communion for Christmas Day at Poynings

You and your family would be welcome at any of these services