Sep 09

Downland Churches News

The Downland Churches

Holy Trinity Poynings, St Andrew’s, Edburton

St John the Evangelist, Newtimber

The Transfiguration, Pyecombe

September 2015

Sunday 6th September                    Trinity 14

10 am Family Service               Poynings
followed at 11.15 by Holy Communion

11am Family Communion        Edburton 

Sunday 13th September                  Trinity 15

10 am Holy Communion          Newtimber

6 pm Evening Service            Pyecombe

 Sunday 20th September                   Trinity 16

10 am Holy Communion          Poynings

11 am   Family Communion     Edburton

Sunday 27th September                   Trinity 17

10 am Holy Communion          Pyecombe

Morning and Evening Prayer each week

At 9am on Wednesdays at Poynings

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

At 5pm: Tuesdays at Newtimber

(for the over 60’s)

Monday 7th September, 3.30 – 5pm at Dyke Farmhouse, Poynings (the home of John and Nigs Digby)


Sat, 12 Sept     Tom Bravington & Mima Sinclair      Edburton

Sat, 19 Sept     Katie Clarke & Andy Woodward        Edburton

Sat, 26 Sept     Thomas Faith & Sarah Bareham           Edburton


Monday, 7th Sept       Valerie Farncombe                    Pyecombe

Sunday, 20 Sept     Theo Thomas Alexander Leach   Poynings


Special events and dates this month

    • Wednesday 2nd September at 11am, Sue’s Open Garden at Pangdean, with a light lunch – please let Ian Currie know if you can be there (01273 841670).
    • Study Groups will be starting in September, for 6 weeks from Weds 16th September. We will be using the Pilgrim Course, based on our baptismal promises. Please note later start date than previously advertised. Fliers with further details and all dates are available. Lively discussion of some key issues is anticipated! At the Rectory.
    • Friday, 25th September, 10.30-1ish at Pyecombe Church: ‘The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support: details from Jean Wilkins.
    • Messy Church at Fulking meets 25th Sept 4.30 pm – 6pm. Then 16th October, 20th November and 11th December.
    • Edburton PCC: Tuesday 29 Sept, 7.30pm, The Rectory.
  • A further course will run on a Tuesday evening from 20th October for the Deanery led by Caroline. This will cover different types of Christian Spirituality, and has been written by The University of Chichester with the Diocese. Please ask for further details and how to book.
  • Clergy contact details:
    Revd Dr Caroline Currer, Priest-in-Charge
    Tel 01273 857456


  • Revd Graham Jeffery (mainly Edburton) 01273 494559