Mar 04

The Downland Churches

The Downland Churches

Holy Trinity Poynings, St Andrew’s, Edburton

St John the Evangelist, Newtimber

The Transfiguration, Pyecombe



March 2015


Sunday 1st March                 Lent 2

    10am    Family Service        Poynings

    followed at 11.15 by Holy Communion

11am Family Communion     Edburton


Sunday 8th March             Lent 3

    10am Holy Communion        Newtimber

     6pm Evening Service        Pyecombe


Sunday 15th March Mothering Sunday

    10am    Holy Communion        Poynings
am Family Communion    Edburton


Sunday 22nd March            Lent 5

    10am    Holy Communion        Pyecombe


Sunday 29th March          Palm Sunday

    10am    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 March, 3.30 – 5pm

The Paddock, Fulking

(thanks to Ian and Jill Malby)

Golden Wedding Blessing

Sunday 22nd March, 3pm Ian and Avril Pollard

The Church of the Transfiguration, Pyecombe


Saturday 28th March          Poynings

Darryl Cole and Donna Sadler

Memorial Service

Wednesday 11th March Bill Brightwell     Edburton

Special events and dates this month

  • Lent Study Groups are running on Wednesdays: afternoons at Pangdean and evenings at The Rectory. Course this year is ‘Hope Actually’ produced by the Church Urban Fund. Dates: 25th February, 4th March, 18th March, 25th March and possibly 1st April. NB meeting on 11th March has been rearranged to accommodate funeral at Edburton.
  • Friday 6th March is The Women’s World Day of Prayer. Service at Henfield Free Church at 2pm – all welcome. This year the service focuses on The Bahamas.
  • Saturday 7th March at 7pm a concert in Newtimber Church by ‘The Vivace Choir’ in aid of the Church. Tickets from Shirley Murrell, Lucy Dalrymple or Gill Keith. £8 for adults – includes refreshments.
  • Weds 11th March, evening, Pyecombe PCC
  • Tuesday 24th March, 5.30pm PCC Newtimber
  • Services for Holy Week ((30 March – 4th April) and Easter (5th April) are given on a separate flier of special services.


Clergy contact details:

Revd Dr Caroline Currer, Priest-in-Charge

Tel 01273 857456

Revd Graham Jeffery (mainly Edburton) 01273 494559