Oct 30

The Downland Churches

The Downland Churches

Holy Trinity Poynings, St Andrew’s, Edburton

St John the Evangelist, Newtimber

The Transfiguration, Pyecombe



November 2015


Sunday 1st November     4th before Advent

All Souls and All Saints

10am    Family Service        Poynings

followed at 11.15 by Holy Communion

11am Family Communion     Edburton

6pm All Souls service Poynings


Sunday 8th November
Remembrance Sunday

10am Holy Communion        Newtimber

6pm Evening Service        Pyecombe


Wednesday 11th November
Armistice Day

10.50am    Service of Remembrance     Poynings


Sunday 15th November        2nd before Advent

10am    Holy Communion        Poynings     
am Family Communion    Edburton


Sunday 22nd November
Christ the King

10am    Holy Communion        Pyecombe


Sunday 29th November         Advent 1

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 3rd November, 3.30 – 5pm,
Little Knowle, Woodmancote (home of Jane and Chris Warne)


Special events and dates this month

  • The special service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving for loved ones who have died will be on Sunday 1st November at 6pm at Poynings.
  • The names of the fallen will be read at all our Services of Remembrance – the service at Edburton will be on Sunday 15th November.
  • The Remembrance Day service at Poynings at 10.50am will include 2 minutes silence at 11am.
  • Deanery Synod meets at Hurstpierpoint Church on Tuesday 10th November from 8pm.
  • A Downland celebration of songs and local tales will be held at Pyecombe Church on Satruday 14th November, with the Pyecombe Choir and Sussex wine: £7.50 for adults, children free.
  • Extra study groups will meet at the Rectory on Wednesdays 18th Nov and 2nd December for those who took part in previous sessions.
  • Messy Church at Fulking: 20th November, 4.30pm
  • Edburton Quiz Evening is Friday 27th November at Preston Nomads Cricket Ground, Fulking.
  • Guest preacher at Newtimber on 29th November from ‘Off the Fence’ – do come and listen. We will also say thank you to Fred Cook after this service.


Clergy contact details:

Revd Dr Caroline Currer, Priest-in-Charge

Tel 01273 857456 c.currer@btinternet.com

Revd Graham Jeffery (mainly Edburton) 01273 494559