Jun 23

The Downland Churches July 2015

The Downland Churches

Holy Trinity Poynings,  St Andrew’s, Edburton

St John the Evangelist, Newtimber

The Transfiguration, Pyecombe


July 2015

 Sunday 5th July                               Trinity 5      

10 am Family Service               Poynings

11am   Family Communion      Edburton


Sunday 12th July                               Trinity 6

10 am   Holy Communion         Newtimber

6 pm   Evening Praise             Pyecombe

This service rounds off the Village Weekend


Sunday 19th July                              Trinity 7

10 am Holy Communion          Poynings

11 am   Family Communion     Edburton


Sunday 26th July                              Trinity 8

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


Evergreens (for the over 60’s)

Monday 6th July, 3.30 – 5pm at Rushfields, Poynings,

(with thanks to Colin, Pam and Cathy)



Sat 11th July   Conrad Howard and Hannah Peckham Edburton

Friday, 24th July    Mark Enticknap and Sian Bryan     Poynings

Sat 25th July          Tom Brookes and Georgie Shand   Poynings



Sunday 19th July, 2pm     Madison Rose Carter   Pyecombe


Special events and dates this month


  • On July 5th from 2.30pm to 4.30pm, we have a String Ensemble and Strawberry tea at Newtimber: in the Church and at Newtimber Place. Tickets from Shirley Murrell (01273 857353) or Lucy Dalrymple (01273 832009).
  • PYECOMBE VILLAGE WEEKEND AND FLOWER FESTIVAL is the weekend of July 11th and 12th. Come along either day and enjoy our theme of ‘Anything Goes’. The evening service at 6pm on Sunday rounds it all off.
  • Also on 12th July, we have a special service in the morning at Newtimber, when we will welcome the High Commissioner from South Africa, Mr Obed Thembinkosi, and Brigadier General Sithabiso Mahlobo. We will be remembering together those who died aboard the SS Mendi
  • The Joint PCCs will meet at 7 pm on 13th July in Poynings Church and afterwards at The Rectory for a short meeting and bring and share supper.
  • Deanery Synod meets on Thursday 16th July at 8pm St Edwards in Burgess Hill. (Communion before at 7.15pm)
  • The third of our Messy Church events will take place on the evening of Friday 17th July at 4.30pm at Fulking Hall.
  • Fulking Fair is Sunday 26th July: look out for posters with further details.


Clergy contact details:

Revd Dr Caroline Currer, Priest-in-Charge

Tel 01273 857456         c.currer@btinternet.com

Revd Graham Jeffery (mainly Edburton) 01273 494559