Jun 01

The Downland Churches – June 2015

The Downland Churches

Holy Trinity Poynings, St Andrew’s, Edburton

St John the Evangelist, Newtimber

The Transfiguration, Pyecombe




June 2015



Sunday 7th June                 Trinity 1

    10 am    Family Service        Poynings

followed at 11.15 by Holy Communion

11am Family Communion     Edburton


Sunday 14th June               Trinity 2

    10 am Holy Communion        Newtimber

     6 pm Evening Service        Pyecombe


Sunday 21st June             Trinity 3

    10 am    Holy Communion        Poynings     

11 am Family Communion    Edburton


Sunday 28th June             Trinity 4

    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 1st June, 3.30 – 5pm
at Rectory Cottage, Newtimber (home of Shirley and John Murrell)

Special events and dates this month


  • The Gardens at Pangdean will be open on Wednesday 3rd June, in memory of Sue – starting with coffee at 11am, followed by an escorted tour and ending with a light lunch. If you can tell Ian in advance if you are able to go, please do (tel 841670), but otherwise just turn up. There will be a further opportunity in September to view the latest horticultural additions.


  • Edburton PCC will meet at 7.30pm on Wednesday 3rd June at Graham’s house.


  • Saturday 6th June is POYNINGS FETE. Don’t miss it! This is our biggest church fund raiser of the year, and a wonderful village event. This year there will even be a MURDER mystery to solve!


  • The second of our Messy Church events will take place on the evening of Friday 19th June at 4.30pm at Fulking Hall. Please remember this new initiative in your prayers.


  • There will be a Summer Concert of light choral music in Poynings Church on Sunday 28th June at 3pm given by our own Jamie and Nick Andrews and friends– in aid of Church funds. £5 on the door, under 18s free. A lovely way to spend a summer’s afternoon. Do come along.


  • Advance notice of 2 events for July – String Ensemble and Strawberry tea at Newtimber Place on July 5th, and Pyecombe Village Weekend on 11th and 12th July. Joint PCCs will NOT now meet on July 6th – new date to be circulated to all PCC members.


Clergy contact details:

Revd Dr Caroline Currer, Priest-in-Charge

Tel 01273 857456 c.currer@btinternet.com

Revd Graham Jeffery (mainly Edburton) 01273 494559