Apr 01

The Downlands churches – April 2015

The Downland Churches

Holy Trinity Poynings, St Andrew’s, Edburton

St John the Evangelist, Newtimber

The Transfiguration, Pyecombe



April 2015


Thursday 2nd April     Maundy Thursday

7.30 pm    Holy Communion    Poynings


Friday 3rd April              Good Friday

12 noon Reflection            Pyecombe


Sunday 5th April             Easter Day

8 am    Holy Communion        Newtimber    

10 am Family Communion        Poynings     

11 am Family Communion        Edburton

    11.30 am Easter egg hunt with

12 noon Children’s service        Pyecombe    


Sunday 12th April              Easter 2

10 am Holy Communion        Newtimber

6 pm Evening Service        Pyecombe


Sunday 19th April             Easter 3

    10 am    Holy Communion        Poynings

11am Family Communion         Edburton


Sunday 26th April            Easter 4

    10am    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 13th April, 3.30 – 5pm

Fulking Farmhouse (home of Joanna and Stuart Cairns)




Saturday 4th April Ian Harris and Charlotte Burton    


Friday 24th April Nicholas Payne and Charlotte Bishop



April is the month for Church Annual Meetings:


•    Newtimber 7th April 5.30pm, in Newtimber Church

•    Pyecombe 12th April 7.15pm, in Pyecombe Church

•    Poynings 13th April 7pm, Village Hall Poynings

•    Edburton 15th April 7.30 pm, Village Hall Fulking

All welcome to elect church-wardens and PCC members.


Other special events and dates this month


•    Sunday 12th April, 3-5pm in Pyecombe church: Holiday activities for children: Contact Jill 01273 566276

•    Sunday 19th April, 2-5pm. Newtimber Place Gardens    open under National Open Gardens Scheme. Proceeds from teas to the Church.

•    Tuesday 21st April 2-4pm, hymn choosing meeting at The Rectory. All welcome.

•    Wednesday 22nd April at 5 pm in Fulking Village Hall. An open meeting to discuss a new planned informal service for Fulking and surrounding areas.

•    Sunday 26th April from 9am, there will be a verge sale at Muddleswood (BN6 9BP) in aid of Church Funds. Contact Lucy Dalrymple on 01273 832009.


Clergy contact details:

Revd Dr Caroline Currer, Priest-in-Charge

Tel 01273 857456 c.currer@btinternet.com

Revd Graham Jeffery (mainly Edburton) 01273 494559