This service is relaxed and informal.
We continue to pray for the situation in Ukraine: for those affected by the violence; for those in leadership positions; for God’s power and love to be revealed through the church; for the wider global impact; and for peace. British Ukrainian Aid provides medical and humanitarian assistance to the victims of war. For more information go to: British-Ukrainian Aid
Please be aware that the gates to Findon Church
are now locking automatically overnight -
Pedestrian access through the side gate will still be available.
Services Sunday, 3rd July
8.00am Tradional Communion at Findon
10.00am Worship & Praise at Findon
10.00am Eucharist at Patching
See the 'services' page more information.
Chichester Cathedral Services
Details of the cathedral services can be viewed on their website:
Together We Rise,
Chichester Cathedral, 27th June – 6th Sept
A major exhibition of artworks from members of the Royal Society of Sculptors.
Faith in Sussex
The diocesan publication for church communities in Sussex will now be bi-annual. Issues this year will be Summer and Autumn.
It will continue to include parish stories and cover the missional activities from Church House departments and news from key partners. For the Summer 2022 issue, click here: Faith in Sussex - Diocese of Chichester (anglican.org)
Worship & Praise
We are looking for groups of musicians to take part in our Worship & Praise Service. This takes place on the 1st Sunday of the month. If you are interested in taking part, please email the parish office: firstname.lastname@example.org
All musicians welcome!
Following lockdown, some members of the Findon cleaning team have decided to hang up their dusters! If anyone feels able to help, we would be incredibly grateful. Please contact one of the Churchwardens or Helena.
Clapham Flower Festival, 2nd & 3rd July
The display theme is “Favourite Hymns and Psalms”. Open to everyone. Church open from 10am to 4pm. Refreshments available. Songs of Praise service at 4pm on 3rd July. For more details contact:
News from Clapham & Patching school
A big thank you to the WI who have made a new banner for Clapham & Patching Primary School.
Sunflowers for Ukraine
Maggie Martin has been able to donate £461 from the sale of her cards to British-Ukrainian Aid, which provides medical and humanitarian assistance to the victims of war. For more information see Findon News and the charity's website: British-Ukrainian Aid
Arun Community Transport
An organisation run by volunteers to drive people who find it difficult to access public
transport. For more information, click here.
We are delighted that we can once again meet in fellowship after the service for a chat over a cuppa. If you feel you would like to be part of the 'refreshments' team, please contact Tessa McCormick:
We need volunteers to help with the flowers at Findon Church on a rota basis. Please speak to Helena for more details.
In Findon Village Hall from
3.30pm on the first Tuesday
of the month (term time only)
for crafts, activities, a talk and songs,
all linked to a bible theme. To finish the session we sit down for a meal together.
For babies, toddlers and their parents/ carers on Tuesday mornings, 10.30am in Findon Village Hall, every third Tuesday in Findon Church,11.00am-12.00 noon. For more information contact Sue Stone:
Light Lunch @ 1pm
The last Tuesday in the month in Findon Village Hall. Everyone welcome. £5
Community Support Group
There is a community support group for Findon, Clapham and Patching which
responds to calls for help from anyone in need. Click here for more information:
We wish to promote a safer church where everyone feels welcome and safe. To see
our policy for a safe Church, along with details of whom to contact with any
concerns, click on this link:
We continue to work hard to develop ways in which we can worship safely and meet the needs of the church family
and the community in our parish. We are united in our prayer and in caring for vulnerable members of our community through practical acts of service. Helena and Colin continue to pray for everyone.
If you have any specific prayer requests, please contact the Rectory.
Rev Helena Buqué, Vicar, and Rev Colin Cox, Associate Vicar
c/o The Rectory, School Hill, Findon BN14 0TR
Tel: 01903 873601 - email: email@example.com
Please stay safe and well
and be assured of our prayers for you and your families.