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CONCERT CANCELLED

Sadly the Inspired Instrumentalists Concert on 12th April

has been cancelled due to the conductor's ill-health. 

 

Join us at 10am on Sunday 3rd March in Findon Church

when the St John the Baptist School Choir

will lead the singing.

Everyone welcome - especially children.

Stay for refreshments after the service.

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Sunday, 25th February

 8.00am Holy Communion at Patching

 9.30am Eucharist at Findon

Sunday, 2nd June, Worship & Prause

The Salvation Army will be playing at our service at 10am at Findon Church. 

Save the date!

 

Parish Home Group

We have a Home Group where a number of people meet to grow in faith in a relaxed setting and to get to know and support one another. If you would like to know more, or to take part in it, please speak to Jean Burden or Helena, or contact the Parish Office.

 

Lent

As part of our Lent preparation there will be a short service of Compline on Wednesdays 6th, 13th and 20th March at 7.30pm in Findon Church. Please join us.

 

Church Cleaning

If you  feel able to help with this, even if only on an occasional basis, we would be incredibly grateful. Please speak to

Helena.

 

Refreshments

We meet in fellowship after the service for a chat over a cuppa.  If you would like to be part of the 'refreshments' team at Findon, please contact Tessa McCormick: 

tessa909@btinternet.com.

"Cornerstone"

If you enjoy singing or playing an instrument and are interested in joining our parish bandplease contact Graham at fishponds185@tiscali.co.uk 

Access to Findon Church

The gates to Findon Church are locked automatically overnight. Pedestrian access through the side gate is still available.

Graves in our churchyard

The Church of England has a strict policy on what is permitted in Churchyards.  Please follow this link for more information

Friends of St John's Quiz Night

Saturday 24th February, 6.30 for 7pm

£17 per head to include fish and chip supper. More information here.

Tickets available for Peckhams Butchers.

Messy Church 

Crafts, activities, a talk and

songs, all linked to a bible

theme. Come and join in the

fun on the first Tuesday of the

month (term time only) in Findon Village Hall from 3.30-5.30pm. To finish the session, we sit down for a meal together. 

If you would like to know more, or if you feel you would like to join our band of helpers, click here.  

See pictures from previous sessions in our Gallery or on Facebook.

Lambstails

For babies, toddlers and their parents/ carers. In Findon Village Hall on Tuesday mornings at 10.30am. 

For more information contact Sue Stone:

belgiumsue@hotmail.com

Light Lunch @ 1pm

The last Tuesday in the month in Findon Village Hall, £6. Profits to the Macmillan Cancer Fund. Everyone welcome.

Tea @ 2

Clapham & Patching Village Hall, 

every Tuesday from 2-3pm. £1

Please join us for a cuppa and a chat.

If the weather is fine, this will now be at Dulaney House. All welcome!

Pastoral Group

Our Parish Pastoral Group is there for anybody within our parish. We also keep in contact with baptisms, weddings and the bereaved. Please contact the Rectory if either you or anyone you know needs a visit.

 

Treasurer Role

We are still looking for two people to take on the finance role in the Church. Contact the parish office for more information.

World Day of Prayer Friday 1st March

Service at All Saints, Findon Valley, at 2.30pm. This is a joint service with St Peter’s, High Salvington, and Findon Valley Free Church. All welcome and refreshments will be served the service.

The Rowland Singers Spring Concert

Thursday 21st March & Saturday 23rd March at Emmanuel URC, Worthing

See poster here.

Warm Spaces in Arun

Warm Spaces are somewhere you can go to keep warm and enjoy a little company. In some locations you will also be able to get refreshments, take part in activities and access advice and information about local services. More information here.

Anniversary of the war in Ukraine

We continue to pray for the situation in Ukraine.  For a message from the Diocese, click here.

Findon Defibrillators

There are currently two defibrillators in the village. For details, click here.

Useful links

For information about other organisations in the Parish and wider community, click on Useful Links in the menu bar.

Safeguarding

We wish to promote a safer church where everyone feels welcome and safe. This Parish is fully compliant with Diocesan Safeguarding regulations. Our Safeguarding Representative is Ann Hollyhomes: 
safeguardingfcp04@gmail.com.  To see
our policy for a safe church, click  here.
Baptisms ~ Weddings ~ Funerals
Please contact the Parish Office.
Tel: 01903 873601  Email: findoncprectory@gmail.com 

The Church of England website is a source of helpful information on these life events.

                                                      

We work hard to develop ways in which we can meet the needs of the church family and the community.  

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: findoncprectory@gmail.com

(Please note that Helena's rest days are Mondays and Fridays. 

On these days enquiries should be made through the Parish Office.)

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