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Save the date!

Saturday 22nd June - 10:00 till 12:00

Findon Church Open Morning

We extend a warm welcome to everyone

  • Have a try at bellringing

  • Guided tour of St John’s Church history

  • Activities for children and teenagers

  • Tea / coffee / snacks available

New Families Worker!

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dominic Timm

as our Families Worker from 1st May.

Dominic is married with 3 sons and has been a member 

of the Parochial Church Council here for a year now.

He loves music, and plays drums in our Music Group, Cornerstone.

He is looking forward to working with us all, especially our younger families, and sharing his faith through his love of music, drama and creative art!

Notice Board

Sunday, 21st April

  8.00am Holy Communion at Findon

  9.30am Eucharist at Findon 

10.00am Eucharist at Clapham

Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM)

This will be held at 10.45am on Sunday 12th May in Findon Church. All welcome.

 

Sunday, 2nd June, Worship & Praise

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

Save the date!

 

Graham Kendrick, 15th June

There are only a few tickets left for this concert at Findon Church. Contact:

ewes.16.gl@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

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

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.

Bluebell Walk Sunday 28th April

Starting at Clapham Church at 2pm and walking round private areas of Clapham Woods courtesy of Mr Clem Somerset. Followed by tea at the church.

Vintage Car Rally at Findon Place

Bank Holiday Monday, 6th May, 10am -3pm

A great day out, lots of interesting cars and motorcycles, bbq and tea tent. Admission free, donations much appreciated.

War in Ukraine

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

Findon Defibrillators

There are now three defibrillators in Findon village: at the Village Stores adjacent  to the Notice Boards, at 1 Nepcote on the flint wall facing Nepcote Green, and outside the Village Hall.

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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