Sunday, 2nd August

Come and listen!

Songs of Praise

A service for all ages.

Join us in Findon Church at 10am

for a celebration of some of our favourite hymns

chosen and announced by church members.

Please note that the Church of England now recommends that we wear face coverings/masks in church.

There is social distancing in all three Churches; please remember to sanitise your hands when entering and leaving.

 

For those unable to attend church or who prefer to stay at home, we continue to post a pre-recorded service each Sunday on this website and on our Facebook page.  The Daily Office of Morning Prayer is recorded in Findon Church each Wednesday morning and can also be viewed via the link above.  We hold a Zoom service of Evening Worship at 8pm each Sunday. 

Our churches are open for visitors and private prayer; opening times are on the 'Services' page.

Patching church is closed for the time being for organ maintenance work.

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Sunday worship

In Findon Church on Sunday, 2nd August, we will hold our first Worship & Praise Service since March. There will also be a traditional communion 

at 8am at Findon Church and a said Eucarist at Clapham at 10am.  For those unable to come to church, a short service of Morning Prayer will be available on our Online Worship page.  

Evening prayer

We will be holding a service of Compline via Zoom at 8pm on Sunday. If you would like to join usplease send an email to:

findoncprectory@gmail.com

(If you have joined before, you

will receive an email invitation.)

Chichester Cathedral

is now open for private prayer

and reflection. Public worship will resume from Sunday 5th July.

Details of opening times, and information on the measures introduced to ensure the safety

of visitors and staff can be found

on the cathedral website.

https://www.chichestercathedral.org.uk/

Bereavement Counselling

HD Tribe has introduced a new free bereavement counselling service. For further details,

click here:

Findon News

Community newsletter for Findon, including the Church Parish of Findon, Clapham & Patching. Please click on the link above for

the latest issue (August 2020).

Alleluia! Christ is Risen!

The light of Christ be with you to protect you

and to give you courage and hope. Amen

All activities and groups are cancelled until further notice.

Bernardi Music Group

On Tuesday, 14th July, our Findon church was the venue for a magical concert.  As part of the Shipley Arts Festival, the Bernardi Music Group performed their first live post lockdown classical music concert

in Sussex.  Click here for

the press release and visit

our Gallery for pictures. 

South Downs Awakening

Will you Prayer Walk this summer for Revival in the Church of

England?  Visit the website for more information.

https://southdownsawakening.com/ 

Faith in Sussex 

The Diocesan publication for church communities in Sussex.

Due to the current situation, the latest issue of Faith in Sussex is available solely online. It can be found on the Diocesan website. 

(www.chichester.anglican.org/faith-in-sussex-past-issues/)

Worship & Praise

As our churches re-open 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, lpease email the parish office:

findon.rectory@btinternet.com.

All musicians welcome!

Flowers

When our churches are open again, we will need volunteers to help with the flowers at Findon Church on a rota basis. Please speak to Helena for more details.

We may not be able to access our churches in the way we are used to, but we continue to function as a community. 

Now more than ever we need the love of God and each other.  We are working hard to develop ways in which

we can continue to worship and to meet the needs of the church family and the community in our parish. 

We are working on our website and our new Facebook page and more information will be added over the coming weeks. 

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength . . .

Love your neighbour as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these.”

At this challenging time 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 For more information follow the link above to our weekly Pew Sheet.

Rev Helena Buqué, Vicar, and Rev Colin Cox, Curate

c/o The Rectory, School Hill, Findon BN14 0TR

Tel:  01903 873601 - email: findoncprectory@gmail.com

O Lord Jesus Christ, since I cannot now receive Thee sacramentally, 

I humbly pray Thee that Thou wouldest come spiritually to my soul.

Come, Lord Jesus, come and cleanse me, heal me, strengthen me,

and unite me to Thyself, now and for evermore. Amen

(From the Oxford Movement Centenary Prayer Book)

A prayer for all those affected by Coronavirus

Keep us, good Lord,
under the shadow of your mercy.
Sustain and support the anxious,
be with those who care for the sick,
and lift up all who are brought low;
that we may find comfort
knowing that nothing can separate us from your love
in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Amen.

Baptisms / Weddings / Funerals
Please contact the Parish Office
for the latest information.
Tel: 01903 873601
Email: findoncprectory@gmail.com
 

Do you know?

There is a community support group

for Findon, Clapham and Patching.

It responds to calls for help

from anyone in need.

Safeguarding

 
We wish to promote a safer church where everyone feels welcome and safe.  Please click on the link below to see our policy
for a safe Church, along with details of whom to contact with any concerns. 

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