Our next service of
Worship & Praise
is in Findon Church at 10.00am on Sunday 4th July
when local group
will lead our music.
Save the date!
Our Christmas Tree Festival takes place this year at Findon Church on
Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th December.
Findon's beautiful parish church will once again be filled
with Christmas trees decorated by local groups and societies.
If you would like to have a tree in the festival,
please email Graham Langford at firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Club has now started again after over a year’s absence!
Every Thursday, in Findon Village Hall, 4.30-6.30pm.
Everyone aged 11 and over welcome!
Sunday Worship 20th June
8.00am Traditional Communion at Findon
9.30am Said Eucharist at Findon
10.00am Said Eucharist at Patchinig
8.00pm Compline - Zoom service
If you are unable to attend church and would like a visit, please contact the Parish Office.
There is a said Eucharist in Findon Church
at 10.00am every Tuesday
Community newsletter for Findon, including the Church Parish of Findon, Clapham & Patching. Please click on the link above for the latest issue.
Christmas Tree Festival - thinking ahead!
We are already collecting homemade tree decorations, Christmas decorations, Christmas arts and crafts - anything we can sell on the craft stall at the Christmas Tree Festival in December. For further information, collection or delivery, please contact Gill Gostick: 01903 873955 or
St Mary the Virgin Clapham
Thank you to all who attended our recent open afternoons. You can still donate towards the cost of the stonework repairs. Click here for more information.
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.
We need volunteers to help with the flowers at Findon Church on a rota basis. Please speak to Helena for more details.
Alleluia! Christ is Risen!
The light of Christ
be with you to protect you
and to give you courage
Turning Tides - Homeless Crisis
Turning Tides, the largest provider of support for homeless men and women in West Sussex, are starting to see the real economic impact of Covid, as increasing numbers depend on them. Please consider donating to help Turning Tides provide vital support. Click here for more information.
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:
All musicians welcome!
We plan to start again after over a year’s absence, in Findon Village Hall on Thursdays 4.30-6.30pm. More helpers needed – please speak to Helena for details.
News from the Cathedral
The Cathedral is about to will welcome a live audience back to lunchtime concerts for the first time in fifteen months. In light of ongoing Covid concerns, places must be booked in advance. Further details available here
For details of services live-streamed from the Cathedral, click here:
Please visit our Resources page for links to information and resources provided by the Diocese and other organisations, including the latest edition of Faith in Sussex, the Diocesan publication for church communities in Sussex.
All activities and groups are cancelled until further notice.
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.
"Let the door of our heart be open to receive, O Christ,
the soul of our being unlocked, to welcome you;
and the gate of our life flung wide, for your entering in."
(Ambrose of Milan)
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.
Rev Helena Buqué, Vicar, and Rev Colin Cox, Associate Vicar
c/o The Rectory, School Hill, Findon BN14 0TR
Tel: 01903 873601 - email:
Please stay safe and well and be assured of our prayers for you and your families.
God of compassion,
be close to those who are ill, afraid, in isolation
or concerned about their jobs and businesses
In their loneliness, be their consolation;
in their anxiety, be their hope;
in their darkness, be their light;
through him who suffered alone on the cross,
but reigns with you in glory,
Jesus Christ our Lord.
Baptisms / Weddings / Funerals
Please contact the Parish Office
for the latest information.
Tel: 01903 873601
Do you know?
There is a community support group
for Findon, Clapham and Patching.
It responds to calls for help
from anyone in need.