Our next service of

Worship & Praise

is on Sunday 6th February, 10.00 am, at Findon Church

Join us for this family service

when we welcome local group 

"Canticle" 

to lead our singing.

We have a fantastic programme of musicians and singers

lined up to lead our Worship & Praise services in the coming months.

March 6th:     Findon School Choir 

April 3rd:       Hope Rising

May 1st:         Becca Lieu (flute) and her students

June 5th:       The Goring Music Group 

These services are relaxed and informal - children are especially welcome!

Coffee and biscuits are service after the service so we can enjoy 

a time of fellowship together.

Fifth Sunday!

The Fifth Sunday Parish Eucharist on 30th January will be at Findon Church at 9.30am.

There is also Traditional Communion at Findon at 8.00am.

Tree Planting at Clapham and Patching

 

For the Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Mountain Ash (Rowan) trees have been planted 

at Clapham and Patching Churches.

Each person took it in turns to put a trowel 

full of compost/soil around the tree.

Helena said a blessing

and we sang the National Anthem.

    Clapham: photo by Rhodri Vaughan                                                                                                                      Patching: photo by Richard Prior

 

Coronavirus

Although it is no longer mandatory to wear a face covering in church, we ask you to be mindful of others

and to respect those who may wish to socially distance.

Please continue to use hand sanitiser on entering church and we advise signing in.  

Latest News

Latest News

Sunday Worship 30th January

 8.00am Traditional Communion at Findon

 9.30am Parish Eucharist at Findon

 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 at 10.00am every Tuesday and Morning Prayer every Wednesday and Friday at 9.00am.

Confirmation

Bishop Will, Bishop of Lewes, will be presiding at a Worthing Deanery Confirmation Service after Easter. Helena and Colin will be offering confirmation preparation for adults and young people. If you would like to know more, contact the Rectory.

Chichester Cathedral Services  

Details of the cathedral services can be viewed on their website: chichestercathedral.org.uk.

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: findoncprectory@gmail.com

All musicians welcome!

Communion update

Communion may again be received in two kinds: bread and wine. It is up to each individual to decide whether they wish to take the chalice. Intinction (‘dipping’ in the wine) is not allowed.

Refreshments

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: tessa909@btinternet.com.

Church Cleaning

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.

 

Almighty God,
whose Son revealed in signs

and miracles
the wonder of your saving presence:
renew your people with your

heavenly grace, and in all our weakness sustain us by your

mighty power;
through Jesus Christ

your Son our Lord,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.
Amen.

Findon Valley Free Church

FVFC have a special guest speaker on Sunday 20th February 2022! Canon J John, evangelist, speaker and author, will speak on the theme  “Plus One Sunday”. This will be by booking only, but the service will be streamed live and will be on the FVFC YouTube channel for people to watch later. More information here.

 

Messy Church re-starts 1st February!

We meet in Findon Village Hall from 3.30pm on the first Tuesday of the month (term time only - no meeting in January) for crafts, activities, a talk and songs, all linked to a bible theme.  To finish the session we sit down for a meal together. To find out more, click here or contact Hilary Langford: fishponds2@hotmail.co.uk.

Lambs Tails

Lambs Tails, for babies, toddlers and their parents/carers, re-starts after Easter 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: 

belgiumsue@hotmail.com

 

Light Lunch @ 1pm

Third Tuesday in the month in Findon Village Hall.  Everyone welcome. £5

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

18-25 January 2022; more information available here.

Turning Tides

Thank you for all the contributions to the Village Store collection of much needed items for Turning Tides,  Click here for more information about the largest provider of support for homeless men and women in West Sussex.

Flowers

We need volunteers to help with the flowers at Findon Church on a rota basis. Please speak to Helena for more details.

We continue to work hard to develop ways in which we can worship safely

and to meet the needs of the church family and the community in our parish .

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: findoncprectory@gmail.com

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.
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.