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.
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.
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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.
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.
If you feel able to help with this, even if only on an occasional basis, we would be incredibly grateful. Please speak to
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:
If you enjoy singing or playing an instrument and are interested in joining our parish band, please contact Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
For babies, toddlers and their parents/ carers. In Findon Village Hall on Tuesday mornings at 10.30am.
For more information contact Sue Stone:
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!
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.
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.
There are currently two defibrillators in the village. For details, click here.
For information about other organisations in the Parish and wider community, click on Useful Links in the menu bar.
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:
email@example.com. To see
our policy for a safe church, click here.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Please note that Helena's rest days are Mondays and Fridays.
On these days enquiries should be made through the Parish Office.)