Short Advent Reflection
Starting Wednesday, 30th November, 10.30am at the Rectory for 4 weeks.
On Saturday 19th November
over 80 people enjoyed
a wonderful and uplifting
concert given by
The Brighton Male
For a taste of the evening,
go to our Gallery
to view a short video.
Friday 9th December
The Parish Card should now have been delivered to every house in our villages; please let the Office know if you haven’t received one. If you live outside the Village, cards are available at the back of each church. You can also view the card here.
We continue to pray for the situation in Ukraine: for those affected by the violence; for those in leadership positions; for God’s power and love to be revealed through the church; for the wider global impact; and for peace. British Ukrainian Aid provides medical and humanitarian assistance to the victims of war. For more information go to: British-Ukrainian Aid
Services Sunday, 4th December
8.00am Traditional Communion at Findon
10.00am Worship & Praise at Findon
10.00am Eucharist at Patching
See the 'services' page for more information.
Access to Findon Church
Please be aware that the gates to Findon Church are locked automatically overnight.
Pedestrian access through the side gate is still available.
If you enjoy singing or playing an instrument and are interested in joining our new parish band, please contact Graham at
Advent & Christmas at Chichester Cathedral Details of special services and events, to which all are welcome, can be found here. Many of these will also be livestreamed. Details of Cathedral Carol Serivces are in the Pew Sheet (see link above).
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.
Faith in Sussex
The diocesan publication for church communities in Sussex includes parish stories and covers the missional activities from Church House departments and news from key partners. You can read the online version here or download the PDF here.
Chichester Diocesan Pilgrimage
Monarch's Way Singers
Findon village community choir is always looking to invite new members. No
singing experience or audition needed.
Contact Carole Thomas:
We 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:
We need volunteers to help with the flowers at Findon Church on a rota basis. Please speak to Helena for more details.
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 wish to promote a safer church where everyone feels welcome and safe. To see
our policy for a safe Church, along with details of whom to contact with any
concerns, click on this link:
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. To find out more, click here
Go to our Gallery for photos from our sessions.
For babies, toddlers and their parents/ carers. In Findon Village Hall on Tuesday mornings at 10.30am; every third Tuesday
in Findon Church,11.00am-12.00 noon.
For more information contact Sue Stone:
Toddler Group Clapham & Patching
Sadly, due to lack of support, there is no longer a monthly Lambstails session at Clapham & Patching Village Hall. We will try again after Easter.
Light Lunch @ 1pm
The last Tuesday in the month in Findon Village Hall, £6. Everyone welcome.
Community Support Group
There is a community support group for Findon, Clapham and Patching which
responds to calls for help from anyone in need. Click here for more information:
We continue to work hard to develop ways in which we can worship safely and meet the needs of the church family
and the community in our parish. 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: email@example.com
Please stay safe and well
and be assured of our prayers for you and your families.