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The retiring collection at the Christmas Eve service is for a special charity, Toybox, whose mission is * changing the world for street children * transforming children’s futures • allowing invisible children to exist

Christmas services

Sunday 23rd 10am Holy Communion at Pyecombe 2.30 pm Carol Service followed by mince pies at Newtimber 6pm Carol Service followed by mince pies and mulled wine at Poynings. Christmas Eve (Monday 24th) 3.30 pm a special Crib Service at Poynings. Children and families from Poynings and surrounding villages are all warmly welcomed. 11.30pm Midnight Mass … [Read more…]

A new beginning

Tim Harford

Advent marks the beginning of the new church year. This year, it also marks a new chapter in my life and that of the Downlands benefice. Until recently I was working for the Anglican mission agency USPG, which started life in 1701 as SPG; The Society for the propagation of the Gospel in foreign parts. … [Read more…]

Winter Fayre 24th November

Don’t  forget to bring lots of money to the URC in Hassocks on Saturday. You will be able to buy lots of lovely things and Christmas presyfor all your family.  Enjoy a tasty bite to eat or sit and enjoy tea and cake,