Welcome

We are a busy, friendly family church that loves and accepts everyone.
It doesn’t matter how young or old you are - if you are a doubter, enquirer or even a saint – you are always welcome to any of our worship or events as we explore living faith through Jesus Christ.
We have great provision for children and young people every Sunday, or we're equally happy to hear and see them in church!
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Joyfully Serving Jesus

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Ash Wednesday falls on 26th February this year. Everyone is welcome to join us for this moving gateway to the season of Lent. We’ll hear the BCP litany at 10.15 am, followed by Holy Communion at 10.30am. Evening Prayer is at 5 pm as usual, and a full Sung Eucharist is at 8 pm.

Our Lent Course for 2020, entitled “Though We Are Many…” explores how we, with all Christians from all times and places, are gathered together, growing together, and given (together) for the life of the world. Everyone is welcome – course is on Wednesdays from 4th March, repeated Fridays from 6th March.

Our next Lunchtime Recital is on Friday 6th March, when we welcome violinist Rachel Ellis and pianist Fiona Clifton, for a programme featuring sonatas by Handel and Brahms. Entry is free; concert starts at 1pm with tea and coffee served from 12.30.

Concerts: Mid Sussex Brass Band join us on Saturday 29th February for a concert featuring special guest, Owen Farr on tenor horn. Concert starts 7.30 pm; tickets £8 – see posters in church for more details. Also, on 5th March we welcome Ardingly College Jazz Band and Chapel Choir for a free concert from 7.30 pm showcasing their talents. All welcome!

Mothering Sunday is coming up on 22nd March! Everyone welcome to join in this joyful celebration

Thought for the Season

“He who enriches others becomes poor. He took to himself the poverty of my flesh so that I might obtain the riches of his godhead. He who is full empties himself. He emptied himself of his godhead for a brief time so that I might share in his fullness.

What is this wealth of goodness? What is this mystery that touches me? I received the divine image and I did not keep it. He receives my flesh to save the image and grant immortality to the flesh. This, his second communion with us, is far more marvellous than the first.”

St Gregory Nazienzen (c.329-390), Oratio 45.

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