This Month's Calendar

Holy Trinity Poynings,

St Andrews, Edburton

St John the Evangelist, Newtimber

The Transfiguration, Pyecombe  

April 2017

There is a united Benefice service every Sunday morning at 10 am in one of our churches.

On most Sundays, this is a service of Holy Communion. 

On the first Sunday of each month, it is an all age worship service, followed at 11.15 am by a short Communion service.

Location varies according to the pattern below:

    First Sunday      (2nd April)                      Poynings

    Second Sunday  (9th April: Palm Sunday)          Newtimber

    Third Sunday     (16th April: Easter Day)             Poynings

    Fourth Sunday   (23rd April)                      Pyecombe

    Fifth Sunday      (30th April)                  Newtimber


There is also a Benefice Evening Service at 6pm 

every second Sunday (9th April) at Pyecombe.


In addition, at Edburton Church there is:

 A service of Family Communion every first and third Sunday at 11 am. (2nd April and 16th April: Easter Day)

Morning and Evening Prayer each week

Mondays: Edburton at 6 pm   Tuesdays: Newtimber at 5pm

Wednesdays: Poynings at 9 am; Pyecombe at 6 pm

Lent Study Group    ‘Hear the Word of the Lord’

Wednesdays, 5th and 12th April, 2.30-4pm or 8 – 9.30 pm

Evergreens (for the over 60’s)

Monday, 3rd April, 3.30 – 5 pm at The Paddock, Fulking 

(home of Ian and Jill Malby)



Saturday 1st April    Florence Gibb                  Poynings

Sunday 2nd April    Jacob Brookes                            Poynings


Thurs 13th April   Darren Harris and Olivia Vines    Poynings

Sat 15th April    Paul McGarry & Sophie Gibbs         Poynings

Sat 15th April                               Pyecombe

James Bryan & Rosie Holman-Nicholas  


Other special events and dates this month

  • Poynings Cricket Club Quiz will be on Sat 1st April at 7pm for 7.30pm
  • Messy Church meets on Friday 21st April, at 4.30pm


April is the month for our Annual meetings, which are:

  • Edburton Sunday 2nd April 12.15pm, in church
  • Newtimber Tues 4th April at 5.30pm, in church
  • Pyecombe Weds 5th April at 5pm, in church
  • Poynings, Monday 10th April at 7pm, Village Hall


In Holy Week, here are special services for:

  • Maundy Thursday (13th April) – Poynings at 7.30pm
  • Good Friday (14th April) – Pyecombe at 12 noon.

And on Easter Day, do celebrate either at times overleaf or:

  • 8am Holy Communion at Newtimber
  • 11.30am Easter Egg hunt and children’s service at Pyecombe

Clergy contact details: 

Revd Dr Caroline Currer, Priest-in-Charge

Tel 01273 857456  

Revd Graham Jeffery (mainly Edburton) 01273 494559