Important Services and Events


Messy Church is every 2nd Sunday of the month at 4 pm - see the news page for details.
The next dates are 14 February, 13 March, 10 April, 8 May, 12 June, 10 July, 11 September and 9 October.
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Sunday 7 February we will welcome Steve Clark from the Crowhurst Healing Centre to St John's. He will be preaching at the 10 o’clock service then there will be a Q&A session during coffee time. After lunch there will be two sessions on prayer. All welcome.
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Ash Wednesday 10 February
10.00 am Communion & 8 pm Communion
both services with Imposition of Ashes

Parish meal at La Tana, Ladies Mile Road, Patcham Tuesday 23 February at 7pm. Come and enjoy a meal together. All welcome, easy parking!
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Mothering Sunday 6 March Family service at 10.00 am
There will also be an 8 am Holy Communion service

Esterhazy Chamber Choir Concert
Saturday 19 March 7.30pm in St John's
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Palm Sunday 20 March
10.00 am Sung Communion with distribution of Palms, recalling Jesus' entry into Jerusalem , surrounded
by an applauding crowd.


Monday 8.00 pm Communion at Good Shepherd, Dyke Road

Tuesday 8.00 pm Communion at St John's

Wednesday 10.00 am at St John's
& 8.00 pm Communion at St Matthias, Ditchling Road

Maundy Thursday 7.30 pm Sung Communion and optional “Watch” until 10.00 pm , recalling the Last Supper and the hours before Jesus' arrest

Good Friday 25 March
9.30 am Preston Churches Together Walk of Witness

2.00 pm REFLECTIONS AT THE CROSS, recalling the
death of Jesus

Easter Sunday 27 March
8.00 am Communion
10.00 am SUNG COMMUNION, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus

Annual Parochial Church Meeting
Sunday 17 April Service 5pm followed by the meeting
This is the day of the Brighton Marathon so Sung Eucharist will be at 5pm followed immediately by the APCM and finishing with a hot supper.

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Early Summer Music at St John’s NEW SERIES
Saturdays in May 2016
Combined with our Brighton Festival Open Church, this year we are having the extra pleasure of early evening musical events alongside the wonderful art exhibition.
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Parish Garden Party
Saturday 4 June at 1.00pm All welcome

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Harry Ramsdens & Sea Life Centre
Thursday 23 June at 1.15pm.
Our local event this year is lunch at Harry Ramsdens followed by a visit to Sea Life Brighton at 2.45pm. Sea Life Brighton is the world’s oldest operating aquarium and there are 3 new attractions opening this year.
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Parish weekend break to Bletchley Park, Hatfield & Woburn
Friday 15 July - Sunday 17 July
Sorry, this event is sold out

Day trip to Hatchlands Park
July/August TBC
This National Trust property near Guildford is a classic country mansion with paintings, fine furniture and Europe’s largest collection of keyboard instruments associated with famous composers.
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Late Summer Music at St John's
Saturdays 3 & 17 September, 1 & 15 October at 6.00pm
After the wonderful performances last year, a third series of late summer concerts. Programme details to be announced soon.
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Harvest Thanksgiving 2 October at 11.00 am
followed by Harvest Lunch at 12.30pm in the Knoyle Hall email for information and tickets

Parish Jumble Sale
Saturday 8 October at 2pm

email if you can help or need jumble collecting

Line Dance
Saturday 12 November
A chance to kick up your heels! Simple supper, competitions, dancing and lots of fun. All welcome, no partner necessary!
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