Early Christians often gathered on the name day of a saint – usually the date of his/her death. Originally held at a shrine or gravesite, many of these gatherings eventually evolved into festivals in honour of the saint, thus becoming known as feast days. Churches, towns, and guilds all had patron saints and held celebrations …read the full article.
You may have noticed that the hangings in St Matthew’s Church have been changed and are now green. Look at the pulpit, the lectern and on the front of the communion table. In times of celebration these are changed to white and gold, in times of repentance or mourning we use purple, and for celebrating …read the full article.
Sunday 11th June started when the set-up team arrived at Ashington Community Centre at about 8am. We got the keys, were shown the ropes and plugged in the projector. As more people arrived tables and chairs were set out, the band warmed up, the welcome table was set up, the kitchen sprang into life and …read the full article.View all latest news
2nd Sunday - Morning Prayer
3rd Sunday - Holy Communion
4th Sunday - Morning Prayer
2nd Sunday - Holy Communion
3rd Sunday - Service of Prayer
4th Sunday - Holy Communion
Separate children's service on 1st week otherwise Sunday clubs.
Strolling down the River Rife from Ferring to the Bluebird Cafe.
Round & About Henfield
Walk from East Dean
The Noise Next Door
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