SERVICES IN JANUARY 2021

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CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE

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CHURCH SERVICES IN DECEMBER 2020

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NOVEMBER SERVICES - UPDATE

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SUNDAY SERVICES IN NOVEMBER 2020

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SUNDAY SERVICES IN CHURCH - OCTOBER 2020

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SERVICES RESUME IN CHURCH ON 6th SEPTEMBER

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

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CORONAVIRUS

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SUNDAY SERVICES IN MARCH 2020

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SERVICES IN JANUARY 2021

As West Sussex is now in Tier 4 and the government advice is to stay at home, church services in January will revert to being held on-line via Zoom. Please contact our Priest-in-charge for further information.  The church will remain open for private prayer only.

CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE

Due to coronavirus reducing the safe maximum capacity of Stopham Church, a booking system has been in place for the 11am Christmas Day service. With regret, there is no further space in the Church on Christmas Day.

As an alternative, you are invited to book a place (david.crook15@btinternet.com or 01798 865473) ASAP for one of the following services:

Fittleworth Carol Service on Sunday 20th at 3.30pm

Fittleworth Christmas Eve Midnight Mass at 11.30pm

Fittleworth Christmas Day morning service at 9.15am

Tillington Christmas Day morning service at 9.30am


 

CHURCH SERVICES IN DECEMBER 2020

The following services will be held in the church:

 

Sunday 6th December   11am Holy Communion

Sunday 13th December  11am Matins

Sunday 20th December  11am Holy Communion

Friday 25th December    CHRISTMAS DAY  11am Holy Communion

(Sunday 27th December – no service at Stopham)

Please note:

Holy Communion will be in one kind only.
Social distancing will be observed and face masks must be worn by everyone.
All services may be subject to change due to Covid 19.

 

NOVEMBER SERVICES – UPDATE

Due to the new lockdown regulations we will not be able to hold services in church for the rest of this month.  However, the church will remain open during the day for private prayer.  There will still be a short wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial on Remembrance Sunday.

Sunday 8th November     10.50 Remembrance Service at the war memorial

Sunday 15th November   11.00 Matins on-line via Zoom

Sunday 22nd November  11.00 Matins on-line via Zoom

Sunday 29th November   11.00 Matins on-line via Zoom

For details of the on-line services please contact our Priest-in-charge.

 

SUNDAY SERVICES IN NOVEMBER 2020

1st November   11am Holy Communion for All Saints Day

 

8th November   REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

We meet at 10.50 at the war memorial (please observe social distancing).
Subject to numbers there may be a service in the church afterwards.

 

15th November   11am Holy Communion

 

22nd November  11am Matins with swearing-in of churchwardens

 

29th November   11am Matins for Advent Sunday

 

Please note:

Holy Communion will be in one kind only.
Social distancing will be observed and face masks must be worn by everyone.
There will be no Evensong for the time being.
All services may be subject to change due to Covid 19 regulations.

SUNDAY SERVICES IN CHURCH – OCTOBER 2020

4th October  11am Holy Communion
The Annual Parochial Church Meeting will take place in the village hall immediately after this service.


11th October 11am Matins

 

18th October 11am HARVEST FESTIVAL Holy Communion 

Please bring gifts of non-perishable food for distribution by Family Support Work.

 

25th October 11am Matins

 

Please note:

Holy Communion will be in one kind only (no chalice).

Social distancing will be observed and masks must be worn by everyone.

There will be no Evensong this month.

All services may be subject to change due to Covid 19 regulations.

 

 

 

 

SERVICES RESUME IN CHURCH ON 6th SEPTEMBER

We are delighted to announce that we will resume some services in church in September.

On the first and third Sundays there will be a said service of Holy Communion, in one kind, in church at 11am.  Social distancing will be observed and masks must be worn by everyone.  Unfortunately singing is not allowed at present.
  
On the second and fourth Sundays a service of Matins will be held via Zoom at 11am as per the last few months.  For log on details please contact David, our priest-in-charge.
 
Sunday 6th September     11.00 Holy Communion in church

Sunday 13th September   11.00 on-line Matins via Zoom
 
Sunday 20th September   11.00 Holy Communion in church
 
Sunday 27th September   11.00 on-line Matins via Zoom

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Our beautiful church has now reopened for visitors and private prayer.  Please observe social distancing and use the hand sanitiser provided.  Sunday services are currently being held on the internet via Zoom. (Please contact our Priest-in-charge for details.) Whilst these online services have been very well attended over the last few months, we hope to resume services in church in September. Please check updates on this website or via www.achurchnearyou.com.

CORONAVIRUS

Due to coronavirus our regular Sunday services are cancelled until further notice. However, the church will be open each day for those wishing to pray or to visit our beautiful church. (Please note that there are no hand washing facilities in the church.)

SUNDAY SERVICES IN MARCH 2020

SUNDAY SERVICES IN MARCH

1st March         11am Holy Communion 

8th March        11am Sung Matins

                                     

15th March      11am Holy Communion 

Mothering Sunday

22nd March     11am Sung Matins 

29th March       6pm Sung Evensong