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Christmas Services

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CHRISTMAS SERVICES AT ST MARY’S, STOPHAM

Sunday 17 December – 3rd Sunday in Advent

11 am  Holy Communion

Sunday 24 December – Christmas Eve

6pm  Carol Service (9 Lessons and Carols)

Monday 25 December – Christmas Day

11am  Holy Communion with carols

Sunday 31 December – New Year’s Eve

11am  Matins

(Please note there is no Evensong in December)

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HARVEST FESTIVAL – SUNDAY 22 OCTOBER 2017

HARVEST FESTIVAL AT 11am ON SUNDAY 22nd OCTOBER {CAPTION}

We will be celebrating our Harvest Festival at 11.00 on Sunday 22nd October during our sung matins service. Everyone is welcome so do come and join us.
There will be a collection for Family Support Work, so please bring a donation of dry or tinned goods.

Archdeacon’s visit on Sunday 16th July

SUNDAY 16 JULY – 11am
This is a reminder that Archdeacon Fiona Windsor will be joining us on Sunday 16 July. She will preach and bless the new organ during our morning service of Holy Communion. Everyone is welcome and will be encouraged to sing loudly and cheerfully! Wine and canapés will be served in the church after the service, so please stay and enjoy our celebration.

Elgar in Sussex – A musical celebration

Our thanks go to all who organised and took part in this wonderful weekend of music commemorating Elgar’s stay in Stopham during the First World War. Everyone enjoyed it and our beautiful church was filled with glorious music at the special Evensong. We hope to welcome back the Elgar enthusiasts very soon.

Special Services

SPECIAL SERVICES

Sunday 4 June – 6pm Evensong

A special choral Evensong celebrating Sir Edward Elgar’s stay in Stopham (see above)


Sunday 16 July – 11am Holy Communion

We are delighted that Archdeacon Fiona Windsor will be joining us to bless the new organ during our morning service. It will be an opportunity for us to thank her for her help in facilitating the speedy installation of the new organ in time for our Christmas services last year.

Stopham Festival

STOPHAM FESTIVAL 2017

Sunday 3 September
A wonderful day out in Stopham, including tours of the Winery.
(Further details to follow.)

Elgar in Sussex

ELGAR IN SUSSEX: A village weekend of Chamber Music, 2 – 4 June 2017

A series of concerts will be held in and around Fittleworth and Stopham commemorating Sir Edward Elgar’s stay at Brinkwells on the Stopham Estate between 1917 and 1919. The Elgars spent two years enjoying the peace of West Sussex as Sir Edward found living in wartime London a trial both to his health and his creativity. It was during his stay in this idyllic location that he wrote some of his finest music, including the wonderful Cello Concerto.

Friday 2 June
18.30 The Mill House, Fittleworth
An Evening with Elgar
Reception with live music

Saturday 3 June
15.00 St Mary the Virgin, Fittleworth
String Quartet Opus 83

19.00 Leconfield Hall, Petworth
Violin Sonata Opus 82 and Piano Quintet Opus 84

Sunday 4 June
13:30 Village Hall, Fittleworth to Stopham, via Bedham School
Concert Walk

18.00 St Mary the Virgin, Stopham
Choral Evensong

For more information and tickets please go to www.elgarinsussex.weebly.com.