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Holy Week and Easter Services

There is an Easter Service for everyone at one of the parish churches of Henfield, Shermanbury or Woodmancote. Join your local church for the perfect way to reflect on the sombre moments of Jesus’ last hours on Good Friday and the jubilant celebrations of Easter Day. See the times of all the services below. For further details please see the Holy Week and Easter services page.

St. Peter’s, Henfield

Palm Sunday 9th April at 10.00am: Parish Communion. We meet at the High Street End of Cagefoot Lane to greet the Donkey at 9.30am

Monday 10th April at 7.30pm: Reflective Eucharist at the beginning of Holy Week.

Tuesday 11th April at 8.00pm: Compline (Night Prayer)

Wednesday 12th April at 7.00pm: The Gospel According to Matthew by Candlelight. 9.00pm: Compline (Night Prayer)

Maundy Thursday: 13th April at 7.30pm: Holy Communion of the Last Supper and Vigil. At 11pm Compline will be said.

Good Friday: 14th April 9.30am: Morning Worship A short service for all ages reflecting on the story of Good Friday.

10.45am: Walk of Witness We meet in the car park at Corpus Christi Church (in the Tanyard) before walking to St Peter’s, the Free Church, and the High Street.

2.00pm: The Liturgy of Good Friday

Easter Day: Sunday 16th April  5.30am: Dawn Vigil and Easter Eucharist.  

10.00am: Easter Day Parish Communion for all ages   

St. Giles’, Shermanbury

Easter Day: 16th April at 11.15am Easter Holy Communion 

St. Peter’s, Woodmancote

Palm Sunday 9th April at 9.45am: Morning Prayer (Matins)

Easter Day: 16th April at 9.45am Easter Holy Communion

The Friends of St Peter’s present a talk by Dr Janet Pennington on Sussex Inns and their History on 30th March at 7.30pm.

FOSP March 30 A4

The Keys Present, Ninebarrow, a folk duo, Thursday 16th Feb

Ninebarrow_webThe “Keys” present another concert at St.Peter’s Church, Henfield on Thursday 16th Feb at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 each and can be purchased via the Church office on 01273 495532 or at Henfield Furnishings Cook Shop.

NINEBARROW are a multi-award-winning folk duo, who are impressing audiences across the country with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition. Described by Mike Harding as sounding ‘damn fine’ and by Kate Rusby as ‘absolutely amazing’, Jon Whitley and Jay LaBouchardiere combine breath taking vocal harmonies and melodies, delivering original songs that are inspired and rooted in the landscape and history of the British Isles. As well as crafting unique and engaging original material, Ninebarrow also take a wide-range of traditional folk songs and rework them in their own, distinctive way. Not only exceptional singers and musicians, Ninebarrow are also equally passionate about the stories behind their songs – combining their music with history, folklore and storytelling. The duo were recently nominees for ‘Best Duo’ in the Fatea Magazine Awards 2016.

This promises to be a fabulous evening with all profits being donated to Henfield Youth Club. We look forward to seeing you then.

Christmas Services

There is a Christmas Service for everyone at one of the parish churches of Henfield, Shermanbury or Woodmancote.  Join your local church for the perfect way to celebrate Christmas.  See the times of all the services below. For further details please see the Christmas services page.

St. Peter’s, Henfield

Sunday 20th December at 5.30pm: Festival of 9 lessons and carols by candlelight . 

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24th December

4.00pm: Crib Service.  

11.30pm: Midnight Mass 

Christmas Day: Sunday 25th December

8.30am: Traditional Christmas Day Communion. 

10.00am:  Christmas Day Parish Communion  for all ages

St. Giles’, Shermanbury

Sunday 11th December at 4pm Service of Lessons and Carols    (NB Please note the new time of 4pm in your diaries!)

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24th December at 11.30pm  Midnight Holy Communion

 St. Peter’s, Woodmancote

Sunday 18th December at 11.00am Service of Lessons and Carols  

Christmas Day: Sunday 25th December at 9.45am Christmas Holy Communion

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