2017 Calendar

January

  • Sun 1st          NAMING OF JESUS     Normal Sunday Services
  • Sat 7th             Parish Ramblers Group – New Year Ramble 9.30am
  • Sun 8th            Carers Group 2.00pm
  • Tues 10th        Cathedral Evensong at 5.30pm with complimentary Tea at 4.30pm  (Our parish will be prayed for in the Diocese today)
  • Wed 11th        Bible Study restarts 7.30pm
  • Wed 18th        Tea and Chat restarts 2.30pm – 4.00pm
  • Thu 12th          PCC meeting 7.30pm
  • Fri 27th            Children’s Cinema 5.45pm
  • Sat 28th           West Sussex Organ Discovery Day
  • Sun 29th          PRESENTATION OF THE LORD (transferred)

February

  • Thu 2nd            Joint Sung Mass at St. Wilfrid’s Parklands 7.30pm
  • Sat 4th             Parish Ramble to Goodwood and Lavant valley 9.30am
  • Sat 4th            Burns Night Supper 7.00pm
  • Fri 10th            Rumboldswhyke School Barn Dance 7.30pm
  • Sun 12th          Carers Group 2.00pm
  • Sun 26th          Pancake Party 4 – 6pm

March

  • Wed 1st           ASH WEDNESDAY  Mass 9.00am, Sung Mass   7.30pm
  • Sat 4th             Parish Ramble to Burpham, South Stoke, North Stoke
  • Sat 4th             Young Peoples First Communion Course
  • Wed 8th          Lent Study Group 7.30pm
  • Sat 11th           First Communion Course 10am
  • Sun 12th          Carers Group 2.00pm
  • Wed 15th        Lent Study Group 7.30pm
  • Wed 22nd       DRB Training Session in Centenary Centre
  • Sat 25th           First Communion Course 10am
  • Sun 26th          MOTHERING SUNDAY  Normal Sunday Services
  • Wed 29th        Lent Study Group

April

  • Sat 1st             Parish Ramble begins at Boxgrove priory 9.30am
  • Sat 1st             First Communion Course 10.00am
  • Wed 5th          Lent Study Group
  • Thu 6th            PCC meeting 7.30pm
  • Thu 6th            Adult Confirmation Class 6.15pm
  • Fri 7th              Rumboldswhyke School Service 2.00pm
  • Sat 8th             First Communion Class Rehearsal

 HOLY WEEK & EASTER 2017

  • Sun 9th           PALM SUNDAY Procession from Ampitheatre 9.45am
  • Tue 11th          CHRISM MASS at the Cathedral 12 Noon   
  • Thurs 13th      MAUNDY THURSDAY 7.30 pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper, footwashing & Watch until Midnight
  • Fri 14th           GOOD FRIDAY
    • Young people’s Good Friday workshop 10.00am
    • Liturgy of the Day followed by hot cross buns 2.00pm
  • Sat 15th          HOLY SATURDAY          
    • Easter Vigil and First Mass of Easter 8.30pm
  • Sun 16th          EASTER DAY
    • Said Mass 8.00am
    • Festival Sung Mass 10.00am
  •  Thu 20th          Adult Confirmation Class 6.15pm
  • Sun 23rd          PATRONAL FESTIVAL followed by St. George’s Day Parish Lunch and Festivities
  • Sun 30th        APCM 11.30am

May

  • Thu 4th            Adult Confirmation Class 6.15pm
  • Thu 11th          Adult Confirmation Class 6.15pm
  • Please Note: the Confirmation will take place at St. Mary’s Lavant during May. The date T.B.C.
  • Fri 12th            Cheese and Wine Evening 7.30pm
  • Sat 13th           Wedding 4.00pm
  • Thu 25th          ASCENSION DAY Sung Parish Mass 7.30pm

June

  • Sat 10th           Ordination to the Priesthood of The Revd. Toby Boutle
  • Tue 13th          First Mass of Fr. Toby Boutle followed by parish party
  • Thu 15th          CORPUS CHRISTI   Mass at 7.30pm
  • Thu 29th          SS PETER & PAUL  Joint Parish Mass @ S. Pauls Chichester

July

  • Sat 15th           Summer Fair
  • Tue 18th          Rumboldswhyke School Service in church 2.00pm
  • Sat 22nd          Wedding
  • Fri 28th            Summer Organ Recital by Fr. Tim in aid of Church funds
  • Sat 29th           Wedding

August

  • Hymns and Pimms (Date TBC)

September

  • Sun 10th          Education Sunday
  • Sat 16th           Beetle Drive and Chips
  • Sun 17th          Come to Church Sunday
  • 22nd – 24th       Parish Pilgrimage to Walsingham
  • Sun 24th          DEDICATION FESTIVAL
  • Sat 30th           Harvest Weekend with Pets and Animals Service

October

  • Sun 1st                          HARVEST THANKSGIVING (Mass in the round)
  • Sat 14th                         Mama Mia – Sing along and Supper

November

  • Wed 1st                       ALL SAINTS DAY joint Mass at St. George’s
  • Thu 2nd                      ALL SOULS Requiem Mass 7.30pm
  • Sun 5th                        Bereavement Service followed by tea
  • Sun 12th                      REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY:  10am Requiem Mass for all who have fallen in conflict followed by Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial
  • Sat 25th                      Christmas Fair
  • Sun 26th                     CHRIST THE KING

December

  • Sun 3rd                        ADVENT SUNDAY  Advent Carol Service  6.00pm
  • Sun 17th                      J Team Nativity @ Mass 10am
  •             Nine Lessons & Carols (Date T.B.C.)
  • Sun 24th                      CHRISTMAS EVE
    • 5.00pm           Crib Service & Christingle
    • 11.30pm         Midnight Mass
  • Mon 25th                    CHRISTMAS DAY
    • 8.00am           Mass of the Dawn
    • 10.00am         Mass of Christmas Day
    •  3.45pm          Crib Devotions & Benediction
  • Tues 26th                    St. Stephen’s Day             Mass 10am
  • Wed 27th                    St. John the Evangelist           Mass 10am
  • Thu 28th                      Holy Innocents         Mass 7.30pm

January 2018

  • Mon 1st Jan 2018         New Year’s Day Mass 11.00am followed by drinks and Nibbles at the Rectory