Calendar 2018

JANUARY

  • Mon 1st           New Year’s Day     Mass 5.30pm
  • Wed 3rd           Bible Study restarts 7.30pm
  • Fri 5th               Cathedral Evensong  5.30pm & Tea at 4.30pm
  • Sat 6th             Parish Ramble 10.00am
  • Sun 7th             EPIPHANY OF THE LORD
  • Wed 10th         Tea and Chat 2.30pm – 4.00pm
  • Sat 13th            Servers meal at LA Fish
  • Sun 14th           Carers Group 2.00pm
  • Thu 18th           PCC meeting 7.30pm
  • Sun 21st           Unity service at the Cathedral 6.00pm
  • Sun 28th           PRESENTATION OF THE LORD (transferred)

FEBRUARY

  • Fri 2nd               Rumboldswhyke School Barn Dance 7.30pm
  • Sat 3rd              Day of Prayer exploring different aspects of Christian meditation – 10am – 3.30pm
  • Fri 9th               Young people’s Film Night 5.30pm
  • Sat 10th            Parish Ramble to West Wittering 10.00am
  • Sun 11th           Carers Group 2.00pm
  • Sun 11th           Pancake Party 4 – 6pm

LENT

  • Wed 14th         ASH WEDNESDAY Mass 9.00am & Sung Mass 7.30pm with imposition of ashes
  • Fri 16th             Stations of the Cross & Mass 6.00pm
  • Sat 17th            Young people’s First Communion Club
  • Fri 23rd             Stations of the Cross
  • Sat 24th            Young people’s First Communion Club
  • Sat 24th            Day of teaching on Healing Ministries at St. Paul’s
  • Sat 24th            Quiz night & fish and chip supper

MARCH

  • Fri 2nd              Stations of the Cross
  • Sat 3rd              Parish Ramble to West Dean woods to see the daffodils.
  • Sat 3rd              Young people’s First Communion Club
  • Fri 9th               Stations of the Cross
  • Sat 10th            Young people’s First Communion Club
  • Sun 11th           MOTHERING SUNDAY – Mass in the Round
  • Fri 16th             Stations of the Cross
  • Sat 17th            Young people’s First Communion Club
  • Sun 18th           Portsmouth Festival Choir Concert
  • Fri 23rd             Stations of the Cross
  • Sat 24th            Young people’s First Communion Club rehearsal
  • Sat 24th            St. Richard Singers Passiontide Concert

HOLY WEEK

  • Sun 25th           PALM SUNDAY Procession from the amphitheatre 9.45am
  • Tues 27th         Chrism Mass & blessing of oils in the Cathedral 12 noon
  • Wed 28th         Rumboldswhyke School Easter service in church 2.00pm
  • Thurs 29th        MAUNDY THURSDAY Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Foot Washing & Watch until Midnight 7.30pm
  • Fri 30th             GOOD FRIDAY
    • Young people’s Good Friday workshop 10.00am
    • Good Friday Liturgy followed by hot cross buns 2.00pm
  • Sat 31st              HOLY SATURDAY       
    • Easter Vigil and First Mass of Easter 8.30pm

APRIL

  • Sun 1st            EASTER DAY  Said Mass 8.00am Festival Sung Mass 10.00am
  • Sat 7th              Ramble to Lavant via Centurion Way
  • Fri 13th             Young People’s Film Night 5.30pm
  • Sun 22nd          PATRONAL FESTIVAL followed by shared lunch
  • Fri 27th             Last Friday of the month concert (1st of present series)
  • Sat 28th            Chichester Chorale Concert 7.30pm
  • Sun 29th           A.P.C.M. 11.30am

MAY

  • Sat 5th              Parish Ramble to Prinsted – Chidham.
  • Fri 10th             ASCENSION DAY
    • Sung Parish Mass 7.30pm
  • Sat 19th            May Fair
  • Sun 20th          PENTECOST     Mass in the Round
  • Fri 25th             Last Friday of the month concert
  • Thu 31st           CORPUS CHRISTI Sung Mass and Procession  & Benediction 7.30pm

JUNE

  • Sat 2nd             Teaching Day on Prayer (venue TBC)
  • Fri 15th              Whyke’s Got Talent – Talent Show with Rumboldswhyke School
  • Fri 29th             Last Friday of the month concert

JULY

  • Tue 17th           WRAP Community Choir concert 7.30pm
  • Sat 21st            Sound of Music sing along and refreshments
  • Fri 27th             Last Friday of the month Concert

AUGUST

  • Wed 15th         ASSUMPTION OF THE BVM Mass 7.30pm
  • Hymns and Pimms (date: TBC)
  • Fri 31st             Last Friday of the month concert

SEPTEMBER

  • Sun 2nd – 6th   Diocesan Clergy Conference at Canterbury University
  • Mon 10th –  13th Parish retreat to Alton Abbey
  • Sat 22nd           Jumble Sale
  • Sun 17th           Come to Church Sunday
  • Sun 23rd           DEDICATION FESTIVAL
  • Fri 28th             Last Friday of the month concert

OCTOBER

  • Sat 6th             Harvest Barn Dance and Harvest Supper
  • Sun 7th           HARVEST (Mass in the round)
  • Fri 26th          Last Friday of the month concert (Last in the series)
  • Sat 27th          Pet Service

NOVEMBER

  • Thu 1st          ALL SAINTS DAY Sung Mass at St. George’s
  • Fri 2nd         ALL SOULS Said Requiem 10.30am
  • Sun 4th         Bereavement Service followed by tea
  • Sun 11th        REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY:
    • 10am Requiem Mass for all who have fallen in conflict followed by Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial
  • Fri 16th        Organ Recital
  • Sat 24th        Christmas Fair in the Centenary Centre
  • Sun 25th       CHRIST THE KING

DECEMBER

  • Sun 2nd       ADVENT SUNDAY Advent Carol Service 6.00pm
  • Sun 16th       J Team Nativity Mass 10am
  • Wed 19th      Parish Carol service 6.00pm followed by mulled wine and mince pies
  • Mon 24th                     CHRISTMAS EVE
    • 5.00pm            Crib Service & Christingle
    •  11.30pm          Midnight Mass
  • Tues 25th                     CHRISTMAS DAY
    • 8.00am            Mass of the Dawn
    • 10.00am          Mass of Christmas Day
    • 3.45pm            Crib Devotions & Benediction
  • Wed 26th     St. Stephen’s Day             Mass 10am
  • Thu 27th      St. John the Evangelist    Mass 10am
  • Fri 28th        Holy Innocents                 Mass 10am

Please Note that this is just a guide to planned events.

It may be necessary to change the date of certain events during the course of the year.

Please see the weekly bulletin for final details and times of events.