Beacon Parish of Ditchling, Streat & Westmeston


New Year is a time for celebration, for new beginnings, resolutions, looking forward. It is a time of hope. St Paul said that hope was one of the three things that last for ever (with faith and love), and echoing him, the poet Alexander Pope said that hope springs..

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Sunday Services 1 February

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple

  • 08:00 BCP Holy Communion, Ditchling
  • 09:45 Holy Communion and Junior Church, Ditchling
  • 09:45 Holy Communion, Westmeston
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Beacon Parish churches and Fr David


Noah's Ark

Young People & Children

It has been over a year now since Katherine and I started Noah’s Ark and what a fantastic year it’s been. We have welcomed many wonderful families into the church playgroup in..

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The Beacon January 2015

The Beacon
January 2015

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In January we remember:

  • 5th Betty Way
  • 6th George Jerrey
  • 7th Ernest Eli Dean
  • 7th Douglas James Sharpless
  • 9th Michael Abbott
  • 10th Bert Linfield
  • 11th Enid Davies
  • 14th Anne Hillwood
  • 15th John Broomfield
  • 17th Geoffrey Gilling-Smith
  • 19th Paddy Nolan
  • 26th Digby Thompson
  • 26th Brian Mott
  • 29th Lois Greene
  • 30th Angela Craven

Today we pray for:

  • Los Angeles
  • Glynde, West Firle & Beddingham
  • North Acres