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News from the Beacon Parish for 2006

Friday 29 December 2006

Children's Carol Service

Children's Carol Service

Monday 11 December 2006

Photos Available for Collection

Photographs of Fr Jason's party that were ordered will be available next Sunday at the Parish Eucharist.

Sunday 10 December 2006

Bazaar Raised ?1400

The Church Bazaar held on 2 December raised a total of ?1400.

Thursday 30 November 2006

Ditchling Beacon December 2006

Friday 24 November 2006

The (Ditchling) Beacon

#In view of the fact that in 2007 the parishes of Ditchling, Streat & Westmeston will be uniting under a new priest, both Parochial Church Councils have agreed that, with effect from 1st January 2007, there is to be a new joint magazine for the parishes replacing 'The Ditchling Beacon' and 'The..

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Wednesday 1 November 2006

Ditchling Beacon November 2006

Sunday 15 October 2006

St Margaret's Parish Profile

Monday 2 October 2006

Ditchling Beacon October 2006

Friday 29 September 2006

St Margaret's & Ditchling Events

Change to Website Structure

The main website menu on the left hand side has been revised with fewer sections. All the previous pages are still accessible via the new sections. For example by selecting Church Calendar, the pages Patterns of Worship, Prayer Diary and Events are also available from the main menu.

Monday 18 September 2006

Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

The Photo Gallery contains photographic slideshows of a number of church events including Fr Jason's leaving party, the Boundary Walk, last year's Summer Fair and barbecue. Please take a look to see if they include a photo of you. The slideshows are updated regularly and most outdoor events are included.

Parish Prayer Diary for this month

The Prayer Diary contains a list of people or groups to pray for every day of the month. It is available on St Margaret's website for the present month and is exactly as printed in the Ditchling Beacon.

Church Papers and Documents

The Church Papers section can be accessed from the main menu on the left of the screen and contains a list of present and past copies of the Ditchling Beacon (from August 2006), Minutes of the Annual Church Meetings, Fabric Plans and other documents in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

This section is updated at intervals with new papers and documents and provides a convenient source of information.

What's New on this website

What's New on this website

What's New in this website can be accessed by clicking on the 'What's New' button at the top right of every page. It lists the latest items that have been added or updated on this website.

Search this Website for Information

Search this Website for Information

The Search button is located above the main text at the right hand side of each page and can be used to search for a word or phrase on the website. Clicking on 'Go' will display a list of items found containing the search word or phrase in the text or title of that item.

Saturday 16 September 2006

Ditchling Beacon September 2006

Ditchling Beacon September 2006

Tuesday 29 August 2006

Message from Father Jason

My Dear Friends in Christ, Kathy and I cannot begin to thank you for the wonderful Farewell Eucharist we shared on Sunday 13th August, the fantastic party which followed, and the magnificent presents which were presented to us. Your generosity leaves us speechless and even now we find it hard to..

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Thursday 17 August 2006

Farewell Service and Party to the 53rd Vicar of Ditchling

Father Jason's farewell service was held at the 9.45 am Parish Eucharist on Sunday 13th August. 175 people attended the Service and this number included 19 children.

Sad occasion though it was for us all the hyms were sung with gusto and Father Jason's Sermon left us in no doubt as to..

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Wednesday 16 August 2006

New Automatic Lighting in the Church

Discussions about arrangements for lights to come on automatically as one enters the church have been taking place in the past months. This idea was put forward by the Flower Guild as the church is very dark on some days in the winter, and in the summer too for that matter, and it was thought that..

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Photos of Fr Jason's Leaving Party

It was a morning of cloud and rain as the heavens wept and nearly 200 people attended both Fr Jason's last Parish Eucharist in St Margaret's and the party afterwards in the Barn. These photos show some of those who attended the event saying farewell to Fr Jason and Kathy and remembering the wonderful times during the five years that Fr Jason was our vicar.