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News from the Beacon Parish for 2008

Thursday 27 November 2008

A letter from Canon John

I am writing to you at the time of one of the loveliest of nature's spectacles, the autumn foliage at the fall of the year; the vivid flashes of flaming red and burning gold; the gently blended greens and browns against the brilliant blue of autumn skies. Yet always there is a tinge of sadness in..

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Friday 31 October 2008

The Beacon November 2008

Thursday 25 September 2008

The Beacon October 2008

Monday 22 September 2008

St Martin's Flower Festival Photos

St Martin's Flower Festival,held in early September 2008, was photographed by Doreen Kallman and Paul Charman.

Friday 29 August 2008

The Beacon September 2008

Bishop of Horsham to be Administrator at Walsingham

Bishop Lindsay Urwin, currently Bishop of Horsham, is to leave the diocese in February when he becomes the Bishop Administrator of the Anglican Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. Bishop Lindsay will succeed Father Philip North who is to be a parish priest in London.

Friday 1 August 2008

The Beacon August 2008

Monday 21 July 2008

Building work at the Beacon Churches

$St Margaret?s I am pleased to say that we have now finally been given permission to proceed with the re-shingling of the tower of St Margaret?s, Ditchling. We hope that it will be completed before the onset of winter. All of the cost is very kindly being met by The Friends of St Margaret?s,..

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Tuesday 8 July 2008

Information for Weddings Added

A new menu section has been added for weddings in the Beacon Churches with information, booking form and links to other relevant sites.

The Beacon July 2008

Wedding Booking and Information

Sunday 1 June 2008

The Beacon June 2008

Thursday 1 May 2008

The Beacon May 2008

Tuesday 1 April 2008

The Beacon April 2008

Saturday 22 March 2008

Coffee Morning held at Westmeston Parish Hall.

The coffee morning held on Saturday 15th March was a great success. It was a lovely sunny spring day and the Parish Hall looked lovely with all the daffodils outside and inside on the tables. About 50 people enjoyed coffee and hot cross buns and a profit of !?242] was made during the morning...

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St Margaret?s Church ?100 Club 2008?

The winners of the draw at the end of February were Margaret Moore and Sophie Craven each receiving ?20.

Thursday 28 February 2008

The Beacon March 2008

Wednesday 27 February 2008

Treasurer Hunt

Required as from April 23rd 2008, the Annual Church Meeting, a Treasurer for the Beacon Churches parish of Ditchling, Streat and Westmeston. Both George Hancock and Robin Williamson have decided to hand over the appointment to another member of the congregation. Some facility with figures..

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Electoral Roll 2008

The Electoral Roll for 2008 - 2009 for Ditchling, Streat and Westmeston will be updated in March. You can be on the Roll if you meet the following requirements: #You are a member of the Church of England. #You have been baptised. #You are 16 years old or over. #You live in the Parish or you..

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The End of Children's Church in Ditchling

The last Children`s Church at St Margaret?s took place within the Beacon Eucharist on February 24th. The Bible story was that of Jesus meeting the woman at the well and how he told her about the ?living water?. It was with some sadness that this was the last meeting of the Children`s Church as,..

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