St Mary, Hailsham

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Hailsham Parish Church (St. Mary's) is a friendly, welcoming church of all ages and backgrounds at the heart of Hailsham.

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(01323) 442410 (Church Office with answer phone)

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Holy Communion
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer
All Age Service
Service for all with a creche for under 3's.
Every first Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly creche Coffee Common Worship
Morning Service
Morning Service with children's groups for ages up to 14.
Every second fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Family Friendly creche Sunday School Coffee Common Worship
Holy Communion
Service with groups for children up to the age of 14.
Every third Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1½ hours
Family Friendly creche Sunday School Coffee Common Worship
Evening Prayer
Every first second third and fifth Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Coffee Common Worship
Holy Communion
Every fourth Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Coffee Common Worship


Bellringing Practise
Every Monday at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Meeting Point
Social club with talks by visitors covering a wide range of subject.
Every first Monday at 7:30 PM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.


An after-school club for children under 11 & parents. 50p per child. Most Tuesdays during term time.
Most Tuesdays in term time (see website for up to date information).
Tuesday at 3:15 PM for 2 hours
Family Friendly


Meet & Pray
Prayer meeting - all welcome.
Evening Prayer meeting once a month replaces lunchtime one - see church website for programme for the year.
Every Wednesday at 12:00 PM for 1 hour


ABC's Playgroup
For babies and pre-school children with their parent/carer.
Term time only
Every Thursday at 9:30 AM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Coffee


Bite In Cafe
Tea, coffee and light refreshments. Open to all.
Every Friday at 9:30 AM for 150 minutes
Family Friendly Coffee


Who Let the Dads Out?
A gentle outreach group for the benefit of fathers and their young children, up to 7 years. Cost £2.00.
Every last Saturday at 9:30 AM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Coffee
Youth Zone
Youth Club held at Emmanuel Hall (see church website for programme) for children in school years 6-9.
No meeting in August.
Every second Saturday at 7:00 PM for 1½ hours
Sunday School Youth Group Bell Ringing Live Music / Concerts Regular Book of Common Prayer Services Grade 1 Listed Building Tower Floodlighting Stained glass Guidebooks / notes Organ Audio Visual Facilities Church Open Nurture Courses Hearing / Induction Loop Assistance Dogs Toilets Baby Changing Facilities Foodbank

Visit our Church

Tues-Thurs lunchtimes during the summer and as advertised on website. Friday mornings - access through the lounge.

Nurture Courses

Christianity Explored

Other information
Clergy: The Revd David James BOURNE
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 4942
Diocesan ID: CS0411
Archdeaconry: HASTINGS (103)
Deanery: DALLINGTON (10302)
Benefice: Hailsham (10/155BK)
Parish Legal Name: Hailsham (100393 10/393)
CofE Church Info: (610393 10/393)
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This page was last updated on Monday 20th October 2014
St Mary : Vicarage Lane, Just off the High Street, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1BL

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