St. Margaret's Church, Warnham

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St. Margaret's is a friendly village church with a community built around the shared life of Jesus Christ and worship is central to everything we do. By tradition the Church is middle of the road Anglican with moderate Catholic ceremonial (vestments, Reserved Sacrement). As the only Church in the village we try to provide something for all tastes. We have strong loyalty to the Book of Common Prayer and are one of the few village Churches still to offer choral evensong. We are also exploring contemporary worship and enjoy a wide musical tradition from classic anthems to modern worship songs.

Our bell ringers are the finest in the county and we are very proud of our work with children and young people. The Church's year is fully celebrated with many moving and well attended special services at festivals. Our congregation expect intelligent, relevant preaching and we are beginning to discover the value of home fellowship groups and other less formal ways of being in church together.

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Christopher Loveless
The Vicarage
Church Street
Near Horsham
West Sussex
RH12 3QW
(01403) 265041

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Messy Church
Held in the New Hall Warnham Primary School.
Every third Friday at 3:15 PM for 2 hours
Family Friendly
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Morning Prayer
Every Sunday at 7:00 AM for 40 minutes
Holy Communion
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM
Church room during term time
term time only
Every first second fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Sunday School
Morning Worship
Every first Sunday at 10:00 AM
Parish Communion
Preacher on 8 February : Andy Lester from A Rocha
Every second fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM
Sunday School Coffee Common Worship
Family Communion
Every third Sunday at 10:00 AM
Every first Sunday at 11:30 AM
Orchard Lodge Service
Every third Sunday at 2:30 PM
Messy Communion
Venue - Parish Room The format will be a short time of worship and story-telling, with a Children’s Communion: the whole thing no more than half an hour. After the worship there will be a high tea (rolls, cheese, spreads, biscuits) for everybody
Every first Sunday at 4:30 PM for ½ hour
Evening Prayer
On second Sunday in October instead of Evensong
Every first Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Every second third and fourth Sunday at 6:30 PM
Book of Common Prayer
"Enter" Youth Service
Venue St Mark's Horsham
Every second Sunday at 7:00 PM
during term time
Every first and fourth Sunday at 7:45 PM


Morning Prayer
Every Monday at 7:30 AM
St Margaret's Court Holy Communion
Every first Monday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
Ends Tuesday 26th May 2015.
Resumes Friday 5th June 2015
Evening Prayer
Every Monday at 5:00 PM


Morning Prayer
Every Tuesday at 7:30 AM
Evening Prayer
Every Tuesday at 5:00 PM
Prayer Group, 20 Wyvern Place
Every second Tuesday at 7:30 PM for 1 hour


Morning Prayer
Every Wednesday at 7:30 AM
Warnham Bambis Toddlers Group
Term time only
Every Wednesday at 9:15 AM for 1½ hours
Warnham Bambis Toddlers Service
Term time only
Every first Wednesday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Village Lunch Club
not during Lent
Every second Wednesday at 12:00 PM for 2 hours
Evening Prayer
Every Wednesday at 5:00 PM


Morning Prayer
Every Thursday at 7:30 AM
Holy Communion
Every Thursday at 10:30 AM
the WI Inspiring Women
Secretary - Isobel King
Every second Thursday at 2:15 PM for 1½ hours
Evening Prayer
Every Thursday at 5:00 PM
Junior Ichthus
during term time
Every Thursday at 5:30 PM
Bellringing Practice
Every Thursday at 7:30 PM


Morning Prayer
Every Friday at 7:30 AM
Friday Forum
Please contact Eileen Boud or Yvonne Almond
Every fourth Friday at 2:30 PM
Messy Church
Held in the New Hall Warnham Primary School.
Every third Friday at 3:15 PM for 2 hours
Family Friendly
Evening Prayer
Every Friday at 5:00 PM
Choir Practice
except on Good Friday when it is held on Maundy Thursday
Every Friday at 6:30 PM
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Festal Evensong
Sunday 31st May 2015 at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
The Visitation, Holy Communion
Monday 1st June 2015 at 10:30 AM
Sunday School Youth Group Bell Ringing Live Music / Concerts Regular Choir Grade 1 Listed Building Conservation Area Supports Fairtrade goods Tower Floodlighting Stained glass Guidebooks / notes Organ Hall for hire Church Open Nurture Courses Back to Church Sunday Wheelchair Access / Ramp Hearing / Induction Loop Toilets Baby Changing Facilities Foodbank

Parish room, please contact Wendy Dobbing on 01403 750411.

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7.30 - 6pm Daily.

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Clergy: The Revd Christopher Hugh LOVELESS
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 19586
Diocesan ID: BJ1311
Built: Circa 1250
Style of worship: Village Anglican
Our Patron: Jonathan Lucas
Archdeaconry: HORSHAM (102)
Deanery: HORSHAM (10203)
Benefice: Warnham (10/350 L)
Parish Legal Name: Warnham (100218 10/218)
CofE Church Info: (610218 10/218)
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The current editor is: Susan Howlett

This page was last updated on Tuesday 2nd December 2014
St. Margaret's Church : Church Street, Warnham, West Sussex, RH12 3QW

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