St James, Ashurst

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St James is the Parish Church of Ashurst. Visitors are welcome to services held every Sunday, usually at 10.30am. We have two communion services every month, usually on the second and third Sundays. More details may be found under the services and events tab
Opening Times: St James is open to visitors every day from 10.00am and maintained by the dedicated people of the village.

Incumbent: The Revd Mark Heather LLB BA is Rector of this parish, and Vicar of the parish of St Andrew and St Cuthman, Steyning.

Weddings and Baptisms:   All enquirers about weddings and baptisms, at either Steyning or Ashurst Parish Church, should contact the Rector on 01903 879877.   Baptisms can be held on any Sunday.

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Rector: Revd Mark Heather LLB BA
St. Andrew's Parish Office,
Penfold Hall,
Church Street,
BN44 3YB
The Parish Office is open from Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 11:00am
01903 813276 (Office Administrator) or 01903 879877 (Rector: Revd Mark Heather)

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1st Sunday - Matins (BCP)
Mattins (BCP) at 10.30am
Every first Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer
2nd Sunday - Family Eucharist Service (Common Worship)
Every second Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
3rd Sunday - Holy Communion (BCP)
Traditional Prayer Book Eucharist (BCP) at 10.30am
Every third Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer
4th Sunday _ Family Service (Common Worship) Please note that there will be a Joint Evensong & Sermon at 4.00pm on 22nd October (No 10.30am Service)
Family Service at 10.30am on the 4th Sunday of the month
Every fourth Sunday at 10:30 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly
5th Sunday - Matins (BCP)
Matins using the Book of Common Prayer on the 5th Sunday of the month, at 10.30am
Every fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
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Remembrance Sunday Service
A Service of Remembrance at 10.50am will replace theThe normal Family Eucharist at 10.30am.
Sunday 12th November 2017 at 10:50 AM for 1 hour
10:30am service cancelled: Joint Festal Sung Eucharist at Steyning at 9.30am
This Service has been cancelled at Ashurst as there will be a joint Festal Sung Eucharist at St Andrew's, Steyning at 9:30am
Sunday 26th November 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 4766
Diocesan ID: BN0211
Archdeaconry: HORSHAM (102)
Deanery: STORRINGTON (10207)
Benefice: Ashurst (10/014 T)
Parish Legal Name: Ashurst (100290 )
CofE Church Info: (610290 10/290)
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The current editor is: Terry Clarke

This page was last updated on Wednesday 18th October 2017
St James : Church Lane, Ashurst, West Sussex, BN44 3AR - Approach St James either via School Lane (preferred) or Golden Lane which are turnings off the B2135 which runs through Ashurst

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