Church of England Diocese of Chichester Holbrook, Saint Mark

These events occur regularly throughout the calendar year.

Sunday

Sunday Worship Together

Every Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

St Mark's Lane
Horsham

Please be aware that the service will feel different at the present time, as there will be no singing, and limited children's work.
The necessary hygiene and social distancing will be observed, and there may be a queue when you arrive, so do arrive in good time.
If you are unable to attend, our on line services will continue.
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An informal service with a contemporary music group, with a flexible structure, in depth Bible teaching and Holy Communion once a month. Partway through the service our younger members have the opportunity to leave and take part in age appropriate groups, to learn and grow in their faith in creative and energetic ways.
​- All Sundays are Morning Worship, with the exception of third Sundays which are services with Holy Communion. All Age Services take place during the school holidays.

Morning Worship/Prayer Music Singing Refreshments served Worship band Family Friendly Sunday School / Organised Children's Activities Youth Group
Tuesday

Holbrook Heart Cafe

Every Tuesday at 9 a.m. for 2hr

St Mark's Lane
Horsham

Update 8th July 2020
We are going to reopen the cafe on a TAKE-AWAY basis between 9am and 11am starting Tuesday 14th July.
There will be a reduced menu, but we'll still offer you some delicious cakes!
A one-way queue will operate from the car park to the serving table, which will be outside the hall entrance.
Please do bring something to sit on if you wish to stay on the church grounds, but be aware that neither the church or hall will be available.
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Tea, coffee, light breakfast, and home-made cakes are served between 9am and 11am, all free of charge.
Toys are available for pre-school children to play with.
Everybody, of all ages is very welcome to come along – bring a friend !

Refreshments Family Friendly Coffee morning Event held in a Church
Sunday

Holy Communion

Every Sunday at 8:30 a.m.

St Mark's Lane
Horsham

Please note that during this current time, the service will be shorter than usual, with no singing.
The necessary hygiene and social distancing will be observed, and there may be a queue when you arrive, so do arrive in good time.
If you are unable to attend, our on line services will continue.

We have traditional Holy Communion at 8:30am with formal structure, using liturgy and organ music from the Church of England tradition, with the opportunity for refreshments after the service.

Morning Worship/Prayer Hymns Refreshments served Organ Gluten-free communion Eucharist/Holy Communion

Mini Mark's

In January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Every Third Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. for 45m

St Mark's Lane
Horsham

UPDATE 8th July 2020: Invitation to Mini-Mark's Services

We are delighted to invite families with babies and little children under-five to a short but blessed, socially distanced Mini-Mark's service at the later time of 1.15pm for 1.30pm on Wednesday 15th July in St. Mark's Church, Holbrook. School aged siblings are welcome too. The service will last 30 minutes.

Please do not attend if anyone in your household is showing symptoms of COVID-19: a high temperature, a new continuous cough or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste, or if you have been advised to isolate following contact tracing.

Social distancing within and outside church will be essential seats will be reserved in rows with a 2-metre gap between rows and 3 empty chairs left between you and the next person in a row, if you are not in the same bubble. The balcony will only be used if necessary, if so in alternate rows only.

Please arrive from 1.15pm to allow time for a 2-metre socially distanced queue for entry into church, use of hand sanitiser and being shown to your reserved seats before the service starts at 1.30pm. Toilet facilities will be available.

Parents and carers will be responsible for ensuring children maintain social distancing, we will do what we can to help you with 2-metre footprints and lines to follow. You are welcome to bring your pram/pushchair/car seat/ booster seat into church. Windows and doors will be kept open for good ventilation, so please bring warm tops with you, and covers for little ones.

We are sorry that at present we will not be able to serve lunch, cakes or refreshments and there will not be any toys or singing, but we will enjoy Bible stories, prayers, listening to songs and joining in with easily cleaned percussion shakers and non-energetic actions.

At the end of the service please leave the church promptly one family at a time as directed, taking a craft activity and colouring sheet in a pre-prepared envelope for each child to do at home, you will just need some crayons, a glue stick and sticky tape.

Current guidelines do not permit us to meet for a Teddy Bear's Picnic, so please have your picnic at home or in the park before or after you join us on Wednesday 19th August from 1.15pm for 1.30pm for our August Mini-Mark's service in St Mark's Church.

As numbers are limited please pre-book your free tickets using Eventbrite and we will specially reserve seats for you. Here is the link for July Mini-Mark's tickets, the link for August will follow later this month.
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mini-marks-15th-july-2020-tickets-112472476204

Mini-Mark’s will be considerably shorter than usual but having not met since February, the joy of meeting together to worship will be extraordinary.

Please contact us if you have any questions.
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Mini-Mark's welcomes all babies, under-fives, parents, grandparents and carers, with a buffet lunch, homemade cakes, toys and a baby play area.

Little children, babies and adults have fun exploring interactive Bible stories through play, craft, action songs, percussion and creative prayer activities in a fun, relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
​All Free.​
Meets monthly on a Wednesday 12.30pm - 2.30pm in St Mark's Church on:

Parents and toddlers Pre-school club Event held in a Church
Wednesday

Book of Common Prayer Morning Worship

Every Wednesday at 9:45 a.m.

St Mark's Lane
Horsham

Please be aware that the service will feel different at the present time, as there will be no singing, and refreshments will not be available.
The necessary hygiene and social distancing will be observed, and there may be a queue when you arrive, so do arrive in good time.
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This is a long-established mid-week service, with hymns, supported by approximately 25 people who appreciate the rich tradition and liturgy of the BCP. The service is led by a Vicar or Reader. One Wednesday each month is a service of Holy Communion; all others are Morning Prayer. There are refreshments and opportunities for pastoral care after each service.

Hymns Book of Common Prayer
Sunday

Sunday On Line Service

Every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. for 1hr

St Mark's Lane
Horsham

We are streaming a service every week via our YouTube channel.
It is available on Sunday morning from 8:30am, with a choice of hymns or contemporary worship songs.
Go to our website www.stmarksholbrook.org.uk and follow the link

Recorded service Live stream Morning Worship/Prayer