Church of England Diocese of Chichester Holbrook, Saint Mark

These events occur regularly throughout the calendar year.

Sunday

Tea at Three - CURRENTLY SUSPENDED

Every Third Sunday at 3 p.m. for 1hr

St Mark's Lane
Horsham

A chance to relax and chat with a cup of tea and cake and get to know new friends

Refreshments Event held in a Church
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 children's work will be shorter.
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 services are live streamed. To follow please this link:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZwI2pihGL9Cpdn8D_mnumw/featured
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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.

Live stream Morning Worship/Prayer Music Worship band Family Friendly Sunday School / Organised Children's Activities Youth Group
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, we are live streaming our services. Please follow the link to our YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZwI2pihGL9Cpdn8D_mnumw/featured

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.

Live stream Morning Worship/Prayer Hymns Organ Gluten-free communion Eucharist/Holy Communion
Sunday

Cafe Praise

Sunday 20 September 2020, Sunday 11 October 2020, Sunday 15 November 2020 at 7 p.m. for 1hr 15m

St Mark's Lane
Horsham

Cafe Praise will restart on Sunday 20th September but will be via Zoom and not in the church.
We will begin our new series entitled “Living in the Light of God’s Promises” based on 2Peter. The 1st session entitled ‘Inheritors of God’s Promises” focuses on the start of the letter and looks at 2Peter 1.1-4.

An informal evening service which usually takes place on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month – not during Lent, August or December. The café opens at 7pm with smoothies and hot drinks, cakes and biscuits. The service begins at 7.30 and lasts approximately an hour. Music is modern in style, prayer is informal and there is a talk on a biblical text with a relevant theme for living in 21st Century Britain. The atmosphere is relaxed. We sit around tables in a contemporary cafe atmosphere.

Singing Worship band Refreshments Evening Worship/Prayer

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 14th October 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 Wednesdays 21st October, 18th November (24th Birthday)and 9th December (Christmas Party), 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.

As numbers are limited please pre-book your free tickets using Eventbrite and we will specially reserve seats for you.
mini-marks.eventbrite.co.uk

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:

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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 Live Streaming of Services

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

St Mark's Lane
Horsham

We are live streaming our services every week via our YouTube channel.
Go to our website www.stmarksholbrook.org.uk and follow the link

Recorded service Live stream Morning Worship/Prayer