The Parish of St Michael and All Angels, Withyham

and All Saints, Blackham

East Sussex

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picture of Withyham Church

picture of Withyham Church


 

Notes from Withyham with Blackham Church Parochial Church Council Meeting

At the Annual Parochial Church Meeting on Monday 29th April, Richard Carden retired as a Churchwarden after six years; his successor, joining Antony Cumberland, is Richard Halcrow. Ali Hunnam takes over as PCC Secretary in place of Gilly Halcrow and Miriam Boobier succeeds Donald Yonge as Parish Safeguarding Officer.

In addition to the above, who are all now on the Parochial Church Council, the following also continue as members of the PCC: Ex-Officio: James Campbell (Rector), Elizabeth Parish (Reader) and Janice Yonge (Deanery Synod). Elected: Anne Barker (Treasurer), Robert Clark, Janet Funnell, Paul Radford, Sue Schooling, Meg Stafford, Neil Watson, Nick Wells and Piers Wilson.



Forthcoming Events

June

Sun. 2nd June - 11.00am - Matins not Sung Eucharist

Sun. 9th June - (Pentecost / Whit Sunday)

11.00am: Sung Eucharist not Matins

Sun. 23rd June - 5.00pm: Joint Evensong with St. Thomas, Groombridge and St. John’s, Crowborough at Groombridge

Sun. 30th June - 11.00am: Holy Communion, Blackham

July

Sat. 6th July - 2.00pm: Church Fete, Buckhurst Park Cricket Ground

Sun. 21st July - 11.00am: Pet Service, outside the Rectory, Withyham

Pets of all shapes and sizes are welcome.

Please ensure that your pet remains secure during the service by bringing them in a suitable cage, on a lead etc;



Parish Registers

Baptism

On 5th May, the baptism took place at St. Michael’s Church, Withyham of Ella Tracy Tue BLAKE, daughter of Philip and Oriel.



Funerals

On 3rd May the funeral took place at St. Michael’s Church, Withyham of Elspeth Helen (‘Timmy’) BAKER aged 86, followed by cremation at the Kent & Sussex Crematorium, Tunbridge Wells.