News from St Mary’s

Kick start your Summer – SleepOut!

Raise money, save lives! In aid of Turning Tides. Involve your family and friends and be a ‘Home Hero’ for Turning Tides by taking part in your very own summer time adventure! This August brings you the fantastic ‘Big Summer SleepOut’ to raise money in aid of Turning Tides who support local homeless men and […]

Confessions of a Hospice Chaplain during the Corona Crisis

Lisa Rainier is Chaplain and Lead for Spiritual Support at St Catherine’s Hospice in Crawley. Here she shares what it’s been like working on the front line supporting local terminally ill people and their families. “Early on, I joined my local neighbourhood isolation support group, purchased seed to grow my own vegetables, thought I would […]

Kate (Catherine) Humphrey

Following the sad news of Kate passing away we wanted to let you know the date and details of her funeral. Kate will be commended to God at 1:00pm on Tuesday, 30th June at St Mary’s Church, Horsham, followed by a committal at Crawley Crematorium. Sadly, in these days of social distancing, the number of people […]

Horsham Matters Re-Opens

The Horsham Matters charity shop and donation centre has now re-opened. The charity shop on Redkiln Close will be open from Tuesday through to Saturday each week from 10am-2pm. In order to keep everyone safe and ensure that the re-opening adheres to the latest government guidelines, there are a number of new measures in place […]

Church Re-Opens for Private Prayer

We are very pleased to be able to share the good news that as of Wednesday 17th June, our church building will be open daily from 10am-4pm for private prayer. We rejoice at this new opportunity to pray in St. Mary’s once again, but please note that this does not yet mean that our Sunday […]

Please Donate Food for Family Support Work (FSW)

Family Support Work (FSW) help families in Sussex to overcome their difficulties and prevent crisis by supporting families struggling with issues such as poverty, ill health, learning difficulties, bereavement, family break-up and domestic abuse. Due to lockdown, food supplies at their foodbank in Brighton has become less and demand by their families has grown. FSW […]