Entries by Parish Administrator

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 […]

Vocation Sermon Series – June 2020

Prior to lockdown, having begun to work as a ministry team of clergy and readers across our 3 churches of St Mary’s, St Leonard’s and Holy Trinity, we had decided to begin a joint sermon series after Easter, using the theme of vocation. Though the circumstances are not as we had imagined, we have nonetheless […]

Horsham Matters Food Bank (updated 6/4/2020)

Update 6/4/20 Horsham Matters would like to ask people to continue to donate food through the drop-off points in Horsham supermarkets. They are aware that Tesco in Broadbridge Heath and Pulborough have removed their donation boxes and they are working to address the situation. Food donations can also be made at the Donation Centre on […]

Church opening – suspended on Government Advice Dated 23/3/2020

St Mary’s Church will remain open for prayer each day, approximately 9am-5pm, and all are welcome. We have such a huge church building, that many people can pray in peace, whilst also ensuring that they are self-isolating!  Online resources are available via: https://www.stmaryshorsham.org.uk/index.php/home-resources/ St Margaret’s Warnham – Our church will be open from 9am to dusk […]

Update for Horsham Matters 25/3/2020

Our face to face delivery of Foodbanks, Night Shelter and our Community Meal will cease until Government advice changes. Our Charity Shop is also closed for the time being. That said, we will focus all of our efforts to continue to provide food for those most in need through a home delivery service. We appreciate […]

Voluntary Sector Support in the Horsham District (updated 6/4/20)

Update 6/4/20 Supporting elderly and vulnerable people – Community Volunteer hubs The community response during the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation has been amazing, with hundreds of individuals, groups and organisations coming forward on the ground, and through social media, to offer support: community spirit and resilience at its best. Over 1,300 volunteers have signed up to […]