Lower Beeding Holy Trinity

The Lower Beeding Holy Trinity Church dates back to 1840 and is a friendly and welcoming place and is open most days for you to visit. There are regular services and also a church room which is available to hire.

For more information including service times, a history of the church and more, please visit our webpage at www.achurchnearyou.com

Church News

2016-01-20 18:17:50
Church Communications
Hold the date! 27th February 7:30pm Manning Heath Village Hall - Quiz Night with a farming theme, supporting Lower Beeding churches and the Farming Community Network. Tickets £10 including British bangers and mash. Bar provided by our local Kissingate brewery. Contact m.betson@hotmail.co.uk for tickets.

2015-11-27 19:35:02
Christmas Market Tomorrow
Come along and join us for our annual Christmas Market at The Village Hall tomorrow at 2pm. Raffles, tombolas, stalls full of Christmas gifts, Carol singing, refreshments and much, much more.

2015-10-02 12:13:25
175 Concert
If you have not done so already do book a ticket for our 175 concert, Saturday 3rd October 7pm a bluegrass and jazz concert with the ‘SuperStrings’ and featuring Louisa Thomas-Mezzo-Soprano Tickets £10 incl. interval refreshment. See Joan Hackett (07899 990750, joan.hackett@hotmail.com).

2015-10-02 12:10:38
Holy Trinity 175
Holy Trinity Church is 175 years old!
Come and join us this weekend in our beautifully decorated church and celebrate the history of its 175 years in the community.

2015-04-13 19:29:29
Josh's Coffee Morning
Why not come along?

2015-04-13 19:19:19
The Nature of God's Acre
Our vicar Mark has been busy in his role as Rural Officer, writing a book called The Nature of God's Acre! You can pick up your copy at The Vicarage or online using the link below...

2014-11-28 17:34:53
Christmas Sevices
Celebrate Christmas with us at our many services

2014-10-10 17:37:41
Harvest 2014
Our Harvest Service was a great success celebrating local food by cooking a Spanish omelette during the service using only ingredients produced in the parish. Many thanks to our chefs Josh and Sophie.

2014-09-02 15:55:40
Tour of Britain
Stage 7 of the Tour of Britain bike ride is coming to Lower Beeding! The route goes past St John's Church so we're going to open it up to visitors for refreshments of tea and cake! Do come along to see the race and enjoy some cake on Saturday 13th September between 11.30am and 1pm.

2014-09-02 15:52:20
Parish Sponsored Walk
The parish sponsored walk is this Saturday 6th of Sept along the Horsham Riverside Walk. Sponsorship forms and details are now available from Joan Hackett on 01403891729 or joan.hackett@hotmail.com

2014-07-28 18:28:26
Animal Blessing Service
Animal Blessing Service 2014 - Thank you to Lizzie, Kitty, our musicians and all the animals that made our animal blessing service possible on Sunday 20th July. We had a great day with glorious weather, a beautiful service and a delicious shared BBQ lunch afterwards. We also raised £100 for the Rangers Lodge Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre from our collection. More pictures from the service are available on our parish Facebook page.

2014-07-08 17:30:43
Animal Blessing Service
Instead of our usual family service we will again be celebrating the animals we share our world with at a service of blessing. Please note this will take place at 11am and replace our 10am service. It will be held at Cedar Cottage, Sandygate Lane (just a short walk from Holy Trinity Church). Following on we will have a bring and share BBQ lunch. Please bring either a salad a pudding, bread rolls or some meat to go on the BBQ and a drink.

2014-05-15 18:05:12
Family Service
Don't forget it's our monthly family service this Sunday, 10am at Holy Trinity. All are welcome! :)

2014-04-18 10:58:22
Spring Barn Dance
Join us for our Spring Barn Dance on Saturday 24th May at the Village Hall. For tickets contact Joan Hackett on 01403 891729

2014-04-18 10:52:27
Palm Sunday
It was a beautiful sunny morning for a Palm Sunday procession with the two donkeys Molly and Sapphy. For more photos visit our facebook page.

2014-03-01 18:38:40
Ash Wednesday Service
Please join us for our Ash Wednesday Service with imposition of ashes this Wednesday 5th March, 7.30pm at Holy Trinity Church.

2014-01-12 16:28:02
Burns Night
Burns Night Party, Saturday 1st February - Join us for the ‘address to a haggis’ followed by haggis supper and Scottish dancing at 7:30pm at Mannings Heath Village Hall. Licensed bar available. For tickets, at £15 for adults and £7.50 for children, please contact Joan Hackett on 01403 891729

2013-12-26 10:26:10
Happy Christmas!
It was great to see so many people at all the services over the last couple of days even with power cuts and trees coming down in the stormy weather! A very happy Christmas to you all.

2013-12-23 10:37:33
Midnight Mass
Join us for a beautiful service by Candlelight on Tuesday 24th December at 11:30pm at Holy Trinity Church.

2013-12-20 18:19:38
Carols by Candlelight
Join us for 9 Lessons and Carols by candlelight this Sunday 22nd at 6:30pm at Holy Trinity. I've heard there are mince pies and mulled wine afterwards!

2013-12-08 16:04:10
Christingle Family Service
Join us for our Christingle Family Service this coming Sunday 15th December, 10am at Holy Trinity.

2013-12-08 15:59:26
Christmas Market
The Christmas Market was a huge success, raising over £3,400! A BIG thank you to everyone involved, especially Pam and Bill for organising the event.

2013-11-22 17:38:49
Christmas Market
Come and join us at our Christmas Market on Saturday 30th November starting at 2pm in the Village Hall. Browse the many stalls offering gifts, home-made treats, jewellery, children's gifts and much more. Enjoy the live children's music, card competition, delicious teas, mulled wine and a chance to win spectacular raffle prizes! Entrance is FREE!

2013-11-10 18:06:59
Today we remembered all those who gave their lives in two world wars and in all conflicts with the help of our girl guides. At 11am we had a very moving 2 minute silence with the last post and reveille.

2013-10-08 17:04:55
St John's 175th Anniversay
We celebrated 175 years since the building of St John's church with a concert by the Bernardi Music Group and a special service at which Bishop Mark of Horsham presided. It was a lovely weekend and a very important event for the parish. For more photos please visit our Facebook page by clicking on the link below.

2013-09-20 18:12:56
Harvest Festival
Come and join us as we celebrate Harvest Festival, led by the Sunday School on Sunday 29th September at 10am. We will again be supporting Family Support Work (FSW) with our harvest offerings this year. Please could you bring well in-date and unopened tins, jars, cereals and packet, drinks (e.g.tea bags) and household items (such as washing up liquid) as your offerings and we will pass them on. Thank you!

2013-09-06 19:00:00
175th Anniversary!
We will be celebrating 175 years since the building of St John’s church (the other church in our parish) over the weekend of 5th/6th October. There will be a concert by the Bernardi Music group at 6.30pm on Saturday October 5th (entry is FREE for those on the electoral roll and £10 on the door for family and friends) and a special Holy Communion with Bishop Mark of Horsham presiding at 10.00am on Sunday 6th October.

2013-09-06 18:57:38
St John's Church - 175th Anniv
We will be celebrating 175 years since the building of St John’s church (the other church in our parish) over the weekend of 5th/6th October. There will be a concert by the Bernardi Music group at 6.30pm on Saturday October 5th (entry is FREE for those on the electoral roll and £10 on the door for family and friends) and a special Holy Communion with Bishop Mark of Horsham presiding at 10.00am on Sunday 6th October.

2013-08-18 18:52:01
Home & Away Brewery Tour Aucti
We have been donated 5 tickets for a bus tour of three local breweries on the 28th September departing at 12:30pm. These tickets are worth £10 each and are only open to over 18's. We are going to auction these tickets off in support of the funds raised with our parish pilgrimage to Canterbury.
To bid for or get more information about one or more of these tickets telephone or email Fr Mark with the number of tickets you would like and how much you are willing to bid for them. The closing date for bids is next Friday, 23rd August and the highest bidders will be informed after then.
(Tel: 01403 891367, Email: m.betson@clara.co.uk)

2013-08-12 15:01:09
Parish Pilgrimage
Well done to all who walked or helped with the parish sponsored pilgrimage. The core 4 walkers made it to Canterbury yesterday and were greeted by Canon Clare for a blessing and tour of the cathedral. Thank you also to everyone who sponsored them, there's still time if you haven't yet! Amount raised to follow!
For more photos please visit our facebook page.

2013-08-04 20:22:00
Pilgrimage - Day 1
Day 1 of the pilgrimage went well. It was a lovely walk from Lower Beeding to Ardingly, passing Balcombe Viaduct on the way.

2013-07-29 12:30:08
Sponsored Pilgrimage
This Sunday Archdeacon Roger Coombes will be taking the 10:00am service at Holy Trinity and will bless those taking part in the sponsored pilgrimage as they set off on their 90 mile journey straight after the service.
They will be raising money for our parish churches and for the farming charity The Farming Community Network, which supports farmers through difficult times. If you'd like to sponsor us please visit our justgiving page below.
Thank you.

2013-07-23 15:44:22
Charity Coffee Morning
This Saturday 27th July, starting at 10am, there is a charity coffee morning in Holy Trinity church room raising money for Dreamflight which takes seriously ill and disabled children on the holiday of a lifetime to Orlando, Florida.
Please come and join us!

2013-07-16 17:27:29
West Sussex County Times
Have you seen this week's West Sussex County Times yet? Check out page 34 to see an article about our forthcoming sponsored pilgrimage to Canterbury! For more information visit our webpage.

2013-07-14 20:29:07
New facebook page!
For more photos from the Animal Blessing Service please visit our newly launched facebook page!

2013-07-14 16:22:15
Animal Blessing Service
The Animal Blessing Service today was a huge success! The weather was beautiful and the picnic lunch afterwards was much enjoyed! Thank you to everyone who came along and a massive thank you to Mary and her family for hosting it.

2013-06-30 18:38:48
Village Fete
A fantastic sunny day for the village fete with lots of people there. One of the star attractions was the 'crazy croquet' featuring well known places in the village, including Holy Trinity Church. Thank you to everyone who organised, helped out and came along to the fete.

2013-06-23 18:58:42
July Family Service
There is no Family Service at Holy Trinity on 21st July as the Special Animal Blessing Service on Sunday 14th July will be our Family Service for July.
Please come and join the celebration!

2013-06-20 18:13:18
Services for Sunday 23rd June
This Sunday's services are 8:30am at St John's, Coolhurst and 10:00am at Holy Trinity. As always, everyone is welcome!

2013-06-14 17:13:09
Holy Trinity
Why not join us at our Family Service this Sunday 16th June at 10:00am?
All are welcome

2013-06-14 10:47:29
Lower Beeding Churches
This Saturday 15th June from 10:00-11:30am in Holy Trinity Church room, the 1st Lower Beeding Guides are holding a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer support.
All are welcome, please come along and support this worthy cause.