Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Stations

During the ten days between Ascension Day and Pentecost the worldwide church was encouraged to keep a special focus on prayer that God’s kingdom would come. Here at Pagham church we joined in too. Around the church we had various prayer stations to encourage people to...

Beating the Bounds – May 2018

In this Year of Prayer, it was a particular privilege to do our annual prayer walk of dear Pagham Parish: “Beating the Bounds”!  This ancient custom occurs close to Rogation Sunday, when we ask God’s blessing on the land and its people (from the...

February Family Fun

On a cold Sunday afternoon in February over 30 children snuggled up in St Andrew’s Chapel to watch Despicable Me 3 on the big screen. Popcorn and treats were of course obligatory! Then later on in the month, the family fun continued with our Bingo and Beetle...

First Holy Communion 2017

On the feast of Christ the King, eight of our younger church members received their first holy communion.  It was lovely to see them so involved and engaged throughout the service, not least in leading the prayers and in asking adult church members about their...

Beavers and Cubs Visit the Church

On Monday evening Aldwick and Pagham Beavers visited Thomas a’beckett church. We went there to ring the bell, you had to ring the bell gently. I enjoyed doing it. We looked around the church I liked the organ because it was hidden. Father Mark showed us around...
Brownies and Rainbows Raise the Roof

Brownies and Rainbows Raise the Roof

On a fine afternoon on 20 May, some fifteen to twenty local Brownies and Rainbows (with siblings and parents) made a splendid coin trail around St Thomas à Becket Church.  One might have thought “those little coins aren’t going to make it round the whole...