Events

Advent and Christmas 2018

Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.’ (Jeremiah 1: 5) At the end of our Year of Prayer, we have drawn closer to God, the One who formed us, knows us and loves us.  This is the...

Remember, Recall, Reflect, 1918-2018

Following a particularly well-attended Remembrance Sunday morning service, here in Pagham we also marked the Centenary of the Armistice with a second event, “Remember, Recall, Reflect, 1918-2018”.  As people arrived in church they were met with the...

Story of Pagham Weddings – 22nd September 2018

A celebration of weddings that have taken place at Pagham Church across the decades Do you remember the last time it was raining and very windy in Pagham on a Saturday – what on earth did we used to do? Well, it seems that everyone chose the same activity today as...

Farewell to Curate Jo

Following 4 years with us at Curate, the Reverend Jo King will be licensed as Priest-in-Charge at Holy Cross, North Bersted, on Tuesday 25th September at 7.30pm (see noticeboard in church to request tickets). She and her husband Mike, and daughters Lucy and Amy...

Patronal Festival 2018

A very dignified visitor walked through the open Church door today and strolled down the aisle as though he owned the place. I’ll call him ‘Thomcat’. He was most attracted to the children and young people. As is customary, the youngsters read the Lesson and Prayers on...

Cream Teas and Music – June 2018

Year by year the Glenwood Choir delight us with their ready smiles and sing-a-long music. Today was no exception – Songs from Musicals. It was a most enjoyable and relaxed afternoon, as we were invited to eat the delicious scones, jam, cream and fresh strawberries and...

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...

Art Exhibition 2018

The first St Thomas à Becket’s Art Exhibition was held in 1996, the year that St Andrew’s Chapel was consecrated. Frank Rowley (Trudi Kearsley’s father) organised it until it grew so vast that it had to be held in the church so that there was more room for...