Events

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...

Rev Jo opens Pagham’s new Co-op

On November 23rd a new improved branch of the Co-op opened on the site of the old King’s Beach pub. The store was ceremoniously opened by Pagham Church’s curate Reverend Jo King. The co-operative organisation has given us ongoing support over the years and...

Advent and Christmas – What’s On

Advent & Christmas 2017 Those who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint. (Isaiah 40: 31) This Advent, across the Diocese of Chichester – and...

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...

Quiz Night for Raise the Roof

Our October quiz night was a real treat, both for our brains and our tummies. The evening took place in main body of the church itself, which created a warm, sociable atmosphere for the hopeful teams. Then some of the rounds dreamed up by Quizmaster Simon Tooley were...

50th Anniversary of the Re-dedication of the Bells

On Sunday 4th June six past and present Pagham bell ringers came together to ring a full peal on our church bells to mark the 50th anniversary of the re-dedication of the bells. This included Jonathan Franklin now from Ringmer East Sussex, Vikki Bulbeck from Windsor,...

Parish Retreat to Launde Abbey 2017

On 30th May, eighteen pilgrims from Pagham Church travelled to Launde Abbey for a four day retreat. Nestled in the stunning Leicestershire countryside, Launde Abbey proved to be a refreshing oasis away from the demands of everyday life – including social media!...

Running 10k to Raise the Roof

On Sunday 21st May over a dozen members of Pagham Church ran the Bognor Prom 10K Road Race to raise money for our Raise the Roof campaign. With runners aged from 16 to sixties, the strength of our team lay in the diversity of ages which took part and was a true...

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...

Fundraising Auction April 2017

On 28th April we  held a Fundraising Auction in aid of our Raise the Roof campaign. Local businesses and individuals generously donated nearly fifty fabulous lots, these included Goodwood tickets, a David Beckham signed Real Madrid football shirt, advanced driving...