Here you will find information and announcements taken from recent Pew Sheets.


Annual Ride and Stride.

Takes place on Saturday 14th September in aid of The Historic Churches Trust. If you would like to take part or help on the day please contact Vicky Cox on 01243 783763 or email: for a sponsorship form. You can find out more information about the event by visiting the Ride and Stride website and you can download a sposorship form by clicking here. More information about the Sussex Historic Churches Trust can be found on their website.

Let’s Learn Together

An invitation to explore some Christian themes on 3rd Sunday evenings of the month. The next meeting takes palce on 
Sunday 15th September
 5:30 – 7:00pm. 
At St Peter’s Place, our church hall adjacent to St Peter and St Mary’s Church, Fishbourne. The theme is 
“Being a good leader”
(We’re all leaders sometimes!?)
. What does the bible have to say?
 There will be an interval for tea and coffee midway. We hope these evenings will be interactive and informative. Please invite your friends. 
All are very welcome.

Quiz with Fish and Chip Supper

In aid of the Bible Society 
from 6 pm-9 pm Saturday 21st September 2019 at St Wilfrid’s Church Hall, Durnford Close, Chichester, PO19 3AT. Price £10 includes fish and chips supper and soft drink. Contact Marion (01243 785226)

Apuldram’s Autumn Fair and Festival of Flowers.

The theme is the Theatre with designs based on opera to plays, ballets to rock ‘n roll – Shakespeare to Stravins
 Preview Party: 19 September at 6pm – 8pm – tickets available.
 Open to public: Friday 20, 10.30 to 7pm – Saturday 21 10.30 – 6pm and Sunday 22 September 11am – 5pm. 
Nearly 30 designs with arrangers from across West Sussex – 
Further information can be found at or from Jose Pound at

Messy Church.
Sunday 13th October at 4.30pm in St Peter’s Place. The Theme this month is “Love Your Neighbour” The Good Samaritan Story. There will be – Activities Games Crafts and Worship and Lovely food. Free for all but donations welcome. Everyone welcome (Children must be accompanied by an adult) 


On the 16th October, at 7.15 p.m a safeguarding training session will take place in St. Peter’s place so as to bring us up to date with what the diocese expects from parishes. Churchwardens, members of the PCC’s, those who help with Messy Church and Storytellers, are all expected to attend. Safeguarding within the church is the responsibility of us all, therefore this training is open to anyone who would like to attend, please let Moira know if you will be coming.

Harvest 2019.

Our Harvest services will take place on. All donated food items will be taken to Stonepillow and the Food bank, as we remember those who have so little. Please put the date in your diaries, more details next week.

Magazine Questionaire.

Don’t forget to return your completed survey form. If anyone feels they could help with the advertising side of the magazine please contact Moira on 530198.

Can you help?

Many of you know that Joan has had to give up cleaning the brass for the church, after many, many years of service. We thank her for her faithfulness, but now need someone to take on this rewarding job. It can be done at a time that suits you, at least monthly, so if you would like some quiet time in the church, and feel you would enjoy doing this, please speak to Moira.

Dedication of flowers

If you would like to have flowers dedicated on a special date please contact Mavis on 01243 788704 or Cherry on 01243 574850. Alternatively speak to us on Sunday. Writing your message down would help ensure we get the wording right and names spelt

Potter’s Village

The latest news letter is on the table near the Jenny Green board, so do take a look.
Please thank God for
* the good reputation of the Medical Centre for its cleanliness and care.
* the continued good work of the Nutrition Unit in teaching mothers to feed their children well with what they have.
Please pray for
* medical staff willing to volunteer with the project.

We need your talent

Calling all musicians, can you play the organ, piano or some other instrument, or do you know someone who does and would like to help out at our Sunday services. Please speak to Moira on 01243 530198.

Prayer tree:

You are invited to write a prayer on one of the luggage labels on the prayer table and hang it on the prayer tree.  Perhaps it could be a prayer of praise and thanksgiving or may be a prayer of intercession. Thank you.

Coffee after Church:

We have a few gaps on our rota for several Sundays this summer. If you feel you could help out, please let Sue know.

Please support Fishbourne CE Primary with the Tesco Bags of Help Scheme

Please put your token in the relevant slot when you shop at Tesco in Fishbourne.  We are raising funds for play equipment & could raise £4,000 with your help! 
Every little helps!!

A Fun Little Fundraiser

Purple Fishbourne Church blue ballpoint pens with an Alpha Soft Touch Stylus for sale. £2 each. Available after the service.
 Proceeds go towards our fundraising for redecoration of our Church.

This month we pray for:

Our Harvest Festivals.
Apuldram Flower Festival.
The Apuldram Centre.
The Leaders of our Nation.
Those who are leaving home for the first time to go to university.
Those who are lonely.