St Wilfrid's Parish Church Church of the Presentation


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St Wilfrid’s Parish has two churches. St Wilfrid’s Church is the historic parish church of Haywards Heath, which was opened in 1865; the Presentation Church was opened in 1897. All are welcome to our services and activities.

Sunday Services

St Wilfrid’s Church: 26 March 2017 - Lent 4

8.00am Said Eucharist
10.30am Eucharist

Presentation Church: 26 March 2017 - Lent 4

10.30am Eucharist

On the third Sunday of every month we offer a Family Worship service at 10.30am for families and children; this lasts less than half an hour, followed by refreshments.

Also during term time we run a Toddlers Service on Tuesdays at 2.00pm.


This Sunday 19 March 2017 is the Fourth Sunday in Lent - with 10.30am Family Eucharist for Mothering Sunday at St Wilfrid's Church.

The Sunday Link for 26 March gives details of our forthcoming services and events at both our churches. These include our our fifth weekly Lent Lunch for charities (12.30pm on Wednesday 29 March in the Centenary Hall). Looking ahead into April, there is information about an Evening House Group meeting, a Presentation Wives meeting and the annual revision of our parish electoral roll (from now until 2 April).

THANK YOU everyone who contributed to St Wilfrid's Spring Clean on 18th March, and everyone who has sponsored our Men's Group playing darts in aid of our March charities, St Peter and St James Hospice and Chestnut Tree House Children's Hospice AND all who contributed to the success of our parish fundraising Quiz with Fish and Chips Supper at the Centenary Hall on 4 March: it raised £652!

On the Parish Diary, News page you will find the latest edition of the Parish Diary for 2017 (updated on 3 March).
See also our Children, Young People page for a list of all the Family Services and other events for our younger members during 2017.

Our Groups, Activity page now includes the 2017 Men's Group programme to download.

On our Parish Diary, News page you can look ahead to other events in our latest Parish Diary for 2017, updated on 3 March. See also our Children, Young People page for a list of all the Family Services and other events for our younger members during 2017.


In March our charities are St Peter and St James Hospice - St Peter and St James website - and Chestnut Tree House Children's Hospice - Chestnut Tree House website

Thank you everyone who supported its charity lunch at the Centenary Hall on Wednesday 1 March, which raised £135. Our other Centenary Hall charity lunches are listed in our online Parish Diary (as at 3 March 2017) on the Parish Diary page.

FAMILY SUPPORT WORK (FSW): 'The Children’s Charity of Sussex'- Registered Charity no: 285337

During Lent we will be grateful for gifts of food for FSW. Please bring them to either of our churches when you attend our services.

FSW UPDATE: February 2017

This is the latest update sent to us by FSW:

"Here are two ways to join us and be part of FSW this Lent.

"Lent Lunch for FSW

- Why not invite, friends, colleagues or neighbours to share a simple lunch for a donation to FSW during Lent this year? Do you have favourite soup recipe you can share? If so please email it to fundraising@familysupportwork.org.uk

"Easter Walk 2017 - Easter Monday 17th April

"- Join us on Ashdown Forest for a circular route of approx. 8 miles starting at Gills Lap, high in the Forest, via Hartfield Village. Walkers starts at 10am. FSW tea and coffee cake stop at Hartfield Village Hall. Sponsorship forms, map and full details are available on our website www.familysupportwork.org/walks

"Please post any donations, with cheques payable to CDAFSW, to Family Support Work, Garton House, 22 Stanford Avenue, Brighton BN1 6AA"

Chichester Diocesan Association for Family Support Work - Contact No: 01273 832963

For a calendar of events and information about FSW
visit the FSW website.

Welcome Packs with leaflets about our programme are at the back of St Wilfrid’s Church, which is usually open Monday to Saturday between 10am and 4pm.

Details of our services and activities can also be found in the Weekly Notices and Parish Diary and Activities pages of this web site, which are updated frequently.

You may notice our site’s colour changing occasionally. This reflects the seasons of the church year from Advent (just before Christmas) to Trinity (May to November). We are now in the season of Lent, which began on 1 March.