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: 19 February 2017 - 2nd before Lent

8.00am Said Eucharist
9.30am Sung Eucharist
10.30am Family Worship

Presentation Church: 19 February 2017 - 2nd before Lent

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. The next one is THIS SUNDAY 19 FEBRUARY.

Also during term time we run a Toddlers Service on Tuesdays at 2.00pm. So there is NO Toddlers Service on Tuesday 21 February (half term); the next one will be on Tuesday 28 February.


This Sunday 19 February 2017 is the 2nd Sunday before Lent.

The Sunday Link for 19 February lists our forthcoming services and events at both our churches as well as notice of a House Group meeting on 21 February. Everyone in the parish is warmly invited to join us at the Town Service at St Wilfrid's at 3pm on Saturday 25 February, to welcome our local councillors and organisations. Sunday Link also has advance information about our Quiz Night on Saturday 4 March - tickets available in our churches this Sunday 12 February.

Sunday Link also has news of our Men's Group playing darts to support local hospices and meeting for breakfast on 25 February

On the Parish Diary, News page you will find the latest edition of the Parish Diary for 2017 (updated on 8 February to include our Charity Concert at St Wilfrid's Church on Saturday 27 May).
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.

Our Parish Focus 35 (Summer edition, July 2016) can be downloaded from our Parish Diary, News page, as can our latest Parish Diary for 2017. 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 February charity is Time4Children. Thank you everyone who supported its charity lunch at the Centenary Hall on Wednesday 1 February, which raised almost £99. Read more about this children's charity at the Time4Children website.

Our other Centenary Hall charity lunches are listed in our online Parish Diary (as at 8 February 2017) on the Parish Diary page.

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

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 between the seasons of Epiphany and Lent.