Supporting the Whitehawk Foodbank


Please continue to bring what you can: non-perishable food and toiletries for women, men and children, please.

Donations can be left in the church porch. Financial donations and donations through online supermarket shops can also be made – please see their website:


Link to Hope Shoebox Appeal

I will again be supporting the Christmas 2021 Appeal and hope that you can help with a ‘gift-wrapped’ box and goods for me to box up or a donation for goods and transport. Please ask me for a leaflet or ‘phone 01273 303 236. The last date to ensure delivery to Romania, Moldova, Ukraine and Bulgaria by Christmas is 31st October 2021. David Hunt


Quiz Night

We’ve booked a Quiz Night in the village hall (with fish and chips!) on Saturday 23rd October, so please put that date in your diary. Watch this space for details of other events that are being planned.


Confirmation Service at St Margaret’s

The Bishop of Lewes, The Right Reverend Will Hazlewood, will be with us at 1800 on Sunday 21st November this year for a service of Baptism and Confirmation. We have two definite candidates for this. If you – or anyone you know – might be interested in being prepared for Baptism and/or Confirmation please let me know. Fr Anthony


Blister pack recycling scheme

Many thanks to those who have volunteered to deliver blister packs to the pharmacy in Brighton. We’re up and running!


Monthly Ecumenical Prayer Group on Zoom

Last Monday in each month at 2000 (next meeting 30th August) for 40 minutes free Zoom time. Everyone is welcome especially members of local churches and anyone is welcome to lead the Group if they want to – just let me know. It can include Ignatian Meditation, Lectio Divina, and any other ideas around prayer. If you would like to join us please email me for a zoom link at Please feel free to join as and when you can, there is no commitment. Tracy Stickland from Our Lady of Lourdes Church



Services and Opening Times


Please continue to wear a face mask in church

and use hand sanitiser on entry and exit.


Sunday Eucharists at 1000 and 1130

Thursday Eucharist at 1000


Public Morning Prayer

Monday – Thursday at 0900; Saturday at 1000


Public Evening Prayer

Monday – Thursday at 1800


The church building is open all day for prayer and visits.


N.B. There will be no public Morning or Evening Prayer between 22nd and 29th August


Recorded audio services on, and on Alexa or on the ‘phone by dialling 01273 92 12 32. The church services are being recorded ‘live’ on Sundays at 1000 with an edited half-hour service ready to be heard from Sunday afternoon, or Monday morning at the latest.



Next Sunday’s Readings

Sunday 29th August – Trinity 13

James 1:17-end; Mark 7:1-8, 14, 15, 21-23

Related readings: Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9; Psalm 15



Membership, Sponsorship

& Regular Giving to St Margaret’s



If you are new to our church and are planning to become a regular worshipper with us – welcome! Our members give generously of their time, their talents and their wealth. If you have a particular skill or interest that you might be able to offer, please speak with Fr Anthony or the Churchwardens.


After 6 months with us, you are eligible to join the church Electoral Roll to become a full member of St Margaret’s. Please speak with

Fr Anthony for more information.


Please consider signing up to the Parish Giving Scheme of regular donations by Direct Debit to support our day-to-day activities: forms are available at the back of church.


Please also consider leaving a legacy to St Margaret’s when writing your Will, and help to secure the building and our resources for future generations.


Floodlighting – suggested donation £32.50 for a month

The church is being floodlit in the month of August by Barbara Webb in loving memory of Rupert Webb RIP whose 3rd anniversary falls on 27th August.


Service ‘phoneline – suggested donation £35.00 for a month

The Service ‘phoneline is being sponsored in the month of August by Marie Freeman in loving memory of her husband Denis Christian RIP whose birthday is 31st August.


Service booklets – suggested donation £20 per week

Today’s booklet had no sponsor.