Sedlescombe Parish Church is at the centre of a vibrant community with a busy calendar of events. 

We are the United Benefice of Sedlescombe with Whatlington 

Dates for your Diary 2017
Saturday 26 August - Whatlington Fete 
Sunday 27 August - Music for a Summer Evening, organised by The Friends of Sedlescombe Church Heritage Trust. Professional singer Thomasin Trezise will be returning to the village to perform 'opera favourites' alongside professional tenor Paul Hopwood. Tickets £10 with a welcome reception at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. Tickets for sale at the village shop, or telephone 870344 or 870258, or email
Saturday 2 September  - Cream Teas in The Rectory garden from3pm (in Church if wet) 
Sunday 3 September - Family Service at 10.30am 
Thursday 7 September - Cafe St Johns at the Village Hall 10-11.30am
Sunday 24 September - Whatlington Harvest Festival at 6pm
Friday 29 September - Sedlescombe School Harvest Service in Church 
Sunday 1 October - Sedlescombe Harvest Family Service at 10.30am followed by lunch
Thursday 5 October - Mini Market at the Village Hall 10 - 11.30am
Sunday 29 October - United Benefice Service at Whatlington at 10.30am
Thursday 2 November - Mini Market at the Village Hall 10 - 11.30am 
Saturday 4 November - The Friends of Sedlescombe Church Annual Jumble Sale.
                                       If you have any jumble, please keep us in mind for your donations.
Sunday 5 November - Family Service at 10.30am 
Tuesday 7 November - Sedlescombe School Eucharist at 9.15am
Sunday 12 November - Remembrance Service at 10.45am
Sunday 3 December - Family Service at 10.30am 
Thursday 7 December - Mini Market at the Village Hall 10 - 11.30am 
Saturday 9 December - Advent Fair in Sedlescombe Village Hall
Sunday 17 December - Carol Service at 6pm
Sunday 24 December - Crib Service in Sedlescombe at 4pm
                                      Midnight Mass in Whatlington at 10pm, in Sedlescombe at 11pm
Monday 25 December - United Benefice Christmas Day Service at Sedlescombe 10.30am 
The first Thursday of every month -
Mini Market and Cafe St Johns in Sedlescombe Village Hall from 10 - 11.30am

Morning Prayers: Monday - Saturday at 9am

Sunday Services at Sedlescombe Parish Church:-
1st Sunday every month -  Informal Family Service at 10.30am  
2nd 3rd & 4th Sundays - Parish Communion at 10.30am
5th Sundays - United Benefice Communion at 10.30am as below
   29 October - Whatlington
   25 December - Sedlescombe 
All Sunday Services at Sedlescombe are followed by light refreshments 
Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you at
St John the Baptist Parish Church Sedlescombe

Sunday Services at Whatlington Parish Church:-
1st & 3rd Sundays - Parish Communion at 9.30am
2nd Sunday - Family Service at 10.30am
4th Sunday - 
   Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov & Dec - Parish Communion at 9.30am
   April through October  - Evensong at 6pm
5th Sunday - see Sedlescombe services above  

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