• Grayswood Appointments

    We are delighted to announce that Revd Fiona Gwynn has been appointed as Priest-In-Charge designate for All Saints, Grayswood. It has been over a year since Revd Barbara Steele-Perkins stood down, and in the vacancy Fiona has proved what a capable minister she is, alongside being a thoroughly likeable lady. 

  • Appointment of the Rector of Haslemere and Grayswood

    I am delighted to announce that The Lord Chancellor has approved the appointment of The Reverend Christopher Bessant as Rector of Halsemere and Grayswood in the Diocese of Surrey. I am sure you will join me and the PCC in welcoming Chris and his wife Sophie to Haslemere. Please do

  • 2018 Annual Report and Accounts

    The APCM will take place on 28 April 2019, following the 10am service at St Christopher’s The APCM will follow straight on from Morning Worship next Sunday.  Do please come to support those standing for election, to celebrate what’s gone before, and hear about what’s in store. Please download the

  • Listen to the Magnificat at Evensong for Candlemas

    Listen to the Candlemas Magnifact sung by Sine Nomine

  • Mary’s Farewell Address

    Candlemas 2019 Psalm 24 Luke 2. 22-40 All through Epiphany we have been reflecting on and celebrating the revelation of Christ to the world – the revelation which is the necessary consequence of Christmas – the revelation without which Christmas would be an arcane mystery for a few privileged shepherds

  • Sermon for the presentation of the Church Record – 27 January 2019

    Presentation of St Bartholomew’s Church Record by the Haslemere Arts Society 1 Chron 29. 2-16 1 Peter 2. 4-10 As a few of you know, I was in Southwark Cathedral on Friday for the ordination of an old friend and colleague as a bishop. Southwark has been important to me

  • Sermon – 27 January 2019

    Epiphany 3 Year C 2019 Rev Mary Bowden Nehemiah Luke 4.14-21 On Friday I did something I’d never done before – I went to the ordination of a bishop. There are some people without whom our lives might – would – have had a completely different shape, and this newly

  • Sermon – 13 January 2019

    Baptism of Christ  Isaiah 43 1-7 Luke 2.15-17, 21-22 Let me take you on a journey in time and space…. We’re going to travel 5.5k miles – according to my phone this will take 131 hours if we go via the A3. Better fly – that’s 8 hours. In the

  • Sermon for Epiphany – 6 January 2019

    Rev Mary Bowden Ephesians 3 1-12 Matt 2. 1-12 It might have been just someone else’s story, Some chosen people get a special king. We leave them to their own peculiar glory, We don’t belong, it doesn’t mean a thing. But when these three arrive they bring us with them,

  • Mary’s address for Remembrance Sunday

    Remembrance 2018 Isaiah 11 1-9 Phil 4 6-8 The peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds…. or as Jesus promised his disciples, Peace I leave with you, my peace I give you: not as the world gives do I give to you…. This has