• Haslemere seeks new Rector!

    The Parish Profile and Statement of Needs is now published on the Diocese of Guildford web site here The post will be advertised on 18th & 25th January in the Church Times, and the new Church of England Pathways online recruitment service, with a closing date of 30th January.  Interviews

  • 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

  • Prayer for Vacancy

    The wardens and PCC encourage everyone in our congregations to pray for the parish as it prepares for vacancy from February 2019, and the appointment of a new Rector. God our Father, You have welcomed each one of us in Jesus and called us to be His Body in this

  • 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,

  • Christmas Services

      Click here to download and print 2018 Christmas services A5

  • 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