• PCC News – August 2017

    As many of you will be aware, the Parish is currently facing a challenging time on a number of fronts, and the PCC would like to start a regular communication to ensure that our whole congregation is kept informed.  We welcome your feedback on how it might be improved, and

  • Bishop Andrew’s sermon at St Christopher’s, 28 May 2017

    Abseiling for the King John 17:1-11; 1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11 Haslemere, May 2017 It’s very good to be here, and thank you very much to Mary for inviting me. Walking backwards off the top of a cliff as part of a team-building exercise might seem a rather reckless leisure activity.

  • The Great War Memorial Flagpole Appeal

    Back in 2011 the iron cross which stood atop the St Christopher’s flagpole had to be removed as the wood was completely rotten.  Robert Fox and I decided in 2012 that the remains of the pole, which had already got the nickname of “the broken tooth”, needed urgent attention.  With

  • Mary’s address for Festival Evensong – 21 May

    Festival Evensong at St Bartholomew’s – 21 May 17 Zech 8.1-13 & Rev 21.22-22.5 3 Thus saith the Lord; I am returned unto Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall be called a city of truth; and the mountain of the Lord of hosts the

  • Mary’s Address – 21 May

    Easter 6 2017  For 10:00 Parish Eucharist Acts 17.22-31 & John 14.15-21 One of my abiding memories of childhood is of many many hours spent visiting relatives. I was brought up in Chichester but all my family lived on Merseyside and our regular visits  to Birkenhead always involved a round of

  • Address for 7 May

    Easter 4 2017 Year A Acts 2 42-47 John 10 1-10 I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. Wonderful.  Shall we spend the next 10 minutes enjoying this promise? No – because there is also this challenge All who believed were together and had all things

  • 2016 Annual Report & Accounts for the APCM

    Parish of Haslemere Annual Report for APCM 2017 including 2016 Abridged Accounts. Full Accounts for 2016:  Report of the Trustees and Unaudited Financial Statements for the Year Ended 31 December 2016 for Haslemere Parochial Church Council  

  • Mary’s address- 5 March 2017

    Lent 1 Year A 2017  Genesis 2.15-17 Matthew 4.1-11 The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2016 was post-truth – an adjective defined as ‘relating to circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief’. rpt Since then it seems

  • Mary’s Address for 19 February 2017

    2nd before Lent Yr A 2017 Parish Eucharist with baptism New beginnings (new service pattern) Genesis 1, 2.1-3 Matt 6.25-end In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the

  • Mary’s Address for 5 February

    4th before Lent 2017 Yr A 8.00 and 9.30 at St Bartholomew’s 1 Cor 2.1-12 Matt 5. 13-20 Righteousness and self-righteousness For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. This must be one of the most