COLUMN: Faith Matters

Women's World Day of Prayer

Friday 4th March is the Women’s World Day of Prayer, organised this year by Christian women from Cuba with the title ‘Receive children, receive me.’

Services will be celebrated all over the world, including many across Sussex; at St Pancras in Lewes, St Mary’s in Broadwater, All Saints in Findon Valley, Bury Drive Methodist in Goring, St Andrews in Tarring and many more.

Look out for local information in your area if you’d like to know more.

Faith in Real Life

Ashburnham Place, a Christian Centre near Battle, is hosting a series of events connecting faith with matters of everyday life.

Coming up soon are ‘Faith in Politics’ on Friday 4th March and ‘Faith in Education’ on Thursday 10th March.

Both events are free, with optional extra costs for food.

For more info and to book a place go to:

Responding to the refugee crisis

Over the last few months, the Anglican and Catholic Bishops in Sussex have pledged a joint response to the refugee situation in Europe.

They are inviting church communities to consider how to offer help through the appropriate agencies.

In particular, they are calling for prayer, offers of accommodation, registering of skills that could be useful and making financial contributions through local groups such as or nationally through the Red Cross or Oxfam.

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