Sunday 4 June 2017

We send our love to Susan Sandry, whose father died on Thursday of last week (25th May).  His funeral will take place in Nelson, in Lancashire.  Please hold Susan, Adrian and the wider family in your prayers.

2 South Hill
Massive thanks to the lovely Carol Jones who has done a supreme job of overhauling 2 South Hill for our new curate, David Preece, and his young family. Carol - you are a marvel! Also thanks to her trusty team of helpers including Adrian Sandry, Lynne Hargreaves, Rosemary James, Alan Betts, Karen Kinder, Simon Taylor, Juliet Shadrick, Sue Hardy, Ray Hill, Lorna Sherwin, Anthony Charter, Frances Shaw, Rueben Puddephatt, Jill Johnston, Katrina Williams, David Hart, Becky Whiteman, Dawn O’Toole, Becca Aitkens, Debbie Jones, Darren Montgomery, Alan Harvey and Liz Cooke (hope we remembered everybody). Thanks to you all.

June is always a BIG month here at Busbridge&Hambledon! There’s a lot going on so here’s a supremely helpful list to help you see the wood for the trees…

Saturday 10th June | The BIG Spring Clean
More people still needed for the fab event. 10.00am start at Busbridge Centre. A slap up lunch and all finished by 2.00pm. More information coming soon to those who have already registered.

Saturday 10th June | The Journey: A spiritual reflection
A presentation on the life of Jesus in words and music. 6.30pm at Busbridge Church with a retiring collection for the Old Rectory.

Saturday 10th June, Sunday 11th June | Hambledon Flower Festival
From 10.00am at Hambledon Church.

Saturday 24th June | Midsummer Music at Malthouse Farm
A relaxing evening of opera, the joyful strains of jazz and classics from the West End and Gilbert & Sullivan...all in the grounds of Malthouse Farm. Bring a picnic, drinks and something to sit on. Tickets are £22 each and available from A fundraising event for Old Rectory.

Sunday 25th June | The BIG June Parish Picnic
From 11.30am in the Old Rectory garden. Bring a picnic, a rug and the whole family!

Monday 26th June | Boys’ BBQ & Beer Bash
There’s a BBQ, there’s beer (and cider) and lots of manly fun, all in the Old Rectory Garden. This is a ticketed event with limited numbers (but free to go along). Book your tickets at Each ticket is for you and a friend.

Tuesday 27th June | Great Girls’ Get-together
Another event in the Old Rectory Garden - similar to the boys’ bash in that it’s ticketed, each ticket is for 2 people, go to the website to book, however, this is a far more refined event. We have wine.

The annual Churches Together Day Trip to Worthing is taking place on Wednesday 19th July. The booking deadline for this event is only just round the corner, so if you would like to join this outing please do let Penny Naylor know by  Friday 9th June at the very latest. Any person who is over the age of 60 is eligible to join this trip, the cost of which is £5 per person. The coaches leave Godalming at 9.30am and depart from Worthing at 4.00pm – the time in between is yours to spend as you choose. Why not get a group of friends together and enjoy a good old-fashioned day out beside the sea? Contact Penny Naylor at the Church Office to reserve your place or email:

Prayer at Work
A reminder that the ‘Prayer at Work’ (…and other useful tips for Faith in business…) session is now only a few weeks away. Monday 19th June atSt Saviour’s Church, Guildford 7.45pm - 9.45pm. For more details go to

4-11s Ministry Leader
We’re still recruiting for the 4-11s Ministry Leader. If you think this could be for you, it’s not too late! Hours could be flexible, though you would need to work around the key festivals of Christmas and Easter. Why not have a chat with James Ellin 01483 421267 or

please pray for…
· Those affected by recent events in Manchester
· Andrew Baker and his family
· Brian Oxborough, in Milford Hospital
· Service men & women
· The BIG Spring Clean on 10th June
· Students facing exams
· Maryvale and their road steward, Jackie Beale
· Quartermile Road and Roundals Lane