Hambledon Church

Screen Shot 2015-03-23 at 13.24.10St Peter’s Church, Hambledon

Church Website www.bhcgodalming.org

Hambledon church is a warm and thriving church at the heart of Hambledon village with a friendly congregation of all ages.  We are linked to Busbridge church and  between us we offer a whole range of resources, activities and services. We are a Church of England church.

We are renowned for our warm welcome to anyone.  Above all we seek to be a community that knows and loves Jesus and shares his love with those around us.

Where are we?   You will find us at the top of Church Lane, off Rock Hill.

We run two services every Sunday morning, equal in size and with the same teaching programme, but different in style.

Our ‘heritage congregation’ is at 9.00am. You’ll find hearty hymn singing, a good sermon and a familiar structure using the Book of Common Prayer.

Our ‘contemporary congregation’ is at 10.30am.  This is deliberately informal and relaxed. It is a service where we offer baptisms and have groups for children.The music is led by guitars and keyboard.

On a regular basis we hold Messy Church services, either at 10:30am at the church, or in the afternoon at a venue such as the Village Hall. These services are fun and informal and include a range of crafts and activities (and often food!). Check out the church website for more details of these services and contact the church office (01483 421267) if you would like to be added to the mailing list to receive updates on dates and venues.

 

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Services:

1st Sunday in the month:

9.00am        Holy Communion (BCP)
10.30am      All Age Service or Messy Church

2nd Sunday in the month   

9.00am        Morning Prayer (BCP)

10.30am      Holy Communion (with children’s groups)

3rd Sunday in the month

9.00am        Holy Communion (BCP)
10.30am      Morning Worship (with children’s groups)

4th Sunday in the month  

9.00am        Morning Prayer (BCP)
10.30am      Morning Worship (with children’s groups)

5th Sunday in the month      (when applicable)

9.00am      Morning Prayer (BCP)

10.30am      Morning Worship (with children’s groups)

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Children and Young People
Children of all ages are welcome at any of our services.  During our 10.30am services in term-time we run a group for the children – the aim of these is for the children to have fun learning what it means to follow Jesus. Check out the church website for more information on groups for teenagers at Busbridge Church.

Home Groups and other events
We have a number of home groups that meet midweek to share together, pray, laugh, read the Bible and deepen our relationships with each other and with God.   We also have many social gatherings such as lunches and suppers, monthly prayer meetings and annual weekends away together.

Pastoral Care
For a visit from a member of our Pastoral Team please contact the church office, details below.

Who’s who?

Simon Taylor – Rector

We’re are a United Benefice, comprising Hambledon and Busbridge Church. We very much consider ourselves one church family, even though we meet at different places on a Sunday. Our Rector for both churches is the Revd Simon Taylor.  Simon and his family arrived here from Crawley in October 2010.

altVicar in Hambledon

Catherine McBride, has been Associate Vicar for the benefice since May 2012. She lives in Hambledon and leads the pastoral care and mission for the village.

Our leadership at St Peter’s includes David Jenkins, who shares in the teaching and service leading, and our Wardens Liz Cooke and Alan Harvey and our Assistant Warden David Chadwick.

Weddings, Baptisms and Funerals
All enquiries should be directed  to the Administration Team  at Busbridge and Hambledon Church Office, Brighton Road, Godalming.

http://www.bhcgodalming.org/weddings/

church.office@busbridgechurch.org)   Tel:  01483 421267    Karen or Liz will be glad to answer your questions.

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