How wonderfully coincidental (or was it divine providence?) that your issue of October 20 should contain the (historic) headline ‘St Mark’s Church faces demolition’ (30 Years Ago column) when only two days previously the new Parish of Holbrook was legally created with St Mark’s Church being the new parish church.
We were previously part of the Horsham Team Ministry based on St Mary’s in the town centre, but the last few years have seen considerable growth in the numbers attending the church, thereby bucking the national trend which the media delights in reporting, and with the new housing on the former Novartis north site and the projected development north of the A264 we look forward to welcoming more newcomers.
So it was felt locally and by the hierarchy throughout the Church of England that the time had come for us to go it alone as it were.
We are a friendly church with services to suit all ages and different styles of worship so if you feel in need of some spiritual refreshment why not come along on Sunday and give us a try!
You will be assured of a very warm (but not overpowering!) welcome and we look forward to continuing to serve the Holbrook community proclaiming the vision of ‘Knowing Christ and making Him known’.
Member, St Mark’s Parochial Church Council, Primrose Copse, Horsham
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