Celebrating 150 Years of Worship and Witness

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150 years celebration bannerThe year 2020 marks 150 years since the completion of St. James’ Church and the creation of Rowledge as a Parish in its own right. 

As you would expect, we will be celebrating in style! 

Below are some of the events that we have planned so far.  This page will be regularly updated so do check for more details as they are published.

The Parish and its Church - 30th November 2019

Rowledge Village Hall.  Doors open at 7:15pm

Talk on the history of the parish and it’s church by local historian Roy Waight, including the launch of a photographic record of a year in the life of the parish.

Tickets £15 each from Hands the Butcher or by calling:

Mike Randall - 01252 792007

Roy Waight - 07921 888486




Christmas Tree Festival - December 2019

Dates to be confirmed


Easter in Rowledge - Sunday 12th April 2020 10:45am

A special service of celebration led by the Bishop of Dorking – the Rt Revd Dr Jo Bailey Wells


Flower Festival - 30th – 31st May 2020

The church decorated by local organisations


An Evening Soiree - Saturday 25th July 2020

(St. James’ Day)

In the gardens of the Old and New Vicarages


Village Quiz - Saturday 12th September 2020

Village Hall  


Village Ball - Date to be confirmed

A chance to dance the night away


Anniversary of the Consecration - Sunday 31st January 2021

A special service to mark the date when the church was first consecrated by the Bishop

Led by the Bishop of Guildford – the Rt Revd Andrew Watson

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