Week of Accompanied Prayer

A week of guided prayer is for anyone who would like to:

  • Find space and time for reflect on their life and faith.
  • Know God more personally.
  • Explore their own spirituality with a trained guide.
  • Experience new ways of praying

What happens during the week?

  • An opening service on Sunday 15 March to worship together and meet your prayer guide.
  • Daily personal prayer for half an hour each day.
  • Meeting your prayer guide for half an hour, for five days.
  • A closing session on the following Saturday.

What does a Prayer Guide do?

  • The help you focus on what is happening in your daily prayer.
  • They listen and help you decide how best to spend your prayer time.
  • They are all Spiritual Directors within Chichester Diocese.

What else do I need to know?

  • The starting point is usually scripture moving into personal prayer.
  • There is no cost for the week although donations for tea and coffee will be appreciated.
  • Numbers will be limited so register as soon as possible.

Register Here:

WAP Registration Form
Please indicate which time(s) of day you could meet for 30 minutes with your prayer guide (please indicate a preference if you can make more than one):

(You will be informed of a specific daily prayer time to meet with your prayer guide before the week starts)

Easy Fundraising

St Mary’s Thakeham now have an Easyfundraising account, which means that once you have registered by clicking on the link below, when you shop online, many shops/companies will donate a percentage of what you spend, to St Mary’s Thakeham. How good is that!!

It costs you nothing and Easyfundraising take none of the money!

So register BY CLICKING THIS LINK, set a reminder (I find this really useful as unless you go through your Easyfundraising account to choose a retailer who donates, it won’t automatically donate) and this reminder will pop up when you are shopping online with a company who donates. All you need to do is click on the reminder when it pops up and once you have made your purchase, that company will donate.

You can also download the App to your phone.

Sign up quickly (before 24th February to take advantage of earning St Mary’s Thakeham an extra £5 or £500!).  You must sign up by clicking on the link though.

A few examples of which companies donate:-

ebay 1%

AmazonUk 1.5%

Argos 0.5%

Booking.com 3%

John Lewis 2%

M&S 3%

Trainine 2.5%

Travelodge 1.5%

Expedia 5%

H&M 4%

Clarks 2.5% etc etc!


So……..get fundraising for St Mary’s Thakeham for free when you shop online!