St Swithun's

open door to a healing heart


We are very involved in the local community including enthusiastic contributors to the Hither Green Festival held annually in the last week of May (just before half term). 

Many events are held in the Church and in the Hall.

Holy Week 2018

Maundy Thursday 29 March : 8pm  Eucharist - Remembering the Last Supper which includes foot washing, the Stripping of the Altar and a watch after the service

Good Friday 30 March : 10am-11am Family Easter Crafts- Easter Garden, rock painting and Hot Cross Buns : 12noon-3pm Three Hour Devotion - You are invited to come to part or all of the following : 12noon-1pm Stations of the Cross : 1pm-2pm Quiet reflection interspersed with Readings : 2pm-3pm The Veneration of the Cross and communion received from the reserved sacrament : 6.30pm Good Friday music and readings in the style of Tenebrae - with the Hither Green Community Choir

Saturday 31 March : 8pm Easter Vigil - The lighting of the New Fire and Paschal Candle and the first Mass of Easter

Easter Day Sunday 1 April : 10am All age Family Eucharist to celebrate Easter with an egg hunt