We extend a warm and sincere welcome to all visitors to our church.

It is our mission, to serve and proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ in the communities where we live; to promote peace and to encourage a spirit of common commitment to the needs of our society and world.



Where to find us..

Hassocks URC is located in the centre of Hassocks, next to Hassocks Infant School, a few miles from Brighton.  


The address is: 23 Keymer Road, Hassocks, West Sussex BN6 8AB.


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Worship and Fellowship

Family Worship
Sunday 10.30 am
Followed by refreshments. Crèche available.

Midweek Service
Thursday 10.30am
Followed by refreshments at 11am. Opportunity for private prayer after the service.

Holy Communion
1st  Sunday and 3rd Thursday of the month


Our doors are open to all who love or seek to know Jesus Christ. Centrally situated in Hassocks, our premises are extensively used by Christian and Community groups.


Young People

Baby Station
Friday 10.00am to 12.00 Midday
For babies 0-18 months and their carers
See Facebook page here


Wednesday 9.30 am – 11.30 am
For parents, carers and their children aged 0-2 ½


Squirrels Pre-School
Squirrels Pre-School meets on the church premises.


Deckhands and Adventurers
(School Reception to Year 6) 5.30 pm to 7.00 pm including worship at 6.45 pm.


Messy Church
From January 2018: 4th Saturday of alternate months.
10am – 12 noon.





Breakfast Club
Every 1st, 3rd and 5th  Sunday, except August
(Young people meet at 9.30 am for breakfast in the church hall)


Lunch Club
Last Tuesday of the month 12 noon.


Traidcraft stall and Church open for coffee. 
4th Saturday of each month 10am – 12 midday.


4th Saturday of the month, 10 am – 12 Midday


We actively share in ecumenical events through the work of churches together in Hassocks



The Reverend Jim Thorneycroft

Please contact the  Reverend Jim Thornycroft for enquiries relating to Weddings, Funerals, Adult Baptisms Etc. Telephone 01273844923 or email jimthornbth@aol.com

Families and Children's Work Minister: The Reverend Darryl Sinclair.

Please contact for Child Baptisms, or Dedications and Young Peoples Meetings Etc
Telephone 01273 841325 or email




     Midweek Activities


Monday Afternoon Meeting

Tea and coffee at 2pm. Meeting at 2.30pm. Bible Study and informal social meetings alternate weeks


Wednesday Prayer Meeting
7.45am - 8.15am


A non-denominational Group which meets on alternate Wednesday evenings. Details from John Burling j.burling@btconnect.com