The next service at the church will take place on Sunday 1 January 2023 at 10:00 am.
This will be a short said Eucharist only so that members of congregation can attend the Lyme Lunge - an annual fancy dress swim in aid of charities at Sandy Beach, Lyme Regis, Dorset. Good luck Cate!
More details can be found by clicking the button below.
Christmas services will take place at the church as follows:
Crib Service - 4:00pm Saturday 24 December 2022
Midnight Mass - 11:00pm Saturday 24 December 2022
Everyone is welcome.
Please note that there will be no service on Christmas Day.
A service was held on Tuesday 15 November 2022 to mark the sinking of HMS AVENGER during WWII 80 years ago to the day. The Escort Carrier was torpedoed west of Gibraltar with a huge loss of life; of the 526 officers and men on board, only 12 survived. Among those who perished were 127 Fleet Air Arm men.
A copy of the Order of Service, containing the Avenger Roll of Honour, can be found at this OneDrive link:
Notice is hereby given that the Fleet Air Arm Memorial Church Trust Annual General Meeting will take place in the church at 2:00pm on Wednesday 2 November 2022.
This will be an open but non voting meeting for members of the public.
One of the last living links with the legendary 'Great Escape' from German POW camp Stalag Luft III in Sagan (now Żagań, Poland) has been severed with the death of former Fleet Air Arm pilot Captain Vyvyan Howard, aged 102. Read his story on the Royal Navy site.
As the sun sets on the Falklands Conflict 40th anniversary commemorative events, we remember everyone who lost their lives in the hostilities and those who continue to live with the aftermath of those 74 days in 1982.
You can download the Fleet Air Arm Memorial Church material produced to mark the 40th anniversary by clicking the button below.
There is no charge for downloading any of the documents but if you would like to make a donation towards the conservation of the church you can do so via the donate tab.
Forty years ago today Naval Airman (Aircraft Handler) Brian Marsden lost his battle for life aboard HMS INVINCIBLE. Naval Airman Marsden had been severely injured in a Flight Deck tractor accident in atrocious sea conditions the previous day.
Just two days after the Argentine surrender, Naval Airman Marsden was the last of the nineteen Fleet Air Arm fatalities during the Falkland Conflict.
The full Operation Corporate Fleet Air Arm Roll of Honour can be found at this One Drive link:
We are unable to accept any further applications for the service of commemoration which will held at the Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton on Wednesday 25 May 2022 to mark the 40th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict.
The response from Fleet Air Arm Falklands veterans has been quite overwhelming and we look forward to welcoming them on what will be an extremely poignant day.
The following services, with the Eucharist, will take place during Holy Week:
10 April 2022 at 10:30 am
14 April 2022 at 7:00 pm
15 April 2022 at 3:00 pm
17 April 2022 at 10:30 am
All are welcome.
The will be a service on the evening of Wednesday 2 March 2022 at 7:00pm signifying the start of Lent and will include Holy Communion.
All are welcome.
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