Welcome to Cove Parish

You are warmly invited to join us in Cove Parish, a vibrant and friendly Anglican community of two churches in Cove, Farnborough, Hampshire. We offer a variety of worship events every week, including three Sunday services at 9:00 am and 10:45 am at St John’s, and 10:30 am at Christ Church. We also have a weekly Communion Service at 10:00 am on Thursdays at Christ Church. For more details of each service, please click on the button below.

You can also watch our 10:30 am service live on our Facebook and YouTube channels. We hope to see you soon!

Double Birthday Celebrations

This summer in Cove Parish we celebrate the significant anniversaries of both of our church buildings, Christ Church’s has its 90th Anniversary and St. John’s Church its 180th Anniversary. So on Sunday 9th June we are having Cove Parish Party to celebrate this DOUBLE Birthday, which will be the center point of our celebrations and fund raising. 

The Bishop of Dorking will be at our 9am and 10:30am services, which will be followed by a fun afternoon with BBQ and family entertainment at Christ Church for everyone in the Parish.

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Community Activities

Farnborough Foodbank

We are delighted that Farnborough Foodbank is now part of Cove Parish; the two charities are merging. 

The Foodbank trustees approached us to see if the Church could take on the governance of Farnborough Foodbank. After prayer and due diligence checks, we are pleased to announce the PCC has voted unanimously in favour of adopting Farnborough Foodbank. 

The operations, distribution centers, and warehouse will remain unchanged; it will still be called Farnborough Foodbank and come under the Trussell Trust.

Becoming part of Cove Parish means that the Foodbank can continue to be there for those in crisis, giving emergency food supplies. We hope this will connect the Foodbank to the other ministries we offer across the parish. We are also looking at increasing the support and provision we offer people who come to the Foodbank for help. 

We want to continue to work with other Churches and voluntary organisations and in partnership with the local community to stop hunger in Farnborough and beyond.  

Click below for the Foodbank Website
Farnborough Foodbank Website

Connect with Cove Parish

Our Mid-week Reflection

Click the image above to watch or listen to our bible reflection which about five minutes long.

Catch Up with our streamed services

Our YouTube channel contains all our content since the beginning of lockdown in March 2020. In December 2020 we have been streaming our Sunday morning service from Christ Church and each Wednesday there is a very short reflection to help us during the week.

Life Events

Marriage

If you would like to get married at either Christ Church or St John’s then please is get in touch with our Parish Office.
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Baptism

If you are interesting in baptism we would love to hear from you! please contact the church office.
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Churchyard

St. Johns has a churchyard; guidance on the Diocesan Churchyard Regulations which apply to St John’s Churchyard, Cove is available by clicking more details.
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Funerals

Funeral arrangements are normally made with funeral directors who then get in contact with us.
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