Our Community

The church is open daily 9am to 6pm

Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

Rainbows is for girls aged 5 to 7 and they follow the Rainbow Jigsaw programme which is full of fun activities.

Rainbows is all about developing self-confidence, building friendships, learning new things and having fun. Girls get their hands dirty with arts and crafts, trying out cooking and playing games. Rainbows is all about learning and doing.

Being a Brownie is all about fun, friendship and adventure.

Brownies is for girls aged 7 to 10.

The Brownie Adventure programme allows the girls to take part in a wide range of activities, from challenging outdoor adventures to learning more about different cultures.

Please contact Vi Davies 07833 577081


Winter Warmers

This is a REMINISCENCE GROUP meeting to share memories, enjoy good company, free tea, coffee, cake and fun.

Meetings are held at Holy Cross Church on the second Wednesday of each month 2.00 - 4.00 pm

All welcome.

We are funded by the Communities Fund, the Healthy Neighbourhood Fund, Rottingdean Lions and supported by the Woodingdean Community Association.

Contact Ruth Sennett: 01273 300490, email: [email protected]


Thursday Fellowship

Thursday Fellowship is a relaxed, devotional meeting for adults of all ages. We have a variety of interesting speakers, and finish with a cup of tea and a chat.

Downs Baptist Church invites all to meet in the Parish Room of the Holy Cross Church, Woodingdean at 2pm each Thursday (meetings do not take place during January, February, July and August)

For further information head to the following link:- Thursday Fellowship

Leader: Faith Cassé 01273 304018

Admin./sec: Lis Bell 01273 303336


Say Aphasia

The Say Aphasia Charity provides supportive drop in groups and it is run by people with aphasia for people with aphasia. Aphasia is not a well known condition and so people with aphasia can feel alone. Our aim is to provide continuous support in a social environment with like minded people, who are experiencing similar life changes.

Say Aphasia meet in the Parish Hall at The Holy Cross Church between 11am and 1pm every 4 weeks on a Thursday. The dates for 2021 are 22nd July, 19th August, 16th September, 14th October, 11th November, 9th December.

For more details follow https://www.sayaphasia.org/contact