Welcome to Holy Cross Church, Hove!

Welcome to Holy Cross Church, in the Poets Corner area of Hove. We’re committed to loving Jesus, loving Hove, and loving each other. We would be delighted to connect with you, either via the “Contact” section, or in person.

We warmly invite you to join the celebrations at Holy Cross Church this Christmas.

Carols by Candlelight

  • Sunday 20th Dec 4–5pm
  • Sunday 20th Dec 7–8pm

All-Age Christmas Celebrations

  • Thursday 24th Dec 2–2:30pm
  • Thursday 24th Dec 4–4:30pm

Christmas Day Celebration

  • Friday 25th Dec 10:30–11:15am

All our events will be COVID secure and will take place within government guidelines. Booking is essential, please email: sarahgholycross@gmail.com or phone: 01273 734165 to secure a place.


On Sundays during lockdown, we have online services at 10am and get-togethers at 7pm.

Our 10am services (joint with Bishop Hannington church) are here: www.bhmc.org.uk/online-services.html You’ll also find on that link special activities for under 11s. After each 10am you are warmly invited to join Holy Cross for “coffee” on Zoom here: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/476287187 (passcode: 1025).

Our 7pm get-together is a time of fun, fellowship and feeding from God’s word. It lasts about an hour, guests are very welcome, and you can join in using the Zoom details above.

We’re a Church of England church, in the Evangelical tradition, seeking to introduce people to the Jesus of the Bible. We serve within the parish of Bishop Hannington Church, in the Diocese of Chichester and in partnership with other members of the Sussex Gospel Partnership.

For safeguarding, go to www.holycrosshove.co.uk/safeguarding

How to find us

Holy Cross Church
44 Shelly Road

Our entrance is on Tamworth Road
We are very close to Aldrington Station on the main line between Brighton and Worthing
And buses number 2 and 49 stop on Portland Road at the bottom of Tamworth Road