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South Downs Walk 2018

Raising funds for mission is as easy as putting one foot in front of another...

Get in training, tie up your boots and ‘walk with Jesus’ in the beautiful South Downs on Saturday 12 May - to raise funds for Church Mission Society people in mission all around the world!

Choose to walk as far as you like – from a 10km stroll to a 60km hike over lovely rolling countryside, to raise vital funds for God’s mission through Church Mission Society. And our staff will be with you all the way! All the walks are circular and start and finish at Goodwood racecourse near Chichester.

Walking is a brilliant way to build community: why not invite a group from your church to enjoy a day out together?

Walkers prepare at Goodwood racecourse
Some of the team ready to set off in 2017

What our walkers said 

“It was great to see that wonderful part of the country.”

“Today’s been perfect. The atmosphere was wonderful. It was great fun!”

“Thanks for making us so welcome. We felt really valued. Staff from CMS were lovely and made us so welcome.”

“Thank you for all your help, encouragement and support.”

Smiling walkers with medals
All smiles after last year’s walk!

The walk is organised by an experienced professional events company (Across the Divide) who look after us well throughout the day. 

Partner with Church Mission Society people in mission on four continents! Once you have paid your event fee to Across the Divide (£15 to £80 for adults depending on the length of walk), all the money you raise will directly support our people in mission.

What to do next

  1. Find out more and register on Across the Divide's Just Walk website
  2. Download a sponsorship form, or set up an online fundraising page on


If you have questions about the walk, don’t hesitate to contact Hannah at or on 01865 787521.

We can’t wait to meet you, and your church family, on the day!

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