St Peter & St Paul, West Wittering

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Whether you're a visitor to West Wittering or a new or established resident, you're most welcome to come and worship with the Church Family here at West Wittering.  We'd love to see you.

The church is in Pound Road, West Wittering, PO20 8AJ.  Next to the church is the Rectory, attached to which on the left is the Parish Office. Together with our two sister churches in the parish of Birdham with Itchenor, we form a benefice in the Rural Deanery of Chichester, in the Diocese of Chichester.

A little further down the road from the church is our Church Room which we use for meetings and social events.  We have coffee/squash and biscuits here after the Sung Eucharist on Sundays.  Eveyone is very welcome and it's a great place to meet new friends and catch up with existing ones!

To find out more about our church and village, please click on the link in the right hand margin. It'll take you to our parish website.  You can also click on 'Picture Gallery' in the right hand margin.

You may be interested to read a few of the many comments left in our Visitors' Book:

"Very peaceful, calm and welcoming"

"How lovely to find the door open.  Very nice!"

"A happy church to visit"

"Warmly welcoming and spiritual"

"Sanctuary on a hot crowded day!"

"A lovely peaceful atmosphere"

"Lovely and peaceful after a windswept walk around East Head!!"

"So welcoming that your church is open. My House shall be called a house of prayer.  Thank you all. Left a prayer request"

 

 

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Revd Jonathan Swindells
The Rectory
Pound Road
West Wittering
Chichester
PO20 8AJ
(01243) 514057 (Rector)

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Sunday

Holy Communion
Traditional Prayer Book Service
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer
Solemn Sung Eucharist
Solemn Eucharist with different musical settings.
Every fourth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Coffee Incense Common Worship
All-Age Eucharist
A simple Sung Eucharist: family-friendly
Every first and fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Coffee Common Worship
Parish Eucharist
Parish Eucharist with children's activity - 'The Message'.
Every second and third Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Common Worship
Children's Service
A non-Eucharistic service for children lasting 30 minutes.
Every fourth Sunday at 11:00 AM for ½ hour
Family Friendly
Choral Evensong
Full Choral Evensong with different musical settings and an anthem.
Every first Sunday at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer
Evensong
A traditional but intimate service held in the Lady Chapel, accompanied by a piano. The service is sung (except for the psalm, which is said), and includes three hymns, a sermon and intercessions.
Every second third fourth and fifth Sunday at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer

Monday

Morning Prayer
Said Morning Prayer led by Fr Jonathan in the Lady Chapel.
Every Monday at 8:45 AM for 20 minutes

Tuesday

Julian Prayer Group
This benefice group focuses on silent meditative prayer. The meeting starts with a short reading from the Bible or a piece of music leading into a time of silent prayer.
Every first Tuesday at 6:00 PM for ¾ hour

Wednesday

Morning Prayer
Said Morning Prayer led by Fr Jonathan in the Lady Chapel.
Every Wednesday at 8:45 AM for 20 minutes
Holy Communion
Said Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel.
Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour

Thursday

Be Still
Silent prayer in the Lady Chapel. We pray for the needs of the Church and the world and for all those people for whom prayers have been requested, either directly or via our prayer tree in the Lady Chapel. We end by saying some prayers out loud together.
Every Thursday at 6:00 PM for ½ hour

Friday

Morning Prayer
Said Morning Prayer led by Fr Jonathan in the Lady Chapel.
Every Friday at 8:45 AM for 20 minutes
Sunday School Youth Group Regular Choir Regular Book of Common Prayer Services Grade 1 Listed Building Conservation Area Spire/steeple Wall paintings / art Stained glass Guidebooks / notes Organ Wheelchair Access / Ramp Wheelchair accessible toilets Hearing / Induction Loop Large Print Hymnbooks / Orders of Service Assistance Dogs Toilets
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7:30 am - 5:30 pm daily

Nurture Courses

Regular Alpha Courses

 
Other information
Clergy: The Revd Jonathan Reid SWINDELLS
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 5218
Diocesan ID: AC2011
Style of worship: Modern Catholic
Our Patron: The Bishop of Chichester
Archdeaconry: CHICHESTER (101)
Deanery: CHICHESTER (10103)
Parish Legal Name: West Wittering (100080 10/80)
CofE Church Info: (610080 10/80)
Short URL: acny.uk/5218/
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The current editor is: Stella Pendleton

 
 
St Peter & St Paul : Pound Rd, West Wittering, West Sussex, PO208AJ

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