St Peter

Welcome to the parish church of St Peter, Cowfold in the Diocese of Chichester. We are a friendly and welcoming church linked with Holy Trinity in Lower Beeding and St John's, Coolhurst. The church building dates back to the 13th century and has many interesting features including some ancient stained glass windows and a brass to Thomas Nelond from the Priory of Lewes. 
The church is open every day for visitors and private prayer.

Our pattern of Sunday services is given below.

1st Sunday of the month - 10am Parish Eucharist 
2nd Sunday - 8am Holy Communion; 10am 'Short and Sweet' Family Service
3rd Sunday - 8am Holy Communion; 11:15am Parish Eucharist; 6pm Taize Worship by Candlelight
4th Sunday - 10am Parish Eucharist
5th Sunday - 8am Holy Communion; 10am Joint Eucharist alternating between St Peter Cowfold and Holy Trinity Lower Beeding

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Antiques Roadshow

for 2 hours
St Peter
The Street Cowfold Horsham, RH13 8BT, GB

An entertaining evening at St Peter’s lead by our resident expert, Simon Langton of Denhams Auctioneers. You will have the opportunity to bring an item to show Simon or just come along to enjoy the evening and hear some of Simon’s extraordinary stories! Tickets £10 to include a light supper.


The attached notice gives details of how we will be marking Lent and celebrating Easter in the parishes of Cowfold and Lower Beeding.

Lent Easter Notices


Our parish of Cowfold: St Peter is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of Chichester’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO, Lorna Dimmock, on 01403 864358 or [email protected], or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Colin Perkins, on 01273 425030 or [email protected] . If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services.

St Peter Charity No. 1139699