St Mary's, Storrington


Faith, Hope and Love in the heart of Storrington.

St Mary's is the Church of England parish church for Storrington (and Cootham) in West Sussex.  Whoever you are, you'll find a warm welcome at our services and activities.  We believe that everyone is loved by God and is part of his family.  Whatever your background, whatever your level of faith or doubt, whatever the story of your life, we'll be glad to see you.

Our church is normally open during the day - many people use it - and the peaceful churchyard has beautiful views over the South Downs National Park.  It's a great place to be, and a great place to be yourself.


On Sunday, we gather in the church building for worship at 8am Holy Communion (BCP)  for a quiet said service and at 10am for Parish Holy Communion (Common Worship) our main morning service, with a sung Holy Communion setting, sermon, hymns, and refreshments served afterwards.  The service is also available on Zoom - please enquire for details.  On the 1st and 2nd Sundays we meet at 6pm for Evensong (BCP), a quiet traditional service of sung Evening Prayer, followed with hymns and sermon.    

On the first Sunday of the month is Family Worship at 10am.  An informal service All-age and family friendly, interactive worship, sometimes with Holy Communion, with refreshments served afterwards.

MIDWEEK WORSHIP (On a monthly cycle)

During the week we meet for worship on the 2nd Wednesday in the month at 10am for Wednesday Morning Holy Communion (BCP).  This is followed by Café in the Church – refreshments and friendly chat.

On the 4th Wednesday in the month at 2pm for Wednesday Afternoon Holy Communion (BCP). This is followed by Café in the Church – refreshments and friendly chat.

We also meet in the afternoon of the 5th Wednesday in the month at 2pm for Holy Communion (BCP) followed by Café in the Church – refreshments and friendly chat.

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The parish is currently in vacancy. Please contact the Churchwardens.

Rectory Office
Rectory Road
West Sussex

RH20 4EF
Churchwardens or Parish Secretary
01903 742888

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Holy Communion said (BCP)

Every Sunday at for 30 mins
St Mary's, Storrington
Church St/School Lane Storrington West Sussex, RH20 4LJ, United Kingdom

A quiet contemplative Holy Communion service taken from the Book of Common Prayer in traditional language.

Are you free a couple of hours a week to help tidy and tend to our beautiful churchyard?



The Parish Church of St Mary, Storrington, 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 web 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 Parish Safeguarding Officer, Stephen Bloxham 07391 387 225 or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Colin Perkins on 01273 425030. 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.

Diocese of Chichester Safeguarding

St Mary's, Storrington Charity No. 1164989