Welcome To Our Church

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Welcome To St Mary's Sullington
A floral display
Inside our church
Father Christmas

About St. Mary's Church

The little church of St Mary's has nestled beneath the Downs for almost a thousand years. It is set within the bounds of a yew grove that is even older. The Tower and the Nave are basically Saxon, about 1050, but altered in Norman times and the 12th and 13th centuries. As you enter you will see a mutilated marble effigy of a 13th century Knight in chain mail, believed to be a de Couvert, Lord of the Manor and a Crusader........more

Retreats at Sullington

Are you looking for a breathing space in the hubbub of life?

Friendly hospitality and comfortable accommodation in the beautiful South Downs provides an excellent setting for companionable quiet (not silent) time to retreat, reflect and rest ...... read more or see our retreats poster in pdf format (17.5MB) download.

The Church

An old picture post card of our church. You can learn more about the history by clicking this button ...

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The Vicar

The vicar's name is Derek. You can find out all about him and the things he loves (even his favourite football team), by clicking this button.

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There is plenty going on at St Mary's Sullington. To keep up with our future events, click the button below, see the Monthly News page and keep an eye on the Red Stop Press button at the top of this page.

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About This Site

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1st Sunday
8.00am Joint Iona Communion at Sullington
10.30am Joint All Age Service at Thakeham

2nd Sunday
8am BCP Communion at Sullington
11.30am Service of Matins at Sullington

3rd Sunday
8.00am Joint Iona Communion at Thakeham
10.30am Joint Family Communion at Sullington

4th Sunday
8.00am Joint Communion Service
11.30am Family Communion at Sullington

5th Sunday
8.00am BCP Joint Service (alternate)
10.30am Joint Service (alternate)

Please Note

Derek's day off is Saturday. He is happy to meet with you to chat at any time if he's free. Otherwise you can call him to make an appointment - especially if it's to discuss a wedding or baptism.

Get in Touch


  • Mrs Jo Graves 01903 742586
  • Mrs Heather Cotton¬†¬† 01903 742587


  • Mrs Gail Kittle: 01903 745754