Welcome to St Peter and St Mary Fishbourne in West Sussex. We hope you that on this website you will be able to find all the information you might require about the Church and the adjoining Church Hall, called St Peter’s Place.

Our Mission

is to be:

A vibrant community Church
with a welcoming heart,
sharing Christ’s love
by serving the Parish of Fishbourne
and beyond.


Church Services at Fishbourne and Apuldram

Important News – 6th January 2021

A new National Lockdown was announcecd this week and as a consequence all church services have been suspended until further notice. The church will also be closed at all times.

When services resume an Online Booking System has been set up and there are Guidance Notes for you to read.

In the meantime an Online version of all services will be sent out in a  newsletter and this will continue to be published on this website.

If you have not already subscribed to this newsletter you can subscribe here.


Lenten Bible Study – An invitation from John Sheppard.

Lent is round the corner.  Shrove Tuesday is on February 16th. 

As we approach this important time in the church calendar, John invites you to join him for a very short Zoom Bible Study, this will be a great way to keep our minds active and a new way to be part of a Lent group.

Do let John if you would like to be part of this. You can either send an email (johnsheppard2903@gmail.com) if you are interested or give John a ring on 07834 645420‬ if you’d like to discuss, know more or even make suggestions about the content.

For more information click here.


Coronavirus – Useful Links

For the latest information regarding the impact of Coronavirus on our Church please click here.

 Moira’s Newsletter page.

Other ‘Helpful Articles’

Parishioners contributions.

 If you are feeling lonely and would a chat with someone from the church then click here for a list of people who are only too willing to take your call.

The Fishbourne Covid 19 Support Group on Facebook has been renamed and is now called Fishbourne Vibes.


The Diocese of Chichester prepare a regular e-news bulletin which may be of interest to you.

You can subscribe here.


Please don’t forget to read Moira’s article for each month.

The latest edition can be found here.


Parish Magazine – Owing to the pandemic the magazine is no longer being produced. In the meantime you can subscribe to the church newsletter which is distributed by email.


Would you like to be on the Church Electoral Roll? Then simply fill in an application form. Forms are available from the back of Church, or click here and download a pdf of the form which you can then print, complete and return. Do note that you can be on the Electoral Roll of more than one church.


Messy Church has come to Fishbourne – please click here for more information.


News from the Pews – Here you will find information and announcements taken from recent pew sheets. Please click here.


Church Fundraising Events – Please make a note in your diary and support any forthcoming events.

For more information about any events and how to obtain tickets please visit the Events page.


Church Finances – Did you know that the Church of St Peter and St Mary costs roughly £300 a day to run, that’s £2,100 per week.

If you would like to know more about how the Church is financed and find out how you can help then please click here.

You can help the church by using Easyfundraising – for more information on how this works click here and scroll down the page to The Easyfundraising section.


The Annual Parochial Church Meeting

These took place on 30th September 2020 for Apuldram and on 4th October for Fishbourne,

Previous reports are available to read – just click here.


What’s happening when and where?

If you want to know what’s happening both in the church and in the village of Fishbourne each month then do visit the ‘What’s On’ page, and you may well find an event or activity which is of interest to you – just click here.


To read the latest ‘ponderings’ by Lemon-Ted – just click here.


St Peter’s Place, our Church Hall was completed in 2015. It adjoins the church and is a wonderful facility for both the church and the surrounding community. Please click here for more information.