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 Update – 21st July 2021

Following the Government’s announcement to lift many restrictions on the 19th July, both Fishbourne and Apuldram PCCs has decided to take a cautious approach regarding church services. Guidelines which are currently in place will still apply, but numbers who can attend services at Fishbourne Church will increase from 24 to 34 and at Apuldram from 18 to 25.

More details can be found in the newsletter which was circulated on the 22nd July.

Please use the Online Booking System to book your place and there are Guidance Notes for you to read.

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

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


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.


Fishbourne School

In our village we benefit by having Fishbourne Church of England Primary School and there are strong links between the church and the school. Do visit their website to find out more. The headmistress is Mrs Naomi Day – email head@fishbourneprimary.co.uk or phone 01243 785974


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.

 A team of volunteers to maintain the gardens of St Peter’s Place. If you would like to help out click here for more information.