St. Mary's church in the parish of Sompting

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There are two Anglican church buildings in the parish of Sompting, including the historic church of St. Mary's on the edge of the South Downs.

St. Mary's Church, which dates back over 1000 years, is famous all over the world for its Saxon tower. Not only is the church of great architectural significance, it's also the home of an active Christian community.

The Friends of Sompting Church is a long-established registered charity committed to raising funds for the maintenance and repair of the historic building. Please click any of the headings on the left-hand side of this page to learn more about St. Mary's church and our fund-raising activities to support it.

For details about services, weddings, baptisms or funerals, please visit the Parish of Sompting website at somptingchurch.com