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Welcome to the website for the Parish Church of Saint Mary, Pulborough, West Sussex, England.

Click on the picture of the cover (below) to view the service booklet for The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity.

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The present church dates from the 12th century, the nave being built in the 15th century. The font is at least 11th century or earlier. There are a number of interesting features within the church. An illustrated history booklet is on sale in church. Saint Mary's has a varied and vibrant church community of all ages and all are welcome whether old or young. Refreshments are served after the main 10.30am Sunday Parish Eucharist.
If you would like to be always informed of any forthcoming event, you only need to email with Events Info in the subject line.
St Mary’s Church has an enviable reputation for the quality of its music and other events. Most events are FREE ENTRY with refreshments and a retiring collection

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Click on the Church of England logo for Daily Prayer and Prayers (Daily Prayer provided by the official Church of England web site, © The Archbishops' Council of the Church of England, 2002-2004.)

updated 14.09.17


The Churchwardens and PCC are delighted to announce that The Reverend Canon Paul Seaman is to become our new rector. His licensing service will be held on Tuesday 19th September 2017 at 7.30pm.

A former primary school teacher, he is  currently the Vicar of St Mary the Virgin, East Grinstead (for the past 10½ years). He is also serving as the Assistant Rural Dean and as a member of the Deanery Standing Committee.

Fr. Paul became  an Ordained Deacon in 1986 in the Oxford Diocese.  In 1991 he moved to St. Mary Magdalen’s Church, Coldean, Brighton, (a team Ministry), where he became a governor of both the Infant and Junior schools and Deputy Chaplain to the Mayor of Brighton.

In 1995 Fr. Paul took up the post of Rector of St. George’s Church, Whyke in the City of Chichester and again became well involved with the local Infant and Junior schools. During his time here he became Chaplain to the Mayor of Chichester, before moving to his current post.

Fr. Paul is really excited at the prospect of working with us here and helping us to grow and develop in our worship.

Other responsibilities currently being undertaken by Fr. Paul include:-

  • Supporting and training newly ordained clergy
  • Member of Diocesan Board of Education
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Diocesan Association for Family Support Work (FSW)
  • Chair of the FSW Deanery Committee
  • Member of the College of Canons, Chichester Cathedral

For enquiries about services etc please contact Tony Holloway (Reader) or either of the Churchwardens. See the Who's Who page for contact details.