The Parish Church of St Mary’s, Chidham

Contact Us

The Parish Church of St Mary’s Chidham, 

Priest in Charge:
Reverend Andrew Birks | Tel 01243 341323 | 
The Vicarage, Cot Lane, Chidham, PO18 8TA
Church Warden: Willem van Niekerk | Tel 07960305427 |
Church Warden and Treasurer : Carol Vigor Treasurer | 

Future services:
(Please note the service times.)
Currently singing is not allowed so these will all be said services but with music.

Sunday services: 

St Mary's – 9.30am   

While there are still Covid restrictions,  if you would like to attend any of these services please email or telephone 01243 537216.

Otherwise St Mary’s Church will be closed, except for private prayer on Wednesday from 10am to12noon, and  on Sunday from 12noon to 3pm.

Please maintain social distancing, use the hand sanitiser provided .. 

Chichester Cathedral will be live streaming at 9.30am. You can access their services
live by clicking on the link and it will take you to the page with instructions on how to view.
You can also view it later

New Priest in charge

We are pleased to announce that the Reverend Andrew Birks has been appointed by the Bishop to serve as Priest in Charge for both Chidham Parish and Funtington Parish.

Fr. Andrew Birks, 

Priest-in-Charge, Parish of Chidham

Parishes of Funtington, West Stoke and Sennicotts.

The Vicarage, Cot Lane, Chidham, Chichester. PO18 8TA

07485 648655 / 01243 341323


The PCC of the Parish of Chidham, including the churches of St Mary, Chidham and St Wilfrid, Nutbourne has adopted and follows the National Parish Safeguarding Policy and Practice Guidelines to make our churches a safe place for all. In addition to this national policy you can see our own policy and procedures documents below.

Safeguarding Officer for the Parish of Chidham - Alyzn Johnson | Tel no: 01243 572059
March 2019

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