Father George

Hello and welcome to the Parish of Goring-by-Sea, Worthing, West Sussex.

The parish hosts two Anglican churches; St. Mary's and St. Laurence's, and is home to nearly 8000 people.

Our church family is a lively and assorted community of people of various ages with a real desire to know God better and respond to his amazing love by serving our local community and beyond.

We strive to ‘grow a healthy church’ and would love to meet you, so why not come along to one of our services.

You will be made most welcome.

- Father George (Vicar of Goring-by-Sea)

What's on?

Month view:
Feb
25
Sun
Evensong (St. Mary’s)
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
26
Mon
Morning Prayer (St. Mary’s)
Feb 26 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am

A said service using traditional wording from the Book of Common Prayer (no sermon)

Lent Course – Group 3
Feb 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Feb
27
Tue
Morning Prayer (St. Mary’s)
Feb 27 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am

A said service using traditional wording from the Book of Common Prayer (no sermon)

Feb
28
Wed
Morning Prayer (St. Mary’s)
Feb 28 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am

A said service using traditional wording from the Book of Common Prayer (no sermon)

SMARTIES Play Group
Feb 28 @ 9:15 am – 11:00 am

SMARTIES Play Group

 

A warm welcome extended from the volunteers

 

Come and join in this popular group of friendly parents

 

There is craft, baby soft area, singing & refreshments

 

£1.50 per adult & 3 children

 

SMARTIES Playgroup

Celtic Communion (St. Mary’s)
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

A Simple Celtic Communion: The service will be a reflective and informal Communion Service lasting about 40 minutes with room for silence, contemplative music and most importantly the sacred space to listen to God and “unpack the week” in His presence.

Mar
1
Thu
Morning Prayer (St. Mary’s)
Mar 1 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am

A said service using traditional wording from the Book of Common Prayer (no sermon)

Holy Communion (Thursdays at St. Mary’s)
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Holy Communion (said) using the Book of Common Prayer (1662)

Coffee Time (St.Mary’s)
Mar 1 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

What we've been up to...

Candlemas – I AM THE LIGHT


Commemorating the presentation of Jesus at the Temple, Candlemas is based upon the account of the presentation of Jesus in Luke 2:22-40. On Candlemas, many Christians bring candles to their local church, where traditionally they are blessed and then used … Continued


Caribbean Evening


It might have been cold outside but it was ‘Caribbean’ in St Mary’s Church Hall with the fantastic Worthing Steel Band.    


 


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St Mary's and St Laurence's Churches, Parish of Goring-by-Sea, West SussexSaturday, February 24th, 2018 at 10:54am

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Monday Feb.26th at 7.30pm
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St Mary's and St Laurence's Churches, Parish of Goring-by-Sea, West SussexFriday, February 23rd, 2018 at 3:52pm

This Sunday 25th February - please join us at St Laurence's for our Family service with Communion at 11am, refreshments and children's activity in the hall beforehand from 10.15.


 

Getting Married?

Wedding Day

 

We love weddings and are proud to perform wedding ceremonies throughout the year.

We know that marriage is an exciting and busy time and our highly experienced team will help make your special day a success.

Christian marriage is both a religious and family celebration and everyone has the right to be married in the parish where they live or regularly attend worship.

If you are considering a wedding or blessing in our parish, please visit here...

Then Jesus said, “Did I not tell you that if you believe, you will see the glory of God?”