Hello and welcome
Welcome to the Parish of Goring-by-Sea, Worthing, West Sussex.
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 would love to meet you.
You will be made most welcome.
We are Christ-centred, growing in faith, love and service.
Safeguarding at St Mary's and St Laurence's
We take safeguarding very seriously and are committed to providing a safe and caring environment for children, young people and vulnerable adults, protecting their rights and protecting them from harm. Please click here for more information: Safeguarding at St Mary's and St Laurence's
Whether you’re new to the area or have lived here your entire life, everybody is welcome to join us in worship.
St. Mary’s is home to a broad range of regular parishioners from all walks of life, with diverse backgrounds and different cultures.
We would love to welcome you to the church so please feel free to simply “turn-up”.
If you let us know that you are new to the church, we’ll make sure that you get off to a good start.
As always, tea and biscuits will be served after the service where you can get to know your fellow parishioners.
We look forward to welcoming you at the box opening and coffee morning on Saturday 2nd November from 10 to 12 noon in St. Mary’s Church hall. For more information on the fantastic work The Children’s Society do please see … Read more
Thank you all so much for the very generous donations of non-perishable food for Family Support Work which you kindly brought to our harvest services. The retiring collections also raised valuable funds for their work.… Read more
Goring Parish News
With all of the latest news and forthcoming events, be sure to read the latest issue...
Our Church Services
Holy Communion 8.00 am
Sung Family Eucharist 9.30 am
On the first Sunday of every month, the Family Eucharist is preceded by coffee and activities for children from 9.30am with the Service starting at 10.00 am.
Evensong 6.00 pm
On the last Sunday of every month, there is Family Service with Communion at 11.00 am, preceded by coffee and children's activities in the hall from 10.15am
Weekly services - all at St Mary's
Wednesday Holy Communion 6.30 pm
Thursday Holy Communion 10.00 am
Saturday Parish Prayers 9.00 am