St. Mary's church in the parish of Sompting
Welcome to the village of Sompting in West Sussex. There are two Anglican church buildings in the parish of Sompting, including the historic church of St. Maryís on the edge of the South Downs.
St. Maryís 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, itís 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. Maryís church and our fund-raising activities to support it.
September 2015: It is with great regret we announce that Colin Excell passed away on Monday 7th September 2015. Our thoughts are with Judy at this sad time. The funeral will be held at 2pm on Monday 5th October at Woodvale Crematorium in Brighton.
September 2014: our chairman has written an open letter to supporters. Please click here to read it.