The Churches of St Mary's, Chidham, and St Wilfrid's, Hambrook.
What you are is God's gift to you. What you become is your gift to God
If you want to contact the Church please get in touch with
The Rev Paul Matthews, The Vicarage, Cot Lane, Chidham, PO18 8TA Tel 575067
or the churchwardens,
Cdr Harry Bates. Crondall Lodge, Scant Road, Hambrook PO18 8UA 01243 576331.
Carole Holmes, Holmleigh, Main Road , Nutbourne PO18 8RR
|Welcome - to the Churches of St Mary and St Wilfrid in the Parish of Chidham|
There are two Anglican (Church of England) Churches in the parish of Chidham. The old church, which is situated on the peninsula, is in Cot Lane and dates back to the 13th century, and is dedicated to St. Mary.
It is a Church well worth visiting and it shows that we are very much alive in the 21st century. The second church, which is dedicated to St Wilfrid, is situated in Broad Road just north of the A259. This church replaced a former Mission Church situated in Hambrook. The complex contains the church hall which is used for various activities involving both the village and the church.
Present day Christians come together Sunday by Sunday to worship God and to join in the fellowship of the church. It is wonderful to know that Churches since the 13th century have been meeting together in the same place for nearly eight hundred years. It is a privilege to be part of an on-going church passing our faith on to future generations. We are a family orientated church with some kind of activity for children every Sunday. We see ourselves very much as the family of God here in Chidham, and our aim is to try to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ and to show to those around us the love of God in our daily living. We are also here to serve those in need in the community.
Anyone interested in joining our church will be most welcome. Should you require any further information, please feel free to contact the Churchwardens
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St Mary 's Church, Chidham
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