Welcome to St Nicholas'

St Nicholas’ is the Parish Church of Arundel. It's home to a warm, friendly and faithful Christian community in the orthodox anglo-catholic tradition of the Church of England. Nourished by word and sacrament we seek to be faithful disciples of Christ, living and proclaiming his gospel in our daily lives.

You will find details of our regular services on our Worship page.

Built in 1380 on the site of an earlier church, St Nicholas’ is a popular destination for the many visitors to the historic town of Arundel. The church is open daily to visitors and those who seek a quiet place to reflect and pray.

Whether you are coming to St Nicholas’ to soak up its atmosphere and find a place of solace and prayer, to view its historic architecture, or to join us in worship, we pray that in this sacred place you will be truly touched by the abundant grace, mercy and love of our Lord Jesus Christ.

We are committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of all people. For more information visit our safeguarding page.

St Nicholas' is a popular venue for concerts. If you would like to hold a concert in St Nicholas', please contact the Parish Office.

Services this Week

All services are at St Nicholas' unless otherwise indicated

Tuesday 23rd April (St George)
6.30 pm Mass
With exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 5.45 pm

Wednesday 24th April (Feria)
10.00 am Holy Communion (traditional language)
followed by refreshments

Friday 26th April (Feria)
12.00 pm Mass

Sunday 28th April (Easter 5)
8.00 am Holy Communion (traditional language)
10.00 am Sung Mass
3.00 pm Evensong at South Stoke

Quick Links

Worship at St Nicholas

Worship lies at the very heart of our community. You are welcome to join us. For those with young children there is a crèche area in the church.

St Nicholas' Choir

The choir plays an important and much-valued part in the liturgical life of St Nicholas'.

Supporting St Nicholas

Find out how you can play your part in supporting the work of St Nicholas'.

Getting married at St Nicholas' & St Leonard's

Information on arranging a traditional wedding at St Nicholas' and St Leonard's.

Friends of St Nicholas

The Friends of St Nicholas help to maintain and restore St Nicholas' church.

Sunday Readings Commentary

Father Andrew Wadsworth offers a commentary on the Sunday readings.

Arundel CE Primary School

At St Nicholas' we work very closely with Arundel CE Primary School. The school, which was judged as 'Excellent' in a recent church school inspection, serves the community of Arundel and beyond.

Visiting Arundel

No visit to Arundel is complete without a visit to the town's ancient parish church

Stay in touch

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We rely on your generosity. Without your help we cannot continue to do the good work that we do or maintain our much-loved church building. Giving online is simple, quick and makes a very real difference.

Church Flowers

For much or the year our team of dedicated flower arrangers ensure that the church is decorated with fresh flowers. To help us with the cost of this, please consider sponsoring the flowers.

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