Coronavirus COVID-19

Is the church still open? No. Sadly the church is closed to all visitors until further notice. But prayer doesn’t only happen in church. And so I would like to encourage you to light a candle at home, read the daily gospel reading along with the accompanying brief reflection, and...

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Bishop of Chichester’s Lent Message

I was recently asked by a reporter whether in the diocese of Chichester Ash Wednesday has become more popular – like Christmas is. My own experience of offering “ashes to go” outside Brighton station was very informative. Generally, people on their way to work were not very interested and sometimes...

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Friends of St Nicholas Newsletter January 2020

Thanks to your support the Friends were able to donate £28,000 to St. Nicholas in 2019. This brings the total since we started to just over £128,000. In addition, we still have £15,000 ring fenced for the restoration of the West Window and another £6,000 which will contribute to the...

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Archdeacon’s New Year Message

2020 – Don’t Panic! When I wrote this in time for January publication, the General Election campaign was in full swing. Whatever the predictions I might have had about the vote in December. I’m pretty sure that they will, no doubt, now proved to be wrong! Whenever we look forward...

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Parish Garden Appeal

At St Nicholas’ we are working to create a parish garden for the church and wider community. Many of the dead and dying trees have now been removed. Now we need to remove the stumps of the old trees, plant a hedge, sow grass seed and arrange access to the...

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Sunday Group’s Night in the Church

On the night of 6th September members of St Nicholas’ Sunday Group spent ‘a night in the church’. This fun evening included a bbq, games, a film and spending the whole night in Arundel’s ancient parish church. The event was rounded off with a delicious breakfast of bacon sandwiches.

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Parish Garden Appeal

Donations requested to support the Parish Garden Project Prior to construction of the new London Road in the early part of the 19th Century, there was no major entrance into St Nicholas Church from the south of the building. Beyond the graveyard boundary wall there were fields with much of...

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Arundel Festival Church History Talks

A member of our congregation, John Barkshire, is one of several leading authorities on the history and special architectural features of St Nicholas Church. During the Arundel Festival John will give 40-45 minute presentations in the church on the special history that surrounds us. His talks will take place on:...

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Video Tour of St Nicholas’

St Nicholas’ John Barkshire takes The Bald Explorer for a tour round Arundel’s 14th century parish church. Check it out on YouTube:  

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