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Welcome to St. John’s Church, Southbourne. The Parish, which is the south west corner of the Diocese of Chichester is a warm vibrant community of worshipping people, who  look forward to welcoming you either on a Sunday or during the week. We cater for all ages with many groups and activities for children, young people and adults.

Revd. Matt Luff and team lead the varied worship programme, with different services to suit different needs and styles. From traditional to contemporary, reflective to engaging, you will find something for you.

All groups and events are currently suspended due to the COVID-19 virus, more information can be found here. We are currently offering prayer, support and virtual church via the website, Please use the links above to find out more.  We are also offering limited face to face Sunday services and some outdoor family sessions. Click here to learn more.

If you would like anymore information, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the St. John’s office

The PCC of the Parish of  Southbourne with west Thorney has adopted; follows and supports the House of Bishops’ and Diocesan policy and practice guidance on safeguarding. In addition to this national policy you can see our own policy and procedure documents here.

If you would like any more information, please contact the church office.