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St Michael's Church Services

Sunday Services, Weddings, Baptisms and Funerals

Services at St Michael's resumed on 4th July.

We have taken note of the guidance in order to make your visit as safe as possible. Please follow directions in order to protect others and yourself.

1st and 4th Sunday of month 11am Holy Communion

(Common Worship)

2nd Sunday 10am Worship for All

(shorter and less formal)

3rd Sunday 11am Holy Communion


5th Sunday 10am United Communion service

(Moves around the benefice: see Wildbrooks Magazine or email Revd. Gerry Burgess, contact details below)

Wednesdays 9.30am Morning Prayer

(quiet and simple)

Sunday Services at 9.15am and 3pm/6pm in other churches of the benefice 

Everyone is welcome to join us

We provide weekly prayers and reflection on email for those who cannot get to live services. Please ask to be added to this list.

Please also get in touch if you would like to talk or be prayed for at this anxious time.

For more information and special events see: the Wildbrooks Magazine;;

Revd Gerry Burgess, Priest in Charge

01798 831600

The church is open for private prayer every day from 0900-1800. Please observe the notices in the church to keep yourself and others safe.

The churchyard can also be visited and enjoyed for meditation and recreation.




Special Services

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals can now all take place but, as we are bound by COVID-19 regulations, please contact Revd. Gerry Burgess, as above, for the latest situation.


To book a Baptism please contact the Priest-in-Charge two or three months prior to the date required. Baptisms can be held during the morning service or by arrangement on a second or fourth Sunday afternoon.

Funerals and Interments

For Funerals, Interment of Ashes, entries in the Memorial Book, please contact the Priest-in-Charge. Records are held of the positions of the memorial stones and burials. To find a relative, please contact the Churchwarden.


Set within the beautiful landscape of the South Downs National Park, the church of St Michael and All Angels lies at the west end of the picturesque village of Amberley. The lane to the church is lined with thatched houses and there are lovely views towards the Downs.

The pretty church, dating from the 12th Century, can seat a congregation of 120. There is a set of five bells that can be rung to celebrate your marriage. A resident choir can lead the singing and perform anthems if you wish.

Immediately behind the church is Amberley Castle Hotel which can host your reception and house your guests in style. For smaller or more informal weddings there are many other possible local venues, including our own church hall next to the church, and there are a number of high-quality B&B’s in the village to accommodate your guests overnight.

Qualifying conditions apply so please contact the Priest-in-Charge in the first instance.


St Michael, Amberley