Regular Services


We now have a new pattern of worship to build on the fellowship with our sister church St Mary Magdalene in Bolney, with whom we share priests. Between the two churches, we offer a variety of services each week, with a choice of times to fit in with even the busiest of schedules. So please join us for worship, you will be warmly welcomed.

Services at a glance:

Cowfold Bolney
Sunday Services:
8am Holy Communion (BCP) – 2nd, 3rd and 5th Sundays of the month
10am Sung Eucharist – 1st Sunday of the month
10am ‘Short and Sweet’ Family Service – 2nd Sunday of the month
11:15am Sung Eucharist – 4th Sunday of the month
6pm Taizé Worship by Candlelight – 3rd Sunday of the month

Midweek Services:
Wednesdays – 10am Holy Communion (BCP) - fortnightly (see Calendar)
Sunday Services:
8am Holy Communion (BCP) – 1st and 4th Sundays of the month
9:30am Parish Eucharist – 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays of the month
10am 'Breathing Space' United Worship – 3rd Sunday of the month

Midweek Services:
Thursdays – 9:30am Said Eucharist - fortnightly (see Calendar)


Children are welcome at all services. In the area towards the back of the church you will find a themed “Church in a Box”. The box of activities is made available at each Sung Eucharist for children and their parents/carers to dip into during the service if they wish. The theme is changed each week.

Tea and coffee is served after the Sung Eucharist so please stay, chat and share in our fellowship together.

From time to time, (e.g. Christmas and Easter) special services will be offered, so please check the Calendar or Events pages to confirm dates and times.

Services in more detail:

Sunday Services
8:00am Holy Communion
A quiet service, using the old language and order of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer. This service includes a short sermon, and lasts for approximately ¾ hour.
(2nd, 3rd and 5th Sundays at Cowfold; 1st and 4th Sundays at Bolney).

10:00am Sung Eucharist
This Eucharist Service follows the order of Common Worship (2000), and lasts approximately 1 ¼ hours. It includes a sermon, and is followed by refreshments. (1st Sunday of the month at Cowfold).

10:00am ‘Short and Sweet’ Family Service
A family service being held at St. Peter's. ‘Short’ because it lasts for around 30 minutes, and ‘Sweet’ because the service is followed by a cup of hot chocolate! (2nd Sunday of the month at Cowfold).

10:00am 'Breathing Space' United Worship
This Eucharist service is a joint act of worship with our brothers and sisters from Bolney. It uses modern language, easy hymns, includes a short sermon, and lasts about 1 hour. We usually produce a special service booklet for this service, based upon the order of Common Worship, which may particularly appeal to families, and those new to the faith. Everyone is invited to stay afterwards to join us for refreshments. (3rd Sunday of the month at Bolney).

11:15am Sung Eucharist
This Eucharist Service follows the order of Common Worship (2000), and lasts approximately 1 ¼ hours. It includes a sermon, and is followed by refreshments. (4th Sunday of the month at Cowfold).

6:00pm Taizé Worship by Candlelight
An evening service of gentleness, peace and simplicity, with times for prayerful reflection, using the principles of the Taizé Community in France. (3rd Sunday of the month at Cowfold).

Midweek Services
Wednesdaysfortnightly at Cowfold (see Calendar)Holy Communion. A quiet service, using the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, and including a short reflection on the Scriptures.
Thursdaysfortnightly at Bolney (see Calendar)Said Eucharist, using the 1662 Book of Common Prayer.

For further details of the services at Bolney, please visit their website: www.stmarymagdalenebolney.org.uk