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Living Worshipfully  
  Living Contentedly   
Living Together       
Living for Others 
  The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:5 



Welcome to the website for the churches of
St Mary’s Clymping,
St Mary’s Yapton
and St Andrews Ford.


Updated advice on Coronavirus (from March 2022)
In the Benefice we are moving towards "living with covid" and over the next few weeks all restrictions will be dropped, in line with government guidance. 

However, if you wish to continue to wear a mask please do and consider the type of mask you'll need to provide the protection you're looking for. If you have been around someone who has tested positive with covid then please consider wearing a mask to offer protection to others, thank you.

Visiting the Church Benefice Office: If you wish to visit the Church Benefice Office in person, please continue to email first to book a time to visit in advance, thank you.

'Yapton Then and Now'
A display of the history of the church and village community. Coming soon at St Mary's Church, Yapton - 4th June (see below)

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Worship With Us Online
Here's our most recent weekly online services.

Sign up for our Benefice Newsletter!
If you'd like to receive our weekly newsletter to hear all our latest news,
service times and weekly readings, please email Rev Richard Hayes
at to be added to the mailing list, thank you

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New style family service at Clymping
Our new style of family service at St Mary's Clymping, continues this Sunday 22nd May at 11am.

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We are pleased to be able to offer an online version of our monthly Triangle magazine
Open the latest edition and scroll through it online below.
The May issue of Triangle is now available!

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Safeguarding in our Benefice
You can view all our Safeguarding and other Benefice Policies on our Safeguarding page.