Winchelsea Parish Church 

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The Parish Church of St. Thomas the Martyr, Winchelsea, welcomes visitors and is usually open in the daytime.       


Winchelsea is about 8 miles east of Hastings and 3 miles west of Rye, East Sussex.

Use the post code TN36 4EB for Sat Nav devices and








Church Open Daily 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Summertime  and  9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Winter




We are an open, welcoming church, which exists for the community as a whole and where everyone is valued and respected.  We are called to serve Christ in the world, sharing the joy of Godís unconditional love in faith and action.  We commit ourselves to praying and working for a world where love, reconciliation, equality and peace can prevail.



The Revd Canon Robin Whitehead
The Rectory
St Thomas' Street
East Sussex
TN36 4EB
Tel: 01797 226254


Assistant Priest
at Icklesham



The Revd Canon Hugh Moseley
Pilgrim's End,
Manor Close,
TN36 4BT

Tel: 01424 813588



Mr John Rodley
Mrs Sue Chetwood
Tel: 01797 223458
Tel:01797 226618
Hon. Treasurer: Mrs Pamela Jefferies Tel:01797 222904


Welcome to the website of Winchelsea Parish Church, which we hope you will find  useful and informative.


St Thomasís lies at the heart of Winchelsea and is open to all. We seek to care for all members of our community in a loving Christian environment.


To arrange a christening or a wedding, or a funeral in church, please contact the Rector or one of the Churchwardens



Winchelsea is one half of the Joint Benefice of Winchelsea and Icklesham. Do join us at either venue, or at our daughter church of St Richardís, Winchelsea Beach. A warm welcome awaits you.



At St. Thomasís our main service on Sunday is at 10.30am