The earliest reference to King's Sutton is in the story of Saint Rumbold, who was born here in 662.
The building has Norman elements and was completed in the 14th Century. Its finest feature is the tower and spire, rising to 198 feet. It is one of the finest spires in the country. It is normally open during daylight hours.
The Church has been in the Anglo-Catholic tradition since the late 19th Century. The PCC has requested alternative Episcopal oversight, and the parish is in the care of the Bishop of Richborough. All are welcome whatever their views on these matters. The Parochial Church Council (PCC) has produced a statement of our purpose, values, and growth plan which can be viewed here.
There are varieties of services, but most are formal, traditional in style with excellent music. Our regular pattern of services can be seen here, and a detailed calendar can be seen here.
A history of the church can be viewed here. and a guide to graves and memorials in and around the church here.
Accessibility: The west porch has level access into the church and we have a loop system and large print service books available. There is an accessible toilet in the Church Room.
Floodlighting: The building is floodlit each evening until 23:00 but may be sponsored to mark an anniversary or other celebration, in which case it remains lit all night. Contact Stephen Allday on 01295 811473.
The Church Room (Oman Room): Located in the south-west corner of the churchyard, the Church Room is available for hire. It has a small kitchen and disabled toilets and changing facilities for babies, and is suitable for events for up to 30 people. Contact Carole Hill on 01295 811134 for details.
Our Church has adopted the House of Bishops’ ‘Promoting a Safer Church: Safeguarding Policy. Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is John Chilver (Tel. 01296 711974) The Diocesan Safeguarding Officer can be contacted on (Tel. 01733 887000) and email: Safeguarding@peterborough-diocese.org.uk. Northamptonshire Social Services can be contacted on 01604 626938