st marys church newent

ABOUT

Our Vision

“A people and place of God’s presence and peace”

Our Mission

  • Worshipping God – So we aim to be Vibrant, Joyful, Modern, Recognising our traditions.
  • Serving the Community – So we aim to be Loving, Caring, Comforting, Compassionate, Non-judgemental.
  • Sharing Faith – So we aim to be Nurturing, Making Disciples, Reaching Out, Active in the community, Supporting Mission.
  • Sharing Christian Values – So we aim to be God-centred, Bible based, Where people matter, Inclusive.
Our Vision
“A people and place of
God’s presence and peace”
Our Services

Sunday

  • 8.45am: Holy Communion.
  • 10.15am: All Age Worship/Holy Communion/Morning Worship/Baptisms.
  • 4.00pm: “The 4” – Starts with coffee and cake, moves into a time of contemporary worship, teaching, discussion, praying for each other and seeing what God does.
  • 6.00pm: Service at one of the churches in the Benefice.

Wednesday

  • 10.00am: Holy Communion with Prayer.

1st Wednesday of the Month

  • 8.30am: Newent and Area Prayer Focus.

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Our Mission
  • Worshipping God – So we aim to be Vibrant, Joyful, Modern, Recognising our traditions.
  • Serving the Community – So we aim to be Loving, Caring, Comforting, Compassionate, Non-judgemental.
  • Sharing Faith – So we aim to be Nurturing, Making Disciples, Reaching Out, Active in the community, Supporting Mission.
  • Sharing Christian Values – So we aim to be God-centred, Bible based, Where people matter, Inclusive.

Local Ecumenical Partnership

At St. Mary’s we are an Ecumenical Partnership involving Anglicans, Baptists and Methodists. We are a single church family with everyone attending services led by ministers of all three denominations. In addition we also have members of our church family who belong to other denominations as well including Moravian and Salvation Army. Our membership of each denomination is also expressed through:

St. Mary’s is regularly involved with other churches in Newent and the Area through a Unity Group. Events include:

  • Service for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
  • Good Friday Walk of Witness
  • Easter Day Sunrise Service on May Hill
  • Open Air Service by the Lake
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