st marys church newent



  • 8.45am: Holy Communion – Currently on 1st Sunday of the month.
  • 10.30am: All Age Worship/Holy Communion/Morning Worship/Baptisms.


  • 10.00am: Holy Communion with Prayer.
Our Vision
“A people and place of
God’s presence and peace”
Our Services


  • 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.


  • 10.00am: Holy Communion with Prayer.

1st Wednesday of the Month

  • 8.30am: Newent and Area Prayer Focus.

Find out more…

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.


Singers meet to practice on Fridays at 2.00pm in the Church Rooms and sing at our 10.30am Service on Sundays and for Weddings and other events. Everyone welcome.


If you play an instrument and would like to get involved in playing for our worship then do get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.

Healing Services

If you would like prayer for yourself or another person or any situation then please do come along. We hold six services a year with guest speakers. Please see the events section of our home page.

Quiet Mornings

An opportunity to experience the peaceful setting and quietness of St. Mary’s to get closer to God. Please see the events section of our home page.

Baptisms, Dedications & Confirmations

We offer services of Baptism (Infant and Believers’), Dedication and Confirmation in line with the agreement of our 3 denominations. Do contact us if you would like to know more or use the link for ‘Church of England Christenings’

Weddings & Preparation Courses

St. Mary’s is a wonderful setting to get married. Our team are ready to help make your wedding special from Marriage Preparation Days to your ‘Special Day’. Do contact us for more information or use the link to ‘Your Church Wedding’

Renewal of Marriage Vows Service

Do you have a special anniversary this year? Why not mark this by renewing the vows you took on your wedding day. We hold an annual service generally in the autumn as well as other days by arrangement. Do get in touch, we’d love to be part of your celebration.

Funeral Arrangements

We work closely with our local funeral directors who will generally be your first point of contact. Please do get in touch if we can help in any way with your arrangements or through our Bereavement Team or use the link to ‘Church of England Funerals’

Bell Ringers

We meet on Thursdays at 7.30pm in the Ringing Room. No experience is necessary as we are able to give training. There are regular trips to other towers and an Annual Weekend Outing. We ring for Sunday Services, Weddings and other celebrations and events.

Flower Team

We help to create a beautiful setting for worship throughout the year including special seasonal displays. Do come and join us.