Places of Worship

St Mary’s Church
Church St, Newent GL18 1AB 
 A place of worship since the 8th Century
Local Ecumenical Partnership: Anglican, Methodist and Baptist
Sunday services: 8.45am, 10.15am and 6.00pm
Rev.Simon Mason (Rector)  01531821641    Curate Rev Dan Browne 07734906281
tel: 01531 820248 email: [email protected]
Baptist Minister: Rev. John Evans 01989 562046
[email protected]
                                Methodist Minister: Rev. Christopher Cory 01684 298650
                      [email protected]
Church Office: Tel and Fax: 01531 821641
[email protected]

 Sponsor a Tile for the Chancel Roof - there are 8500 to replace:- forms available in St. Mary’s - contact the office.

Singers, Actors and Musicians - contact Janet Roach 01531 248034  or [email protected]  Junior Singers meet Thursdays.

Bellringers - Martin Brown 01531820895 or contact church
ring every Sunday before the 10:15 service and practice Thursday evening

Youth Alpha Group  - meet every Sunday 4pm for activities, eating,  games, etc. It is part of the International Alpha movement as introduced by Bear Grylls
contact Dan Browne 01531821641 or 07734906281.

St Mary’s Baby and Toddler Group
meet each Thursday 9.30 - 11.00 during term time
Louisa Mason  01531 820248

St Mary’s Children and Youth Work
Every Sunday from 10.15 for Children aged 3 and over.
Music, games, qizzes, crafts and more.  Scripture Union materials with Bible - based sessions.  An team of qualified teachers run this in a relevant enjoyable way.
Louisa Mason 01531 820248

Friends of St.Mary’s
Organise events through year - contact Joyce Carter [email protected]

Glebe Chapel   Newent Community Centre - Ross Road
An independent evangelical church seeking to serve the community. 01531 822667
Pastor Rupert Abbott: 01989 721212
Ian Cracknell 01989 720754
Email: [email protected]  Website:

St Peter’s Church
Clifford’s Mesne, Newent

Details as St Mary’s.


Christ Church Gorsley - Honorary Minister Revd Roy Chivers: Tel: 01989 720492
Gorsley, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7SEDetails as St Mary’s 01531 821641Gorsley Baptist Chapel  Email:

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
Ross Road, Newent Fr. John Eze
Tel: 01531 821647


Newent United Reformed Church - dated 1846
Broad Street, Newent, Gloucestershire GL18 1AJ
Sunday service 10:30.
Minister: Rev Pat Phillips Secretary: Mrs V Smallwood 01531 89071

St Anne’s Church   Oxenhall, Newent

Rev. Tony Lomas  01531 650991  [email protected]

Newent & Area Churches
Organises joint services and other events.
Contact Rev Simon Mason: 01531 820248

Legion of Mary
Catholic outreach organisation. Members do about 2 hours of work a week in the community. Meets weekly at Our Lady of Lourdes, Ross Rd, for prayer and discussion. Contact Father Aidan Murray: 01531 821647.

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