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)
tel: 01531 820248 email:
Baptist Minister: Rev. John Evans 01989 562046
                                Methodist Minister: Rev. Christopher Cory 01684 298650
Church Office: Tel and Fax: 01531 821641

 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  Junior Singers meet Thursdays.

Bellringers – contact church

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

Glebe Chapel    Newent Community Centre – Ross Road
An independent evangelical church seeking to serve the community

Pastor Rupert Abbott: 01989 721212  Email:  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 7SE

Details as St Mary’s 01531 821641
Gorsley Baptist Chapel  Email:

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

Newent United Reformed Church
Broad Street, Newent, Gloucestershire GL18 1AJ
Minister: Rev Pat Phillips Secretary: Mrs V Smallwood 01531 89071

St Anne’s Church   Oxenhall, Newent

Rev. Tony Lomas  01531 650991

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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