St Mary the Virgin Newent

St. Mary’s Church Newent is located in the centre of the beautiful Gloucestershire market town of Newent, near to the picturesque Newent Lake. Today’s church thrives as an upbeat Ecumenical place of worship, with a strong congregation and modern, relevant teaching for all ages.

On a site which is Anglo-Saxon and a building dating back to the 13th century, St. Mary’s Church has a wealth of history. It features the largest unsupported wooden ceiling in the country, a fine church organ built by a local novice in 1737 and a 1200 year old Celtic stone cross amongst many other items of interest.

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Holy Communion

Monthly. Every Second, Fourth Sunday at for 1 hour, 15 mins
St Mary the Virgin Newent
Church Street Newent, GL18 1AA, United Kingdom

A service of Holy Communion (sometimes follows the Methodist Order of Service) with hymns, prayers and a Bible based talk. Followed by refreshments.


Our parish of Newent: St Mary the Virgin is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO).
Our Diocese of Gloucester’s safeguarding pages ( contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO.
If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact our PSO via the Benefice Office on: 01531 821 641
or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor telephone 01452 835516 (Office hours) or 07944 680320 (out of hours) or thirty one:eight tel 0303 003 1111 (weekend).
If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services.

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