St Mary's

Welcome to the lovely and historic parish church of St Mary the Virgin, Sturminster Newton.

We are delighted to be opening up our church more can we have been able to recently.  St Mary's is now open every day for private prayer.  Please do come and enjoy the peace and tranquility of this ancient house of prayer.  Please remember to wear a face covering, use the hand sanitiser provided and, if possible, check in using the NHS app.

The parish of Sturminster Newton, St Mary is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer, PSO. The Diocese of Salisbury’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

Get in touch


The Vicarage
Church Street
Sturminster Newton

DT10 1DB

Our website

Online Morning Prayer

Every Sunday at for 30 mins

A simple said service of Morning Prayer, to tie in with services held in our churches

The service is available online all week from Saturday evening onwards

The latest information on how we are keeping you safe in church

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