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Christmas services

These are the dates for our Christmas services this year: Sun 16th December 4 pm: Benefice Carol Service at St Stephen’s Sun 23rd December 4 pm: Messy Christingle and Nativity Christmas Eve 11.30 pm: Midnight Mass at St Stephen’s Christmas Day 10.30 am: Communion Sun 30th December 9.30 am: Benefice Communion at St Stephen’s. (No service at St Paul’s)

Benefice News

A message from Rev Justin Groves: This has been a difficult and challenging road for all of us as we have come together as a single Benefice. It has raised more questions and provided in many ways less answers than we all hoped for. There has been a lot of coming and going with our meagre resources stretched to the limit. This is true for all three churches but I am aware…

Pentecost? There’s an app for that.

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement, which invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus Christ. What started out as an invitation from the Archbishops’ of Canterbury and York in 2016 to the Church of England has grown into an international and ecumenical call to prayer. Thy Kingdom Come has a…


Hi All Once again Christmas is upon us! A time to be grateful, a time to celebrate Jesus, and a time to extend hospitality to all! As the cold weather kicks in, let’s be reminded to help those who struggle, the hungry, refugees and the homeless around the world and here on our streets in Newport. Christmas cheer is rising! Despite the cold weather, the snow and the…
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