St Mary the Virgin, PO30 1NR
We are the “Church on the Hill” serving God’s people in Carisbrooke. We are a “middle of the road” Anglican church with regular Sunday Services. Everyone is welome.
We are part of the newly formed parish of Newport and Carisbooke with Gatcombe which is comprised of Newport Minster, St John’s, St Mary,s, St Nicholas in Castro and St Olave’s Gatcombe. The parish is part of the Deanery of the Isle of Wight in the Diocese of Portsmouth.
Safe from harm
The parish of Newport Minster, Saint John and Carisbrooke 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(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Portsmouth’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.
The service for those who prefer a quieter, said service
A considerably less formal service, ideal for those who don't want a Communion Service.
A weekly service of Holy Communion using Common Worship.
The main Sunday Service
A said Evensong with hymns, following a shortened Book of Common Prayer service.
Online Bible Fellowship
A monthly look at the readings set for that Sunday with time to pray and chat. This meeting is on Zoom.
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Chatterbox Tots & Toddlers
Join us at St John's Church Hall for free snacks and play. From September Chatterbox will run every Monday in school term time.
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The Churches in the Parish of Newport and Carisbrooke are opening their halls as warm hubs for anyone who needs to keep warm this winter on the following days. They are free to attend and refreshments will be available.
Monday - St Mary's hall, Carisbrooke, from Nov 2nd
Wednesday - St Mary's hall, Carisbrooke, Parson's Pantrya
St John's hall, Newport, Lunch club (Lunch £4, this must be booked in advance)
Friday - The Parish Centre, Town Lane
A quiet, said service in the middle of the week,
followed by coffee in the local pub.
Our own village cafe, serving a selection of teas and coffees, and of course homemade cakes. All the profits go to the church.
Pop into St Mary's Church for tea/coffee and cake.