Diocese of Portsmouth

St John the Baptist, PO30 1LN

St John the Baptist, Newport: St John the Baptist
St John's Road Newport, PO30 1LN
Isle Of Wight





St John’s Mission Statement


St John’s Church is a welcoming Christian community for all, inspired by the love of God, growing together in faith, sharing the good news of Jesus by serving others through words and actions.


The Parish of St John the Baptist, celebrating the next  175 years of service.

The parish of St John's takes in the South side of Newport and extends into the neighbouring countryside, as far as Blackwater and Whitecroft. St John's is part of the Church of England, and comes under the West Wight Deanery, in the Diocese of Portsmouth. St John's is one of the two parishes in the centre of Newport.

Styles of worship

St John's is a church of the open evangelical tradition.
Worship varies between traditional and modern styles, quite often with a wide range within one service. We strive to be obedient to the Holy Spirit and to allow Him to work within our patterns of worship.

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  • Junior Church

    Junior Church during the regular morning service every Sunday during School terms except for All Age services (when we meet with the adults).
    Children from 2 to 14 years of age are welcome.

    Every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for 60 minutes

    During school term time.

    Family friendly, Sunday school

  • Morning Service

    Most months the morning services follow the pattern below:
    1st Sunday Holy Communion
    2nd Sunday All Age Service
    3rd Sunday Holy Communion
    4th Sunday Morning Worship
    5th Sunday Holy Communion

    Every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.

    Family friendly, Coffee, Creche, Sunday school

  • Evening Service

    The format of the monthly evening service at St John's varies with Holy Communion but at times we have Taize, Celtic or other services. Please look at our website for details.

    Every 4th Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for 60 minutes

    Communion, Church, Choirevent, Singingevent, Eveningworship, Musicevent, Hymnsevent

  • Men's Bible Study

    St John's Men's group hold a Bible Study every third Sunday of the month. All men are welcome to it.

    Every 3rd Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for 60 minutes

  • Walk in the Light

    Walk in the Light is a youth group which meets every other Sunday evening during School term time.

    Every 1st , 3rd and 5th Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

    In school term time.

    Hall, Youthwork


  • Chatterbox: Carers and Toddlers

    A friendly meeting place for mums , dads and carers and toddlers. Toys and drinks in the hall. Contact Harry Walker 07811668142

    Every Monday at 9:30 a.m. for 120 minutes

    Term time only

    Family friendly, Coffee


  • Bears and Prayers

    A new monthly service for babies, toddlers and their carers.

    Every 1st Tuesday at 9:15 a.m. for 30 minutes



  • Wednesday St John's Lunch Club

    Weekly Wednesday St John's Luncheon Club
    St John's Luncheon Club, the ' Comeback Club' provides good food and good company every Wednesday in St John's Community Hall. Coffees and teas served from 10 - 11 30 am . At 12 00 a freshly cooked two course lunch plus drinks at a cost of �4.00, followed by entertainment and a chance to chat. Please book your lunch by 10 30 a.m. by phoning 07582423657. If you need further information, please contact Flora on 821829

    Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

  • Midweek Morning Service

    All welcome.
    Coffee, tea are available.
    Lunches may be booked

    Every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for 45 minutes

  • Choir Practice

    615- 715 Children
    645- 745 Adults
    Contact Jo Dover Choir Director 529422

    Every Wednesday at 6:15 p.m.


  • Ladies Prayer Group

    A time to pray for the needs of the world, the church and individual needs. Contact 525446 for details of when and where. Time and venue may vary.

    Every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 10:30 a.m.




Full name
St John the Baptist
Isle Of Wight

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