Diocese of Portsmouth

The Minster Church of Sts Thomas, PO30 1SG

The Minster Church of Sts Thomas, Newport: St Thomas
St Thomas' Square, High Street Newport, PO30 1SG
Isle Of Wight

For forty generations, Saints Thomas has been the Island's natural centre for worship, prayer, pastoral care and cultural activities.  When Islanders celebrate the great events in civic and family life, they meet in 'the church at the heart of the Island'.  In recognition of its service to the whole Island community, Saints Thomas was created Newport Minster at Easter 2008.

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  • Minster Sung Eucharist

    The central worship of the Minster Church using the Mass of St. Thomas for which the congregation come from all over the Island. We welcome all ages and are easily accessible for all, but should you have a specific need, please don't hesitate to contact us.

    Every 1st , 2nd , 3rd and 5th Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for 60 minutes

    Family friendly, Common worship, Coffee, Communion, Church, Choirevent, Singingevent, Musicevent, Hymnsevent

  • Family Communion (4th Sunday)

    The Family Communion still contains all the elements of the Eucharist, but in a more family friendly format for all ages.

    Every 4th Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for 60 minutes

    Family friendly, Common worship, Coffee, Communion, Allages, Church, Prayers, Choirevent, Singingevent, Musicevent, Hymnsevent

  • Taize service

    Using the Princess Elizabeth Chapel, this ecumenical service is entirely candle lit and features the music of Taize and other similar styles. The live music, simple chants, short readings and prayers enable many to find a few minutes peace to encounter the living God.

    Every 1st Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for 40 minutes

    Allages, Prayers, Choirevent, Singingevent, Eveningworship, Musicevent

  • Evening Prayer

    Evening Prayer from Common Worship with Hymns

    Every 4th and 5th Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for 30 minutes

    Common worship, Church, Singingevent, Eveningworship, Musicevent, Hymnsevent

  • Compline (Night Prayer)

    A short service held in the Princess Elizabeth Chapel using the words from Common Worship

    Every 2nd and 3rd Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for 30 minutes

    Common worship, Church, Prayers, Singingevent, Eveningworship, Musicevent, Hymnsevent, Compline



  • Alpha at Newport Minster

    What is Alpha?

    Alpha is an opportunity to explore life and the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment.

    Each session includes food, a short talk and a discussion where you can share your thoughts.

    There’s no pressure, no follow up and no charge.

    What have you got to lose?

    Every Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. for 120 minutes

    Hall, Town, Alpha, Followthestar, Christianityexplored


  • Book of Common Prayer Holy Communion

    Using the Princess Elizabeth Chapel, this services is taken from the Holy Communion Service from the Book of Common Prayer. In addition to the Book of Common Prayer there are easy to follow service sheets. All our welcome including those who just wish a blessing rather than Holy Communion.

    Every Wednesday at 10 a.m. for 35 minutes

    Common prayer, Communion




  • Children's Service

    Every 1st Saturday at None for 30 minutes

    Family friendly

Full name
The Minster Church of Sts Thomas
Bishop of Portsmouth
Approx 1175 but rebuilt 1857
Samuel Whitfield DAUKES 1811-1880
Isle Of Wight

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