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Welcome to St John's Church, Newport

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For full details of the services for Holy Week and Easter in the Parish of Newport and Carisbrooke with Gatcombe please go to the Services and Events page.

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Lent Course 2023

Tuesdays from Feb 28th to Mar 28th

2pm in person

7pm on Zoom

This year's Lent Course is based on the film 'The Greatest Showman'

To find out more, including how to join, please email

Services at St John's


Sundays  9.30am Sunday Morning Service

Junior Church runs during services of Holy Communion.

Sunday morning services are live streamed to the St John's Facebook page and the Parish Youtube channel.

Wednesdays 11.00am Midweek service.

( N.B.Not through August)

This short midweek service will alternate between Holy Communion and Morning Prayer.

For more details of special services and events please see the Services and Events page.

​MARCH 2023

Saturday March 25th

10am - 2pm Easter Fair in the church hall

Sunday March 26th

9.30am Holy Communion & Junior Church

Monday March 27th

9.30am Chatterbox carer and toddler group including the Chatterbox Easter service at 10am

Tuesday March 28th

Lent course -2pm in person or 7pm on Zoom. See the Events and Services page for more details.

Wednesday  March 29th

10.30am on Lunch Club

11.00am Morning Prayer

APRIL 2023

Sunday April 2nd - Palm Sunday

9.45am St Nicholas in Castro for a short service followed by walking with donkeys to St Mary's Carisbrooke

10.30am St Mary's Carisbrooke Holy Communion

Wednesday April 5th

11.00am Holy Communion for Holy Week

Thursday April 6th - Maundy Thursday

6.00pm Soup and service followed by a vigil in St Olave's, Gatcombe. Please email if you would like to attend.

Friday April 7th - Good Friday

2.00pm An hour at the cross at the Parish Centre

7.00pm Olivet to Calvary in St John's

Saturday April 8th

2.00pm Easter Party for all ages in St John's hall

Sunday April 9th - Easter Day

9.30am Easter Family Communion in St John's

Sunday April 16th

9.30am Cafe Service in St John's Hall

We are:
  • 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 action.

St John's has an open evangelical tradition with worship that varies between traditional and modern styles. We strive to be obedient to the Holy Spirit and for Him to work within us in our worship and life together and in the local community.

To find out more about what is happening in St John's please go to the Services and Events page.


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 Safeguarding Officer for St John's church is Peter Whitlock.

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