Welcome to St John's Church

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.


Wednesday November 30th


10.30am on Lunch Club


11.00am Holy Communion


Sunday December 4th - Advent 2

9.30am Holy Communion & Junior Church

4.00pm Christingle service at St Mary's, Carisbrooke

10.30am on Lunch Club

11.00am Morning Prayer

Sunday December 11th - Advent 3

9.30am All Age Service

Wednesday December 14th

10.30am on Lunch Club

11.00am Holy Communion

12.00pm Lunch Club Christmas Party

Sunday December 18th - Advent 4

9.30am Christmas Cafe Service in the church hall

6.30pm Carols by Candlelight

Saturday December 24th - Christmas Eve

4.00pm Crib Service

11.00pm Midnight Mass

Sunday December 25th - Christmas Day

9.30am Christmas Holy Communion at St Mary's, Carisbrooke

11.00am Christmas Day service at St Olave's, Gatcombe

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Warm Hubs

The Parish of Newport and Carisbrooke is opening the church halls between 10am and 12.30pm on the following days for those who want to keep warm. They will be free and refreshments will be available.

Mon - St Mary's hall, Carisbrooke from Nov 2nd

Wed - St Mary's hall, Carisbrooke, Parson's Pantry


Fri - The Parish Centre, Town Lane

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Christmas Services

For full details of Christmas Services and Events at St John's and the Parish of Newport and Carisbrooke with Gatcombe go to the special Christmas page.

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.