“Whoever you are; wherever you come from, you are welcome here!”

The people of The Monmouth Group of Parishes try to make these words come alive by example. We are a community of four Anglican parishes in Monmouth and the immediate rural area and part of the Church in Wales.

Our worship is centred on the Eucharist and the sacramental life of God’s church, that we may grow as people who witness, live and experience God’s love at work in the ordinary rhythm of daily life.

In all our churches, you will find a warm welcome from people who strive to follow Jesus through prayer, fellowship and service to the wider community.

Reverend David McGladdery, Vicar and Area Dean

Rev’d David McGladdery, Vicar and Area Dean

Our churches are not places to be given answers, but safe places to ask questions, find reflective space and be ourselves before God who is love. We seek to honour that diversity that strengthens us and enhances and enriches our life together.

Our churches are places where we have the opportunity to continue our journey towards God together, young and old, encouraging and supporting one another and welcoming the visitor and the stranger with a hospitality that assures no one need travel alone.

Notice Board

For a calendar of all upcoming events, see the Events page.

Stations of the Cross

Reflections based on the Stations of the Cross on Fridays in Lent at 6pm, hosted by turn at St Mary’s RC, St Mary’s Priory Church and St Thomas’…

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Mitchell Troy Lent Course

There will be a Lent Group in Mitchel Troy at Swallow Barn, home of Liz and Owen Williams, starting on Wednesday Feb 24th at 7.15pm. We will be looking at the characters Mary of Magdala, Peter, Judas and Joseph of Arimathea.

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Marmalade Morning

Monmouth Priory Saturday 13 February from 10am
Home made pots of Marmalade, Jams and Preserves and Homemade Cards. Enjoy a cup of coffee/pot of tea, toast and marmalade and homemade cakes.
All proceeds to Christian Aid

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St David’s Day Lunch

St Thomas’ Hall, 1pm Sunday 28 February Celebrate St David’s day with a wonderful meal cooked by the men of St Thomas’ Church! This annual event has proved hugely popular in recent years, and will be a wonderful way of

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Lent Course: “People of the Passion”

Monmouth Priory Thursdays 7-8pm from 11 February
Revd Janet Bromley will be leading a course of bible studies for Lent.

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New on Website

Ash Wednesday Homily

On Ash Wednesday, millions of Christians around the world engage in the ancient ritual known as “the imposition of ashes.” The practice of using ashes as a sign of penitence goes back to the Hebrew people.

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Deanery Epiphany Service

Sermon by Fr David McGladdery on 6 January 2016
I wonder what they saw in the sky that first night. What was it that got them thinking? What was it that motivated them to pack and begin a journey to who knew where?

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Monmouth Parishes Ceilidh

There was plenty of tartan flying around at the Monmouth Group of Parishes Ceilidh at Monmouth Priory on Saturday 23 January. See Roo’s pictures here…

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St Mary’s Christmas Photos

Many people came through the doors of St Mary’s over Christmas, and the Church looked wonderful.

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