Church News

News from St. Peter’s Church



Curate: Rev’d Joe Knight Tel:  01594 510165

Church Wardens: Bev Bowles Tel: 01594 516476;

Jane Curtis Tel: 01594 516716

The Church is now open everyday.

Gatherings will re-start on Sunday 2nd August at 10.00am and will be on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month and the second one is on 16th August at 10.00am also and will be Morning Worship.

Also Gatherings will re-start on Thursdays at 10.15am on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month (6th and 20th August).

Gatherings won’t be “the same” as before, not for a while yet and our initial plan is for this rhythm to continue until Advent, when we hope we can begin to meet weekly.

When you arrive, you will be asked to add your names and contact to a sign in sheet (we will keep this securely for 3 weeks only) for track and trace purposes.  You will also be asked to sanitise your hands when entering and leaving the building.

Inside, we are expected to remain 2 meters apart from people outside of our household.

Every is Welcome.

But you are encouraged not to attend if you are self-isolating or have any symptoms linked to Covid-19.  If you are in a “shielding” or “vulnerable” household and want to talk through any questions you have, do give me a call.  Rev. Joe Knight 01594 510165.

Sadly, we cannot sing, and we cannot share refreshments, but we can share Hold Communion.

If you know of someone who is alone with no help and you are unable to help, please contact the Church Wardens of St Peter’s Church.  They are:  Bev Bowles 01594 516476, Jane Curtis 01594 516716 or contact Rev. Joe Knight on 01594 510165

Joe and the ministry team have written services for every Sunday for us to read separately/together and Joe has e-mailed or delivered copies each week.  They are also on the Parish web sites so please go to   If you do not have access to a computer but would like to have a copy each week, do phone Rev’d Joe Knight on 510165 and he will make sure that one is delivered to you.

THE FIFTEEN BELLS PARISH MAGAZINE is still being published and is on sale at The Post Office in Newnham, and in Blakeney and in the porch of St Andrew’s Awre

Churchyard Map  designed by Sandra and Graham Champken.

Newnham History Group has over the past four years, created a detailed map of the entire churchyard, which will enable visitors with Newnham links to find their ancestors more easily.  The main map is complemented by a number of enlarged sections (which are easier on the eyesight) and a spreadsheet name index (arranged in alphabetical order of surname) which contains the names of more than 2,000 people commemorated on gravestones.  These items will be displayed permanently in the church.

 Communion If you, or anyone you know, cannot get to church but would like to receive communion at home, please let one of the churchwardens know.  Church wardens: 516716 or 516476

For more information on The Church go to A Church Near You  www.achurchnearyou/church/14104  .  

For detailed information on all Services go to Services at St Peter’s or see the Parish Magazine – The Fifteen Bells Parish Magazine – available in the Church or in Newnham Post Office priced 50p.  If you wish to have the magazine delivered to you or have it posted to you monthly, please contact Daphne Haig on 516545 or

Go to Services (the link is at the top of this page) in our church

Bell Restoration

Newnham Bells Appeal – external website