Old Newton Methodist Church

Old Newton Chapel 3

Old Newton Methodist Church, Chapel Road, Old Newton Suffolk, IP14 4PP

(Due to the Coronavirus, all church services and other activities are presently suspended).

This 19th Century Church with its refurbished and contemporary designed sanctuary is the centre for a lively, active and welcoming Christian community of around 45 adults.



Times of Services: 10.45am and 6.30pm

Minister: Revd Rita Carr

Tel: 01449 259379

The adjoining hall acts as a focus for a wide range of activities in which the church serves the village community.  On the first, third and fifth Tuesdays in the month there is a well attended ‘Pause for Prayer’ session at 10.15am followed by a Coffee Morning.  On the first Tuesday of the month there is a lunch from 12.15 to 1.30pm.

Old Newton Interior

Bible Study courses are held during Lent and at other times of the year.  On occasional Friday evenings the church hosts and serves a meal.  The atmosphere is warm, intimate and there is always a post-dinner speech or presentation.  Other social events such as Quizzes, Barbecues and Strawberry Teas give more oppurtunity for outreach as well as fundraising.

Rooms are available for hire at Old Newton Methodist Church.  Bookings can be made via the website (see link below).

All events are advertised in the Church Newsletter which is published monthly and circulated as widely as possible.

Youngsters are welcomed and encouraged.  A new venture at Old Newton, launched in January 2020, is .........

Messy Church Small

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See messychurch.org.uk'

We started Messy Church on January 2020 with a joyous occasion, 18 children in attendance for "The Messy Parable of the Lost Sheep".  Worship at Messy Church includes crafts and other activities, and where the whole family can have fun together!  Messy Church is for all ages, is Christ-centred and based on creativity, hospitality and celebration.

ALL ARE WELCOME.  Children to be accompanied by an adult.  There will be crafts - games - stories - finish with tea!  Activities suitable for children up to 10 years.  

For further details, please contact Rev Rita Carr - 01449 259379

(Please let us know if you, or your child, has any special dietary needs).

As Messy Church at Old Newton is presently suspended, you are welcome to do Messy Church at Home using the resources available on the Children & Young People's webpage.  Please click on the link HERE to access suggestions for crafts and activities, worship and mealtime!

Theme for July: - "Never Tire of Doing What is Right" - featuring the story of David & Goliath (1 Samuel: 17).

Details of crafts, activities and worship can be found HERE on the Messy Church at Home page on the Bury St Edmunds Circuit website.

ALL ARE WELCOME from the Old Newton Messy Church community to join us to use these resources at home in June!

The church enjoys a very close relationship with the Parish Church.

The church has Powerpoint and digital projection facilities.

Keep up-to-date with what's happening at Old Newton Methodist Church on the Website: www.oldnewtonmethodistchurch.org.uk 

Accessibility at Old Newton

The Methodist Church wishes to be an environment where all feel welcome and cared for. In order to allow for widest possible access, this church has the following facilities available:

  • Wheelchair Accessible Access
  • Accessible Toilet
  • Loop
  • Large Print

What's On:-

There is always a great deal happening at Old Newton!



Theme: "Here I am, Lord" - Isaiah 6: 8

At Assington Hall, Sudbury

Assington Hall

On Saturday 14th March 2020, led by Rev Rita Carr.

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A day to share together in a beautiful setting as we grow in faith.

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Regular Activities at Old Newton:-

Pause for Prayer - 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays.  Pause for Prayer starts at 10:15am with Tea/Coffee from 10:30am.  We pray for our village.  Prayer requests of a particular or general nature are welcome.  Anything of a confidential nature will not be disclosed.

Coffee Mornings - Do come for a chat and tea/coffee and some nibbles on the first and third Tuesday of the month, 10:30am - 12:00pm.

Tuesday Lunches - You are most welcome to join us for good company and a hot 2-course meal every first Tuesday of the month, 12:15pm - 1:30pm.

Look at the Book - 2nd Thursday.   Tea and Coffee and a chat from 10:30am.  The study runs from 11:00am - 12:00pm.  Our next meeting will be on Thursday 14th March, when we will be continuing our course "Talking Jesus".

Women's Fellowship - All ladies are welcome to join us on the 4th Tuesday of the month from 2:00pm.

Craft Circle - 3rd Wednesday from 2:00pm.  Needles and Natter - we have people giving demonstrations and the opportunity for you to "have a go" yourself at something you may not have tried before.  Or you can bring your own project.  There will be ample time for tea and a chat as well!  





Contact Info

(Please contact Alison Travis/The District Office only for matters that relate to the Methodist District. For Local Church or Circuit matters please contact the people on the individual Circuit and Church pages.)

01603 625765

Alison Travis

The District Office
Chapel Field Road Methodist Church

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