The Parish of Ponteland

Welcome to The Parish of Ponteland

Drive north west from Newcastle upon Tyne, past the airport, into Northumberland, and you come into Ponteland. Across the bridge, looking beautiful across Coates’ Green, is the church of St Mary the Virgin. If you continue north and then turn left along lanes that get smaller and smaller, Holy Saviour, Milbourne, is surrounded by beautiful countryside. But our churches are more than just beautiful buildings – they are living communities. Regular worship, on Sunday and during the week, brings together a diverse community – we aim for worship done well, with good music and thoughtful preaching. There are opportunities to study, opportunities for friendship - coffee mornings and social events. We welcome baptisms, weddings and funerals – click on the Worship tab for more details, seeking to serve our community, and beyond. We try and do all this in the name of Jesus, to welcome all in God’s name. To find out more about Jesus and the Christian faith please click here. Please explore this website, and find out more of the opportunities for you.

For our Latest Sunday Noticesheets click the links below.

"Week A" and "Week B"

Peter returns from Sabbatical on Wednesday 30 July. Our thanks to everyone who has covered during his absence.

On Sunday 3 August our 10 am service will be a Commemoration of the Start of the First World War. We expect to welcome young people from the Ponteland Army Cadet Force, and members of the Town Council. All are welcome to the service. If you would like to be part of the choir singing some of Faure's Requiem, there is a rehearsal in St Mary's at 3 pm on Saturday 2 August. There is no 11.15 am service at Milbourne or Evening Service at St Mary's that Sunday.

On Sunday 10 August there is Choral Evensong at Holy Saviour, Milbourne, at 3 pm. (This replaces the 11.15 am and 6.30 pm services that Sunday).


  • The latest Prayer Letter from Vicky Hopley is here and from Eric and Sandra is here


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