St Mary’s Church of England

St Mary's Church,
Church Street,
Sturminster Newton,
DT10 1DB


St Mary’s is a friendly and welcoming church family at the heart of the Sturminster Newton community.  From Little Acorns pre-school church to hosting school services to Holy Communion on Sundays, we have services and social events to suit everyone. Part of a benefice (or group) of Church of England parishes that also includes St Peter’s, Hinton St Mary and St Thomas a Becket, Lydlinch, we meet on Sundays and throughout the week and our Vicar, Philippa, can be seen around town most days!

Regular Sunday services: 9:30 am Holy Communion; 6pm Evensong

From October 2019, our Sunday morning service times will be changing: 1st and 3rd Sundays at 11am and 2nd and 4th Sundays at 9:30am.  Morning service son 5th services will continue to rotate between the 3 churches.

Weekday services: 10am Wednesdays Holy Communion in the Warrior Chapel


St Mary’s Church, Church Street, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1DB


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Additional Accessibility

Open from 9am to 6pm every day year round



Parking Instructions

Limited parking in the church approaches.

A short walk from the Market Cross car park.