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We hope you enjoy exploring our website and would like to welcome you to our church. St Matthew's is a very welcoming and friendly church, a place where we come together to worship God, share fellowship, and show God’s love and care within Newbottle village and the local community.  We would love you to come and visit us and join with us in our worship and the social events we have organised throughout the year.

Our Church Values


Our aim is to be a community of Christians who worship God and make a difference to people's lives.  We do this by:

•  reaching out to people with God's love

•  serving the people of Newbottle parish and surrounding areas.

•  doing everything for Jesus, carrying out and showing God's love to everyone. 

Church Newsheet

Please click below to see our regular updates. 

Latest News 2022

Latest News from St. Matthew's


Open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 pm - 3 pm and on Sundays from 11 am - 3 pm.

Starting Tuesday 6th December.

They are offering ANYONE the opportunity to keep warm and to enjoy hot soup, bread roll, tea, coffee and biscuits and company in a safe, friendly environment.

There is no charge whatsoever. 

If would like more information please get in touch with Malcolm Pratt on 0191 3890484.

After 30 years in the parish, the Rev Edward Wilkinson retired on the 31st October 2022.

We wish him a long, healthy and happy retirement. We thank him for his many years of serivce.

Our services will continue. We hope to see you soon, everyone welcome.

Please click on the image to open the PDF of our lastest magazine.

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