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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

Latest News 2022

Latest News from St. Matthew's

Sunniside Methodist Church News

The church anniversary service was held on Sunday, December 4th celebrating 123 years of worship at Sunniside.  The church was opened in December 1899.

It was conducted by the Rev. Derek Aldridge, who was accompanied by his wife Janet.  Following the service the Anniversary cake was cut and enjoyed by all.

The carol service was held on Sunday, December 18th led by our minister the Rev. Dawn Brown. Following the service, mince pies and tea were served.  Thank you to David for the information.

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 below to see our regular updates.

Please click below to see our regular updates. 

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