Welcome to the website of the CNB parishes

St Mary's, Clifton
The Good Shepherd, Newton
Christ Church,  Brownsover 



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Church services coming up


Find out about baptism,
weddings or  funerals here.............


What's available for


 Under 18's

 Families and Tots

A welcome from our Ministers.......


Jane Gaffney

Christ Church Methodist Minister

01788 316291


 Jane Gaffney

      We are currently in a period of interregnum for our Anglican minister

Please contact the church wardens with any enquiries in the first instance during this time; contact details on the Brownsover and Clifton & Newton pages

Our Church Wardens 2019

Church Wardens 2019

 Sue McKenzie, Lynn Cattell and Sharon Platt

To read some exciting stories from our members of how God has answered prayer and impacted lives today please look here...  


Prayer and Bible Study

Prayer  - every Wednesday 12 noon 

St Mary's Clifton 

Bible Study - first Wednesday of the month (except August)  2-3.30pm (weekly during lent and advent)

(Check events diary as week can change)

Good Shepherd Newton (CURRENTLY SUSPENDED)

Prayer/Bible Study -  every Wednesday: First  Wednesday of month prayer 7.30pm remaining Wednesdays food at 7pm followed by bible study at 7.30pm 


Christ Church Brownsover

Food Bank   

(Every Friday 

10am to noon

1.30pm to 3.30pm 

Christ Church Brownsover (CURRENTLY SUSPENDED)

The collection point will be 

8 Newbold Road
CV21 2LJ

Foodbank donations can still be made during the Coronavirus situation. Check website for locations and times, and urgently needed items


Job Club


Support will be available at the Benn Partnership

Brownsover Buddy Club

Every Wednesday and Thursday
9.30am to 12.30pm
Children's Centre
Wetherall Way
email - brownsoverbc@gmail.com


Teddy Bears


Toddler Group

Every term time Wednesday

9 am to 10.45 am   

Christ Church Brownsover

Teddy Minders


Toddler Group

Every term time Monday

9.45 am to 11.30 am   

Christ Church Brownsover

Brownsover Brew


Drop-in cafe

Every Tuesday

2.30-4.30 pm

Christ Church Brownsover


Messy Church

Saturdays 2-4 pm

Four times a year, check diary for dates

Christ Church Brownsover

Please use this form for any queries
- we will get back to you.

If you would like us to pray for you

please use the form below

Special Events & Notices


Our churches are participating in growing healthy churches.

For more information follow the link

For Open Doors prayer resources follow the link

For Christian Aid prayer diary follow the link

Hints on praying for others can be found here


St Mary's is open for a prayer service at noon on Wednesdays, a short Sunday service at 9.30 am each week and BCP service 8am on 3rd Sunday

Christ Church will be continuing to use Zoom for services and meetings, with some of the congregation in church for Sunday services and Thursday mornings (except 5th Thursday)

no Zoom for Thursdays

The Good Shepherd remains closed

When going into the church buildings, for your safety, please:

  • wear a face covering
  • maintain social distancing on entering, exiting and while in the building
  • observe the one way entry and exit and one way system in the building
  • leave the door open
  • clean your hands following national guidelines on entry and exit
  • follow any instructions from stewards and service leader e.g. where to sit
  • leave promptly

Thank you

Contact details will be taken in case they are needed for track and trace, but will be destroyed after 21 days

This will be regularly reviewed

Some buildings may be closed but our churches are still alive

Easter Sunday 2020

We are holding some of our services live online

 10.30am Sundays (meeting open from 10.15 to greet each other)

7.30pm Wednesdays bible study, or 

prayers first Wednesday of the month

For an online or phone link contact 

Ruth David

Other  weekly online services from other local churches

Reflection from Andy Hardwick, Methodist Superintendent, Racial equality resources, statement from Barbara Glasson and details of the Beckly lecture can be found here

The Church of England has a free daily Hope phone line with a collection of hymns, reflections and prayers

 0800 894 8044

VE Day remembered

VE Day remembered

The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Pope asked everybody to pray the Lord's Prayer at noon on Wednesday. Let's do this every week, just as we remember the NHS on Thursdays at 8pm

Rugby REVIVE call to pray 

for Healthcare and the NHS can be found here

During these uncertain times, here are some prayers to use throughout the day 

If you would like us to pray for you, please use the form below






The safeguarding policy can be found here 

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor: Carol Clarke: 02476521345 Email: safeguarding@covcofe.org

Safeguarding Team and 24 hour cover : 02476521345 Email: safeguarding@covcofe.org

The safeguarding procedures for Christ Church can be found here

Parish Safeguarding Officer: Helen Speake 01788 860298 Email: h.speake@btinternet.com

The safeguarding procedures for St Mary's and the Good Shepherd can be found here

 Parish Safeguarding Officer: Cath Hammond 01788 576711 Email: pac.hammond@btinternet.com

Information about Coventry Diocese safeguarding can be found here

Some helpline numbers can be found here and here