Church News

Churches administrator

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Poppy Crooks as joint churches administrator for St Andrew & St Mary’s, Grantchester and St Mark’s, Newnham.

Poppy will take on much of the administration across the two churches and will work mainly from home (in Grantchester) on a part-time basis.  As the role is a new joint one, it is likely to evolve over the coming months as she gradually takes on different things, so please bear with us as it develops and as Poppy has a chance to get to know what’s what and who’s who.

To contact Poppy, please use

Communal Room Communion

The Rev Marguerite Roberts will take a short communion service in the Communal Room, Tabrum Close, at 10.00am on Wednesday 14th February.  All are welcome to attend and to stay for coffee afterwards.

Lent and Easter events

There will be a number of things going on in both churches (Grantchester and Newnham) through Lent and into Easter.  Please come to some or all of them, in either church.  Two to mention now are:

  • Lent will begin with an Ash Wednesday service at St Mark’s, Newnham at 7.30pm on Wednesday 14th February for about an hour.
  • Following that we are running a series of Lent talks, again at St Mark’s, each Wednesday evening at 7.30pm, on the Psalms and how we might use them in our lives and churches today.  The first session is on 21st February entitled ‘What are the Psalms?’

More details of the rest of Lent along with Holy Week and Easter will be in the March edition of the parish magazine.

St Mark’s Church, Newnham


Psalms for Today

A series of Lent talks


Every Wednesday (21st  & 28th February, 7th , 14th & 21st March)

at St Mark’s, 7.30pm for refreshments, 7.45pm start


Please join us for a series of talks on the book of Psalms.  We will look at what Psalms are, different types of psalms, how we might use them in prayer, praise and lament.