Area Deanery of Ards


  • Newtownards St Mark

St. Mark, Church Street, Newtownards


St. Mark’s is a parish of 800 families, and attempts to meet a variety of worship needs with an Anglican setting. We use traditional and contemporary forms of worship on Sundays and on Wednesday mornings. We have many youth and adult organisations and excellent relationships with those of other Christian traditions. There are opportunities for people to discuss in groups the Christian faith. Our mission statement – At St. Mark’s we express our faith through worship and by our actions we attempt to apply with God’s help the message of Jesus Christ to everyday life.


St. Mark’s is located in Church Street near the centre of Newtownards, opposite Ards Community Hospital.

Rector: Vacant

Revd Peter Hilton (Curate)

Revd Stephen Doherty (Minister, Glen Community Church)
07854 765 284

Hugh Mitchell (Diocesan Reader and pastoral care worker)
(028) 9181 5628

Sunday Services

During Covid–19 pandemic, online worship can be found here: Youtube Channel or here: Facebook page

Our in–church worship services are Sundays, 11am & 6.30pm; Wednesdays 10.30am (Holy Communion)

In normal times, our services are:

8:30am Holy Communion

10am Morning Worship

11:30am ArkAlive Informal Worship

6:30pm Evening Service

Opening Times

9 – 1 (Mon – Wed, Fri)

Church Street , Newtownards, BT23 4AN.

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