Welcome to St. Paul’s Church in Newburyport





The Rev. Martha Hubbard celebrates Holy Eucharist

The Rev. Martha Hubbard celebrates Holy Eucharist

Everybody’s welcome to join us for Holy Eucharist at 8:00 a.m and 10:15 a.m each Sunday.


Church school is in session, Sundays at 10:00 am

From mid-September through early June our Sunday educational forum for adults start at 9:15. Our Youth Forum and Sunday School program, the Montessori-based Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, starts at 10:00. We are an Episcopal community of faith, founded in Newburyport in 1711 and still walking in the way of Jesus. We offer spiritual education and formation for children, teens, and adults.

2018 Holy Week & Easter Observances  at St. Paul’s Church

Palm Sunday, March 25:

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist with Blessing of the Palms and reading of the Passion Gospel

9:45 am: Children’s Blessing of the Palms followed by CGS Program

10:15 am:  Blessing of the Palms in parish hall with procession into the sanctuary for Holy Eucharist with reading of the Passion Gospel

Wednesday, March 28:

11:00 am: Holy Eucharist    

6:00 pm: Evening Prayer

Maundy Thursday, March 29:

 6:30 pm: Agape Soup Supper in Parish Hall

7:30 pm: Holy Eucharist with foot washing, and solemn stripping of the altar.

9:00-Midnight: Night watch in side chapel

Good Friday, March 30:

9:00 am: Good Friday Liturgy with communion from reserved sacrament

7:30 pm: Good Friday Liturgy

Holy Saturday, March 31:

10:00 am: Altar Guild prepares sanctuary for Easter

7:00 pm: Lower Merrimack Valley Collaborative Easter Vigil  at St. Paul’s Church, Newburyport

Easter Sunday, April 1:

8:00 am: Festival Holy Eucharist

10:15 am: Festival Holy Eucharist

Registration for Church School is now open, here is the form 

Church School Registration Form

Are you hungry?

Come and eat! Our Among Friends program serves free hot meals at 5:00 pm each Monday and 11:00 am each Tuesday and Friday. Meals are also available at other area congregations. Contributions and volunteers are gratefully accepted, but not required.

St. Paul's Church Building from the corner of High and Market

St. Paul’s Church Building

Where are we?

Our address is 166 High Street in Newburyport, Massachusetts, at the corner of Summer Street. For a map, click here. Members of our congregation come from Newburyport, Salisbury, Newbury, Georgetown, Amesbury, Seabrook, and many other towns in the Merrimack Valley, the North Shore, and the Seacoast area of New Hampshire.

We are a member parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. We are proud to work with five other parishes in the Lower Merrimack Valley Collaborative.

Let’s keep in touch by e-mail. Click here to  subscribe to our e-mail list. We hope to see you, and we wish you the peace and wholeness of God’s realm.

 Posted by on Fri, 20-Feb-15