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Usk Ministry Area

Becoming the people God calls us to be

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Welcome to the Usk Ministry Area website.

Whoever you are, whatever your background we welcome you and we look forward to meeting you in person.

We are a group of eight worshipping communities in and around Usk and the surrounding Monmouthshire countryside.

We are part of the Diocese of Monmouth in the Anglican Church in Wales and the area we cover stretches from Gwehelog in the north, down the A449 to just above Catash in the south, from Llandegfedd Reservoir in the west, across almost to Devauden in the east.

We love to welcome new people into our church and local communities and are committed to building God’s Kingdom of love and peace and to serve those who live, work in and visit this beautiful part of the Wales.

Here on our website you will find information about our regular services and events in our eight church buildings and we look forward to welcoming you to any of these.
Our church buildings are beautiful, tranquil places for quiet and reflection and are of considerable historical and architectural importance. Whether it’s stained glass, organ music, wall paintings or local history you will find something to interest you in one of our fine buildings.

Pastoral matters including baptisms, weddings and funerals:

For Usk & Gwehelog please contact : Rev’d Kevin Hasler

  • telephone: 078 3679 5753
  • email: 

For Llanbadoc and Llangybi please contact: Rev’d Pamela Love

  • telephone: 01633 450347
  • email: 

For Coed-y-Paen, Tredunnoc and Llantrissent please contact: Rev’d Graham Opperman

  • telephone: 01633 450811
  • email: 

For Gwernesney, Llangwm and Wolvesnewton please contact; Rev’d Bob Greenland

  • telephone: 01291 650231
  • email: 

If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact one of the team – details are here

Services and Events

New on the website:

Holy Communion Combined Ministry Area Service

Holy Communion Combined Ministry Area Service

St Thomas à Becket
Sunday 24 Jun 10:30

First Eucharist of the newly-ordained Rev’d Bob Greenland Following his ordination on Saturday 23rd June by the Bishop of Monmouth at Newport Cathedral, Rev’d Bob Greenland will be presiding and celebrating his first Eucharist at this combined Ministry Area Service at 10.30 in his home parish of Wolvesnewton.  This will be the sole service in […]

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Raglan & Usk Deanery Conference

Raglan & Usk Deanery Conference

Priory Church of St Mary
Tuesday 26 Jun 19:30
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Choral Evensong with Newport Cathedral Girls Choir

Priory Church of St Mary
Sunday 1 Jul 18:00
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Ordination of the Rev’d Bob Greenland

A wonderful event in the life of our Ministry Area occurs this Saturday when Bob Greenland is ordained priest by the Rt Reverend Richard Pain, Bishop of Monmouth at Newport Cathedral – St Woolos.  The ordination service, to which everyone is invited, begins at 10.30 am.  One other priest is also to be ordained as…

Bishop’s Letter – 5th May 2018

The Bishop writes 4th May 2018 Dear Friends, A sign of a healthy church is when we can plan for the future with the anticipation that other Christians will continue our mission. This also applies to Church leadership.  I would like to encourage both clergy and lay ministers to look around and look for potential…