About Usk Ministry Area
The Usk Ministry covers a wide area in mid-Monmouthshire in the lower Usk valley and comprises the historic parishes of
• Usk and Gwehelog; • Llantrissent and Llanllowell; • Llangwm Uchaf and Llangwm Isaf and Gwernesney and Llangeview; • Wolvesnewton; • Kemeys Inferior; • Llanbadoc; • Llangybi; • Tredunnoc; Llanhennock and Llandegfedd.
Clergy Team The Clergy Team is lead by a Ministry Area Leader, Sally Ingle-Gillis who is based in Usk.Sally is supported by the Leader of the Heart of Monmoushire Area Leader, Rev'd Kevin Hasler, and our curate Sarah Rosser together with a team of visiting local clergy. Please see contact details here.
Pastoral Visiting Team
We have an active team of lay visitors who work across the Ministry Area offering prayer and support and who can take home communion to those who are unable to receive in a regular service. If you would like to receive a visit or know someone else who would please contact Dee Bury on 012 9167 2371 or email
Meets on the 2nd Sunday of each month in term time at the Priory Church of St Mary, Usk. Family Church is a form of church for children and adults that involves creativity, celebration and hospitality. We have a welcome, a creative time to explore the biblical theme through getting messy; a short celebration time involving story, prayer, song, games and similar; and a sit-down meal together at tables. We welcome people of all ages, adults and children. For more information please contact Carol Southwell on 012 9167 2293 or email:
We have seven church buildings in regular use and there are also three buildings in the care of the Friends of Friendless Churches Trust: St Jerome’s, Llangwm Uchaf; St David’s Llangeview; and St Michael and All Angels, Gwernesney. The closed church buildings at Llanllowell and Llangwm are the responsibility of the Representative Body of the Church in Wales. The churchyards in all of these buildings remain in the care of the Ministry Area.
For contact information for wardens of specific church buildings please go to the web page for that building.