About us

We're a welcoming Anglican church that's part of the HTB network and located in the heart of Newcastle-under-Lyme. From lively contemporary music to inspiring preaching, kids church, young adult lunches and more, we're a church with hospitality at its heart and we'd love to meet you. We promise you a warm welcome and a chance to really develop your relationship with God, in the heart of growing church community.



As we are part of the Church of England family we are honouring the request by the Archbishop to temporarily stop meeting together in order to protect our community from Coronavirus. Even though we are not physically meeting together we are meeting together online and will have our services available online each Sunday please click here to get involved and worship with us.

Where we meet

St George's Church, Cherry Orchard, 

Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 2UB

We have a car park located next to the church building with plenty of free parking on a Sunday only*. Follow signs to St George's Centre on Cherry Orchard road and park in the Centre car park. 
(from Mon-Fri we have only 6 spaces available. For funerals or other events please be aware spaces may not be available from 9am-5pm and you may be directed to a public car park instead).


Meet our Vicar

Martin & Rachel Ball moved to Newcastle in 2011, when Martin became the vicar of St George’s Newcastle. They have been in leadership in churches both in the UK and US. Coming from an evangelical background, they are committed to seeing Spirit empowered churches develop which are relevant and affect the community. 

They are part of the HTB network, as well as being linked to local churches. Over the years they have led numerous Alpha courses and seen many come to faith. They have been married for 38 years and have raised four children.