Helping You Grow Your Faith

St Gluvias with Penryn is a Church of England Parish in the Anglican Diocese of Truro
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Hello and welcome

Hello and welcome to St. Gluvias Church. Please do take a moment or two to read the information provided here on our website, and hopefully this may encourage you to visit us, and enjoy the services and facilities we have on offer.

Who's Who?

Our Oversight Minister, for the Benefice of Penryn, is Rev’d Emma Durose.

Church of St. Gluvias

Church Hill, Penryn.TR10 8AJ.

07854 719 655 or


Little is known about the church’s patron Gluvias, except that he was the nephew of St Petroc.

Our Mission & Vision

At St. Gluvias our vision and mission is to help connect people to faith

Our main service is a Sung Mass at 10am every Sunday. A Sunday School takes place most Sunday’s at the same time.


We would love to have you join us; all are welcome.


We serve refreshments in Church every Sunday morning after Parish Mass.


St. Gluvias Church

An Anglican place of worship in Penryn for over 700 years

We seek to worship God and to grow in faith, serving the people of the parish of St. Gluvias with Penryn – and the wider world – in the name of Jesus Christ. The church is open on Sunday and Tuesday morning’s for mass, however arrangements can be made for the church to be opened at other occasions for visitors to the area. The church also welcomes bell ringers to their practice sessions (Wednesday evenings) or on a Sunday ahead of mass.


On occasions when events and concerts are held in church, these will be publicised.


“Ensuring that children and young people as well as adults are kept safe whilst in our care is an integral part of our church life”.

If you have any concerns about safeguarding please speak with Sue Bond – Parish Safeguarding Officer.

In the Diocese of Truro:
Sarah Acraman Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, 01872 274351
Out of Hours for after 5pm and weekends: 01208 251300

In emergency situation:
Local Authority Children’s Social Care: 0300 123 1116
Local Authority Adult’s Social Care: 0300 1234131

Church Blog

The Latest News & Updates

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Christmas Services 2023

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Christmas Bazaar

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