St Gluvias Church, Penryn Cornwall.

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

We are a living community, seeking to worship God and to grow in faith, serving the people of the parish and the wider world in the name of Jesus Christ.

Christian people have worshipped on this site since - and probably before - a church was dedicated on 25th July 1318 to St Gluvias the Martyr. It is our great delight to join with the whole people of God world-wide and through all ages in worshipping daily the One in whom we live and move and have our being.

We invite you to join us. We worship on Sundays at 10.00am for the Parish Mass and, on the first Sunday of the month, at 6.00pm also for Solemn Evensong and Benediction.

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

Church Services

Regular pattern of worship

Sunday Services   
8.30 am  Low Mass   
10.00 am Parish Mass sung, with  pipe Organ     
6.00 pm  Solemn Evensong and Benediction as advertised, and on certain feast days - check the Church Diary page.
There is no evening service at St Gluvias on other Sundays in the month.

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

Regular Weekday Services

Low Mass on Tuesdays at 9.15am.

Check the Church Diary page for details

Church Events

Church Hall Activities

Please note. St Gluvias Parish Hall is not near the Church so please follow the instructions below:

By foot, its address is 48 West Street, Penryn TR10 8ER
The entrance is via a marked gate.
The path leads down via steep steps to the main door.

By car, its address is Calver Close, Penryn TR10 8SG
Follow the road down to the bottom where it opens out. The Hall is on the right.
There is very limited parking (spaces H4-H9 only). You must display a token or risk a penalty notice.
Nine steps lead up from the parking via a narrow path to the main door.

Please click the image below for a map for St Gluvius Church to St Gluvius Parish Hall.







Please click below to find St Gluvias Parish Hall.


Who's Who

Vicar Fr Stephen Wales
The Vicarage, Church Hill, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 8AJ
Tel: 01 326 378 638


On foot:
... needs care: these are some of the hazards
Vehicle traffic on Church Hill is fearsome
The pavement disappears between Travis Perkins and Islington Wharfe.
Crossing Church Hill requires agility: visibility up the hill is poor and the hill is steep.

Accessability from the pavement to the building:
(i) with a few steps, through the Lych Gate
(ii) with less of a step, opposite the West Door
then, entering the South Porch...
a Ramp is available to give step-free access. - Let us know ahead, if possible.

By bus:
to Penryn Bridge
2, 41, 68, 68A, 88, 88A, 89, 90, T14
Then follow 'On foot' above.

By Car:
Turn off B3292 (Church Road/Commercial Road) at turning signed to Mylor and also to St Gluvias Church. Parking just next to the Church is severly limited and generally best not attempted.
Nor does the Church have any agreement with Islington Wharf to use their parking.

Public Parking: on the verge of Commercial Road and in Car Parking off Permarin (approached from up or down St Gluvias Street, or up Truro Lane, and there is other
Car Parking off Commercial Road.