The Reverend Roger Powell
And his team, welcome you to the Ridgeway Benefice

Welcome to the Ridgeway Benefice

Welcome to the Ridgeway Benefice web site, for news and events about the Parishes of Holy Cross Chiseldon with Draycot Foliat, Ogbourne St Andrew with Rockley and Ogbourne St George. The Ridgeway Benefice is in the Marlborough Deanery in the Diocese of Salisbury, part of the world wide Anglican Communion.

What's on?

Sunday 24th June, Trinity 4

  • 08.30am, Holy Communion (BCP), St Andrew.
  • 10.30am, Parish Communion (in the Anglican tradition), Holy Cross.
  • 6.00pm, Evensong (BCP), St George.

(Readings: Job 38: 1-11; Psalm 107: 1-3, 23-32; 2 Corinthians 6: 1-13; Mark 4: 35-end)

Collect: O God, the protector of all who trusts in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: increase and multiply upon us your mercy; that with you as our ruler and guide we may so pass through things temporal that we lose not our hold on things eternal; grant this, heavenly Father, for our Lord Jesus Christ's sake, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

There is a said communion service at Chiseldon Church Hall on Wednesday 27th June at 10.00am.

No Baptisms, Weddings or Funerals in the Benefice

On this week

  • Chiseldon Fete, Saturday 23rd June. Midday-4.00pm, in the church car park.

Save the Date

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Clergy Team


Reverend Roger Powell (01793 740369)

Exploring faith Matters | Email Roger here

Lay Ministers:

Tim Ormond

Also Chiseldon Methodist Church - Minister Reverend

Tony Barnes 01793 617495.

Click here for the Ogbourne St George village web site.

For the web site of the Ridgeway Churches of Hereford Diocese click here.

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