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 16 July 2017, Trinity 5

  • 08.30am, Holy Communion (BCP), Holy Cross
  • 09.30am, Parish Communion, St George
  • 10.30am, Family Service with Holy Baptism, Holy Cross.
  • 10.30am, Cafe Church, St Andrew

Collect: Almighty and everlasting God, by whose Spirit the whole body of the Church is governed and sanctified: hear our prayer which we offer for all your faithful people, that in their vocation and ministry they may serve you in holiness and truth to the glory of your name; through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever, Amen.

(Readings: Isaiah 55: 10-13; Psalm 65; Romans 8: 1-11; Matthew 13: 1-9, 18-23; Mark 10: 13-16, these readings might differ in individual churches)

There is a said Communion service at Chiseldon Church Hall on Wednesday 19th July at 10.00am.

Baptisms, Weddings or Funerals in the Benefice

  • Baptism of Ursula Darowska, Sunday 16th July, 10.30am, Holy Cross Chiseldon.

On this week
  • N/A

Save the Date

  • Wiltshire Churches Ride & Stride, Saturday 9th September.

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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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