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 22nd April, Easter 4, celebrating St George's Day

  • 08.30am, Holy Communion (BCP), St Andrew
  • 10.30am, Parish Communion (in the Anglican tradition), Holy Cross
  • 3.00m, St George's Day Service, St George

(Readings: Acts 4: 5-12; Psalm 23; 1 John 3: 16-end; Revelation 12: 7-9; John 10: 11-18)

Collect: Almighty God, whose Son Jesus Christ is the resurrection and the life: raise us, who trust in him, from the death of sin to the life of righteousness, that we may seek those things which are above, where he reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

There is a said communion service at Holy Cross, Chiseldon on Wednesday 25th April at 10.00am.

Baptisms, Weddings or Funerals in the Benefice

  • Baptism of Aubree Denton, Sunday 22nd April, 12.30pm, Holy Cross.
  • Funeral of Joyce Perry, Wednesday 2nd May, Midday, Kingsdown Crematorium.

On this week

Save the Date

  • Deanery Ascension Day Service, St Mary's Church Marlborough, Thursday 10th May, 7.30pm. Preacher: Robert Titley, Canon Treasurer, Salisbury Cathedral.

  • Ogbourne St George Fete, Sunday 20th May.

  • 'Thy Kingdom Come - Salisbury Cathedral Beacon Event', Sunday 20th May, 7.30pm. More info: or see posters in church.

  • Chiseldon Fete, Saturday 23rd June.

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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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