Ridgeway Benefice

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.

Sunday 7 February 2016, Sunday next before Lent

  • 08.30am, Holy Communion (BCP), Holy Cross
  • 10.00am, Cafe Church, St George
  • 10.30am, Morning Worship (in the Methodist tradition), Holy Cross
  • 11.00am, Parish Communion, St Andrew

(Readings: Exodus 34: 29-end; 2 Corinthians 3: 12-4:2; Luke 9: 28-36 [37-43], these readings may differ for individual churches.)

Ash Wednesday (10th February). Services: 10.00am, Chiseldon; 7.00pm, St George. Lent Lunch. 12.30pm, Chiseldon Church Hall.

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals in the Benefice:

  • Funeral of Alison Davies, Friday 5th February, St George's Church at 1.00pm.

Save the Date:

  • Lent Groups. Start week beginning 15th February. Monday evenings, 7.30pm-9.00pm, Chiseldon Church Hall; Wednesday Mornings, 10.30am-11.30am (after 10.00am service), Chiseldon Church Hall. Leaflet with more details coming soon.
  • Archdeacon of Wilts. Canon Sue Groom has been appointed as the next Archdeacon of Wilts. Her welcoming service will be on Monday 22nd February, 7.00pm at St John's Devizes. More details on the diocesan website.
  • Bishop of Sherborne. The Ven Karen Gorham, Archdeacon of Buckingham is to be the next Bishop of Sherborne. Her consecration will take place at Westminster Abbey on Wednesday 24th February.
  • Sport Relief: Afternoon Tea with fun and games in aid of Sport Relief, Chiseldon Church Hall, Saturday 27th February, 2.00pm-5.00pm.
  • Recitation of St Mark's Gospel. By the Revd Canon Gerald Osborne, Wednesday 23rd March, 7.00pm at St John's Church Pewsey.

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Clergy Team

Rector: Reverend Roger Powell (01793 740369) Exploring faith Matters|Email Roger Here

Lay Ministers: Timothy George and 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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