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 29th March 2015, Palm Sunday (Holy Week begins)

  • 10.30am, Benefice Communion, Holy Cross. We will meet at Stroud's Hill (behind Oakley's shop), Chiseldon at 10.00am for a procession to the church.
  • Monday of Holy Week: Evening Service, 7.30pm, Holy Cross
  • Wednesday of Holy Week: Agape, Midday, Chiseldon Church Hall
  • Wednesday evening: Canon Gerald Osbourne reciting St Mark's Gospel from memory, 7.00pm, St Mary's Marlborough.
  • Maundy Thursday: Diocesan Service at Salisbury Cathedral, 11.00am; Communion and Watch, 7.30pm, Holy Cross
  • Good Friday: Family Service, 10.00am, Holy Cross; Good Friday Service in all three churches at 2.00pm

Sunday 5 April, Easter Day

  • 8.30am, Holy Communion (BCP), Holy Cross
  • 10.00am, Family Communion, St George
  • 10.30am, Family Communion, Holy Cross
  • 10.30am, Family Communion, St Andrew

There is a mid-week said communion service in Holy Cross, Chiseldon on Wednesday 8th April at 10.00am.

Save the Date:

  • Ridgeway Benefice Rogation Walk, 16 May 2015
  • Chiseldon Fete, 20 June 2015
  • Ogbourne St George Fete, 18 July 2015

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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.

Any errata or new content that you want to be added about groups and events within the Benefice, links to other web sites etc. should be emailed by clicking here.

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