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 2 October 2016, Harvest Festival

  • 08.30am, Holy Communion (BCP), Holy Cross
  • 10.00am, Harvest Festival, St George
  • 10.30am, Harvest Festival, Holy Cross
  • 11.00am, Harvest Festival with Communion, St Andrew

Collect: Eternal God, you crown the year with your goodness and you give us the fruits of the earth in their season: grant that we may use them to your glory, for the relief of those in need and for our own well-being; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

(Readings: Deuteronomy 26: 1-11; Psalm 100; Philippians 4: 4-9 or Revelation 14: 14-18; John 6: 25-35, these readings may differ for individual churches.)

There is a said communion service at Chiseldon Church Hall on Wednesday 5th October at 10.00am. This is followed by 'The Wednesday Discussion' at 10.30am.

On this week:

Reader 150th Anniversary Eucharist, Salisbury Cathedral, 11.00am. All welcome.

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals in the Benefice

  • Wedding of Matthew Palmer & Emma Cieciora, Holy Cross Chiseldon, Saturday 1st October, 1.00pm.
  • Funeral of Samuel McFadyen, Holy Cross Chiseldon, Friday 30th September, 12.15pm.
  • Funeral of Eleanor Kell, Holy Cross Chiseldon, Thursday 6th October, 1.00pm

Save the Date:

  • Chiseldon Harvest Supper, Friday 7th October, 7.30pm.
  • Prison: Why Go There? A debate for Prisons Week, Marlborough Town Hall, Wednesday 12th October, 7.00pm. Admission Free.
  • Ogbourne St George Harvest Supper, Friday 21st October, 7.30pm. Please note that this will be at Parklands Hotel and Restaurant.

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Clergy Team

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

Lay Minister: 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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