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 1 May 2016, Easter 6

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

(Readings: Acts 16: 9-15; Psalm 67; Revelation 21: 10, 22-22:5; John 14: 23-29; John 5: 1-9 these readings may differ for individual churches.)

Ascension Day Service at Holy Cross, Ramsbury, 7.30pm, with the Archdeacon of Wilts, The Ven Sue Groom.

There is a said communion service at Chiseldon Church Hall on Wednesday 3rd May at 10.00am. This is followed by 'The Wednesday Discussion' from 10.30am.

  • Timothy George writes: Lent 2016 - See The God slot page.

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals in the Benefice:

  • Funeral of Dorothy Pratt, Tuesday 10th May, 12.30pm at Holy Cross, Chiseldon.
  • Funeral of Leslie Cook, Wednesday 11th May, Midday at Holy Cross, Chiseldon.
Waitrose Community Matters

Friends Of Holy Cross have been nominated as Waitrose, Wichelstowe, Swindon, Community Matters, for the month of May.

Please support us by placing green tokens issued with every shop, however small in our slot.

£1000 is divided between the three local good causes. Even if you shop in Marlborough, please take the tokens, as they can be used in Swindon.

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Save the Date:

  • Friends of Holy Cross AGM. Wednesday 4th May, 7.30pm, Holy Cross Church Hall, Chiseldon.
  • Quiet Day, 'WAIT HERE' - preparing for Pentecost. Saturday 14th May, 10.00am-3.30pm at St Katherine's Church, Savernake (SN8 3BG). This is a free event sponsored by Wiltshire Churches Together and led by The Revd Clare Downing, Moderator URC Wessex. Bring your own lunch - drinks provided. To book please contact Liz Overthrow (liz.overthrow@btinternet.com/01380 722404).
  • The Queens's 90th Birthday Street Party. Sheepridge, Ogbourne St Andrew, Sunday 12th June, 3.00pm.
  • Ogbourne St George Fete. Saturday 25th June.
  • Chiseldon Fete. Saturday 16th July.

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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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