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 March 2015, Lent 2

  • 8.30am, Holy Communion (BCP), Holy Cross
  • 10.00am, Morning Worship, St George
  • 10.30am, Morning Worship (in the Methodist tradition), Holy Cross
  • 11.00am, Parish Communion, St Andrew

There is a mid-week said communion service in Chiseldon on Wednesday 4th March at 10.00am. This service will be in the church hall NOT in the church.

Monday 2nd March

Lent Course 'Praise Him', Session 2: 7.30pm-9.00pm (refreshments from 7.15pm), Chiseldon Church Hall; Wednesday 4th Mar, 10.45am-11.45am, Chiseldon Church Hall.

Thursday 5th March – St James’ Church, Avebury – 7.30 pm

‘Touch Wood’ and other sayings - Biblical roots of common sayings and superstitions - a lively and engaging evening developing our understanding of the far reaching influence of biblical texts and history in Western Society.

Saturday 7th March

Intercession Training

Holy Cross, Ramsbury – 9.30 am – 11.30 am. Are you already on an Intercession rota or would you like to be? If so and you would like to learn more come and explore the different ways we can lead people in prayer.

Ogbourne St George Jumble Sale

Saturday 7th March, 10.00am-Midday, School Hall, Ogbourne St George.

Wednesday 1st April - St Mary’s, Marlborough – 7 pm

Mark's Gospel

We are fortunate in having Canon Gerald Osborne, a farmer and priest in the Vale of Pewsey, who will give a repeat performance of his dramatised recital of the whole of Mark’s Gospel from memory, over 11,000 words.


April 12 noon the annual Agape will be held in Chiseldon Church Hall. To book your place please telephone 01793 740401.

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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