We are the Church of England in and around Shaftesbury in Dorset, serving the community and serving Jesus where we are. The church is about people and faith and we know you will find a warm open welcome at all the churches in our team whether you are a visitor, a local or someone just looking for the deeper meaning of life.
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    ShaftesburyCofESunday, April 15th, 2018 at 8:16am
    How to plan your funeral
    This afternoon at 3pm in St Peter's (Shaftesbury High Street, between the Town Hall and the Mitre pub) you're welcome to come along for an informal session on planning your funeral. We'll think about what you might like in the service, but we'll also talk about how to share your hopes with those who will be responsible for making plans when the times comes. All are welcome, you don't have to be a church member, just come along and join us.
    ShaftesburyCofESaturday, April 14th, 2018 at 11:00am
    Sunday 15th April – Third Sunday of Easter 8:00am – BCP Holy Communion (Motcombe) 9:30am – Parish Communion (St Peter’s) 9:30am – Parish Communion (St James’) 9:30am – The Gathering (Motcombe) 11:15am – Matins (Margaret Marsh) 11:15am – Parish Communion (Enmore Green) 11:15am – Parish Communion (Compton Abbas), followed by APCM News from Across the Churches St Peter's St James and Enmore Green Motcombe Please note that the Team Office will be closed from Friday 11th May at 12noon, reopening on Monday 21st May at 9am.

    ShaftesburyCofESaturday, April 14th, 2018 at 6:29am
    News from the churches: 15th April -
    ShaftesburyCofEThursday, April 12th, 2018 at 2:50pm
    “Heavenly Sounds” in Shaftesbury - Singers from Germany with romantic church music and spirituals On Wednesday 23rd May four professional singers from Germany will fill St Peter's church with the glorious sound of romantic church music. Their programme includes works by Mozart, Fauré, Franck, Elgar and Britten, together with a selection of traditional spirituals arranged for four voices.The ensemble comes from Soest, a small cathedral city in Westfalia and their name… [ 281 more words ]

    ShaftesburyCofEWednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 11:00am
    A reminder that Little fishes is a toddler group for babies, toddlers and pre schoolers with their parents or carers, and runs fortnightly at St Peter’s – Little Fishes resumes on Thursday 19th April at 10.30am and for more information please ring Karen Dickson on 01747 855343.

    ShaftesburyCofETuesday, April 10th, 2018 at 10:58am
    The Safeguarding C1 Training Session (Foundation) that was planned for Monday 16th April at 10am in St John's Church Hall, Enmore Green has had to be postponed. As soon as a new date is found we will publish the date here on the website and on our pew sheets. For further information please call the Team Office 01747 853060.