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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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    ShaftesburyCofETuesday, September 25th, 2018 at 11:45am
    Wednesday 10th October 2.30 - 5pm in St Johns Church Hall. Join us to share your memories of Enmore Green and beyond over tea and cake. All are welcome to come and join in what is usually a lively conversation. Contact Elizabeth if you need transport or for more details on 01747 850654 or St-JohnmemoriesOct18.pdf
    ShaftesburyCofETuesday, September 25th, 2018 at 11:40am
    On Sunday 7th October you are invited to join us for a Harvest Tea at 4.30pm in the church, followed by a service of Harvest Praise at 6.30pm. All are welcome. You are invited to bring non-perishable foodstuff which will be donated to the Gillingham Foodbank. St-JohnHarvest20182.pdf
    ShaftesburyCofESunday, September 23rd, 2018 at 12:18pm
    This afternoon at 4:30pm come along to St Mary's, Compton Abbas for a special service marking the 150th Anniversary of our church. The Bishop of Salisbury will preach and lead the service, with music provided by a local choir brought together by David Grierson for this special occasion. Teas and activities in the church all afternoon before the service and a celebration barbeque afterwards. All are welcome, come along and join us in celebration!
    ShaftesburyCofEThursday, September 13th, 2018 at 5:26pm
    St Peter's welcomed over 160 Year 7 pupils and their teachers from Shaftesbury School for a special service at the beginning of the new school year. During the service, students tied prayer messages on to a prayer tree and shared some great reflections on the first week of Year 7.
    ShaftesburyCofETuesday, September 11th, 2018 at 11:46am
    Check out this great article in this week’s Blackmore Vale Magazine!
    ShaftesburyCofESaturday, September 8th, 2018 at 4:13pm
    Pilgrim Service: Time out God's Idea - St James Sun 9th Sept 6pm