Church of England Churches in and around Shaftesbury
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.
8:30am Morning Prayer at St Peter's, Shaftesbury, this morning will include prayer for those who were killed in Manchester last night and for those who are injured, traumatised or grieving. All are welcome to join this short service of prayers and readings. The service lasts about 25mins.
On Saturday July 1st at 7.30pm, the choir of St Peter's, with additional singers, will be singing part of Karl Jenkins' Mass of the Armed Man, with other items. We rehearse at 6.45pm on Thursday evenings in the church and would welcome some extra singers, in all voices. If you are interested please contact Harold Jackson on 01963 824894 or John Kitching on 01747 852797 or just come to rehearsal. All music will be provided. Thank you.
Submit your questions here for the North Dorset General Election Hustings 7pm, Saturday 3rd June, St James' Church
Churches Together in Shaftesbury and Gillingham are hosting a hustings for the North Dorset constituency at 7pm on Saturday 3rd June at St James’s Church, Shaftesbury to give local people a chance to put their questions to our General Election candidates.
Members of the local community can submit questions in advance through their local churches, by e-mail, or on Facebook. You might want to find out the candidates' perspectives on national or international issues that you care about, or there might be a pressing local issue that you want to know their position on. Let us know what's on your mind and we will aim to cover as many of the most pressing issues as we can in the course of the evening.
Send in your questions no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 31st May:
By e-mail to hustings@ShaftesburyCofE.org.uk
On facebook in the comments below this post
On paper via your local church in Gillingham, Shaftesbury and the surrounding villages (questions on paper need to be with your church by Sunday 28th May)
Churches Together in Shaftesbury and Gillingham are hosting a hustings for the North Dorset constituency at 7pm on Saturday 3rd June at St James’s Church, Shaftesbury to give local people a chance to put their questions to our General Election candidates. All four candidates will be attending. The hustings will give members of the community in Gillingham, Shaftesbury and the surrounding villages an opportunity to engage in good quality discussion with the candidates about the issues that matter to them most in this General Election. [ 195 more words ]