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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    ShaftesburyCofEMonday, March 19th, 2018 at 9:19am
    The Shaftesbury Church of England office on Gold Hill is closed to visitors today (Monday 19th March 2018) due to the severe weather. E-mail messages sent to office@shaftesburyCofE.org.uk are being monitored intermittently. Messages left on the Team answerphone (01747 853060) will be picked up on Tuesday. If you need to contact a member of the clergy urgently, our contact details are here. Thank you for your understanding, Helen The Revd Helen Dawes, Team Rector

    ShaftesburyCofESunday, March 18th, 2018 at 12:55pm
    Note the talk: 'Why we do what we do in church' has been cancelled today due to snow and will now take place on the 29th April. http://shaftesburycofe.org.uk/why-we-do-what-we-do-in-church/
    ShaftesburyCofESunday, March 18th, 2018 at 12:15pm
    Snowy scenes but still a welcome outside St Peter's on the way in to our service this morning (spot the welcomer trying to hide from the camera!)
    ShaftesburyCofESunday, March 18th, 2018 at 6:44am
    The snowfall overnight is likely to lead to some services and events today being cancelled or postponed. Details will be posted here as soon as they are confirmed. Even if a service is happening, please don't put yourself at unnecessary risk by attending if it is not safe for you to do so. 8:00 Holy Communion St Mary's Motcombe - TBC… [ 57 more words ]

    ShaftesburyCofESaturday, March 17th, 2018 at 6:59am
    News from the churches: 18th March -
    ShaftesburyCofESaturday, March 10th, 2018 at 10:00am
    Sunday 11th March – Mothering Sunday 8:00am – BCP Holy Communion (St Peter’s) 9:30am – All Age Communion (St Peter’s) 9:30am – Sung BCP Communion (St James’) 9:30am – Parish Communion (Motcombe) 11:15am – Parish Communion (West Orchard) 11:15am – Parish Communion (Enmore Green) 11:15am – Parish Communion (Melbury Abbas) 4:00pm – Crafts followed by service (Compton Abbas) 6:00pm – Pilgrim Service (St James’) [ 84 more words ]