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.
An evening of beautiful baroque music awaits at St James', at 7.00pm on Saturday 22nd July as part of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations. There will be music by J S Bach, William Boyce, Dittesdorf, a selection of arias, Vivaldi, and Corelli, with members of the English National Baroque performing. Admission is by voluntary contribution. On Sunday 23rd July at 10.00am there will be a Patronal Festival, Choral Eucharist and at 3.00pm the Shaftesbury Community Choir performs. Free admission with a retiring collection.
St Peter's bells are ringing this morning to celebrate the consecration later today of the Very Revd June Osborne, until recently our Dean at Salisbury Cathedral, as the new Bishop of Llandaff in the Church in Wales.
Services across the churches this Sunday: 8:00am - BCP Communion (Motcombe)9:30am - Parish Communion (St Peter’s)9:30am - Parish Communion (St James’)9:30am – Family Service (Motcombe)11:15am – Service for Rural Mission Sunday (E Orchard churchyard)11:15am - Parish Communion (Compton Abbas)11:15am -...