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Please note the Team Barn Service on the Sunday 29th July is now at Lower Breach Farm, West Orchard, SP7 0LL. It is still at 11am, led by Bishop Karen and followed by a Bring & Share lunch.There is parking available and maps should be available in your church or on the following link.

Map to West Orchard Barn

Sunday 8th July – Sixth Sunday after Trinity

8:00am – BCP Holy Communion (St Peter’s)

9:30am – Parish 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)

6.00pm – Pilgrim Service (St James’)

News from Across the Churches


St Peter's

St James and
Enmore Green

Motcombe

Melbury Abbas

Places for the Team Retreat, at The Greenhouse Christian Centre in Poole on 21-23 September, are filling fast, with only a few rooms still available.

If you are thinking of going, please return the booking form which is on the below link and available in most team churches; or get in touch with Michael or Beverley Pattison for more information - m.a.pattison@gmail.com, 01747 852017.

To download a booking form click here Team Retreat Notice + Application Form 2018

There is a vintage and craft fair at Fanners Field in Compton Abbas this Saturday between 2 and 5pm, including local crafts, vintage clothes, kitchen items, bric a brac and refreshments.

BBQ facility available from 6pm, so bring something to be BBQ'd, your own drinks and something to sit on for an enjoyable social evening.

Compton Fair 2018

Sunday 24th June – Birth of St John the Baptist

8:00am – BCP Parish Communion (St James’)

9:30am – Parish Communion (St Peter’s)

9:30am – Parish Communion (St James’)

9:30am  – Parish Communion (Motcombe)

11:15am – Matins (Melbury Abbas)

11:15am – Matins (Margaret Marsh)

11:15am – Family Service (Enmore Green)

2:00pm – Baptism Service (Motcombe)

News from Across the Churches


St Peter's

St James and
Enmore Green

Motcombe

Melbury Abbas

Team Communion Service on 1st July

Celebrant: The Revd Kevin Martin, St Peter’s Church

Sunday 1st July  4.00pm Followed by celebratory refreshments to mark Kevin’s ordination to the priesthood. All welcome.

Please allow time for parking as it is Gold Hill Fair.

Come and enjoy a morning in a beautiful garden while helping the Friends of North Dorset Women’s Refuge to keep up their support of families who have had to escape from Domestic Abuse. What’s domestic abuse you ask? Our Committee members will be happy to help answer that question!

Come to Grove Farm House, Melbury Abbas SP7 0DE on Wednesday 27th June from 10.30 till 12.00 and enjoy a wander, meeting others, perhaps winning the raffle, certainly being generous.

Shaftesbury Community Choir will be singing in the courtyard during the morning

Our coffee is excellent as are our home made cakes so please come and enjoy the morning.

Sorry, we can’t cope with dogs – lack of shade in the car parking area.

More details from Sara Jacson on 01747 853688

For a poster click on this link Poster Open Garden 2018

Sunday 17th June – Third Sunday after Trinity

8:00am – BCP Parish Communion (Motcombe)

9:30am – Parish Communion (St Peter’s)

9:30am – Parish Communion (St James’)

9:30am  – Family Service (Motcombe)

11:15am – Matins (Margaret Marsh)

11:15am – Parish Communion (Compton Abbas)

11:15am – Parish Communion (Enmore Green)

News from Across the Churches


St Peter's

St James and
Enmore Green

Motcombe

WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO IN CHURCH: Hatches Matches Dispatches

Simon will be hosting the next in the series of talk and discussion, this time is it Baptism, Marriage and Funerals. 3pm in St James (This Sunday, 17th June) with refreshments – all welcome.

Team Communion Service on 1st July

Celebrant: The Revd Kevin Martin, St Peter’s Church

Sunday 1st July  4.00pm Followed by celebratory refreshments to mark Kevin’s ordination to the priesthood. All welcome.

Please allow time for parking as it is Gold Hill Fair.

Sunday 10th June – Second Sunday after Trinity

8:00am – BCP Holy Communion (St Peter’s)

9:30am – Parish Communion (St Peter’s)

9:30am – Sung BCP Communion (St James’)

9:30am  – Parish Communion (Motcombe)

11:15am – Morning Worship (West Orchard)

11:15am – Pet’s Service (Melbury Abbas)

11:15am – Parish Communion (Enmore Green)

2.00pm – Baptism Service (St James’)

6.00pm – Pilgrim Service (St James’)

News from Across the Churches


St Peter's

St James and
Enmore Green

Motcombe

Melbury Abbas

Team Communion Service on 1st July

Celebrant: The Revd Kevin Martin

St Peter’s Church

Sunday 1st July  4.00pm Followed by celebratory refreshments to mark Kevin’s ordination to the priesthood. All welcome.

Motcombe Open Gardens is on Sunday 3rd June from 12.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

15 gardens will be open: pick up your tickets and map at the church.  Tickets are £6 per adult, £1.50 per child (includes Treasure Hunt)  and tea will be served at The Vicarage from 2.30 p.m.  All proceeds to Secondary Cancer Research and St Mary's Church.

Wednesday 13 June –Things that Make for Peace – Journeys in Peacemaking across the Globe - The Rt. Reverend Peter Price, former Bishop of Bath and Wells.

7.30pm (Doors open 7.00pm) St. John’s Church, Enmore Green Shaftesbury SP7 8QR  At the end of his Talk, there will be the opportunity to ask questions and to purchase a signed copy of his latest book. There will be no charge for this evening and visitors will be asked to contribute to the Burns Price Foundation which makes grants to young people between the ages of 11 and 18 who want to make a difference in the world. For further information please contact Jo Churchill on 01747 850432 or jo.churchill@enmoregreen.co.uk