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  • Music Variety Show: Nick Crump and Friends

    On Friday the 27th July at 7:30 Nick Crump and Friends presents a Musical Variety Show. Featuring music and song from classical, jazz and folk Genres, Including some of Nick's invented instruments. This concert is an interesting mix of many different styles of music, Nick is joined by friends who will ... Read more
  • Team Barn Service – change of venue!

    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 ... Read more
  • Team Retreat 2018

    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 ... Read more
  • News from Across the Churches – Sunday 24th June – Birth of St John the Baptist

    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 ... Read more
  • Open Garden on Wednesday 27th of June

    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 ... Read more
  • The Great Get Together: Open Gardens, Vintage Tea

    It's going to be another great 'Great get Together' in St James as it has been in past years. Gardens will be open for you to marvel at places of peace, tranquillity and beauty. On Saturday cold drinks and homemade biscuits will be available at the Millennium Community Garden in St ... Read more
  • Why we do what we do in church: Hatches Matches and Dispatches – 17th June in St James

    'Why we do What we do in Church' ‘Hatches, Matches, Dispatches’ Simon will lead the next discussion on the Liturgy and Praxis of our church services to help reveal just why we do what we do in church. This time it is Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals. With refreshments – open to all. Sunday 17th ... Read more
  • News from across the Churches – Sunday 10th June – Second Sunday after Trinity

    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 – ... Read more
  • Pilgrim Service: Did God make that happen?

    Sunday 10th June 2018 6.00 pm St James’ Church, Shaftesbury  Pilgrim leaves sunlit meadows to follow a path through woodland – suddenly he hears an animal cry – sounds like it is in pain. There it is again – he walks towards where he thinks it’s coming from and then he sees it ... Read more
  • Team Retreat 2018 booking is open

    Bookings are now open for the 2018 Team Retreat, at Greenhouse Christian Centre in Poole, taking place from late afternoon Friday September 21st, through lunch on Sunday 23rd, led by the Revd Dr Simon Chambers. The booking form is on the website on the link below, and hard copies will be ... Read more