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  • News From Across The Churches – Sunday 20th May – Pentecost

    Sunday 20th May – Pentecost 8:00am – BCP Holy Communion (Motcombe) 9:30am – Parish Communion (St Peter’s) 9:30am – Parish Communion (St James’) 9:30am  – Family Service (Motcombe) 11:15am – Parish Communion (Enmore Green) 11:15am – Matins with Holy Baptism of Molly Langlands (Margaret Marsh) 11:15am – Rogation Service (Compton Abbas) 3.00pm – Baptism Service (St Peter’s) News from ... Read more
  • News From Across The Churches – Sunday 13th May – Seventh Sunday of Easter

    Sunday 13th May – Seventh Sunday of Easter 8:00am – BCP Holy Communion (St Peter’s) 9:30am – Parish Communion with prayers for wholeness and healing (St Peter’s) 9:30am – Sung BCP Communion (St James’) 9:30am  – Parish Communion (Motcombe) 11:15am – Parish Communion (West Orchard) 11:15am – Rogation Service at Nigel & Hannah Kay’s barn (Melbury ... Read more
  • Thy Kingdom Come

    From Thursday 10th May until Sunday 20th May the  parishes in our team are taking part in ‘Thy Kingdom Come’.  This is a special time of year as we remember Jesus ascending into heaven after appearing to his disciples following his resurrection.  We then wait to celebrate the coming of ... Read more
  • News From Across The Churches – Sunday 6th May – Sixth Sunday of Easter

    Sunday 6th May – Sixth Sunday of Easter 8:00am – BCP Holy Communion (Compton Abbas) 9:30am – Family Service (St Peter’s) 9:30am – Parish Communion (St James’) 9:30am  – Parish Communion (Melbury Abbas) 11:15am – Rogation Service (Frog Lane Farm, Motcombe) 11:15am – Parish Communion BCP (Margaret Marsh) 1:00pm - Baptism Service (Motcombe) 6.30pm – Evensong (Enmore Green) 6.30pm ... Read more
  • Why we do what we do in church

    St James Church, Shaftesbury 29th April 2018 3:00pm Simon will again be leading a discussion on the Liturgy and Praxis of our church services to help reveal just why we do what we do in church. This talk and discussion was very well received last year and many said when was it ... Read more
  • C1 Training Session postponed

    The Safeguarding C1 Training Session (Foundation) that was planned for Monday 16th April at 10am in St John's Church Hall, Enmore Green has had to be postponed. As soon as a new date is found we will publish the date here on the website and on our pew sheets. For ... Read more
  • Experiencing Easter

    80 Children from Abbey School Years 4, 5 and 6 came over to St James Church on Holy Monday and Tuesday to engage in the Easter story through six interactive 'stations'. Each station was led by a member of the congregation with the final station 'Resurrection' led by Revd Simon. ... Read more
  • News from across the Churches – Sunday 25th March – Palm Sunday

    Sunday 25th March – Palm Sunday *Don’t forget the clocks change this weekend! 8:00am – BCP Holy Communion (St James’) 9:30am – Parish Communion (St Peter’s),* 9:30am – Parish Communion (St James’) 9:30am  – Parish Communion (Motcombe) 11:15am – Matins (West Orchard) 11:15am – Parish Communion (Enmore Green) 11:15am – Matins (Melbury Abbas) 2:00pm – Baptism Service at St ... Read more
  • Pilgrim Service: Don’t worry, be Happy

    Sunday 11th March 2018 6.00 pm St James’ Church, Shaftesbury It is nearly evening, and raining diagonally. Pilgrim, booted, is striding along, hood up and staff in hand, under a darkening sky with lightning flashes and a thunderstorm threatening his road ahead, but, despite the forbidding weather he is happy because he knows ... Read more
  • Why we do what we do in church

    Note this event has been moved to the 29th April at 3pm due to the snow on the 18th March. St James Church, Shaftesbury 18th March 2018 3:00pm Simon will again be leading a discussion on the Liturgy and Praxis of our church services to help reveal just why we do what we ... Read more