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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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    ShaftesburyCofESunday, December 8th, 2019 at 3:01pm
    Have a look at this gorgeous Christmas video from the Church of England!
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    Following the community of St Peter's Church in Stockton-on-Tees as they prepare for Christmas, our 2019 Christmas advert includes a new arrangement of We Three Kings, performed by Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir, based at St James's Church Piccadilly. #FollowTheStar this Christmas by finding your nearest services and events at
    ShaftesburyCofETuesday, December 3rd, 2019 at 11:14am
    Thank you to everyone who came into St Peter's last night and sang carols, made decorations for our tree and made it such a special evening! Massive thanks as well to Shaftesbury & District Chamber of Commerce for all the planning and work that went into such a great community event!
    ShaftesburyCofESunday, December 1st, 2019 at 12:33pm
    Will you help decorate the St Peter's Church Christmas tree?
    ShaftesburyCofESunday, December 1st, 2019 at 11:55am
    Alfred attended one of the ShaftesburyCofE Tea and Memories events where Enmore Green residents shared their stories.

    Click the link to hear how Enmore Green has changed and to learn which huge Hollywood star created excitement when he called into a #Shaftesbury cafe.

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    The Churches of the Shaftesbury Team Ministry take our responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who may be at risk very seriously, and work in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we work in accordance with best practice at all times. You can view our safeguarding policy here and you can find out more about the national policies and procedures at

    If you have any safeguarding concerns or questions then you can contact any of the Team clergy. The Revd Helen Dawes, Team Rector, can be contacted on 01747 850589 or by email to and all the clergy contact details are here. Alternatively you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser on 07500 664800 or by email to  You can also find useful contact information at