The Reverend Roger Powell
And his team, welcome you to the Ridgeway Benefice

Welcome to the Ridgeway Benefice

Welcome to the Ridgeway Benefice web site, for news and events about the Parishes of Holy Cross Chiseldon with Draycot Foliat, Ogbourne St Andrew with Rockley and Ogbourne St George. The Ridgeway Benefice is in the Marlborough Deanery in the Diocese of Salisbury, part of the world wide Anglican Communion.

What's on?

Sunday 15 October, Trinity 18

  • 08.30am, Holy Communion (BCP), Holy Cross
  • 09.30am, Parish Communion, St George
  • 10.30am, Family Service, Holy Cross
  • 10.30am, Cafe Church, St Andrew

Collect: Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us your gift of faith that, forsaking what lies behind and reaching out to that which is before, we may run the way of your commandments and win the crown of everlasting joy; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

(Readings: Isaiah 25: 1-9; Psalm 23; Philippians 4: 1-9; Matthew 22: 1-14; Luke 10: 1-9, these readings might differ in individual churches)

There is a said communion service at Chiseldon Church Hall on Wednesday 18th October at 10.00am.

Baptisms, Weddings or Funerals in the Benefice

  • Funeral of June Smith, Friday 27th October, 2.00pm, St George.
  • Funeral of Tim Waite, Monday 30th October, 1.15pm, Holy Cross

On this week

  • Rock for Renovation Concert, Saturday 14th October, Chiseldon Church.

Save the Date

  • Chiseldon Christmas Fayre, Saturday 25th November, Chiseldon Church.
  • Ogbourne St Andrew Christmas Fayre, Saturday 2nd December, St Andrew's Church.
  • Marlborough Deanery Living Nativity, Saturday 16th December, Aldbourne.

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Clergy Team


Reverend Roger Powell (01793 740369)

Exploring faith Matters | Email Roger here

Lay Ministers:

Tim Ormond

Also Chiseldon Methodist Church - Minister Reverend

Tony Barnes 01793 617495.

Click here for the Ogbourne St George village web site.

For the web site of the Ridgeway Churches of Hereford Diocese click here.

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