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 17th June, Trinity 3

  • 08.30am, Holy Communion (BCP), Holy Cross.
  • 09.30am, Parish Communion, St George.
  • 10.30am, Cafe Church, Holy Cross. This service will be in the church hall.
  • 10.30am, Cafe Church, St Andrew.

(Readings: Ezekiel 17: 22-end; Psalm 92: 1-4, 12-end; 2 Corinthians 5: 6-10 [11-13] 14-17; Mark 4: 26-34)

Collect: Almighty God, you have broken the tyranny of sin and have sent the Spirit of your Son into our hearts whereby we call you Father: give us grace to dedicate our freedom to your service, that we and all creation may be brought to the glorious liberty of the children of God; 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. Amen.

There is a said communion service at Chiseldon Church Hall on Wednesday 20th June at 10.00am.

No Baptisms, Weddings or Funerals in the Benefice

On this week


Save the Date

  • Chiseldon Fete, Saturday 23rd June.

Chiseldon Church Renovation Fund website:

Friends Of Holy Cross website:

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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.

To contact us regarding any errata or new content that you want to be added about groups and events within the Benefice, links to other web sites etc. click here.