Half Term Week

Forthcoming Services and events: Morning Prayer will be read at St Mary, Stottesdon, this week on Monday and Saturday at 08:30 Friday: 19:45 Bell-ringing practice at St Mary, Stottesdon Sunday: 10:30 Group Service for Bible Sunday at St Giles, Farlow … Continue reading

Sunday 22nd October

Services for the Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity: 09:00 Holy Communion at St Michael, Silvington 10:30 Holy Communion at St Mary, Stottesdon 16:00 Evening Prayer at St Mary, Cleeton St Mary Readings: Isaiah 45:1-7 – ‘I am the Lord, there is … Continue reading

Sunday 15th October

This week’s Sunday services for the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity: 10:30 Informal Worship at St Mary, Stottesdon 16:00 Holy Communion at Holy Trinity, Sidbury 18:30 Harvest thanksgiving at St John the Baptist, Middleton Scriven Readings: Isaiah 25:1-9 – The earth … Continue reading

The Week Ahead

Have a look at the new benefice Facebook page at ‘Stottesdon Benefice’! Forthcoming Services and events: Morning Prayer will be read at St Mary, Stottesdon, this week on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at 08:30 and on Wednesday at 08:15 Monday: … Continue reading

Sunday 8th October

Services this Sunday: 09:00 Holy Communion at St Mary’s, Cleeton St Mary. 10:30 Harvest Communion at St Mary’s, Stottesdon. 18:30 Harvest Thanksgiving at St Michael’s, Silvington Readings: Isaiah 5:1-7 – The Lord’s vineyard Philippians 3:4b-14 – St Paul’s credentials Matthew … Continue reading

Follow us on Facebook

You can now find out latest news and events in the Benefice of Stottesdon (Parishes of Cleeton St Mary, Farlow, Middleton Scriven, Sidbury, Silvington and Stottesdon) on Facebook. Look for ‘Stottesdon Benefice’ and like our page!

Last Week in September!

Forthcoming Services and events: Morning Prayer will be read at St Mary, Stottesdon, this week on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 08:30 and on Wednesday at 08:15 Monday: 19:30 Churchwardens and Treasurers Meeting at the Rectory Friday: 19:45 Bellringing practice … Continue reading

Services this Sunday

Sunday 17th September is the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity, and there are services at: 10:30 Informal Worship at Stottesdon 16:00 Pet Service at Farlow 18:30 Harvest Festival and bring and share Harvest Supper at Sidbury   Readings: Genesis 50:15-21 – … Continue reading

Ride and Stride

Ride and Stride day, the day for visiting churches and raising sponsorship money for the Shropshire Historic Churches Trust, was on Saturday 9th September. Unfortunately, I was conducting a wedding that day, so couldn’t do the pilgrimage walk around the … Continue reading

Sunday Services

Breaking the silence to post information about Sunday Services this month and into the beginning of September: August 20th (Tenth Sunday after Trinity) 10:30 Holy Communion at St Mary’s, Stottesdon 16:00 Evening Prayer (Common worship) at Holy Trinity, Sidbury 18:30 … Continue reading

Sunday 6th August

Next Sunday is the Feast of the Transfiguration: Benefice Services are: 09:00 Holy Communion at St Giles, Farlow 10:30 Holy Communion at St John the Baptist, Middleton Scriven 18:30 Evensong at St Mary, Stottesdon Readings: Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 – The … Continue reading

This week’s lectionary

Morning Prayer will be read at St Mary, Stottesdon, this week on Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at 08:30 Readings for Morning and Evening Prayer this week: Monday (Ignatius of Loyola) MP: Psalm 1; Ezekiel 14:12-end; II Corinthians 11:1-15. EP: … Continue reading

Sunday 23rd July

This is the sixth Sunday after Trinity, and the services for the benefice are: 09:00 Holy Communion at St Michael, Silvington 10:30 Holy Communion at St mary, Stottesdon 16:00 Evening Prayer at St Mary, Cleeton St Mary Readings: Isaiah 44:6-8 … Continue reading

Stottesdon Fete – Today 5:30!

The Stottesdon School and Church Fete begins at 5:30 this afternoon – not to be missed! Side shows, stalls, games, entertainments, food and dronk… Everything you need for a great family outing, so come along and join us!

Middleton Scriven Lunch

The lunch at the newly-reopened church of St John the Baptist, Middleton Scriven last Wednesday was a great success: forty or so people seated in the refurbished nave eating a resplendent lunch and contributing well to the raffle at the end! … Continue reading

Sunday July 2nd

July 2nd is the Third Sunday after Trinity, and there are three services in the benefice for this occasion: 09:00 Holy Communion (Common Worship – contemporary language) at St Giles, Farlow 10:30 Thnksgiving Service at St John the Baptist, Middleton … Continue reading

Petertide Ordinations

This weekend sees the annual services of ordination at Hereford Cathedral by Bishop Richard Frith. On Saturday there are five deacons who are to be ordained priest; and on Sunday there are four ordinands to be ordained deacon. Please pray … Continue reading

Sunday 2nd July

Benefice Services for the Third Sunday after Trinity: 09:00 Holy Communion at St Giles, Farlow 10:30 Thanksgiving Morning Prayer at St John the Baptist, Middleton Scriven 18:30 Evensong at St Mary’s, Stottesdon The re-ordering of St John the Baptist, Middleton Scriven, is … Continue reading

This week in our parishes

Forthcoming Services and events: Morning Prayer will be read at St Mary’s, Stottesdon, this week on Monday, Friday and Saturday at 08:30 and Wednesday at 08:15 Friday June 30th: 19:45 (7:45 pm) Bell-ringing practice, St Mary’s, Stottesdon Readings for Morning and … Continue reading

Sunday June 25th

For the Second Sunday after Trinity, the benefice services are these: 09:00 Holy Communion at St Michael’s, Silvington 10:30 Holy Communion at St Mary’s, Stottesdon 16:00 Evening Prayer at St Mary’s, Cleeton St Mary The readings are: Jeremiah 20:7-13; Romans 6:1b-11; … Continue reading

Weekend review…

A full weekend has just gone by! Friday evening was the annual Sidbury Church poetry evening, with poems selected and read by contributors of all ages, followed by a bring and share supper with raffle at Hall Farm. A lovely … Continue reading

Events this Week

Forthcoming Services and events: Morning Prayer will be read at St Mary’s this week on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 08:30 and Wednesday at 08:15 Thursday June 22nd: 19:30 Deanery Synod at Cleeton and Silvington Parish Hall Friday June … Continue reading

New Government

Whatever we might individually think about the election results, the new parliamentary term will be of vital importance to the future of our country. So let us offer our prayers for a period of stability and consensus on the part of all the … Continue reading

Events and Lectionary

Forthcoming Services and events: Morning Prayer will be read at St Mary’s, Stottesdon, this week on Wednesday at 08:15 and on Friday and Saturday at 08:30 Tuesday May 23rd: Prayer Group at Upper Northwood Wednesday May 24th: 19:00 Middleton Scriven PCC … Continue reading