St John the Baptist Church, Middleton Scriven

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MiddletonWelcome to Middleton Scriven Church. We are a small village church where you will always be assured of a warm welcome. We have a Sunday service at 9am on the third Sunday of each month; and a coffee morning at 10am on the second Saturday of every month. Why not come and join us – we’d love to see you.

While you’re here, take a look at our Events page to see what else is going on.

 

This week’s liturgy

Readings for Morning and Evening Prayer this week: Monday MP: Psalm 1; Isaiah 25:1-9; Matthew 12:1-21. EP: Psalm 4; Isaiah 42:18-end; Revelation 19. Tuesday MP: Psalm 5; Isaiah 26:1-13; Matthew 12:22-37. EP: Psalm 9; Isaiah 43:1-13; Revelation 20. Wednesday MP: … Continue reading

Advent Sunday

Sunday December 3rd is the First Sunday in Advent, the beginning of a new church year, and the beginning of the preparation time for Christmas. It’s time for waiting, time for preparing, time for reflection. It’s not Christmas yet – … Continue reading

Remembrance

Sunday 12th November marks the 99th anniversary of the Armistice that ended the ‘War to End Wars’. Our services today are: 09:00 Holy Communion at Cleeton St Mary 10:30 Morning Prayer and Act of Remembrance at St Mary, Stottesdon 18:30 … Continue reading

This Week

Forthcoming Services and events: Morning Prayer will be read at St Mary, Stottesdon, this week on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at 08:30 and at 08:15 on Wednesday Friday: 19:45 Bell-ringing practice at St Mary, Stottesdon Saturday: Armistice Day – Two … Continue reading

Two items this week

Two particular things to note this week: on Tuesday 31st, the Prayer Group is meeting for its penultimate session for this series. Thursday 2nd November is All Souls Day, commemorating the faithful departed. There will be a service of Holy … Continue reading

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!