Benefice News

6th January 2021

There is no Wild Church at St Luke's Church, Sheen on Saturday 8th January (contrary to what is shown in the magazine calendar).

18th December 2021:

Christmas Services: - We regret to announce that the Carol Service at St John's Elkstones on 20th December is cancelled.  This decision was reached in conjunction with those organising the service in response to concerns about the Omicron Covid-19 variant, given the particular restrictions of the building.  

Other advertised Christmas services in the benefice are still planned to go ahead as advertised. Please refer to Downloads for details.

28th November 2021:

Service Cancellations: Due to severe weather conditions and ongoing power-cut affecting most of the benefice, all today's  church services are cancelled, including those at Quarnford, Longnor and Repsmoor.

6th November 2021

Wild Church is happening today at St Luke's Church, Sheen at 2pm.  Please join us for a All Saints Party!  Please note there had been a contradiction between the calendar and the content for Sheen in the benefice magazine.  Apologies for any inconvenience.​

3rd October 2021

The online calendar has been updated to show services planned during October, through to early November.  

17th September 2021

There are several changes to services from those published in the Magazine on 19th and 26th September.  Please see Coronavirus or Downloads sections to download the latest calendar.

The harvest service that had been scheduled at St John's Reapsmoor on 19th has been cancelled.

On 26th September there are several changes.  The Harvest Service at St Lawrence Warslow will now be at 11am.  The service including Baptism at St Paul's Sheen will now be at 2pm.  St Paul's Quarnford's harvest service is due to be at 2:30.  The St Bartholomew's Longnor Harvest Service is still due to be at 6:30pm.

12th September 2021

Please note that Fr John is currently unavailable.  There may be some changes to service times etc in the coming weeks.  Please see Coronavirus or Downloads Section for the current services calendar.

18th August 2021

Our service at St John's Reapsmoor at 11am on 22nd August has been cancelled.  This is due to Fr John and Fr David both being unavailable, as well as key volunteers being away.  Fr John is expected to be unavailable until early September.  For the time being most services previously advertised as Holy Communion will be replaced by Morning or Prayer.  Please refer to Downloads or Coronavirus sections for an updated calendar.

The Flower Festival Songs of Praise Service at St Luke's Sheen is due to take place at 6:30 on Sunday 22nd.  There had been a contradiction regarding the time in our benefice magazine.