Welcome to The Ridgeway Benefice

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Welcome to the Ridgeway Benefice website, for news and events about the Church of England 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 worldwide Anglican Communion

Sunday 19th January, Epiphany 2:

8.30am, Holy Communion (BCP), Holy Cross.
9.30am, Parish Communion, St George
10.30am, Morning Worship, Holy Cross.
10.30am, Café Church, St Andrew.

(Readings: Isaiah 49: 1-7, Psalm 40: 1-12, 1 Corinthians 1: 29-42, John 1: 29-42)

There is a said communion service at Chiseldon Church Hall on Wednesday 22nd January at 10.00am

Collect : Almighty God, in Christ you make all things new: transform the poverty of our nature by the riches of your grace, and in the renewal of our lives make known your heavenly glory; 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 for ever. Amen.

Baptisms, Marriages and Funerals in the Benefice:

Funeral of Stuart Morgan, Friday 24th January, 11.00am, Holy Cross Chiseldon.

Save the Date:

Ash Wednesday. Wednesday 26th February, service at Midday, Holy Cross, followed by a Lent Lunch in Chiseldon Church Hall at 12.45pm. Service, 7.00pm at Ogbourne St George.

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Safeguarding Policy: The Ridgeway Benefice takes its responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who may be at risk very seriously, and works in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we work in accordance with best practice at all times. Our Parish/Benefice Safeguarding Policy (which is that of the Diocese of Salisbury and the National Church) can be viewed and downloaded here. If you have any Safeguarding questions or concerns you can contact our Benefice Safeguarding Officer, Heather Powell on 01793 740369 or email [email protected].  Alternatively you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, on  07500 664800 or email [email protected]

Meet our Clergy Team here.

Friends Of Holy Cross website: www.friendsohc.org.uk

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