Latest Benefice News

All Saints’ and All Souls’ Service Sunday 30 October 10am, Idbury Church


On Sunday 30th October at 10.00am we will be holding a United Benefice Service in St Nicholas, Idbury, to commemorate All Souls.

We hope you will join us for this special service where we will be reading out the names of those who have died recently and remembering other departed loved ones we hold dear.

If you would like to have someone remembered at the service, please email details to Clare Harper, Benefice Administrator: by  Wednesday 26 October.

During the service, there will also be an opportunity to light a candle in memory of your own loved ones.

Shoebox Sunday


Just a little reminder that we will once more be collecting shoeboxes to send to children via “Teams4U”. This year our special service will take place on Sunday 20 November in Milton church. For more information and ideas on what to collect please visit  Teams4U

Harvest Festivals: Come and celebrate together!


Give thanks for God’s provision, for the hard work of the farmers and for the wonderful produce we enjoy! This year we once again welcome all your donations of fresh or home grown produce as well as store cupboard items. Please bring your gifts of food to be presented during the services. Money raised will…

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New members of the Order of St Brinus


Mike and Joy Brooks were admitted as members of the order on 18th September in Dorchester Abbey.  Mike and Joy work tirelessly for the benefit of the church in Shipton. Mike is our long standing Bell Tower Captain, and Joy our long standing Sacristan. They both act as Verger for many services, always going beyond…

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Vicar’s Report Autumn 2016

This report seeks to review who we are and how we express that following my extended period of illness. It is written with a sincere desire to find ourselves in a healthy, sustainable place, where we are able to fulfil who God is calling us to be. Please consider the headings that follow, which are the priorities we…

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What's happening, when and where

The calander for the next seven days and Services for the next four weeks.

Benefice Calander

Nothing from Friday 21 Oct to Thursday 27 Oct.

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Services & Events

Sunday 23 October
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Sunday Worship Milton
11.00am Holy Communion Shipton
11.00am Holy Communion Idbury

Sunday 30 October
10.00am United Benefice All Souls Holy Communion Idbury

Sunday 6 November
10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion Shipton
6.00pm Prayer and Praise Milton

Sunday 13 November – Remembrance Sunday
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Remembrance Day Service with Parade Milton
10.50am Remembrance Service Shipton
10.50am Remembrance Service Fifield

Sunday 20 November – Shoebox Sunday
10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion Milton
6.00pm Evening Prayer Fifield

Sunday 27 November – Advent Sunday
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Sunday Worship Milton
11.00pm BCP Morning Prayer Idbury
6.00pm Advent Carol Service Shipton