Latest Benefice News

London Marathon 2017

It was a perfect day weather wise (thank you God!) and very exciting to be part of. Everything you have heard about the crowds was true – the atmosphere was amazing! After 20 miles I began to see why people get addicted to Marathon running – I was having a great time! I saw the family at 23 miles, still grinning all over my face, but 24-25 were definitely ‘the wall’, legs wobbling, teeth chattering, but I never had to succumb to walking. The last mile was great again, and I even managed a sprint finish, but just missed out on my 4hour target, coming through st 4h07. A wonderful day, and delighted to have ticked it off the bucket list! Thank you for all your kind encouragement and support. Love, Kate

Services coming up in the Benefice

Sunday 30 April 10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion Idbury 8.00pm Compline Shipton Sunday 7 May 10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion with children’s and youth groups Shipton Sunday 14 May 8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton 9.30am Holy Communion Milton 11.ooam BCP Morning Prayer Shipton 11.00am BCP Holy Communion Fifield Sunday 21 May  – Rogation Sunday 10.00am…

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Good Friday Walk in the Benefice

With a group of walkers comprising adults, children and dogs, the hardcore walkers left Shipton church at 9.30am with many others joining after the 9.30am service in Milton. We then walked across fields to Fifield, stopping at various points along the way for readings and reflection. We lunched outside Fifield church where we were greeted…

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Who would want to pass over Passover?

Roast lamb, roast potatoes FOUR glasses of wine – a Passover feast indeed !  It seems strange to celebrate with such a feast in the middle of Lent:  traditionally a season of giving up and going without; but in actual fact all the themes  of the Easter  Season, its sorrows and its joys, are at…

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Children and families this Easter

Children and families this Easter We are planning activities and opportunities for children and families to engage with the Easter story this year. Palm Sunday Service Sunday 9 April 10am Milton Chuch After our Palm Sunday service, we will be gathering at Milton Village Hall for our Lent Lunch and children’s activities. There will be…

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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 Sunday 30 Apr to Sunday 7 May.

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Services & Events

Sunday 30 April
10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion Idbury
8.00pm Compline Shipton

Sunday 7 May
10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion with children’s and youth groups Shipton

Sunday 14 May
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Holy Communion Milton
11.ooam BCP Morning Prayer Shipton
11.00am BCP Holy Communion Fifield

Sunday 21 May  – Rogation Sunday
10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion Location to be confirmed
6.00pm BCP Evening Prayer Fifield

Sunday 28 May
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Sunday Worship Milton
11.00am Holy Communion Shipton
11.00am Sunday Worship Idbury