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Milton Church Christmas Mini Bazaar Sat 10 Dec 10am-2pm


Join as at our Christmas Mini Bazaar where there will be:

Christmas cards and gifts, festive food and decorations, crafts, children’s activities. Morning coffee and cakes Bacon rolls, mulled wine Something for all the family Proceeds towards church funds


Shoebox Sunday: The Wychwoods have shown the LOVE


  A GREAT BIG THANK YOU! Yes we did it!    We had 120 shoe boxes dedicated in Milton Parish Church this year! This is our third year and year on year we are increasing the gift of our love to those who have little.   This year our boxes are going to Eastern Europe including Romania….

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Advent Carol Service with Choir Sunday 27 Nov. 6pm Shipton Church


Join us for an service of readings, Advent carols and hymns.  The season of Advent marks the period leading up to Christmas, a time of expectation and a time of looking for light in the darkness.  We start this season with an evening service of readings and beautiful music, led by one of the finest…

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Meditation at the heart of life

The Revd Dr Nicholas Buxton (you might just remember him as Nick with the long hair, one of the retreatants on the 2005 TV series The Monastery) is a priest in Newcastle upon Tyne and the author of a very readable book about ‘Meditation and modern life’ called The Wilderness Within.  Reacting to an article…

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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 Monday 5 Dec to Monday 12 Dec.

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Services & Events


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

Sunday 4 December
10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion Shipton
6.00pm Prayer and Praise Milton

Sunday 11 December
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Holy Communion Milton
11.00am Holy Communion Shipton
11.00am Crib and Christingle Fifield

Thursday 15 December
7.00pm Carols by Candlelight Fifield

Sunday 18 December
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
4.00pm Carols by Candlelight Idbury
5.00pm Carols by Candlelight Milton
6.00pm Carols by Candlelight Shipton

Saturday 24 December – Christmas Eve
4.00pm Crib and Christingle Shipton
4.00pm Crib and Christingle Milton
11.00pm Holy Communion Shipton

Sunday 25 December – Christmas Day
9.30am Christmas Communion Milton
11.00am Christmas Communion Shipton
11.ooam Christmas Communion Fifield

Sunday 1 January 2017 – New Year’s Day
10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion Shipton