WELCOME TO OUR BENEFICE WEBSITE

UPCOMING SERVICES/EVENTS:

Sunday 16th May

09:30 Service on Zoom followed by Zoom coffee

11:00 Service at Steeple Barton (inside - please book a place)

Tuesdays  19:15 Bible Study on Zoom

Wednesdays  11:30 Prayer group on Zoom

Annual Parochial Church Meetings

Duns Tew -  Sunday 6th June 2021 following morning service  

Westcote Barton -  Wednesday 16th June 2021 6pm

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WORSHIP IN/OUTSIDE CHURCHES:

 

We are currently holding two services each Sunday, one on Zoom at 09:30 and one outside/inside one of the churches at 11:00.  To enable us to maintain covid-safe distancing, please book a place for any service at a church by emailing services@bartonbenefice.org.uk at least 24 hours in advance.

 

Sundays at 11am:
23 May    Sandford St Martin Pentecost – inside
30 May    Over Worton Trinity Sunday Benefice Eucharist/Patronal Festival
6 June      Duns Tew – followed by APCM

On 25 July Gavin our new Bishop of Dorchester will be joining us at 11am in Steeple Barton.  More details nearer the time.

SUMMER EVENTS IN THE BENEFICE:

  • Sun 30 May 2-5 Plant sale and teas  at Barton Abbey cricket field (bring rugs and chairs!)

  • Sat 5 Jun 10-12 Coffee morning - DT Village Hall

  • Sun 27 Jun 11-2  Alice Marshall Memorial Hall MB official opening 2pm

  • 10-17 Jul  Celebration week in the Bartons

  • Sat 10 Jul  Jazz concert (open air) - next to WB church

  • Sun 11 Jul  2-5 Barton Abbey open day; Floral Display, Bel Canto Choir & Afternoon Tea at SB Church

  • Fri 23 Jul 6pm  BYO Picnic supper - Ledwell Green (Feast Day of Mary Magdalene)

  • Sat 31 Jul  Afternoon Table top sale - Duns Tew

  • Sat 14 Aug 10-12 Coffee morning & baked goods sale - Sandford Parish Hall

  • Sat 28 Aug  Westcote Barton Church Fete

CHURCHES  OPEN  FOR  PRIVATE  PRAYER:

Visitors to all churches are requested to observe current Covid-19 requirements, including using sanitiser on entering and leaving.  If you have the NHS app on your phone please scan the QR code on the church notice boards (usually in the porch) at each visit.

Steeple Barton church is open daily from 10am – 4pm.

 

Over Worton and Nether Worton churches are not locked.

 

Westcote Barton church welcomes those who wish to pray in church; access is by prior arrangement with Kate Carter-Windle (07775 750903). 

 

Sandford St Martin church open on Mondays, Fridays, and weekends, from 10am – 4pm.

Duns Tew church is open during the day for private prayer, generally from 9am - dusk.

If you, or anyone you know may need help – spiritual or practical (or with zoom!) – please get in touch with one of the Ministry Team or your churchwarden.  Contact details are on the Who's Who page.  It is so important for us all to stay connected: please do not hesitate to get in touch if you feel in need of extra support.

"Be still, and know that I am God"

Psalm 46:10