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The United Benefice of Withington, Sevenhampton with Charlton Abbots, Hawling, Whittington, Dowdeswell and Andoversford, Shipton and Cold Salperton

News & Events

Gifts of tinned or packaged food gratefully received for the "CCP Foodshare Project" at The Community Church Andoversford, Sevenhampton and Charlton Abbots and Shipton churches, Rhodes Memorial Hall, Brockhampton.  It's a foodbank for people in the Cheltenham and North Cotswolds area. 


Our next Engage Evening will be at
7pm on Sunday 21st May at the
Community Church, Andoversford.

Learning about the persecuted church with Ron Boyd-Macmillan.
Ron lives in Withington and will be our speaker at Engage. He is a leading expert on the persecution Christians face around the world.

All welcome

Shipton Praise


Sunday 28th May

Come along and sing at our informal service for everybody in the benefice, held in

St Oswald’s Church, Shipton.

Live music.

Wine served at the end of the short service.

Ladies ‘Dessert’ Evening
Wednesday 26th April  7.30pm
Community Church, Andoversford

Tickets £5 to include desserts

and a glass of wine

Desert Island Discs
We are looking for eight castaways who would choose one record, a book and a luxury to take with them to the island. If you would like to be a castaway please phone Carol Norden on 01242 604362.

We also need volunteers to make
desserts for the evening.

Book your place on the ‘Dessert Island’ without delay -
Tickets are limited contact Lindsey on 01242 820404
or email

Sunday 14th May
“Having a whale

of a time?”
Breakfast from 10.15am for
a 10.45am start.
Think and talk. Be creative.

Relax.  All ages welcome.

Tuesday 16th May
The theme is “Faith”

Come and join us in Withington Village Hall, in a relaxed atmosphere, anytime from 3.30pm - 5.30pm


It’s not a children’s club but a group of families relaxing and enjoying themselves.

Unwind with a tea and biscuits while the children colour and play.
Join in the craft activities together.
Celebrate with a short, simple service.  Sit down to a delicious two course meal.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Ascension Day
Holy Communion
Thursday 25th May   7.30pm
St Mary’s Church, Shipton Sollars