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

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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 18th June at the
Community Church, Andoversford.

J.John interviews Mike Carson a leadership consultant and author of The Manager -- Inside the Minds of Football's Leaders. Critically acclaimed by the UK press, the book tackles key leadership issues for managers in any walk of life showing how the experts deal with the challenges they face in an abnormally high-pressure environment. In this interview he insightfully answers questions on leadership, football and faith.

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.

You are invited to
Hymns and Pimms

at St Oswald’s Church, Shipton
Sunday June 25th 5pm.
A service of favourite hymns followed by a glass of pimms.

Hymn suggestions welcome by 18th June, phone 01242 820442 or 820498.

There will be a retiring collection - all proceeds to St Oswald’s Church.

Sunday 11th June
“A Mars a day
helps you work,
rest and play”

Breakfast from 10.15am for
a 10.45am start.
Think and talk. Be creative.

Relax.  All ages welcome.

Tuesday 20th June
The theme is “The Lost Son”

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


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 hot meal.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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