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Muddy Church

Muddy Church

Pop your wellies on and come and explore the churchyard! Bring a grown up with you.

Deanery Lent services

Deanery Lent services

We have a long tradition of deanery Lent services here in Shipston and we're continuing it this year with a theme of Perspectives on the Cross. Each session lasts about an hour and you'd be very welcome to join us for any or all of them

Streaming St Edmund’s Eucharist

Streaming St Edmund’s Eucharist

Our Sunday morning Eucharist will be streamed to YouTube from now onwards. (Cafe Sunday on the 4th Sunday is not streamed). Instructions for the new permanent link are below - you'll need to use these to log on. The temporary experimental link to Sarah's YouTube won't...

St Edmund’s brings worship into care homes

St Edmund’s brings worship into care homes

Did you know that not all our services happen in the church building? Two teams take church into Low Furlong and Shipston Lodge each month, and the newly created worshipping communities were recently shared on the diocesan website. You can find more by clicking below...

Road accident near Shipston

Road accident near Shipston

Following the tragic news of the road accident involving Year 12 pupils from Chipping Campden School, St Edmund's Church will be open all week for people to drop in, light candles, write prayers or simply sit. Our prayers are very much with the families and friends of...

Annual Reports for Shipston and Tidmington

Annual Reports for Shipston and Tidmington

Our annual reports are now ready for you to read ahead of our APCM, which will be after the 10am service on 23rd April. Get in touch if you have any questions. Annual Report for St Ed's Tidmington 2023 for 2022

Weekly Newsletter – Lent begins

Weekly Newsletter – Lent begins

As Lent and our journey to easter begin, check out our newsletter to see what's happening. You can sign up to receive it each week by filling in the form on the home page. Church Newsletter

Going home by another route

Going home by another route

Our service for New Year invites us to ask what happens after the magi leave, and what happens when Christmas ends. You can join us in person or on Zoom at 10am on 1st January. Please get in touch for a zoom link. The order of service is below new year 2023

The Longest Night tree

The Longest Night tree

In Wednesday's quiet Christmas service, we acknowledged that Christmas is not always easy. We named our losses - loss of family members, life partners, estrangement from family, loss of employment, losses of all kinds. The tree in the Lady Chapel in St Edmund's, kept...

The  Longest Night

The Longest Night

If you're not feeling very festive this year for whatever reason, or of you just prefer a quiet service, join us on Wednesday 21st December at 7pm. On the Longest Night of the year we gather for a reflective service with music and candles as we recall the story of...

Town Carols this Sunday!

Town Carols this Sunday!

Town Carols with the Town Band are back on 18th December at 6pm. Come and join in all your favourite carols with mince pies and mulled wine too. Everyone is welcome.

St Edmund’s opens as a Warm Hub

St Edmund’s opens as a Warm Hub

From Wednesday 14th December, St Edmund's will be open as a Warm Hub twice a week - Wednesdays and Sundays from 11am-4pm. Hot drinks, newspapers, toys and comfy armchairs in a warm space are available all day, with soup on offer at lunchtime. We're offering a relaxed,...

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday starts this year with the march from the Hight Street at 10.30, followed by wreath laying, reading of names and the silence outside the church. We'll then move inside for our service. If you can't join us, it will be live streamed here. There will...

Baby Loss Awareness Week

Baby Loss Awareness Week

St Edmund's is remembering babies we lost in pregnancy or after birth, as part of Baby Loss Awareness Week. There is a Ribbon Remembrance Tree in church, and you are invited to tie a ribbon there to remember a baby or babies. On Friday, there is a short gentle service...