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What does church look like now?

What does church look like now?

Click below for full details of what to expect in church now that the COVID guidance has changed. Coming to church now  

Ringing the Changes 3

Ringing the Changes 3

Read the latest news from Honington as the work on the bells comes to completion >Ringing the Changes Update 3  

Ringing the Changes at Honington

Ringing the Changes at Honington

Monday 19th April 2021 marks a red letter day for Honington village church as its six bells are due to be dismantled, refurbished by a specialist team at Britain’s only remaining bell foundry in Loughborough and then rehung, hopefully in June which coincides...

Easter services in our churches

Easter services in our churches

Please click below for details of all our services through Holy Week and Easter. If you would like to attend on Easter Day, please get in touch to book a place. Easter 2021

Worship at Home – Epiphany

Worship at Home – Epiphany

During January, we will be worshipping together on Zoom on Sundays and Wednesdays. There is a special Epiphany order for Wednesday, which you can download below. A copy has been sent to those not on the internet and whether you join us on Zoom or use the resource in...

Advent Evening Prayer

Advent Evening Prayer

Every Thursday in Advent we will be hosting a gentle evening prayer exploring themes of Expectation, Hope, Promise and Comfort. The fourth Thursday in Advent is Christmas Eve, so Evening Prayer that day will be especially for those who find Christmas difficult: a...

Christmas Giving Tree from Foodbank

Christmas Giving Tree from Foodbank

Have you or your children outgrown the traditional Advent Calendar?  Tired of the same old ‘Secret Santa’ at work? Revive interest in the real spirit of Christmas with this Giving Tree Advent Calendar.  Instead of opening a window each day to receive a treat, you open...

The Unknown Soldier

The Unknown Soldier

Here's the link to the moving video we watched this morning, Armistice Day. It's Ralph McTell and friends with a tribute to the unknown soldier in this centenary year of the unveiling of the Cenotaph and the burial of the Unknown Soldier in Westminster Abbey. The...

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday

This is a joint message sent on behalf of Shipston Town Council, St Edmund’s Church and the Royal British Legion. Remembrance Sunday will sadly be very different this year, even more so than we thought even just a week ago. There will be no parade and following our...

We’re starting to worship in church again!

We’re starting to worship in church again!

We are delighted that our buildings are able to be open again for some of the time. See the letter below for details of when and where you can visit, and how you can join us on Sundays for worship. Our buildings are open!

Welcome Hannah!

Welcome Hannah!

Hannah Gregory has started her curacy with us. It's been a strange time to begin and she hasn't yet moved into the curate house in Shipston, but it has been good to meet her online and at the Food Bank. We're looking forward to her ministry with us in the coming...

Opening our Buildings

Opening our Buildings

We're really pleased that government guidelines now allow us to open for personal prayer and for services when we can make sure our buildings are safe. Things will look a little different, and not all of our churches are fully open. To read about what's happening in...

If you can’t be at a funeral…

If you can’t be at a funeral…

One of the really difficult things at the moment is that we can't all get to the funerals of loved ones. Numbers of mourners are limited for everyone's safety and some of us are isolating at home in any case. The Church of England has produced a simple reflection for...