Get your cake on at Letton Sunday teas

The annual Sunday teas have started at St John The Baptist Church in Letton.

You can pop in for delicious home made cakes and other delights with tea and coffee and squash also available.

There’ll also be books and other bric-a-brac for sale, along with the chance to relax and take a break in this gorgeous, ancient church.

Teas start at 2pm every Sunday until 4.30 from 28 July through to Sunday 1 September. Read more...

A New Year Message from the Archbishop of Canterbury


Living together is never easy. Families have all sorts of arguments. At this time of year especially, we get together, enjoy company, but sometimes get on each other’s nerves.

Here at Lambeth Palace, where Archbishops have lived and worked for centuries, we’ve been trying an experiment. Since 2015 we’ve been bringing together young Christians from around the world to live as a community for ten months. They have an extraordinary range of backgrounds, cultures and opinions. They live together, cook together, volunteer with charities together, pray together, and – because they’re human – they clash together. That can be over something as small as the washing up, or as big as their politics. Read more...

Temporary closure of St Mary’s Church, Staunton-on-Wye

Following a fall of plaster from the roof of St Mary’s Church, Staunton-on-Wye, and the safety concerns that raises, the church is now temporarily closed and unavailable for services pending an architect’s inspection.

This Sunday’s service will now be held at 10:30 at St John the Baptist Church, Byford, and the venues for future services will be duly advertised. Members of the public are urged to stay away from the church until it is declared safe once again. Read more...

All Souls’ Service

On Sunday 4th November 2018 at 5pm, in the peaceful simplicity of St Mary’s Church, Monnington-on-Wye, we will remember and celebrate the lives of our loved ones who have died. At this All Souls’ Service candles will be lit in thanksgiving and prayer. An invitation is extended to anyone who would like to attend, and if you are unable to attend but would like someone remembered please contact The Rev’d Sean Semple on 01544 318415 or sajsemple@gmail.com Read more...