As Christians we are always trying to find ways of serving our communities, raising money for the church and other charities and looking after God’s creation. Across the Benefice we offer a wide range of opportunities for fellowship, community outreach and environmental care.

PASTORAL VISITING AND HOME COMMUNIONS

Pastoral visits

PASTORAL VISITS

If you would like to talk to someone either in person or on the phone about daily life or faith, please contact our Lay Pastoral Assistants.

Agape

HOME COMMUNION

If you find it difficult to get to church, you are very welcome to receive Holy Communion at home. Please contact our Lay Pastoral Assistants.

STAYING CONNECTED

Coffee mornings

COFFEE MORNINGS

Child Okeford Coffee Morning

3rd Saturday of the month 10.30 – 12.00 at Child Okeford Church

Okeford Fitzpaine Mud Pie Cafe

Come and enjoy the Mud Pie Cafe 10.30 – 12.00 every Saturday at the Village hall.

Shillingstone Coffee Morning/Village Market

Pew News

PEW SHEET

Each week you can receive a bulletin by email with details about the upcoming services, news and events. If you would like to receive this please email Diana J Lewis.

CARE OF CREATION

Environment

CHURCH WILDING

Our churchyards are managed in a wildlife friendly way. If you would like to join a team please contact Judith for Shillingstone on 07484 737687, Simon for Child Okeford on 01258 860477 and Jeremy for Okeford Fitzpaine on 01258 860157.

Eco Church

ECO CHURCH

The Benefice is signed up to the A Rocha Eco-Church movement and we have gained a bronze award so far. If you would like to support our environmental work please email Judith Crompton.

SHILLINGSTONE CHURCH CENTRE

Reddaway Room

ROOMS TO HIRE

The Centre has 2 spaces for hire, The Powell Hall and the Reddaway Room with full kitchen facilities. Click here to book.

SCC Post Office

THE POST OFFICE

The Post Office is open at the centre on Tuesdays between 1.30 – 3.30 PM and Thursdays 10am-noon

SCC Library

THE LIBRARY

There is a well stocked library for anyone to use, open during Post Office opening hours.