Welcome to Sheepscombe


For more information see also

Link: Chapel

Link: St John's

Chapel from Methodist site Shpscom
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There are two places of worship in Sheepscombe

The Methodist Chapel: Sunday services are on-hold at present , pending decision.
Minister: The Reverend Anne Owen Steward: Mrs Eve Holbrow
See Chapel Noticeboard for more details

St. John's Church (C of E): Sunday service 11.00am. Thursday service 9.30am
Vicar: Revd. Mike Holloway Church Wardens: Gordon Horner, Tessa Lentel

The Church of St. John the Apostle, Sheepscombe, Diocese of Gloucester

Our simple but attractive church was built by the villagers in the 1820s and is one of six churches in the Beacon Benefice. The church is open every day to welcome anyone who wishes to enjoy its peaceful atmosphere.

St. John’s is an active, thriving Church which plays an integral part in village life, including the school. Many church members are actively involved in local, national and international charities. The Church provides both financial and practical support where possible.

SUNDAY SERVICES at 11am usually follow a schedule
See www.beaconbenefice.org.uk to confirm details.
1st Sunday: Communion [Common Worship]
2nd Sunday: Matins [BCP]
3rd Sunday: Holy Communion [BCP]
4th Sunday: Lay-led service for all ages (no communion)
5th Sunday service is held at 7pm and is lay led

The Christmas Day service is at 9.30am – to help whoever
is cooking Lunch! There is also regular worship at 9.30am on Thursdays and special services at other times.
We offer coffee, soft drinks, biscuits and sometimes wine after the 11am Sunday services. All are welcome

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