Be kind to each other, tenderhearted , forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you. Ephesians 4.32                            




We extend a warm welcome to you from the Churches of the Canalside Benefice, which includes Staverton, Hilperton and Hilperton Marsh, Whaddon and Semington. As those who have discovered the joy of following Jesus, we seek to serve our villages in any way we can. If you have any questions about anything on this site, do get in touch.  


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Also attached are some notes setting out how we are responding to the Government's lifting of Covid-19 restrictions.......

Lifting of Covid 19 Restrictions 



will be available on Sunday afternoon.

This week:  


0930: Hilperton and Staverton Morning Prayer online via zoom at

1000: Holy Communion or Morning Worship at St Michael's Hilperton

0900: Semington Morning Prayer online via zoom at


Online resources for prayer and worship for personal use can be found at Resources for adults to use at home and Resources for families to use at home. If you need to talk to someone or need practical support, do ring Rev John Rees on 01225 764365 or Rev Joy Albone on 07931 638524.




The Churches of the Canalside Benefice take their responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people and adults who may be at risk very seriously, and works in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we work in accordance with best practice at all times.  

Click on Safeguarding  to read our policies and details of whom to contact.


Revd John Rees, Rector.