What's on at The Canalside Benefice

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The service to launch the Shoebox appeal is recorded on Sunday 20th September is available to watch by clicking on https://youtu.be/2_0tS1WqJEg

To see all our previous services, please click   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS6_E8D47JK0aDFP89UvBrQ   

You can also join in worship via Zoom on Wednesdays at 10.00am. Click on Resources for adults to use at home for details.

The service for September 6th will be recorded and available online. There will not be a live service next weekend.



 Our churches are open for private prayer as follows:

St Michael's, The Knap, Hilperton  14.00 - 15.30 on Wednesdays

St George's Semington                   14.00 - 15.30 on Wednesdays

Click on Coronavirus Pandemic response for up to date information and more details about the position regarding the reopening of our churches for public worship, Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals, and our financial situation.



Shoe box Sunday: We will be supporting the Link to Hope shoe box appeal again this year, with the launch on Sunday 20th September. Click on https://linktohope.co.uk/ for details. 

Rev Joy Albone: We are delighted that Joy will be ordained Priest on Saturday 26th September, but due to current restrictions, only a very small number of people will be able to attend. We will celebrate this in the Benefice on 27th September with 2 services at which Joy will preside - 10.00 in St Michael's and 11.30 in St Mary Magdalen's. Look out for booking details nearer the time.


Click Resources for adults to use at home and Resources for families to use at home which have ideas for all ages.

For health information and advice click 


For the Church of England's statement click

https://www.churchofengland.org/more/media-centre (...)


Click here to read the Canalside News


For a more advanced view of our events, please see our online calendar. We also provide a printable version (.pdf) containing events for the month and other useful information.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday 30th September
Church open for Private Prayer 2:00pm-3:30pm, St George's Church Semington
Thursday 1st October
Morning Prayer for Semington 9:15am
Via Zoom. Contact Rev John or Rev Joy for the code

For Your Diary

Sunday 27th September
Holy Communion 10:00am-11:00am, St Michael's Church The Knap Hilperton
Rev Joy Albone's first Sunday as Priest!
Holy Communion 11:30am-12:30am, St Mary Magdalen's Horse Road
Rev Joy Albone's first Sunday as Priest!
Tuesday 29th September
Morning Prayer for Hilperton/Staverton 9:30am
Via Zoom. Contact Rev John or Rev Joy for the code
Wednesday 30th September
Holy Communion via Zoom 10:00am
See Home page for Zoom code to join in from your own home
Church open for Private Prayer 2:00pm-3:30pm, St Michael's Church The Knap Hilperton