Welcome to the Shaftesbury Team Ministry

We are the Church of England in Shaftesbury Dorset, serving the community and serving Jesus where we are. The church is about people and faith and we know you will find a warm open welcome at all the churches in our team whether you are a visitor, a local or someone just looking for the deeper meaning of life.
You’re welcome.


  • Latest News via eContact

    econtact_logo Services across the team this Sunday: 8:00am – BCP Communion (St James’) 9:30am – Parish Communion (Motcombe) 9:30am – Parish Communion (St Peter’s) 10:00am – Joint Parish Communion (St James) followed by APCM and Shared lunch. 11:00am – Mattins (Margaret Marsh) 11:00am – ... Read more
  • Team Vicar Vacancy

    vicar_who TEAM VICAR For the Shaftesbury Team Ministry Come and lead two rural parishes and share in the wider ministry of the well-established Shaftesbury Team, in the heart of the Blackmore Vale. We can offer you   outward-looking people with a heart for mission   membership of a supportive clergy team   a chance to grow in your ... Read more
  • Godspell at Motcombe

    11078181_611149359021124_7226888804113253886_n                                         This was a community project involving folk from church, Motcombe community and the Shaftesbury area in general.  All three performances were well attended and those present  enjoyed lively performances from cast, musicians ... Read more
  • Messy Church Birthday

    Messy ChurchMessy Church celebrated its fourth birthday on Sunday January 25th.  The theme of the service was ‘Family’ and this was linked with ‘Celebration’.  The worship incorporated the party game of ‘pass the parcel’ as a part of its prayer time and the meeting finished with a party tea and birthday ... Read more
  • Lent Lunches 2015 in Shaftesbury

    Christian AidDo join us for our churches together lent lunches which are held in the town hall from noon to 1.30pm every Friday during lent. You will be sure of a warm welcome and a warm lunch. All proceeds go to Christian Aid. 20th February 27th February 6th march 13th march 20th march 27th march There is also ... Read more