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.
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    • Volunteer opportunities: school governance

      Our links with our Church schools are a treasured part of our life as churches in this Team and school governors play an essential role in supporting their work. Volunteering as a school governor is a way of making a positive difference to the lives of local children, but not ... Read more
    • Pilgrim Service: Fogbound

      “Pilgrim Service” Sunday 8th January 2017 6.00 pm St James’ Church, Shaftesbury This week Pilgrim finds himself overlooking a valley, which looks magically as though it’s filled with a sea of fog, with just the tops of a few tall trees, and the crest of a hill in the far background; His road ... Read more
    • Job opportunity: Director of Music and Organist, St Peter’s Church, Shaftesbury

      At St Peter’s, music is key to our life together. We are looking for an accomplished organist and choir director to provide musical leadership that enhances our mission and enriches our worship. St Peter’s is a friendly and outward-looking church, with about 100 people at our main Sunday service. Our ... Read more
    • Christmas Services

        Crib Services across the Team, Midnight Masses across the Team, Christmas Day Services across the Team – All the information you need to worship in the festive season. A Very Happy and Blessed Christmas to you all. Read more
    • Shaftesbury’s Outdoor Nativity!

      The outdoor Nativity took place in Shaftesbury on 18th December, well attended and enjoyed by everyone. A big thank you to everyone who helped organise the event and everyone who took part. We hope you enjoy the photographs attached here provided by Mike Bailey. ... Read more
    • Team Christingle at St Peter’s, supporting the Children’s Society

      It was St Peter’s turn to hold the Team Christingle Service this year, and as you can tell from the photographs this part candle-lit service was enjoyed by children and adults alike. Read more