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.


    • Open Gardens in St James – 4th and 5th June 2016

      Open_gardens_2016_600 Gardens will be open in St James from 2pm till 6pm on Saturday 4th and Sunday the 5th June. Ticket admission of £6 per person which covers both days and unlimited entry to participating gardens – Children under 12 free. Tickets from 30 St James Street or the Tourist Information Office in ... Read more
    • Sing Praises – Celebrating Her Majasty’s 90th Birthday

      music_notes SING PRAISES! Celebrating Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday Favourite hymns and readings in Shaftesbury Abbey ruins accompanied by Shaftesbury Town Silver Band Sunday 12th June at 4 pm A celebration for the whole community with activities for children Please bring a chair or a rug to sit on If wet, in St James’s Church ... Read more
    • 29th May 2016: Team Service at St James

      The Team service on the 29th May 2016 is now at St James Shaftesbury rather than Compton Abbas. In this service we will be saying goodbye to Kirsty Wells who will be ordained deacon on Sunday 26th June at Salisbury Cathedral. After her Ordination Kirsty will be serving as curate ... Read more
    • Latest News via eContact

      econtact_logoHello, This post will give you all the latest information which is sent out via email through eContact each week. Click on the logo to see this week’s econtact. To subscribe to eContact click here Read more
    • Messy Church: Wind and Fire of Pentecost

      Messy Pentecost Wind & Fire of Pentecost A fun Way to do Church All Ages Welcome Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult Sunday 22nd May 2016 3pm to 5 pm at Motcombe Primary School For further information tel: 850161 or Email Sarah Berry: Sarah@hakey.org.uk By Thursday 19th May2016 Read more
    • Pentecost: Open-Air United Service

      160508_pentecost Churches Together in Shaftesbury PENTECOST OPEN-AIR UNITED SERVICE Shaftesbury Abbey Sunday 15th May 2016 at 4.00pm “ The Spirit lives to set us free – He binds us all in unity “ ALL THE CHURCHES IN SHAFTESBURY INVITE YOU TO JOIN US FOR THIS GREAT FAMILY CELEBRATION OF PENTECOST – feel free to bring a chair if you can – Read more