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 This Sunday we all join together at St Peter’s at 10:00am for a communion team service focusing on the theme of healing: our desire to be made whole, how God heals and forgives, how we can be a healing church and a healing community. If you ... Read more
  • Team Rector Vacancy

    Who Rector? Official information about the Post of Team Rector The Diocese of Salisbury is looking to appoint a TEAM RECTOR for the Shaftesbury Team Ministry An opportunity to inspire and lead a Team Ministry that works; set in and around the thriving market town of Shaftesbury in beautiful North Dorset, recently voted in the top ... Read more
  • Glimpses of Heaven 26-28 September

    Team-retreat-2014-for-website-3This year’s Team Retreat focussed on the glimpses of heaven that keep breaking into our lives. Rev. Simon invited us to take a fresh look at how we imagine heaven and how those concepts affect the way we see the world.  We were challenged to use our hands as well as our ... Read more
  • Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show 2014

    A busy show tentThe weather was just perfect for the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show on the 20th August 2014. It was the Shaftesbury team’s turn to host the Church rest tent and there was a good steady stream of people wanting to just rest for a while, have a cup of fair-trade tea ... Read more
  • Churches Mark 100 years since WWI

    WWI RememberedChurches were open all over the team to mark 100 years since Britain joined World War One. On the 4th August 2014 we joined with many over the country to remember the ‘start’ of World War One. At St James a quiet time with readings and prayers was held at 10:00am. ... Read more