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.


    • A Time for Celebration

      A Time for Celebration on Tuesday 27th September at 7.00pm in St James’ church with the Bishop of Sherborne. Cedars Castle Hill, which came from the then Christian Council, is celebrating 30 years of service to the elderly in our community this year and invites you to come and ... Read more
    • Pilgrim Service: Home in Sight!

      Pilgrim Service Sept 2016“Pilgrim Service” Sunday 11th September 2016 6.00 pm St James’ Church, Shaftesbury Having finally found his way up onto the high plateau Pilgrim feels his path is much easier. He breasts the next slope and sees his road snaking through the valleys before him. One finger of a nearby signpost points to ‘Home’ but ... Read more
    • Team Office Closure

      post-it-note-with-a-pin-plingPlease note that the Team Office will be closed from Monday 12th September to Friday 16th September inclusive. If you need to contact a member of clergy please find their details on this website. Emails to office@stmin.org.uk may not be monitored, and will be dealt with on 19th September. Thank ... Read more
    • Free Art Exhibition 26th and 27th August at St Peter’s

      Art-1The Burnblake Trust Prison Art Project is committed to aid rehabilitation of offenders through active participation in the arts. There is a free exhibition with artwork for sale in St Peter’s Church on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th August. As you can see from the photographs there is something for ... Read more
    • Latest News via eContact

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    • The Team at the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show, August 17th 2016

      A-Welcome-Cuppa-1Visitors to the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show this year saw that it was the Shaftesbury Team’s turn to host the Church Rest Tent, where the Team Vicars were on hand to answer questions about church weddings in particular, but also to chat to visitors. The tent also provided fair trade ... Read more