Stroudwater Benefice

Approval from the Church Commissioners has now been received and is operational from 1st December.

23 November 2016
To all statutory and non-statutory interested parties

Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011
Diocese of Gloucester

Benefice of Eastington, Frocester, Haresfield, Moreton Valence, Standish and Whitminster, the Benefice of Frampton-on-Severn, Arlingham, Saul, Fretherne and Framilode, the Benefice of The Stanleys with Selsley and the Benefice of Stonehouse

The Pastoral Scheme affecting these benefices was made by the Commissioners on 22 November 2016 and will come into effect on 1 December 2016. A copy of the Scheme is on the church noticeboard.

We now have a timetable towards appointing the first part of this team; a team Rector.

Monday February 20th – approve profile for Stroudwater Benefice- done!

March 24th and 31st – Advertise post

You can find this in the Diocesan website, follow in ‘links’ and put Stroudwater in the search.

May 2nd – short list

‘The patrons and Parish Representatives for the Stroudwater Team are delighted to announce that following interviews on Thursday 11 May, our new Team Rector has been appointed. His name is the Revd Steve Harrison, who is currently in ministry in South Africa, and he will be coming to join us in the Summer. This appointment is made subject to the usual processes.’

  • Recent News & Announcements

    • Stroudwater Team Rector

      We are delighted to announce that Steve Harrison from St. Elizabeth’s Church, Durban, Natal has been appointed team rector for the Stroudwater group of Churches. Click for more detail.


      Monday 29th May St. Mary’s Frampton will welcome a group of pilgrims from Holy Trinity Church, Westbury on Trym. BBQ 6pm, compline 8pm. Follow link for details.

    • Plant Sale, Sunday 28th May

      PLANT SALE ON THE GREEN – Your plants are needed to boost the sale . . . please click for details

    • Stroudwater Benefice

      Approval from the Church Commissioners has now been received and is operational from 1st December.Follow link for updated information.

    • Parish vacancy

      From 18th September 2016 we have no full time priest, we are in ‘Vacancy’. Please click the link for contact details until a new incumbent is appointed.

    • New Churchyard Regulations

      A new set of Churchyard Regulations have just been published. Please click for full details

    • Discoveries!

      When pews in the North aisle of the church and the platform they were on were removed we were very surprised to discover 16th century tombs;

  • Whats On

    • Breakfast Prayers

      3rd June 8am at the Pike House

    • Men’s Breakfast

      8th July 9am Red Lion, Arlingham
      Speaker – Kieran from Night Stop
      Please click for further details

    • Holy, holey, wholly knitters

      A group of ladies meet every Wednesday from 2-4pm at Ann Greaves’ house.
      Please ring Ann on 740622 for further details.

    • Bible Study

      Bible Study-Alternate Mondays 2pm
      Please click for further information.

  • Services