Welcome to the churches of the West Buckingham Benefice
As the country opens up more and more from lockdown we are really pleased to be opening up our churches for services across the Benfice, moving slowly forward to a new beginning!
Please keep an eye on local notice boards for the services and check the online calendar on this website for what is happening; we are so blessed to be able to go forward so positively and worship in our buildings and within our communites, and we give thanks for this.
Zoom services have been very popular for bringing people together across the Benefice and
will continue midweek at 7.30 pm - please contact me for a link to this service.
email firstname.lastname@example.org tel 01280 701631
many blessings to you all and I look forward to seeing you - Reverend Paula Smith
Our parishes are:
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Turweston
St Margaret of Scotland, Biddlesden
St Augustine, Westbury
St Edward the Confessor, Shalstone
St Giles, Water Stratford
St Mary Magdalene, Tingewick
Each parish has its own character, and each church is beautiful and unique. We hope that after looking at these pages, you will want to visit the churches, or contact us.
If you have an enquiry, please contact Reverend Paula Smith on 01280 701631 or email her at email@example.com
There are also FB pages for most of the parishes
We are part of the Church Of England Diocese of Oxford, in the Buckingham Deanery.
This benefice is committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of children and people of all ages in our church community.
Each parish has a safeguarding policy and further information regarding safeguarding can be found on the following link: https://www.oxford.anglican.org/safeguarding/safeguarding-team/
if you have concerns please speak to one of our local safeguardng officers:
Margaret Tilley: The Benefice safeguarding officer
Revd Paula Smith: Rector West Buckingham Benefice - firstname.lastname@example.org 01280 701631
Richard Woodley, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, email@example.com 07391 868478