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Alderminster

Parish of Gaydon with Chadshunt; has two churches St. Giles at Gaydon and All Saints Church in Chadshunt which is maintained by the Churches  Conservation Trust with the parish remaining responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the graveyard.


There are about 200 dwellings in the parish, 28 being in Chadshunt and the community amenities consist of a Village Hall, a Community Shop and a Pub.

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St. Mary & Holy Cross

Alderminster

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Address and Who's who

St. Mary and Holy Cross, 
41 Shipston Road,

Alderminster,

CV37 8PF 

There is a small car park.

Churchwarden Jane Jones

Treasurer Nick Keegan

Safeguarding Officer Sally Keegan

Church Services

The following is the usual Sunday service rota.

However, this may change slightly through the year.

Please use the link below to see the service rota all for churches in the Benefice, each month.

1st Sunday of the month at 10am - Morning Worship

2nd Sunday of the month at 11am - Holy Communion

3rd Sunday of the month at 9.30am - Holy Communion

4th Sunday of the month at 10am - Morning Prayer

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Gaydon Coffee Morning

2nd Saturday of the month at 11am

A monthly coffee morning held in the village hall enables people to meet and catch up and raises some funds for the church.

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Gaydon Voices

Made up of people from the local area

We sing for festival church services, weddings and other choral events across the Dassett Magna Group of Parishes.

Choir practice: when preparing for an event

Monday evening 7.45pm

at St. Giles church, Gaydon

If you would like to join, meet us at a choir practice or simply know more about us please click the link below to send an email to our choir master Alastair Hotchkiss.

Email Alastair Hotchkiss
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 All Saints' 

Chadshunt

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A church on the edge of a battlefield

In its circle of trees, overlooking the Civil War battle site of Edge Hill, this church is approached up steps from the Kineton to Southam road. It is especially lovely in late spring when the primroses are blooming in the churchyard.
The building appears long, low and massive, the result of extensions over the centuries. The eastern end of the nave is from the twelfth century, the westward extension fourteenthth, the clerestory was added in the fifteenth, the charming tower in the seventeenth and the present chancel was built about 1730, when a north transept was added over a burial vault.
The transept chapel has three windows glazed with lovely sixteenth-century Italian glass. The few monuments are of good quality.

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St. Giles
Gaydon

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All Saints'
Chadshunt

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Something Less Formal


People often ask if the church could hold a more informal, easy-going, family friendly gathering where they can ask questions, explore what Faith is and where parents can relax if the children are children. It's a gathering because service speaks of formality.  


You are warmly invited to “Breakfast - food for thought” to be held on the 4th Sunday of every month

in Fenny Compton Village Hall 


We start at 10am with a breakfast of tea, coffee, fruit-juice, croissants and brioche and at around 10.30am, as we continue breakfast, we go into a very informal, easy-going family friendly, all-age faith gathering. There may be quizzes and simple colouring or a craft to ponder on if you wish over breakfast and each month we will choose a different topic to discuss which is relevant to us all.


Have a Sunday off providing breakfast and have it made and provided for you at ‘Breakfast- food for thought”.

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Just-a-Bite Lunches

Fenny Compton Village Hall
on the 3rd Monday of each month 12 noon to 1.30pm

Time to catch up with friends over a light lunch.

                       Working from home - need a break?

                                   Pop in for lunch and a chat.

                        Mum at home with a baby or toddler

                                  - come and meet others.


           Homemade soup and a roll, cheese, tea, coffee

                              and homemade cake available.

                        Proceeds go towards church funds.

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  TOTS & TODDLERS

                       Wednesday 9.45am to 11.45am

                           Fenny Compton Village Hall

Children from birth to school age
Just turn up and meet other children, parents, grandparents, childminders in a friendly informal setting.
Lots of space. Great toys. Craft. Songs. Stories.
Snacks & drinks.
£3 per adult and 1 child - 50p per extra child

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                  LENT

             LUNCHES

           LENT FASTING

             & FEASTING

         DEANERY LENT

                SERVICES

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    CHOIR  CONCERT

           Followed by

            Tea & Cake

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