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Churn Valley Church

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Our benefice of nine parishes lies along the upper reaches of the River Churn which rises at Seven Springs near Coberley just South of Cheltenham. The river flows from the Cotswold Edge towards Stratton, one mile north of Cirencester then onwards onto the Thames Valley plain.

The Cotswold Hills have been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The Churn Valley is sparsely populated with villages nestling beside the river. The countryside is ideal for walking, cycling or riding.

Please come and join us!

Read the Rector's welcome

The Revd David Minns
Rector, Churn Valley Benefice

Super Sunday Supper Service in North Cerney - 3rd March

Do come along to North Cerney Village Hall on Sunday between 4pm and 6pm for a fun afternoon with the family, led by the Revds David and Janet, followed by a free jacket potato supper....

Shrove Tuesday in the Benefice

There will be a pancake lunch in Stratton Rectory on Tuesday 13th February from 12.15.......

Coffee Morning in Baunton

Do come along to Baunton Social Committee's Coffee Morning in the Church on Saturday 10th February, 10.30am- 12.30....

Churn Valley Benefice covers nine parishes:

Bagendon - St Margaret's
Baunton - St Mary Magdalene
Coberley - St Giles
Colesbourne - St James
Cowley - St Mary the Virgin
Elkstone - St John the Evangelist
North Cerney - All Saints
Rendcomb - St Peter
Stratton - St Peter

The CofE also has three primary schools:

Coberley   North Cerney   Stratton

Stratton near Cirencester is a suburban environment with both long-established and more recent housing estates. The benefice has three CofE Controlled Primary Schools and I am a Foundation Governor of North Cerney and Stratton schools whilst the Revd Cliff Pooley is a Foundation Governor of Coberley Primary School.

Rendcomb College is a well-regarded independent school with 100 boarders and 300 day pupils, it has its own Chaplain. The National Star College in Coberley is an independent specialist further education college for people with physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries and associated learning difficulties. This college has a multi-faith outreach worker.

Sunday 3rd March
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Monday 4th March
2:30 pm -
Sunday 10th March
9:30 am -
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