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Welcome to Sheepy Benefice 


Rev Julia Hargreaves
Tel: 01827 881389
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 August
25
 Common Worship Holy Communion
All Saints Ratcliffe
When: 10am

August
25
Morning Prayer 
All Saints Sheepy

When: 11am
 September

1
BCP Holy Communion 
St Edith Orton on the Hill
When: 9am 

September
1
Common Worship Holy Communion
All Saints Sheepy
When: 11am 

Christening Guide

A welcoming, one-stop website for parents, godparents and guests going to a christening, offering details about preparing for baptism, what happens at the service in a step-by-step guide, and continuing the journey of faith afterwards.


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Funeral Guide

Providing supportive information for those organising or attending a Church of England funeral and coping with bereavement, this website also helps to raise awareness of all the choices available, and how the church is there for them, every step of the way.


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Wedding Guide

With our improved website and a new 'Walk through the wedding service' tool, couples will see what happens in a Church of England wedding, step by step. We give couples all the basic information they need before their first meeting with the vicar.


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All Saints Church - Ratcliffe Culey

Ratcliffe Culey Church

There is a monthly Communion service on the fourth Sunday at 10am; and other occasional services.
There are kitchen and toilet facilities.

Church Wardens: Mr Richard Jones 01827 713766 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Mrs Betsy Cartwright 01827 714503 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Mrs Janice Smith 07874 264731 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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St John the Evangelist - Shenton

Shenton Church

There are occasional services including Easter; Harvest; Remembrance and Christmas.
The church remains open daily for visitors
Church Wardens: Mr Charles Wollaston 01455 212209 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; Mrs Maria Davies 01455 212202 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


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St Edith’s Church - Orton on the Hill

Orton Hill Church

There is a monthly Book of common Prayer Communion service on the first Sunday of the month at 9am; and other occasional services.
There are kitchen and toilet facilities.

Church Warden: Mrs Margaret McKay 01827 880308 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


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St Botolph’s Church - Sibson

Sibson Church

The church is usually open during daylight hours in the summer months.
There is a monthly Communion service on the second Sunday at 10am; and other occasional services.

Church Wardens: Mr Andrew & Mrs Alison Melen 01827 880198 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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All Saints Church - Sheepy Magna

Sheepy Magna Church

There are weekly services at 11am: the first and third Sunday are Communions; second Sunday is family Worship; Fourth Sunday is Morning Prayer. 
We hold a weekly communion service on Thursdays at 9am

The church is open daily and hold coffee mornings on Tuesdays & Thursday 10-12
There are kitchen and toilet facilities.

Church Wardens: Mrs Catherine Bunney 01827 713750 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;  Mr Neil Jones 01827 880338 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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St James' Church - Twycross

Twycross Church

There is a monthly Communion service on the third Sunday at 9.30am; and other occasional services.

There are kitchen and toilet facilities

Church Wardens: Mrs Rita Reading 01827 880006; Mrs Flavia Phillips 02476 344180; 

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Safeguarding

If you have a safeguarding concern, then please contact our Safeguarding coordinator Mrs Sheila Stinson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or the parish priest Revd. Julia Hargreaves, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you wish to speak to the Diocesan Safeguarding team, or to someone outside the church, their contact details are www.leicester.anglican.org/about/safeguarding

Read our Safeguarding policies below


Safeguarding Policy & Procedures

Safeguarding Adults

Church School

Gazette

Service Schedule

Diocese

Latest News

Church of England Legacy
Psalm 23 (1)
The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.

Psalm 139 (9-10)
If I take the wings of the morning and settle at the farthest limits of the sea,
even there your hand shall lead me, and your right hand shall hold me fast.

Meet The Team

Rev Julie Hargreaves
Rev Julia Hargreaves Priest in charge,
Benefice of Sheepy
Mrs Colleen Annan
Mrs Colleen Annan Reader
Welcome to this newly formed Benefice of six churches, set in the heart of rural Leicestershire. 

The Church of England offers a Christian presence in every community; within all of our churches, here in the Sheepy Benefice, you will encounter an authentic and faith based hospitality and welcome, which is for everybody.

Get in Touch

  • Priest in Charge
  • Revd. Julia Hargreaves
  •    Tel: 01827 881389
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Lay Reader: Mrs Colleen Annan
Tel: 01455 292463
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Benefice Administrator

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  • 07542 714404
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