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See where the Stour Vale Churches and Parishes are

 Welcome  to the website for the seven churches in the group of parishes called the Stour Vale Benefice. This covers Buckhorn Weston, East Stour, Fifehead Magdalen, Kington Magna, Stour Provost with Stour Row, Todber and West Stour.

All of the Stour Vale Churches have their own services and other activities – reflected on their pages on this site – as well as joint activities – more details in this section.

One ministry team looks after the spiritual needs of the whole of the Benefice of Stour Vale – contacts here.

Munchkins

For children, toddlers and their carers

Most of the picture - the tail of the peacock - is made up of children's handprints

Munchkins artwork

For children aged 0 to 5 years

Held on Thursday mornings

In Buckhorn Weston Village Hall

All Welcome 

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Ringers

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At present the only ring of bells rung regularly in the benefice is that at Kington Magna. Whichever parish you’re from, if you’d like to take up bell ringing get in touch or find out more by going along to Kington on a practice night.

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Messy Church

Calling all pre-school and primary age children and their families in all parishes in the Benefice.  We meet in Kington Magna Village Hall to draw together rural communities so that children and parents can share in activities linked to the Church year and to the natural cycle of country life; to relax and have fun … Continue reading

Knit and Natter

During the winter months this now takes place in East Stour Village Hall on the fourth Thursday of the month, starting with coffee at 11.15 a.m. and ending with a soup lunch at 12.30 p.m. Blankets and babies’ bonnets are needed by The Turi Children’s Project in the mountains of Kenya. School uniform is compulsory … Continue reading

Joint Services

A joint benefice service is held at each church in turn on 5th Sundays of the month. Other special joint services are held from time-to-time. more info. about services in the Benefice … … Continue reading