• Welcome to the Ewelme Benefice

    Serving the parishes of Dursley; the churches of St James the Great and St Mark’s, and Uley with Owlpen and Nympsfield; the churches of St Giles, Holy Cross and St Bartholomew’s.

    St James the Great Dursely St Marks Woodmancote St Giles Uley Holy Cross Owlpen St Bartholomew

    Click on an image to see more details of the individual churches


    Sunday services  Updated 26th November

    With the announcement that the 4 week lockdown will end on Wednesday 2nd December, services will resume in our churches.  There will be a service of Holy Communion in St James at 10am on Thursday 3rd and services at 10am in St James and St Giles on Sunday 6th December.  Church opening times can be found on the Calendar.

    Sunday 29th November There are two services through Zoom today - the  Benefice Service of Holy Communion at 10am and an Advent Carol Service at 4pm..  Joining details can be found here.

    The weekly newsletter (pew sheet) can be found here  

    The Wonder Wander Nativity Trail is on now!  For more details click here and to download a map click here

    Archbishop's Call to Prayer  Prayer resources for use from All Saints Day into Advent can be found here

    Evening Prayer on Zoom  Please join us for Evening Prayer, using different styles of prayer, at 6pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays via Zoom.  This will continue during Advent.  Joining details can be found here

    Ewelme Benefice Youtube page is where you will find recordings of services; click here.

    A simple At Home Service,  can be found here and used alongside the weekly newsletter.

    Please be aware that Junior Church at Home has stopped for the time being.  We are very grateful to Diane for running it every week from home during the summer.

    Contacting us

    The Benefice Office is open on reduced hours but the Administrator can be contacted via email at ewelmeparishoffice@gmail.com  and will pick up messages left on 01453 549280.

    Details of how to contact the clergy are on our Contact Us page.

    All the latest information, with other material including our donations appeals, can be found on our Coronavirus page. You can follow us on Facebook


    As members of the Ewelme Benefice, we will work together to share in the Diocese of Gloucester’s LIFE Vision.

       ‘I have come that they may have life and have it to the full’ 



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  • Current News and Events

    The Wonder Wander Nativity Trail starts this weekend!  Follow the Nativity Trail around Dursley and Cam and see 18 of the drawing competition entries now made life-size and telling their part of the nativity story.  St James is hosting the angel and the star!  More details here

    Remembrance Sunday.  Acts of Remembrance took place in Dursley, Uley and Nympsfield following Government guidance.  You can see photos here

    Poppies in St James.  Thank you to Caroline and her team of knitters and helpers!  See photos of the poppies displayed inside St James here

    5 Churches Walk 10th October

    Click here to see a photo of the walkers

    Ride and Stride 2020

    Click here to see some photos.  Can you identify all the local churches?!

    'Through the garden gate'

    Take a trip through some of the gardens in the Ewelme Benefice

    by clicking here











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