Welcome to our website

We are a United Benefice of 4 beautiful churches in the Staffordshire Moorlands. Here you will find information about our churches, what's going on in the benefice and how you can get involved. Through our varied weekly worship, activities and community links we seek to share the love of God with everyone, and in doing so provide a firm spiritual foundation in the Christian faith.
We would love to welcome you to any of our historic churches, especially if you are looking to organise a wedding or baptism. It is our hope that in our church communities you will discover a place to belong, believe and become. Revd. Amanda
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St Edward’s Cheddleton

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Cheddleton St Edward the Confessor
Hollow Lane, Cheddleton, ST13 7HP
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St Michael’s Horton

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Horton St Michael:
Horton, Staffordshire, ST13 8RX
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St Chad’s Longsdon

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Longsdon St. Chad, Leek Road, Longsdon, Longsdon, Staffordshire, ST9 9QF
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St Lawrence Rushton Spencer

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Rushton Spencer St. Lawrence, Askers Bank Lane, Rushton Spencer, SK11 0SQ
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Who we are

‘Sharing the love of God with everyone’

The United Benefice is made up of the four parishes of Cheddleton, Horton, Longsdon and Rushton Spencer. Although our church buildings date back to the 13th century, we have very forward looking congregations with lots of lay and volunteer involvement both within the church life and socially in our parishes.

To find out more about our team and for full contact details, please visit our Who's Who page
Team Contact Details

What’s on

Offering a choice of service styles, our churches combine the traditional together with family friendly services. There are also many group and community activities catering for most age groups, plus major events and festivals.

See our services and what’s on Calendar for full details.

Upcoming Events

Oct
21
Sun
all-day Sunday Services 21st October
Sunday Services 21st October
Oct 21 all-day
Cheddleton 8am Holy Communion 10am Family Services and Baptism 6.30pm Holy Communion Longsdon 9.30am Holy Communion and Baptism Horton 11.30am Morning Praise Rushton Spencer 11.30am Holy Communion
Oct
25
Thu
10:00 am Holy Communion
Holy Communion
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
 
Oct
28
Sun
all-day Sunday Services 28th October
Sunday Services 28th October
Oct 28 all-day
Cheddleton 8am Morning Prayer 10am Holy Communion – Carnival Queen 6.30pm Evensong Longsdon 9.30am Morning Praise Horton 11.30am Family Service and Baptism Rushton Spencer 11.30am Morning Praise
Nov
2
Fri
6:00 pm Baptism and Wedding inquiries an... @ St Edwards Centre
Baptism and Wedding inquiries an... @ St Edwards Centre
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
January 2018 booking evening will be on Friday 12th at 6pm