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

May
26
Sun
8:00 am Sunday Services 26th May
Sunday Services 26th May
May 26 @ 8:00 am
Cheddleton 8am Morning Prayer 10am Holy Communion 6.30pm NO SERVICE Longsdon 9.30am Morning Praise Horton 11.30am Holy Communion Rushton Spencer 11.30am Morning Praise
May
30
Thu
10:00 am Holy Communion
Holy Communion
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
 
7:30 pm Ascension Day – Thursday 30th May
Ascension Day – Thursday 30th May
May 30 @ 7:30 pm
Cheddleton – Holy Communion 7.30pm
Jun
2
Sun
8:00 am Sunday Services 2nd June
Sunday Services 2nd June
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am
Cheddleton 8am Holy Communion 10am Family Service 6.30pm Holy Communion Longsdon 9.30am Holy Communion & Baptism Horton 11.30am Morning Praise Rushton Spencer 11.30am Holy Communion
Jun
7
Fri
6:00 pm Baptism and Wedding inquiries an... @ St Edwards Centre
Baptism and Wedding inquiries an... @ St Edwards Centre
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
January 2018 booking evening will be on Friday 12th at 6pm