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

Dec
20
Thu
10:00 am Holy Communion
Holy Communion
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
 
Dec
23
Sun
all-day Sunday Services 23rd December
Sunday Services 23rd December
Dec 23 all-day
Cheddleton 8am Morning Prayer 10am Holy Communion 6.30pm Carol Service Longsdon 9.30am Morning Praise Horton 11.30am Carol Service Rushton Spencer 11.30am Christmas Service
Dec
24
Mon
all-day Monday 24th December Christmas Eve
Monday 24th December Christmas Eve
Dec 24 all-day
Cheddleton 6pm Crib Service & Christingles 11.30pm Holy Communion Longsdon 8pm Christmas Service
Dec
25
Tue
all-day Tuesday 25th December – Christma...
Tuesday 25th December – Christma...
Dec 25 all-day
Cheddleton 8am Holy Communion 10am Holy Communion No services at our other churches
Dec
30
Sun
all-day Sunday Service 30th December
Sunday Service 30th December
Dec 30 all-day
Rushton Spencer 11am United Service of Holy Communion This is the only service in the United Benefice today
Jan
3
Thu
10:00 am Holy Communion
Holy Communion
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
 
10:30 am NO Coffee Morning today @ St Edwards Centre Hollow Lane Cheddleton
NO Coffee Morning today @ St Edwards Centre Hollow Lane Cheddleton
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
 
Jan
4
Fri
6:00 pm Baptism and Wedding inquiries an... @ St Edwards Centre
Baptism and Wedding inquiries an... @ St Edwards Centre
Jan 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
January 2018 booking evening will be on Friday 12th at 6pm
Jan
6
Sun
all-day Sunday Services 6th January 2019
Sunday Services 6th January 2019
Jan 6 all-day
Cheddleton 8am Holy Communion 10am Family Services 6.30pm Holy Communion Longsdon 9.30am Holy Communion Horton 11.30am Morning Praise Rushton Spencer 11.30am Holy Communion