We are happy to be open for public worship!  While Track and Trace is still in operation, please email saintgileschurch@gmail.com should you wish to attend at 8am or 10am, by noon the previous day (Saturday)

Our online audio service will still be available, usually uploaded on Saturday afternoons.

Church Watch resumes on Tuesday 13 April.  The church will be open to visitors Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10am - 4pm

 and Sunday afternoons 2pm-4pm

Funerals,  Weddings and Baptisms may be held, by arrangement, with numbers limited under Covid restrictions.  Contact us - information at the bottom of this page.



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Worship Resources

  • Try praying for those who don’t go to church but seek spiritual encouragement

  • The churchyard is still open for visitors keeping social distancing for quiet contemplation

  • Every Wednesday on Zoom 10:30am coffee and chat, followed at 11am by Bible Study (Ian)

  • Men’s Zoom meeting by arrangement (please contact Ian at the rectory)

Sunday 18 April Easter 3

10am Holy Communion

(fully booked)

5pm Informal Prayers

26 March-16 April

Zoom meeting information is sent out with the weekly pew sheet.  Please contact the office on saintgileschurch@gmail.com if you want the details, or would like to receive our weekly emails.

If you are having any difficulty with the Zoom software, please let us know at saintgileschurch@gmail.com, and we will arrange for some telephone help!

We continue to search for a Families Worker.  In the meantime, and from September 2020, we are seeking both a new leader for the Ark, our Sunday morning Sunday School for Infant and Junior School age children. We are delighted that Janelle Stevenson is now interim leader for YZone. 

Anyone who is able and willing to assist in taking forward a new work in these groups please contact 

Kate Southworth (01494 581130) - Families Worker, Ark leader

Janelle Stevenson (01494 265908) - YZone

HRH Prince Philip

Following the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, the church will be open for private prayer and reflection on Sunday afternoon April 11 between 2 pm and 4 pm and again, daily, from Tuesday 13 between 10 am and 4 pm


God of our lives,
we give thanks for the life of Prince Philip,
for his love of our country,
and for his devotion to duty.
We entrust him now to your love and mercy,
through our Redeemer Jesus Christ. Amen.


  • Via email: all church contacts will receive a regular weekly email communication from the church now. Please check with the Administrator, Sylvia, on the new working-from-home church address saintgileschurch@gmail.com if you are not sure that your name is on our list or else the names of another person who would benefit from this form of regular contact.

  • Via the church website

  • Via our Facebook page

  • Via the telephone - find contact details here.

Please ensure that your contact details are with the Administrator for any or all of these means of communication.

I want you to know that in this dark time we are not alone.
May you know the peace of God which passes all understanding and the grace
of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

Ian Brown

Contact details:

Parish office 01494 870113

Email address admin@stgileschurch.plus.com

(These are checked once a week.  The working-from-home office email is saintgileschurch@gmail.com)

Rector Rev Ian Brown

        01494 87 20 97

        07866 244 115

Assistant Priest Rev Jenny Tebboth

        07708 094 532   


Assistant Priest Rev Paul Henderson

        07753 438937


Prayer and worship resources from the Church of England. 

Prayer and worship resources from the Diocese of Oxford 

The usual inbox and answerphone will be checked once a week. In the mean time, the working-from-home email address is saintgileschurch@gmail.com, or in an emergency contact the clergy.

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