Welcome to the website for the Whitton Benefice, in the Diocese of Salisbury.

The Team Clergy are: Rector: Revd Canon Simon Weeden; Vicars: Revd Candice Marcus and Revd Sue Rodd; and Assistant Curate: Revd Karen Rizzello.  The Team Office is in Ramsbury.  Contact details for the Clergy and the Team Office can be found here

Notices & Readings for Remembrance Sunday 12 November 2017

Minister’s Letter November 2017 – Revd Karen Rizzello

If you have a garden you will have been spending quite a bit of time clearing away leaves as they gently float from our trees. So, this is an ideal moment to take a little time out and enjoy this edition of Whitton Ways.
I love this season. I love the beautiful colours of the leaves, the smell of open fires and the crispness of the air in the morning. Autumn for me is always a reflective time. November especially because it is the month when we remember the end of WW1 and our fallen in war.
God has quite a lot to say about war and peace and about the glory of creation. Who can forget those powerful words in Isaiah ‘They will beat their swords into ploughshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they learn war anymore.’
I invite you all to make time for your own reflections; on the beauty of God’s creation, our common humanity and our need to live in peace together. You are welcome to join me as I pray for a kinder and more tolerant world, in which we respect and care for this beautiful blue planet we all share.
For your diaries, all are welcome at our ‘Living Nativity’ event, in Aldbourne village on December 16th. This event is for all ages, we will follow the Christmas star, stopping along the way to interact with characters from the Christmas story. The event opens at 3.30pm and includes a petting zoo and a variety of refreshments from local providers.
God Bless, Revd Karen