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You will see from the pages of our website that we are parish churches who love to contact with our parish communities.  There are dedicated pages on this website for all the different ways we serve our local communities.  In this section we particularly draw your attention to our Church Services on Sundays and who the team of ministers are.

Services in the Parish of Ollerton with Boughton

We’d love to welcome you at all our churches, if you are new to the community, a visitor or coming along for the first time, please make yourself known to the ministers who are taking the service

The Parish of Ollerton with Boughton has 3 church buildings and the usual Sunday morning service moves around the 3 buildings – the pattern is shown below.  All Sunday morning services are at 10.30am.

1st Sunday of the Month:

St Giles church (2)      10.30am Holy Communion Service at St Giles Church in Ollerton Village

2nd Sunday of the Month:

St Paulinus church with hall     10.30am Holy Communion Service at St Paulinus Church, Church Circle, New Ollerton

3rd Sunday of the Month:

St Matthews church boughton       10.30am Holy Communion Service at St Matthews Church, Boughton

4th Sunday of the Month:

St Paulinus church with hall      10.30am Holy Communion Service at St Paulinus Church, Church Circle, New Ollerton.

5th Sunday of the Month when there is one:

The Parish of Ollerton with Boughton is also part of a Family of 12 Churches -which includes Bilsthorpe, Eakring, Egmanton, Kirton, Kneesall, Laxton with Moorhouse, Walesby and Wellow with Rufford!  The 10.30am service is a Group Service, please check the calendar on the website or facebook to find out where the service will be.

The Group of 12 churches

The usual pattern of services across the Family of 12 Churches is as follows with the Parish of Ollerton and Boughton highlighted in Red:

1st Sunday of the Month:

9am  Worship For All at Eakring

9am  Holy Communion at Kirton

10.30am Worship For All at Bilsthorpe

10.30am  Holy Communion at St Giles, Ollerton Village

4pm   Evening Prayer/Evensong at Wellow

2nd Sunday of the Month:

9am  Holy Communion at Eakring and Walesby

10.30am  Holy Communion at St Paulinus in New Ollerton

10.30am Holy Communion at Bilsthorpe and Laxton

4pm  Evensong at Egmanton

3rd Sunday of the Month:

9am  Morning Prayer at Eakring

9am  Holy Communion at Egmanton and Walesby

10.30am Morning Prayer at Bilsthorpe

10.30am Holy Communion at St Matthews, Boughton

10.30am  Holy Communion at Wellow

4th Sunday of the Month:

9am Holy Communion at Eakring and (from Jan-Mar at Laxton and for Easter to Christmas Eve – Moorhouse Chapeltry)

10.30am  Holy Communion at St Paulinus in New Ollerton

10.30am Holy Communion at Bilsthorpe and Kirton

5th Sunday of the Month:

10.30am Holy Communion service somewhere within our Family of 12 churches – check at this website, noticeboards and facebook pages for more information

Seasonal variations – Please check out our websites (church near you and St Andrews Eakring has a website), facebook pages (The Church of England in Ollerton and Boughton; St Andrews Church, Eakring and Growing Disciple Priest), newsletters, noticeboards and village magazines/newsletters – this includes, for instance: Mothering Sunday, Easter, Harvest, the Christmas Programme, Remembrance services, memorial services, Songs of Praises etc….

The team of ministers who work across the 12 churches are:

Priest in Charge – Revd Zoe Burton

Associate Priests – Revd Margaret Groves and Revd Alistair Littlewood

Lay Ministers:  Mrs Heather Brown, Mrs Janice Hannington and Mrs Joan Wood

SAFEGUARDING

“Ensuring that children and young people as well as adults are kept safe whilst in our care is an integral part of our church life.”

If you have any concerns about safeguarding please contact:

In the Parish of Ollerton with Boughton, our Parish Safeguarding Co-ordinator is Mrs Andrea Ellis 01623824180

In the Diocese: the Diocesan Safeguarding Team, tel: 01636817200

Interim Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Julian Hodgson email safeguarding@southwell.anglican.org.

Out of Hours for Children & Adults in Nottinghamshire: 0300 4564546

0800 80 20 20 – NSPCC helpline operated independently from the church.

PCR2 is a review of safeguarding files, to help ensure children and vulnerable adults are as safe as possible in our church and church led activities, please check out further information here: https://tinyurl.com/vq3uaph