The Hambleden Valley Group of Churches

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Our Churches all have their own personalities and services but we have many joint services and other events, too.

The Bishop and Churchwardens are delighted to announce that Stephen Southgate, presently serving as Rector in the Chester diocese, has accepted the post of Rector for the Hambleden Valley Group. Stephen’s licensing will take place on Thursday 30th June.
For a short autobiography, please click here

Rota of services May Calendar May Notice Sheet May Monthly Magazine Weddings & Blessings Baptism & 'Naming & Blessing' 2016 Concerts For Children Sermons

Latest sermon - Debbie Orriss 'Pentecost' 15.5.16 

Tractor blessing at Fingest 15.5.16   Click for short videos:

Coming up:-

 29th May 2016
11am, Communion, Hambleden

Queen's Birthday Celebrations
Sunday 12 June
2pm, Frieth Church
3.30pm, 'Sing for the Queen',
Hambleden Church

 Tea club Outing
to the 
Manor House, Bledlow
Tuesday 21 June

The Churches of the Hambleden Valley
please click on a church for services this month, history and pics etc

  Map of the Hambleden Valley   Location Map from A Church Near You

 Ministry Team

     Rector designate
     Rev Stephen Southgate

(to be licensed on
    30th June 2016)
Rev Sue Morton

18 Claymoor Park,
Booker, Marlow
Bucks SL7 3DL
07808 517347

Welcome Message
Lay Minister

Sue Brice,
Mousells, Fingest,

Oxon RG9 6QD
01494 882084

Lay Minister

Jenny Roughan,
336 Main Road,
Walters Ash, High Wycombe, Bucks HP14 4TS
01494 565242

Lay Minister

John Kimberley,
Fieldfares, Ferry Lane, Medmenham
, Marlow,
Bucks SL7 2EZ
01491 413155


Other Clergy who help regularly and visiting preachers

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Penny McLeish
01491 571288


     Associate Priest



Special Services

Full list through the church year

Midweek and Occasional

All Souls Service
Animal Blessing Service
First Sundays
Healing Service
Maundy Thursday
Plough Sunday
Prayers for Peace
Royal British Legion
Service of Remembrance

Parish Groups
Full List
            Barney's Toddler Group            
Bell Ringing
Church Mice at Turville
Churches Tea Club
Good Friday Club
Group Retreat to
Holland House
Music in the Churches
Turville School Trust

Useful info.

Baptisms and
'Naming and Blessing'
Weddings and the
Blessing of a Civil Marriage
Specially for children


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Mission Action Plans

Ministry Team
- Promote a sense of
Group Identity
- Develop gifts for informal worship
- Nurture small groups
- Encourage children's & family worship
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Charitable Giving
Some organisations we
have supported recently


Group Magazine
back issues to download
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Photo Gallery of some of our events
Please click on a photo to enlarge

 more photos of recent events

Sue Morton and the choir at the vintage tractor run 15.5.16

Rogation Prayer walk, Fingest, Cadmore End and St James 7.5.16

Rogation Blessing, Frieth churchyard 1.5.16

Good Friday Club (photo Frieth School)

Easter Garden at Frieth 27.3.16

Palm Sunday, Fingest, 20.3.16 with Mingle the pony

Fairtrade breakfast in Turville 6.3.16

Candlemas at Fingest 31.1.16

Paul Webb hanging the chancel arch swag, Hambleden 17.12.2015

Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance, Fawley 8.11.2015

Winner of the 'Great Hambleden Bake Off' by Julia Lacey 18.10.15

Sue Morton blesses runners at Frieth Hilly 11.10.15

photo Henley Standard

Turville Church Mice outing to Salisbury Cathedral 10.10.15

Children's scarecrows Frieth Harvest Festival 27.9.15

Mieke blessing Indie - Animal blessing 3.10.15

Sarah and Jeremy's farewell service 23.8.15

Enactment of the signing of Magna Carta 14.6.15

Bishop Alan Wilson and Rev Sue Morton, Palm Sunday, Frieth 29.3.15

Palm Sunday 13.4.2014 Fingest

Charles Gray, Christine Wells and Harry Sloper receive Maundy Money from The Queen 28.3.2013

Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance, Medmenham 11.11.2012

Queen's Diamond Jubilee street party, Hambleden, 4.6.2012

'The Last Supper' Maundy Thursday, Frieth

Palm Sunday Procession, Turville

Animal Blessing Service

Car washing to raise money for St Mary's, Hambleden

John blesses vintage tractor run for Air Ambulance from Turville (photo Henley Standard)

Palm Sunday Procession, Frieth

Turville Garden Party 'Splat the Vicar'

David carrying the sheaves at Hambleden Harvest Festival

Station Master, Revd. John, at the Railway Nativity

Verger, Alan, at Hambleden

Christine, Director of Music

Royal British Legion Remembrance Sunday Parade at Medmenham

Bellringers at Hambleden

Medmenham riverside service with Eternal Praise Choir from Luton

Wynyard at the Easter Bonnet Parade at Hambleden

Following the wedding tradition at Fingest

Easter Eve Baptism at Hambleden

A visit (?) by Bishop Alan

Open-air Valley Eucharist at Fingest

Fingest's Inner City Link - St James, Lower Clapton

Prayer Walk at Fingest

Turville supports 'Make Poverty History'

original web design by Alistair

all material (c) Rector of Hambleden with additional information from
'The Churches of the Hambleden Valley' by Wycombe District Council