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St Augustine's - Parish Church of Rugeley


Welcome to the homepage of St. Augustine's Church. Here you will find information regarding the church, contact details and other relevant details. For events that are happening at St. Augustine's please visit the Parish Diary.

The Church of St. Augustine of Canterbury

Rugeley Parish Church was built in 1822 to replace the older church now known as The Old Chancel, the remains of which still stand on the opposite side of Station Road. It was built as a "preaching" church consisting of the nave and tower. Over the past years there have been additions and alterations to the building but it is still at the heart of the spiritual life of the town.

Our Location

Station Road, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 2HG

Church Service Times

Sunday Services:
8.00 am - Holy Communion (in the Lady Chapel)
10.30 am - Sung Eucharist (followed by tea and coffee)
12.30 pm - Baptism (2nd & 4th Sundays)

Weekday Services:
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 8.00 am to 8.20 am - Parish Morning Prayer
                                     Thursday 10.00 am - Holy Communion

See the Diary page for details of special services and events.

Church Contacts

Team Rector, Rev Dr David Evans. See Ministry Team page for details.

Arrangements for Weddings & Baptisms

Office Hour at St. Augustine's Wednesday evenings from 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Please check in church or by contacting us for when Office Hours will be held over the Christmas period.
Click here for more information about booking weddings.
Click here for more information about booking baptisms.

Church Hall Bookings

Either Contact us or call Mrs Barbara Ballard 01889 801501

Our Church Hall (adjacent to the church) is available to hire for:
Birthday Parties   *   Christmas Parties   *   Club Meetings   *   Cheese & Wine   * Baptism Receptions   *   Other Events.

Seating is available for up to 60 people and hire charges include the use of the fully equipped kitchen. There is easy access for the disabled and wheelchair users.

If you would like further information, or would like to view the Hall and the facilities available please call the caretaker on 01889 801501.

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Stations of the Cross  

Click here for information and photos of the Stations of the Cross, dedicated in 2015.

St. Augustine’s Church Choir

StA Choir

Our Choir needs members!
All ages welcome, all voices (Bass Tenor, Alto & Soprano) Men, women, teenagers.
Also boys/girls aged 14yrs upwards (able to read, we will teach them to sing).
If you are interested please Contact us.

 

Sing for Chrstmas!

Once again we are looking for people to join our Church Choir at St. Augustine's just for the Candlelight Carol service on 17th December at 6.00 pm. This was very successful last year and we had a great evening. Don't worry if you can't read music.
All ages are welcome (14 upwards). You must be able to attend the rehearsals on 17th and 24th November, and 1st, 8th and 15th December. These rehearsals will start at 7.00 pm and finish at approximately 8.30 pm
For further information please speak to Paul (Choirmaster) 01785 713419; otherwise please turn up for rehearsal at 7.00 pm on Friday 17th November.

 

We had a good response for our Christmas Choir, which resulted in a much expanded group for the Service of Lessons and Carols on 18th December 2016. Thank  you to everyone who worked so hard and sang so beautifully.

Christmas Choir

(Photo courtesy of Darren Ford)

Almighty God, the light of the faithful
who set your servant St. Augustine of Canterbury to be Bishop in the church,
and sent him and his companions to preach the gospel to the people of this land;
give us grace to keep the faith which he taught, and to follow in his footsteps;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Parochial Registers

Click here for information on obtaining information about Baptism, Marriage and Funeral Registers.

The Pathway Project

In the past St. Augustine’s has always supported the Pathway Project with toiletries and would like to continue to do so. There will be a separate box available at back of church shortly for congregational members to decide where they would like toiletries to go.

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St Augustine’s Church, St Michael’s Church and the Church of the Good Shepherd are on the social networking site, Facebook. If you want to stay up-to-date with what is happening and see photos of recent events, come along and have a look at the pages and “like us”.

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