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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.

"What we’re here for”

St Augustine’s Church is here for the people for Rugeley. We support everybody, especially those in need. We also exist to encourage everyone to join in, to play their part to strengthen and enrich our community.
We also exist as a sacred space, a place that has been prayed in for almost 200 years, and before that in the church that is now known as the Old Chancel since the 10th century. We want everyone to discover the treasure within, the peace the place provides, the space to make sense of life, to discover the still centre of our lives where God can be found.

We want to extend what we collectively can do together. To do this we need two things:

Firstly, people to volunteer and join us working to support our community. There are lots of things to do, everything from keeping the building open, and welcoming – tea makers and people with listening skills welcome! – to people wanting to support our schools work (Enhanced DBS checks required for Safeguarding purposes).

To enquire about these and other opportunities email
or phone the parish office (leave a message if the office is closed) 01889 574157.

Second, we need money to keep the building open, warm and beautiful. We need money to train volunteers, pay wages and salaries of staff.

We have just launched giving by text you can give up to £30 per person per day by texting SAUG99 £amount to 70070.

You can pay direct from your bank account by BACS. Our bank details are:
St Augustine’s Church, Rugeley
Sort Code: 30-91-58
Account No. 01360986

THANK YOU!


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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 contact 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.

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Sing for Chrstmas!

We had a good response for our Christmas Choir in 2016, which resulted in a much expanded group for the Service of Lessons and Carols on 18th December. 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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The Parish of Brereton & Rugeley have a Twitter account. Take a look and follow us!

 

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St Augustine’s Church, St Michael’s Church, Church of the Holy Spirit 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”.

facebook.com/st.augustines.rugeley

facebook.com/st.michaels.brereton

facebook.com/goodshepherdrugeley

facebook.com/groups/ChurchofHolySpirit

 

 

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