Church of England
We are a group of Church of England churches in North Hampshire. Welcome to our website. Please use the links below or the menu above to find out more about us.
The Church of England has over 16,000 churches in England, grouped into 12,000 ecclesiastical Parishes then into Benefices, Deaneries, Archdeaconries, 41 Dioceses and the two “Provinces” of Canterbury and York. The Diocese of Winchester has two Archdeanconries: Winchester and Bournemouth, and the Winchester Archdeanconry comprises six Deaneries including the Odiham Deanery, which has 26 churches in 18 parishes in 6 benefices, including the 12 churches in 8 parishes of the North Hampshire Downs Benefice.
The North Hampshire Downs Benefice comprises:
* the five churches of the United Parish of Newnham with Nately Scures with Mapledurwell with Up Nately with Greywell, who share a monthly newsletter The Villager which may be viewed here;
* the four churches at the southern end of the benefice St Mary's Upton Grey, St Mary's Herriard, All Saints Tunworth and St Lawrence's Weston Patrick who share a monthly Parish Magazine which may be viewed here;
* the churches of All Saints Long Sutton and St Andrew's South Warnborough;
* and All Saints Church, Odiham.