Faith Groups

(See the latest Church Diaries here)

Church of England

Parish Church: St Mary the Virgin. Diocese of Peterborough.

Church Warden: Maureen Fox is the main point of contact for parishioners. Tel: 264465

Vicar: Rev. Stevie Cross at the Rectory, Byfield, Tel: 260204   email: crossstevie@hotmail.com

Assistant Priest: Rev. Geoff Moore, Tel: 264927

St Mary's and the gates donated by Sheila Gregoriadis

St Mary’s and the gates donated by Sheila Gregoriadis

Information about the church, regular services and events can be found on the benefice website: www.achurchnearyou.com/woodford

The school website is: www.woodfordhalseschool.net

Further information about the Anglican community and current issues can be found on the diocesan website: www.peterborough-diocese.org.uk/

Methodist Church

Minister: Rev Lin Francis, Tel: 01295 262602 or Mrs Hazel Stagg, Circuit Pastoral Co-ordinator, Tel: 01295 660294

Woodford Methodist Chapel

Hinton Methodist Church

Information about services and regular coffee meetings held in Hinton Methodist Church can be found on the local Methodist website:

www.banburycircuit.org.uk/

Catholic Church

Woodford Halse is part of the Catholic Parish of Our Lady and the Sacred Heart, Aston-le-Walls. Sunday Mass is celebrated at 10.45am in Aston. The parish website is www.sacredheart.btck.co.uk/ and here you will find the parish newsletter with details of currrent parish activities. Some Catholic children from the village attend St Mary’s VA Primary school in Aston and transport is available from Woodford.

The school website is: www.stmarysrc-astonlewalls.co.uk

Daventry also has a Catholic Church, St Augustine’s, and there are two weekend Masses : 5pm on Saturday evening and 10.30am on Sunday morning. The parish website is : www.catholicchurchdaventry.org.uk

Local Clergy : Monsignor Sean Healy, Parish Priest, Tel: 01327 300248
Fr Andy Ollard, assistant Priest, Tel: 01295 660592

Moravian Church

Minister: Cliff Winfield, Tel: 0116 2221146

More information available on Moravian website: www.moravians.org.uk

Buddhist

Nagarjuna Buddhist Centre

Community Relations Officer: Pet Finden, Tel: 01604 686778

Email: cr@meditation-nagarjuna.org
Website: www.meditation-nagarjuna.org

Hindu

Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation

Contact: Neelam Aggarwal, Tel: 01604 637900 or C Mistry, Tel: 01604 404869

Email: ihwonorthampton@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.ihwo.org.uk

Jewish

Northampton Hebrew Congregation

Contact: Michael Necus, Tel: 07811420514

Email: chairman@northantshc.org
Website: www.northantshc.org

Muslim

There are a number of mosques in Northampton. Key contacts for the muslim community are listed below.

Northampton Islamic Association

Chair: Aziz Rahman, Tel: 07737545236

Email: niagroup@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.niagroup.org.uk

Nigerian Muslim Community

Chair: Abdul Rasaq Ashiru, Tel: 07957987321

Quaker

Banbury and Evesham Quakers

Website: http://banburyeveshamquakers.org.uk/

Sikh

Sikh Temple / Gurdwara

Contact: Amarjit Singh Atwal, Tel: 01604 634641

Email: northamptonsikhs@gmail.com
Website: www.northamptonsikhs.org

Ramgharia Gurdwara

Asst. Sec: Surinder Singh Kaundal, Tel: 07785272330

The contacts listed above are given as a first point of contact; they may refer you to others. If your faith group is not listed, or if you have further information/ amendments for the listed groups, please contact us by email to: info@woodford-halse-villagesignpost.co.uk