Faith Groups

(See the latest details of services here: Church Diary)

Church of England

St Mary's Church

St Mary’s and the gates donated by Sheila Gregoriadis

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

Information about the church, regular services and events can be found here on the Church of England’s benefice website for Woodford Halse.

The school website is: Woodford Halse School

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. Steve Swann tel 01295 709717 & Rev Lin Francis 01295 262602

or Mrs Hazel Stagg, Circuit Pastoral Co-ordinator, Tel: 01295 660294

The 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 current parish activities.

The Parish Priest is Fr James Evans and he can be contacted at:-

Sacred Heart and Our Lady Catholic Parish
The Presbytery
Main Street
Aston le Walls
Northants.    NN11 6UF
Telephone: (01295) 660592

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

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 and Banbury. Key contacts for the Muslim community are listed below.

Northampton Islamic Centre

Chair: Aziz Rahman, Tel: 07737545236

Email: niagroup@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.northamptonislamiccentre.com

Daventry Muslim Association

Website: www.daventrymasjid.org.uk/

Email: daventrymasjid@gmail.com

Nigerian Muslim Community

Chair: Abdul Rasaq Ashiru, Tel: 07957987321

Banbury Mosque

Email: info@banburymasjid.org.uk

Web site: Banbury Masjid

Quaker

Banbury and Evesham Quakers

Website: 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