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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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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/
Minister: Rev. Steve Swann tel 01295 709717 & Rev Lin Francis 01295 262602
or Mrs Hazel Stagg, Circuit Pastoral Co-ordinator, Tel: 01295 660294
Information about services and regular coffee meetings held in Hinton Methodist Church can be found on the local Methodist website:
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
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
Minister: Cliff Winfield, Tel: 0116 2221146
More information available on Moravian website: www.moravians.org.uk
Nagarjuna Buddhist Centre
Community Relations Officer: Pet Finden, Tel: 01604 686778
Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation
Contact: Neelam Aggarwal, Tel: 01604 637900 or C Mistry, Tel: 01604 404869
Northampton Hebrew Congregation
Contact: Michael Necus, Tel: 07811420514
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
Daventry Muslim Association
Nigerian Muslim Community
Chair: Abdul Rasaq Ashiru, Tel: 07957987321
Web site: Banbury Masjid
Banbury and Evesham Quakers
Sikh Temple / Gurdwara
Contact: Amarjit Singh Atwal, Tel: 01604 634641
Asst. Sec: Surinder Singh Kaundal, Tel: 07785272330
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