Church

Church

History

Whittington Church, which stands on the highest point of the village, was built about the 13th century of red sandstone quarried in Hopwas Wood. The services were taken by the monks who walked over from the Friary, Lichfield. The tower is all that remains of the original building.

After the reformation, the spire was built on to the tower to proclaim to the world the turning to Protestantism. The nave was rebuilt in 1761, and the chancel added in1880. The dedication changed to St. Matthew from 1882 until 1892 then reverted to St. Giles. The parish Registers go back to 1574, with a gap from 1596 to 1667.

More details on the church website: CLICK HERE

Clergy & Officers

Vicar:
The Revd Dr Jason Phillips, 01543 432728 – revdjason@fastmail.co.uk

Lay Ministers
Mrs Anne Colgrave, 21 Rangemore Hall Mews, Rangemore, Burton-on-Trent, DE13 9RE (Reader)
Mrs Gill Hollis, 2 Falcon Drive, Whittington, WS14 9PF (Reader)
Mrs Clair Kirk, 46 Spring Lane, Whittington, WS14 9NA (Lay Minister for Children & Youth)

Parish Administrator

Ms Lynne Mills, 07721 767963 – lynnewwh@outlook.com

Church Wardens:
Mr Richard Dyott, Freeford Manor, Tamworth Road, Whittington, WS14 9QL, 01543 262300 – richarddyott@freeford.co.uk

Mrs Cath Gibbs, 17 Fisherwick Close, Whittington, WS14 9PD, 01543 433249 – cag3008@hotmail.co.uk

Church Hall Booking Secretary
Mrs Sara Dyott, Freeford Manor, Tamworth Road, Whittington, WS14 9QL, 01543 262300 – saradyott@mail.com

SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES

Every Sunday     08:00     SAID EUCHARIST (Book of Common Prayer 1662)

1st Sunday       09.30   Parish Eucharist (Choral)

18.30   Evening Worship

2nd Sunday      10.00   Parish Praise Service

18.30   Evening Worship

3rd Sunday       09.30   Parish Eucharist

18.30   Evening Worship (Choral)

4th Sunday       09.30   Parish Eucharist (Celtic)

18.30   Evening Worship

5th Sunday       09.30   Parish Eucharist

18.30   Evening Worship

WEEKDAYS

Wednesday     09.30  Weekday Eucharist

10.00   Sunbeams (Fortnightly: see “Church Calendar” in Parish Magazine

Services are also held on some Feast Days (e.g. Epiphany, Candlemas, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Ascension Day, All Saints Day)) at one of the churches in the group. See “Church Calendar” in Parish Magazine.