Please see the SERVICES page to join our worship, either online or at St Faith's

General Information

We welcome everyone...

The church is open in daylight hours. There is on-street parking outside the church gate, though we ask you to respect the needs of local residents.

For those joining us for services, there is a sound loop system.

The church is accessed by a sloping gravel drive and there is limited off-road parking near the church porch for the disabled. There are steps down into the nave from the porch. A ramp is available on request.

St Faith’s is a welcoming and serene place to visit or worship in and we hope that you will enjoy your time here.


Sue Terry


To learn how to donate to St Faith's church, visit its fundraising page.

Bell Ringing

St Faith’s has a ground-floor ring of six bells, tenor 6-0-18 in B.

We ring for Sunday services and weddings.

Our practice night is at 7.30pm on the first and third Thursdays of every month, please contact us to check before coming.

Both experienced and novice ringers are very welcome.

Access is through the body of the church, behind the organ.

Tower Captain: Louise Harrison

Please contact us for further information.

Primary School

Shellingford CE (A) Primary School

St Faith’s has a close connection with the village school. The school is a voluntary-aided Church of England primary school. The school comes into church for key celebrations including Christmas, Easter and Harvest Festival. Members of the ministry team regularly take school assemblies and the vicar is a school governor.

For more information about the primary school, please visit their website.


Church St,





St Faith’s light and quiet interior lends it a sense of calm. ‘A very satisfying church’ in Pevsner’s view.

The church is twelfth century in origin, with Norman exterior doors and a Normal chancel arch still visible.

As commemorated in the date above the porch door, the spire and porch were added in 1625. Inside there are two impressive eighteenth-century memorials to Mary Packer and Edward Hannes, Queen Anne’s physician. In addition, there is an early nineteenth-century memorial to the third Viscount Ashbrook by John Flaxman.

The interior was renovated, with the addition of box pews, by Frederick Etchells in the mid-twentieth century and in 1968 a fine organ by Peter Collins was installed.