The Minster Warminster

parish office: 01985 215460

Useful links…

We hope that the following links will help you explore the work of the wider Church and find out a little bit more about those local organisations with whom members of the Minster work

The Church of England

The Church of England website provides much information and useful resources for those working within the Church or exploring faith on its fringes.

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Diocese of Salisbury

The Parish of Warminster St. Denys, of which the Minster is the Parish Church, is part of the universal Church. Within the Church of England we are situated in the Diocese of Salisbury, and the unity to which all Christians aspire is symbolized by our fellowship under the oversight of the Bishop of Salisbury. The Diocesan website provides a window into the local churches across Dorset and Wiltshire.

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Ivy House

Unfortunately no longer part of the Minster

Minster School

The Minster School is a local authority school that is supported by the Church of England. There is a close working relationship between the Minster Church and School, including a number of volunteers who help within the school day, regular clergy involvement in assemblies and school services and the commitment of some members of the Minster Church who act as school governors.

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Mothers’ Union

TThe Minster Mothers’ Union is part of the worldwide organisation that seeks to work for children and families. Further information can be found both on the site for the Diocesan Mothers’ Union and the national organisation.

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Princecroft School

Princecroft School is a local authority school situated in the parish. Although there is no formal link there are a number of volunteers involved in its work, particularly through the weekly ‘Open the book sessions’ that take place.

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St Lawrence’ Chapel

This chapel, in the centre of Warminster, has acted as a Chapel of Ease since the 13th century when the town expanded away from its original location around the Minster. After it was disendowed at the time of Edward VI with was bought on behalf of the town and is now held in trust by 12 feoffees. It is used for the regular Wednesday service of Holy Communion and occasional Sunday evening services. A number of events for the wider community also take place in it during the course of the year and it acts as a quiet place of prayer in the centre of the town’s main shopping street.

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Warminster and District Foodbank

The Foodbank is a local charity that seeks to help those in need. It was established as a result of work by Churches Together in Warminster and is supported by the churches of Warminster.

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Warminster School and Warminster Prep School

Warminster School is a co-educational independent day and boarding school. The whole school regularly gather several times a week in the Minster for their act of collective worship and there are a number of informal links between its staff, students and the Minster.

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Warminster Town Council

The town council website gives a view into the wider life of the town.

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