ST BARTHOLOMEW'S , TONG

Regular Services

Covid 19 – the latest information. 

We are open again for our regular services at the usual times.  For those who do not wish to attend a service you can usually watch a video of the service, available from:  St Andrew’s Church, Shifnal web site:  http://www.standrewschurchshifnal.org.uk/index.html
Or directly from the Church’s YouTube channel:   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClmI-zjbFRp8A6VcAyp5mXA

First Sunday of each Month:

8.00 a.m. – Holy Communion (traditional, half an hour, no hymns)

11.00 a.m.  – Family Service (not traditional; 45 – 50 minutes)

Refreshments to follow. We serve real coffee!

All other Sundays:

11.00 a.m. – Parish Communion (accessible for all, one hour),
Refreshments to follow.

Upcoming Events

Tong Tours

Tong Church has everything!

We are able to offer a conducted tour of our famous, beautiful church. This ancient building was dedicated in 1410, and is held to be one of the finest examples of a church built in perpendicular style in the country.

Our tour lasts for about an hour, during which time you will see the famous Golden Chapel, our unique collection of magnificent medieval tombs and carved effigies. You can explore our historical links with Charles Dickens, William Shakespeare and not forgetting little Nell!

And, not for the faint hearted, try a tour of the tower. You will see one of the largest bells in the country!  Nowadays, due to Health and Safety concerns  regarding the very worn spiral steps and extremely limited space we only let visitors up the tower at their own risk and make them sign a disclaimer, but Bell ringing enthusiasts are often still keen to visit.

Would you like to support us?

The Tong Vision for 2020 and beyond has a target to raise £500,000 over the next 3 years in order to fund urgent and essential restoration work, and to ensure that all visitors and congregations can continue to enjoy this unique building! If you can offer your support either financially, in-kind or otherwise, please contact Revd Pippa Thorneycroft.
pippa.thorneycroft@icloud.com
You can find us on Facebook: Tong Church
For Just Giving links, please see below.