Silvington: St Michael
It is with the greatest regret that we have had to close the church during the current outbreak of Covid-19, but this is to contribute to the restriction of infection and is for everybody’s benefit. The churches remain a symbol of God’s presence with us in all our communities and this time when they are closed may serve as a reminder of His caring presence with us in all places at all times, including in our homes and especially in times of doubt and fear.
A church, a manor house and an old rectory, with some scattered houses round about: Silvington is scarcely a hamlet, let alone a village. But the church is Norman, still in regular use, and one of the few churches in the diocese that can boast a Christmas morning congregation of 150% of the parish population! Silvington is one of the six parishes making up the Stottesdon Benefice.