Welcome to St Benedict’s

NOTICES

  • Morning Prayer in St Ben’s and our Benefice

    Come along to join us in the Office of Morning Prayer held in St Ben’s on Wednesdays at 9am. Morning Prayer is held on Tuesdays in St John’s at 9am. On Fridays, a Celtic style morning office, put together by our curate Kieron, is held in St Margaret’s Chapel, also at 9am.

  • SERVICES

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  • Weekday Communion

    Holy Communion is held weekly in St Ben’s on Fridays at 10am. This is a short service of about half an hour following Common Worship. Please join us then.

    St John’s also has a weekly Holy Communion service on Tuesdays at 10.30am.

  • Service of Healing and Wholeness on Sunday 21st at 11am

    This Sunday we’re having a Service of Healing and Wholeness. This non-eucharistic service includes anointing and prayers for healing for anyone who wishes to receive them. There will be liturgy, hymns and intercessions, with time for a sermon and/or meditation and silence. Join us to share this experience of God’s presence with us.

  • This week’s News Sheet

    Click/tap on the picture to download/view the news sheet for the week commencing Sunday 14th.

  • Weekly Prayer List

    Click/tap the picture to see who especially needs your prayers this week.

  • Message from our Vicar

    Our Vicar David’s last service with us will be on Sunday 18th August at 10am in St John’s to which all are welcome.

    His licensing service as Team Vicar will be on Saturday 7th September in All Saints Church, Leighton Buzzard.

    Click/tap his picture to read his message to us.

Glastonbury Tots Toddler Group

This group is a vibrant meeting place for parents and their little ones every Monday morning in St Ben’s. Click/tap the picture to learn more.

GENERAL INFORMATION

For downloads of daily readings and other news items that could affect you, take a look at St John’s News page by clicking here.

Hiring our building and booking events

If you want to hire our building or book a wedding, baptism or other service, please go to our Booking and Contact page.

If you hire St Ben’s regularly you may not be aware that we’ve introduced modest increases to some of our charges. We now also levy a charge if you require heating above 15C during colder months. Our new rates are shown in our online booking form at this link. If you’ve previously negotiated a special rate, please talk to Liz – contact details at this link.

Official Noticeboard

Click/tap the picture to go to our page for official notices and documents including our latest Annual Report and Financial Statements. Note that details of services and other activities are not posted there.

Inclusive Church

St Ben’s is part of the Inclusive Church network. Click on the logo to read more on our Who We Are page.

As part of our commitment to being inclusive, we offer Prayers of Love and Faith for same-sex couples. Please click/tap this link for more details.

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Our Google events calendar can be viewed here

SAFEGUARDING

Safeguarding refers to the range of plans and activities that are put in place to protect children and adults who may be vulnerable to abuse and neglect from being harmed. Safeguarding in the church community – making our church safe for young people and vulnerable adults – is everyone’s responsibility.

Our Parish Safeguarding Policy can be viewed here.

If you wish to report concerns or possible abuse, please contact one of the following: