- 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 Wednesdays at 10am.
- Celtic Communion Service on Sunday 26th
Our Sunday service this week at 11am is Holy Communion in the context of Celtic Style worship led by Revd Diana Greenfield. As before at these services, it will be held in the round with our seats circling the altar table in the middle of the nave.
- Morning Prayer in St Ben’s and our Benefice
Come along to join us in the Office of Morning Prayer now held in St Ben’s on Tuesdays at 9am. Morning Prayer is now held on Wednesdays 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. Note that Morning Prayer in St John’s is no longer held on Thursdays.
- This week’s news sheet
Click/tap on the picture to download/view the news sheet for the week commencing Sunday 19th.
- Benefice Lent Course – Adventures in Silence
This Lent we’re engaged in a 6 week exploration of Contemplative Prayer. The studies are held weekly in St John’s on Wednesday evenings at 7pm. Information about the sessions is on the info sheet which you can see by clicking/tapping the picture.
Next week (March 29th), we’re Together in Silence. Our Quaker sisters and brothers unfold for us the Quaker way, on of silence, stillness and waiting on the Spirit.
- Weekly Prayer List
Click the picture to see who especially needs your prayers this week.
- Archbishops’ Prayer for Ukraine
Click the picture to read a prayer from our Archbishops Justin Welby and Stephen Cottrell.
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.
Click the picture to go to our page for official notices and documents. Note that details of services and other activities are not posted there.
St Ben’s is part of the Inclusive Church network. Click on the logo to read more on our Who We Are page.
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Our Google events calendar can be viewed here
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:
- Parish Safeguarding Officer: Arwen of Westrop,
07511 117975, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Churchwarden: David Chapman,
07942 264354, email@example.com
- Churchwarden: Liz Pearson,
07967 046672, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser: Andrew Duncan,
07736 903855, email@example.com