The Bridge Benefice


Nackington   Lower Hardres   Bridge   Patrixbourne   Bekesbourne

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Welcome to the Bridge Benefice

We are a group of five rural church congregations under three parishes, Patrixbourne with Bridge, Bekesbourne and Nackington with Lower Hardres. We work together as the Bridge Benefice. All churches are within a few miles south of the Cathedral City of Canterbury.

Upcoming Services


Thursday 10th May - Ascension Day - All welcome at Lower Hardres, 7:30pm Ascension Day Holy Communion

Sunday 13th May

  • Nackington - 9:30am - Sung Eucharist
  • Lower Hardres - 6:00pm - Evensong
  • Bridge - 9:30am - Family Communion with Thanksgiving for Christian Aid Week
  • Patrixbourne - No service this week
  • Bekesbourne - 8:00am - BCP Holy Communion

Sunday 20th May - Pentecost (the birthday of the Church) - All welcome at Bekesbourne, 11:00am Benefice Servce (Family Communion)

Sunday 27th May

  • Nackington - 9:30am - Sung Eucharist
  • Lower Hardres - No service this week
  • Bridge - 8:00am - BCP Holy Communion // 11:00am - Community Worship
  • Patrixbourne - 9:30am - Matins
  • Bekesbourne - No service this week

Sunday 3rd June

  • Nackington - 8:00am - BCP Holy Communion
  • Lower Hardres - 11:00am - Family Communion
  • Bridge - 6:00pm - Evensong
  • Patrixbourne - 9:30am - Sung Eucharist
  • Bekesbourne - 10:00am - Songs of Praise
More Services


Welcoming Pilgirms to Patrixbourne - April 2018.

Patrixbourne was delighted to welcome many pilgrims and their families on their journey to Canterbury last week. They braved an overnight stay before heading on towards the city. 

Palm Sunday Procession

The Palm Sunday procession from the Vicarage to Bridge Church. 

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