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

Sunday 1st July

  • 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

Sunday 8th July

  • Nackington - 9:30am - Morning Prayer with Hymns
  • Lower Hardres - 6:00pm - Evensong
  • Bridge - 9:30am - Family Communion
  • Patrixbourne - No Service this week
  • Bekesbourne - 8:00am - BCP Holy Communion

Sunday 15th July

  • Nackington - No service this week
  • Lower Hardres - 9:30am - Family Service with Baptism
  • Bridge - 11:00am choral Eucharist
  • Patrixbourne - 8:00am - BCP Holy Communion
  • Bekesbourne - 9:30am - Sung Eucharist

Sunday 22nd July

  • 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

Start of the Summer Service Schedule

Sunday 29th July - 9:30am @ Lower Hardres - Benefice Service Family Communion

Summer Service Schedule

Sunday 5th August - 9:30am @ Patrixbourne - Benefice Service Sung Eucharist

Sunday 12th August - 9:30am @ Bridge - Benefice Service Family Communion

Sunday 19th August - 9:30am @ Bekesbourne - Benefice Service Sung Eucharist

Sunday 26th August - 9:30am @ Nackington - Benefice Service Sung Eucharist

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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