The Bridge Group Parish

THE BRIDGE GROUP PARISH

Nackington   Lower Hardres   Bridge   Patrixbourne   Bekesbourne

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Welcome to the Bridge Group Parish

We are a group of five rural church congregations joined as one single parish. All churches are within a few miles south of Canterbury and are overseen by our Vicar, Reverend Estella Last.

Upcoming Services

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Parish Diary

You can now view our digital diary online by clicking on the link above.


Service details and readings for June 2024

2nd June

1st Sunday after Trinity

 

1 Samuel 3.1-10, (11-20);

Psalm 139.1-6,13-18;

2 Corinthians 4.5-12;

Mark 2.23 - 3.6

 

8am BCP Communion St Mary’s, Nackington

 

10am Songs of Praise St Peter’s Bekesbourne

 

6pm Choral Evensong (Come and Sing from 4pm) at St Peter’s Bridge

 

Thursday 6th June

 

 

8.45pm Anniversary of D Day Service of Peace at St Mary’s Lower Hardres with Peace lamp lighting at 9.15pm

 

9th June

2nd Sunday after Trinity

1 Samuel 8:4-11,(12-15),16-20, (11:14-15);

Corinthians 4.13-5.1;

Mark 3.20-35

10 am Communion at St Peter’s Bridge

 

Saturday 15th June

 

 

4-6pm Messy Church at Bridge School

 

16th June

3rd Sunday after Trinity

1 Samuel 15:34–16:13;

Psalm 20;

2 Corinthians 5.6-10(11-13)14-17;

Mark 4.26-34

9.30 Morning Prayer at St Mary’s Nackington

 

10am Traditional Sung Holy Communion at St Mary’s Patrixbourne

 

 

23rd June

4th Sunday after Trinity

1 Samuel 17:(1a,4-11, 19-23),32-49;

2 Corinthians 6.1-13;

Mark 4.35-41

 

10am Communion at St Mary’s Lower Hardres

 

30th June

5th Sunday after Trinity

2 Samuel 1:1,17-27;

2 Corinthians 8.7-15; Mark 5.21-43

 

10am Benefice Communion Service at St Peter’s Bekesbourne

 

7th July

6th Sunday after Trinity

 

2 Samuel 5:1-5,9-10; Psalm 48; 2 Corinthians 12.2-10; Mark 6.1-13

8am BCP Communion St Mary’s, Nackington

 

10am Songs of Praise St Peter’s Bekesbourne

 

6pm Choral Evensong (Come and Sing from 4pm) Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration at St Peter’s Bridge

 

 

 

 


Safeguarding 

As a Parish we take Safeguarding our community very seriously. Safeguarding issues can be raised by speaking to the following people:

Safeguarding Co-ordinator: Rev. Estella Last  01227 206272  email: estellalast@gmail.com

Safeguarding Officer: Rosemary Whatley via the office on 01227 206272 email: bridgeoffice23@gmail.com

Churchwardens: Evelyn Andrews, Laurence Dunderdale, Carol Day, Sue Isard,  Nicola Fry, Andrea Nicholson, Pauline Pritchard, Scilla Wright, Daphne Reece.

The Parish Safeguarding Policy can be found by clicking the link above.


Online Giving

 

Our churches rely heavily on donations made each week via our collections and through our regular giving. You can set up a regular payment through our Parish Giving Scheme.

 

Or You can now donate buy clicking on the link to our giving page https://givealittle.co/campaigns/50a9529f-4dc5-4e6e-a429-ce51883d637b

Thank you. 

 

 

 


More Services

Notices

 

Dates for your Diaries

 

 

 

The Canterbury Christian Aid Committee is promoting a fund-raising concert on Saturday 6th July by the SingSpace Music Theatre Choir.  It will take place at Canterbury Baptist Church (opposite Waitrose) at 7.30pm. The SingSpace Choir will be presenting an evening of ‘Songs from the Shows’, featuring some of their talented soloists.  You may remember that Estella is a member of the choir and they entertained us at one of our Coffee and Cake Concerts last autumn. Jean has tickets available price £8, or you can get them online at www.ticketsource.co.uk/canterbury-sing-space-musical-theatre-choir