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 9th September

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

Sunday 16th September

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

Sunday 23rd September

  • Nackington - 9:30am Harvest 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 30th September

Benefice Harvest Service at Bridge Church - 11am Family Communion

Sunday 7th October

  • Nackington - 8:00am BCP Holy Communion
  • Lower Hardres - 11:00am Harvest Family Communion
  • Bridge - 6:00pm Evensong
  • Patrixbourne - 9:30am Harvest Sung Eucharist
  • Bekesbourne - 11:00am Harvest 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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