The Bridge Benefice

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

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Sunday 22nd September 2019

  • Nackington - All welcome at other services in the Benefice
  • Lower Hardres - 9.30am Family Service
  • Bridge - 11am Choral Eucharist
  • Patrixbourne - 8.00am BCP Holy Communion
  • Bekesbourne - 9.30am Sung Eucharist

Sunday 29th September 2019

  • Nackington - 9.30am Communion with Holy Baptism
  • Lower Hardres - All welcome at the other services in the Benefice
  • Bridge - 10.00am Service of Dedication of Tom's Window
  • Patrixbourne - 9.30am Matins
  • Bekesbourne - All welcome at the other services in the Benefice

News Service Pattern Takes Effect

Sunday 6th October 2019- Harvest Celebrations

  • Nackington - All Welcome at the other Services in the Benefice
  • Lower Hardres - 11am Harvest Service
  • Bridge - 6.00pm Evensong
  • Patrixbourne - 9.00am Harvest Service
  • Bekesbourne - 10.00am Harvest Songs of Praise.

Sunday 13th October 2019

  • Nackington - 9.00am BCP Said Eucharist
  • Lower Hardres - All welcome at other services in the Benefice
  • Bridge - 11.00am Family Communion
  • Patrixbourne - All welcome at other services in the Benefice
  • Bekesbourne - All welcome at other services in the Benefice

Sunday 20th October 2019

  • Nackington - All welcome at other services in the Benefice
  • Lower Hardres - 9.30am Family Service
  • Bridge - 11.00am  Communion with Choir
  • Patrixbourne - All welcome at other services in the Benefice
  • Bekesbourne - 9.30am Communion Service

Sunday 27th October 2019

  • Nackington - 9.00am Sung Eucharist
  • Lower Hardres - All welcome at other services in the Benefice
  • Bridge - 11.00am Community Worship
  • Patrixbourne - 9.30am Matins
  • Bekesbourne - All welcome at other services in the Benefice

Sunday 3rd November 2019

  • Nackington - All Welcome at the other Services in the Benefice
  • Lower Hardres - 11am Family Communion
  • Bridge - 6.00pm All Souls Evensong
  • Patrixbourne - 9.00am Sung Eucharist
  • Bekesbourne - 10.00am Songs of Praise.

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More Services

Notices


There are yellow FOOD BANK bins in St Peter's Church, Bridge and St Mary's Church, Patrixbourne.

Donations always welcome, thank you.

The Food Bank are currently short on donations of toiletries and cleaning products

visit Canterbury Food Bank 

to find out more!


This Saturday 21st September, 4pm-6pm at Bridge School



 


 


 


Safeguarding 

As a Benefice 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,  Nicola Fry, Andrea Nicholson, Pauline Pritchard, Scilla Wright.

The Benefice Safeguarding Policy can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.

For more information on the Church of England Safeguarding Contacts please see the link below:

https://www.churchofengland.org/more/safeguarding/diocesan-safeguarding-contacts