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 1st December Advent Sunday

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

Sunday 8th December

  • Nackington - 9.30am Advent Carol Service with Salvation Army Band
  • 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 15th December

  • Nackington - All welcome at other services in the Benefice
  • Lower Hardres - 3pm Crib and Carol Service
  • Bridge - 6.00pm Carol Service
  • Patrixbourne - All welcome at other services in the Benefice
  • Bekesbourne - 9.30am  Benefice Communion Service

Friday 20th December

  • Patrixbourne - 7.00pm Carol Service

Tuesday 24th December

  • Nackington - 10.00pm Christmas Eucharist
  • Lower Hardres - All welcome at other services in the Benefice
  • Bridge -3.00pm & 5.00pm Christingle Service, 11.30pm Christmas Eucharist
  • Patrixbourne - All welcome at other services in the Benefice
  • Bekesbourne - All welcome at other services in the Benefice

Wednesday 25th December Christmas Day

  • Nackington - All welcome at other services in the Benefice
  • Lower Hardres - 9.30am Family Service
  • Bridge -All welcome at other services in the Benefice
  • Patrixbourne - 9.30am Sung Eucharist
  • Bekesbourne - 11.00am Carol Service

Sunday 29th December

  • Nackington - 10.00am Benefice Communion

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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!


Upcoming December Events 

 

 


Celebration of Toms Window and Restoration Work at St Peter's, Bridge

On Sunday 29th September we had some very special visitors to St Peter's, Bridge. The Arch Bishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archdeacon Jo Kelly-Moore led a service of celebration for the completion of the restoration works and the dedication of 'Tom's Window'.

 


   

 


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