Welcome to our Benefice services and events for this week ...

Services this Sunday

27th November The 1st Sunday of Advent

9 am Family Eucharist at St John’s

9 am Breakfast Church in the Bedehouse

10.30 am Family Eucharist at St Mary's

5.30 to 7 pm Deanery Youth Disco in the Bedehouse

Weekday Services and Events

Wednesday 30 November

7 pm Online Service & Meditation here

Thursday 1 December

10 am Holy Eucharist at St Mary's

Note - A Eucharist is usually held in St. Mary's every Thursday at 10 a.m. except  the third Thursday of the month (15th December) when it will be held in St. John's.

10 am - 12 noon Coffee & Chat in the Bede House followed by Warm Spaces initiative (12-1.30 pm)

2 pm Deanery Mothers' Union Advent Carol Service at St. Mary's

7 pm Celtic Service in the Chantry Chapel

Friday, 2nd December

5.30 - 7 pm First Friday Club Christmas Movie night in the Bedehouse


Sunday Services next Sunday

4th December The 1st Sunday of Advent

9 am Family Eucharist at St John’s

10.30 am All Age Eucharist at St Mary's

Online Service

The Online Benefice Service ‘Meeting Point’ continues – join in alongside either the services in church, or at the usual online time of 10 am. The service is available all day on here and accessible on the archive from Monday.

Private prayer

  • St. Mary's church is open for private prayer daily from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • St. John's church is open for private prayer every day during daylight hours.