Benefice of The Benefice of the Ouzel Valley

Sunday Services

Celebration Tea Party - Hockliffe St Nicholas
St. Nicholas is celebrating 800 years of worship in this ancient building with a tea party followed by Choral Evensong with the Bishop of Bedford. The PCC would be delighted to see as many guests as can join us.
Sunday for 2 hours
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

Holy Communion - Heath & Reach St Leonard
Said service
Sunday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour

A simple Communion service. Common Worship
Sunday at 8:00 AM for ¾ hour

Sunday at 8:00 AM for ¾ hour

The principal service. Sung with Choir. It is Common Worship and in a traditional style.
Sunday at 9:15 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
This service is particularly suitable for families There will be a creche during this service Do join us for coffee afterwards This service will have incense This service will have sunday school or other children's activities

Parish Eucharist - Eggington St Michael
Holy Communion (Common Worship) On the third Sunday in the month the service has a family focus with music provided by a small band.
first and third Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families

Parish Eucharist - Hockliffe St Nicholas
Holy Communion (CW) with hymns and address. Visitors are very welcome
first and fourth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families

Family Eucharist - Hockliffe St Nicholas
second Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families

Parish Worship - Hockliffe St Nicholas
Service of the Word. Not usually a Eucharist. Visitors are very welcome
third Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families

Sung Parish Eucharist - Linslade St Barnabas
Our main act of worship: a welcoming and friendly Communion Service
first second fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
There will be a creche during this service Do join us for coffee afterwards This service will have sunday school or other children's activities

All-Age Eucharist - Linslade St Barnabas
third Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families

Parish Eucharist - Heath & Reach St Leonard
Sung,with choir: Common Worship.
second third fourth fifth and last Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families

Holy Communion (Common Worship) with hymns and address. A warm welcome to all.
Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
Third Sundays are either Family services or Family Eucharist
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

Family Service - Heath & Reach St Leonard
All Age Service, lively relaxed service, music accompanied by music group Family Communion if Mothering Sunday, Easter, Harvest or Christmas Day
first Sunday at 11:00 AM for ¾ hour
This service is particularly suitable for families

A less formal service, with a band accompaniment. Designed for young families.
first and third Sunday at 11:15 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families

All evening services BCP. Evensong: First and third Sundays, choral. On third Sunday it is followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Said Evening Prayer: Usually second and fourth and fifth Sundays unless a festival.
Sunday at 6:00 PM for 1 hour

Evensong is sung with the Choir according to the Book of Common Prayer on most Sundays.
Sunday at 6:00 PM for ¾ hour

Benediction - Linslade St Barnabas
A service of adoration of and blessing by the Sacrament of the altar
third Sunday at 7:00 PM for ½ hour
This service will have incense

 

Regular Events

Sunday

Messy Church - Hockliffe St Nicholas
At the the Recreation Ground. A family friendly service designed for children, with craft activities, and songs around a biblical theme or story. Followed by a shared tea.
Every fourth Sunday at 3:30 PM for 1½ hours
Family Friendly Coffee

Monday

Morning Prayer - Heath & Reach St Leonard
Morning Prayer
Every Monday at 8:45 AM for ½ hour
Eucharist - Linslade St Barnabas
Every Monday at 9:30 AM for 25 minutes

Tuesday

Morning Prayer - Heath & Reach St Leonard
Morning Prayer
Every Tuesday at 8:45 AM for ½ hour
Eucharist - Linslade St Barnabas
Every Tuesday at 9:30 AM for 25 minutes

Wednesday

Morning Prayer - Heath & Reach St Leonard
Morning Prayer
Every Wednesday at 8:45 AM for ½ hour

Thursday

Morning Prayer - Heath & Reach St Leonard
Morning Prayer
Every Thursday at 8:45 AM for ½ hour
Eucharist - Linslade St Barnabas
Every Thursday at 10:00 AM for 25 minutes
Eucharist - Linslade St Barnabas
A said Communion Service
Every Thursday at 10:00 AM for 25 minutes
Coffee Morning - Heath & Reach St Leonard
In the Church Hall
Every second Thursday at 10:00 AM for 2 hours
Prayer Meeting - Hockliffe St Nicholas
Venues will vary during the winter months. Please contact us for details.
Every Thursday at 6:15 PM for ½ hour

Friday

Morning Prayer - Heath & Reach St Leonard
Morning Prayer
Every Friday at 8:45 AM for ½ hour

Saturday

Said Eucharist - Old Linslade St Mary's
Every first Saturday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour
 

Other Events

Wednesday 1st November 2017 at 12:00 PM
There will be a said Holy Communion at noon but the Festival has been translated to Sunday 5 November
Thursday 2nd November 2017 at 10:00 AM for 50 minutes
Holy Communion and Commemoration of All Souls. Please give the names of those you wish to be remembered at this service to the Parish Office before 28 October
Sunday 5th November 2017 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Patronal Festival. Services at usual times with an All Saints theme. Choral Evensong at 5pm (BCP) followed by fireworks and soup!
This service is particularly suitable for families This service will have incense
Friday 24th November 2017 at 11:00 AM
Our popular biennial Tree Festival. The church will be decorated with up to 80 trees decorated by local groups. 24 November -26 November. Music and refreshments.
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols - Linslade St Barnabas
Sunday 17th December 2017 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
The traditional readings and carols.
Midnight Mass - Linslade St Barnabas
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 11:30 PM for 1½ hours
The Midnight Mass of Christmas
Sung Parish Eucharist - Linslade St Barnabas
Monday 25th December 2017 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Our main service on Christmas Day. Children may bring a new toy to be blessed.
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