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

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. Admission free, 24 November -26 November, 11am-9pm Friday, 10am-5pm Saturday 11am-5pm on Sunday. 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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