Stourhead Benefice

Stourhead Benefice is a group of eight churches here in rural West Suffolk. Each church has its own individual characteristics. Take a look at each one on the "our churches" tab.

Our Rector is Fr Christopher Giles. His contact details are listed below.

Information about parking and accessibility is available under each individual parish.

All are welcome to our services.

Services and Events coming up

Mondays

Evening Prayer at St Peter and St Paul Kedington 5pm

Tuesdays

10 am - 12 noon Dolce Gusto Coffee Morning St Peter and St Paul Kedington. 

Wednesdays

10am  Said Holy Communion at St Peter and St Paul, Kedington


Sunday 25 February 2024

10am Sung Holy Communion at St Mary the Virgin Great Bradley

4pm Songs of Praise to Celebrate 50 years of Kedington Community Centre

Sunday 3 March 2024

10am Sung Holy Communion at St Peter and St Paul, Kedington

3pm Informal Lent Study Session over coffee with Fr Chris Gile at St Peter and St Paul, Kedington

Sunday 10 March 2024 Mothering Sunday

8am Said Holy Communion at St Peter and St Paul, Kedington

10am Sung Holy Communion at All Saints Great Thurlow

Sunday 17 March 2024

10am Sung Holy Communion at St Mary's Great Wratting

10am Family Service at St Peter's Little Thurlow

Sunday 24 March 2024

10am Sung Holy Communion at St Mary the Virgin Great Bradley

6pm Evensong at St Peter and St Paul, Kedington

Easter Week 2024

Maundy Thursday 28 March

7pm Maundy Thursday Holy Communion at St Mary's Little Wratting

Good Friday 29 March

2pm Good Friday Reflection at All Saints Barnardiston

Easter Saturday 30 March

10.30am Children's Easter Activities including Stations of the Cross and an Easter Egg Hunt St Peter and St Paul's Church Kedington

8pm Easter Vigil at St Peter and St Paul's Church Kedington

Sunday 31 March 2024

10am Easter Day Holy Communion at St Peter and St Paul, Kedington

Sunday 7 April

10am Sung Holy Communion All Saints Little Bradley

PLEASE NOTE - No service at Kedington 7 April 2024


We will continue the use of sanitising hands when entering the church building and when leaving. We are maintaining good hygiene practises including, for example, priests and servers using alcohol-based hand-sanitiser before Holy Communion, and before distributing the consecrated wafers.

Sharing of the common cup is now permitted. However, if you do not wish to receive from the Chalice, please say ‘Intinct’ as the Priest approaches you, and they will intinct (or dip) the wafer in consecrated wine from a separate Chalice.



What's on

"Dolce Gusto" Coffee Morning

Occuring
Every Tuesday at for 2 hours
Venue
Kedington, St Peter and St Paul
Address
Mill Road Kedington Haverhill, CB9 7NN, United Kingdom

In the church serving coffee, tea and home made cakes and savouries.

Mid-week Holy Communion

Occuring
Every Wednesday at for 30 mins
Venue
Kedington, St Peter and St Paul
Address
Mill Road Kedington Haverhill, CB9 7NN, United Kingdom

A service of Holy Communion with no singing.

Occasionally, there will be a non-communion service instead of communion.

Lent Lunch

Occuring
for 1 hour, 30 mins
Venue
Kedington, St Peter and St Paul
Address
Mill Road Kedington Haverhill, CB9 7NN, United Kingdom

A simple lunch of bread and soup will be provided. Donations invited for TEAR Fund.

Our churches

Safeguarding

"Our Benefice of Stourhead is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of St.Edmundsbury & Ipswich’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO, Mrs Sharon Brandon 01440 786665 or the Diocesan Safeguarding Officer, Karen Galloway, available 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday - Friday on 07785 621319. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services."

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