Stourhead Benefice

Thank you to all who joined us for the Easter Services this year. He is risen! He is risen indeed!

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. (No prayers on Bank Holidays)

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 14 April

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

10am Sung Holy Communion at All Saints Great Thurlow

Sunday 21 April

10am Sung Holy Communion St Peter's Little Thurlow

10am Family Service at St Mary's Great Wratting

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

Sung Eucharist

Occuring
Monthly. Every Fourth Sunday at for 1 hour
Venue
Gt Bradley, St Mary the Virgin
Address
Hall Road Gt Bradley Newmarket, CB8 9LT, United Kingdom

A service of Holy Communion with hymns.

Sunday 26 May The Lord Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich (+Martin) in his final year in post will preside and preach at our Eucharist service.

Evensong

Occuring
Monthly. Every Fourth Sunday at for 1 hour
Venue
Kedington, St Peter and St Paul
Address
Mill Road Kedington Haverhill, CB9 7NN, United Kingdom

Traditional service of Evensong according to the Book of Common Prayer

Please note - the service starts at 4pm in the months of October, November, January and February. No service of Evensong in December.

Evening Prayer

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

A short, quiet service, led by a member of the Ministry Team. We pray for the world, our country, our church, our communities, family, neighbours and ourselves.
No Evening Prayer until 8 January 2024

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 acting PSO, Fr Christopher Giles 01440 762901 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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