Church of England Diocese of Peterborough Great Houghton

St Mary the Blessed Virgin

Our church buildings are currently closed but the Church in Great Houghton is still alive and active.

We are recording church services that you can watch on Youtube and we are meeting together on Sunday and during the week on Zoom. You can find out what is happening here on A Church Near You, on our website www.the and facebook

The parish of Great Houghton: St Mary is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Peterborough’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

Get in touch

Revd Eddie Smith

Holy Communion

Every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for 30m

High Street
Great Houghton

A pre-recorded short service of Holy Communion for the Benefice and Wellingborough Deanery, lasting for about 30 minutes.
The sermon may be preached by our Rector Revd Eddie Smith, our Assistant Curate Revd Irene Cobley, or our Reader Mrs Jenny Smith
Prayers and normally led by a member of the congregation

There is no music (for copyright reasons) but words to the longer prayers are printed on the screen so that you can join in.
There is space within the service to share in a "non-sacramental meal of bread and wine" or an "Anglican spiritual communion" as you watch from your own homes.

Recorded service Live stream Eucharist/Holy Communion Common Worship

Even though public worship services are suspended and the church building is closed the church in Great Houghton is still alive and active. Sunday and midweek services and activities are available on-line.

3 May 2020, midnight
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