St Nicholas, Hockliffe

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St Nicholas church sits on a hill with commanding views to the south and west.
It dates back to Norman times and there is evidence of the remains of a nearby Norman castle.
The church's font is early 13th century. The squat tower was added in the 15th century and has an unusual "water colour paint" appearance because of the render.
It has four bells two of which are particularly old. Work is underway to get these ringing again.


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Julia Dickens
Hockliffe Grange,
(01525) 210210 (Churchwarden) or 07791 394284

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Christmas Eucharists
Please note: there are no services at St Nicholas on Christmas Day. Services are available elsewhere in the team.
Every Sunday at for ½ hour
Parish Eucharist
Holy Communion (CW) with hymns and address. Visitors are very welcome
Every first and fourth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Family Eucharist
Every second Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Parish Worship
Service of the Word. Not usually a Eucharist. Visitors are very welcome
Every third Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Common Worship
Messy Church
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 Refreshments


Prayer Meeting
Venues will vary during the winter months. Please contact us for details.
Every Thursday at 6:15 PM for ½ hour


Stained Glass
Church Open Services are held every Sunday at 9.30am. Outside this time, visitors are always welcome to contact the churchwarden.
Other information
Incumbent: The Revd Grant FELLOWS
Team Vicar: The Revd Bernard John MINTON
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 7705
Built: 1200
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: BEDFORD (322)
Deanery: DUNSTABLE (32204)
Parish Legal Name: Hockliffe (320319 )
CofE Church Info: (632319 32/319)
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The current editor is: Terry Warburton

This page was last updated on Friday 18th November 2016
St Nicholas : Church End, Hockliffe, Bedfordshire, LU7 9NH - Accessed from A4012

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