Littlebourne Benefice

    Littlebourne      Ickham    Wickhambreaux    Stodmarsh

    Welcome to the website for the churches of Littlebourne, Ickham, Wickhambreaux and Stodmarsh.

    We are a group of four churches close to Canterbury.  As Church of England parish churches for our villages we are there for everyone. Whoever you are, you'll find a warm welcome at our services and activities.   

    Enquiries about baptisms, weddings or special services are always welcome, whether or not you already attend church. Home communions can be arranged upon request. 

    A Confirmation course runs regularly - usually beginning in early summer. Participants can choose whether to proceed to confirmation or not - but are welcome to take part in the course.

    Regular services are continuing, with visiting priests.

    To the congregations of the Littlebourne and Canonry Benefices

    Message from Archdeacon Jo

     Warm greetings.

    Can I ask for the prayers of your Benefices, and Deanery, for the Reverend Chris Brewer, who while on holiday recently became unwell and as a result will now be on a period of extended sick leave.

    As you know Chris is in ministry in the Canonry Benefice and was soon to take up the additional role of priest in charge of the Littlebourne Benefice.  A licensing date in late October had been scheduled.  This has been postponed.

    I am working with your Area Dean, Lay Chair and Wardens, and on his return from holiday the Reverend David Moulden, to make plans for the next weeks to support the ministries of Wingham, Littlebourne, Ickham, Wickhambreaux and Stodmarsh.

    Chris is very grateful for your prayers but has asked for the meantime that there are no visitors please.

    I, and your Wardens, will keep you updated......


    For particular church enquiries - please go to the page for the relevant church and use the link to e-mail the Churchwarden. 

    Service pew sheet - please email notices or updates by the end of Thursday, before the Sunday on which the notice is wanted.


    Next Services:      

    Sunday 4 November                                   
 service at Wickhambreaux

         9.30am    Parish Communion                                               Ickham

         11am       Family Praise                                                        Littlebourne

         6pm         Holy Communion                                                  Stodmarsh

    Check out the 'What's On' page to find the latest details of events or special services. It's updated regularly so that you can always find out what's happening. 

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