Craft Packs

Craft packs for our younger members Over the summer months we will be focusing on stories from both the Old and New Testament. From the New Testament. Jesus calming the storm, a loving Father welcomed back his son, a great feast, From the Old Testament  Jacob and Esau fall out,  Being hungry in the desert, … [Read more…]

Christian Aid Quiz

Please find a Christian Aid quiz attached. There are no winners, no prizes and you mark your own answers. The question-sheet is free, but you are asked to make your donation to Christian Aid in return for the answers. Donations (£2 minimum) can be made either: • online at • by cheque (payable to … [Read more…]

Sunday Service by Zoom!

Paul writes “I am leading a service at 10am on Sunday mornings by Zoom for the parishes of Swindon and Himley.  Having done it three times now we’re feeling a little more confident about inviting others to join us!” Anyone can join a meeting as long as they download the app and receive a Meeting … [Read more…]

Christian Aid Week

This week is Christian Aid Week, but the pandemic means there can be no house-to-house this year, which is far and away our largest source of income, and the need is greater than ever. However, people can still contribute by phone on 08082 004004, or online at donation. 

Keeping in Touch over Easter

Detailed leaflets are available on the Keeping in Touch page. Holy Week and Easter Activities Easter Sunday Good Friday Maundy Thursday Palm Sunday Spiritual Communion


For those people who subscribe to Grapevine the April/May edition is now available in digital form only. If you have not yet received a copy please email the Parish Office ( and a copy will be emailed to you. Please be aware that this edition was produced before the current restrictions and closures came into … [Read more…]

Easter cards from Year 6

Easter cards made by Year 6 at St. Benedict Biscop School to cheer up some of our housebound members. Thank you to Miss Hill and the children.

Coronovirus update

St Benedict’s and the Venerable Bede are following the instructions from the Government and the Archbishop of Canterbury. To help prevent the further spread of the coronavirus our churches are closed. Our Parish Office is also closed but weddings and baptisms can be arranged or rearranged either by email or by telephone 07956 635498. … [Read more…]