The United Benefice of Sharnbrook, Felmersham and Knotting with Souldrop

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Our four Churches are situated in North Bedfordshire approximately 8 miles North of Bedford off the A6, The benefice is a member of the Anglican Communion in the Deanery of Sharnbrook and the Diocese of St. Albans. St. Peter's Sharnbrook is the larger of the four parishes and associated  with H.E. Bates well- known character 'Uncle Silas'. It has a fine thirteenth century Church remodelled from the earlier Norman building. The river Ouse forms the southern boundary.                 ***************** St. Mary’s Felmersham parish, south of the Ouse, includes the nearby hamlet of Radwell and has the largest Church, built by the monks of Lenten Priory between 1220 and 1240 and one of the finest Early English Gothic buildings in the region.                                 **************
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The benefice of  Felmersham  joined with Sharnbrook and Knotting with Souldrop on 1st. September 2005 and Revd. Robert Evens became Rector of the united benefice. The ministry of the benefice is normally covered by the Rector with the occasional help of locally resident retired clergy. Details of St. Mary's Felmersham, it’s officers, services and activities are covered by their own web site. Please follow the link: -    St. Mary’s Felmersham. St Peter's is part of 'Sharnbrook Churches Together' which includes cooperation with our local Methodist, Roman Catholic and Evangelical Churches.The benefice is also linked with the parish of Calpino in the Catholic Diocese of Urbino in Italy. Everyone is welcome at all of our Churches. We meet every Sunday for  Worship and to learn more about our faith. We want our Churches to be accessible to people of all ages and (dis)abilities. St. Peters has a sound system including a 'T loop' for those with hearing difficulties.  Ramps for wheelchair access are also provided. If you want to know more please join us at any service.
The United Benefice of Sharnbrook, Felmersham and Knotting with Souldrop This page last updated: 30/04/2019					comments / feedback please contact webmaster.
Rev. Reuben Preston was appointed as Rector to the Benefice of Sharnbrook, Felmersham and Knotting with Souldrop at a Licensing service which took place on Wednesday 9th. March 2016 at 7.30 p.m. in St. Peter’s Church Sharnbrook. Important Announcement: The Rector has left the Church of England ministry to join the Scottish Episcopal Church.  Fr Reuben is now Rector of St John’s, Johnstone & St Margaret’s, Renfrew. Reuben & Stephen are planning their wedding next September.  Fr. Reuben’s Licensing was on Thurs 1st. November 2018 at 7pm at St Margaret’s, Renfrew. We said goodbye after Fr. Reuben’s final Benefice service on 7th. October 2018. We wish them every blessing in their new home. Please click the red ‘Pew Notice’ link above for contacts during the interregnum. Fr. Reuben’s new address will be: 29 Glennifer Road, Renfrew, Renfrewshire PA4 0RD   07971 895897  
The smaller  parishes of All Saints - Souldrop and St. Margaret of Antioch – Knotting, with it’s small unique Church of Saxon origin, complete the united benefice.                                 ************                                    
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Vacancy News Three applications have been received for the vacancy. ******** Appropriate  intervews will take place on Thurs. 13th.June ********