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Parish Office Tel: 01733 380900

Welcome to our Benefice

We have 6 parishes and churches in our benefice, St Kyneburgha, Castor our Minster Church, St Michael at Sutton, St Mary the Virgin, Marholm , St John the Baptist, Upton, St John the Baptist, Stibbington and St Remigius, Water Newton.

Please explore this site to find out more about us, our history, our parishes , services.

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To find out more about specific services please click: Baptisms; Weddings; Funerals; Blessings and Services of Thanksgiving

Parish contact details

Rector, Revd. David Ridgeway
The Rectory, 5 Church Hill, Castor, PE5 7AU
Tel: 01733 380244
Email: rector.castor@btconnect.com

Benefice Administrator, Mrs Jo Morris
Benefice Office, The Cedar Centre, Church Walk, Castor, PE5 7AX
Tel: 01733 380900
Email: admin.castor@btconnect.com

Welcoming the new Rector Father David

Rector’s welcome

Welcome to our benefice web site. In the photograph above you see our new Rector, Rev’d David Ridgeway, at the celebration following his Induction Service on Sunday 29th November. The service took place in our largest church, at Castor, dedicated to St. Kyneburgha, a Saxon princess, who in the seventh century founded a convent where the church now stands, among the ruins of what is thought to have been the second largest Roman building in Britain. The present church is Norman, and has some rare and beautiful carving on the tower. It was dedicated in 1124. The main benefice Holy Communion service is held here every Sunday at 10.15am.

BENEFICE SERVICES FOR CHRISTMAS

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We are pleased to advise our special services planned to celebrate Christmas…

Sunday 11th Dec 4pm Christingle Service at Castor Church

6pm Stibbington Church Carol Service

Friday 16th Dec 7pm Water Newton Church Carol Service

Sunday 18th Dec 4pm Sutton Church Carol Service & Nativity

 6pm Marholm Church Carol Service

Wednesday 21st Dec 2pm Castor School Carol Service at Castor Church

Servies for Christmas Eve – Saturday 24th Dec

 4pm Crib Service at Castor Church

 6pm Upton Church Christmas Eve Carol Service

 6pm Marholm Church Christmas Mass

6pm Sutton Church Christmas Mass

11.30pm Midnight Mass Castor

Services for Christmas Day – Sunday 25th Dec

8am Castor Communion (said)

9am Upton Communion (said)

9am Stibbington Communion

10.15am Castor Festival Eucharist

For more details please tel 01733 380900 or email admin.castor@btconnect.com

Calendar

January 2017

Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon
1
  • BCP Communion at Castor Church
  • Holy Communion at Marholm Church
  • Family Service with Sung Eucharist (followed by refreshments) at Castor Church
2
  • Castor Church Junior Choir Practice
  • Castor Church Choir Practice (adult) in the Cedar Centre
3
4
  • Holy Communion - St Kyneburgha, Castor
  • Coffee Morning - Cedar Centre, Castor
  • Midday Prayer at Sutton Church
  • Holy Communion - St John the Baptist at Upton
5
6
7
8
  • BCP Communion at Castor Church
  • Holy Communion at Marholm Church
  • Morning Worship at Stibbington Church
  • Short Family Service (followed by refreshments) at Sutton Church
  • Sung Eucharist at Castor Church
9
  • Castor Church Junior Choir Practice
  • Castor Church Choir Practice (adult) in the Cedar Centre
10
11
  • Holy Communion - St Kyneburgha, Castor
  • Coffee Morning - Cedar Centre, Castor
12
13
  • Preschool Service at Castor Church
14
15
  • BCP Communion at Castor Church
  • BCP Communion service at Marholm Church
  • Sung Eucharist at Castor Church with Family Praise in the Cedar Centre
16
  • Castor Church Junior Choir Practice
  • Castor Church Choir Practice (adult) in the Cedar Centre
17
18
  • Holy Communion - St Kyneburgha, Castor
  • Coffee Morning - Cedar Centre, Castor
19
20
21
22
  • BCP Communion at Castor Church
  • Holy Communion, St John the Baptist, Stibbington
  • Holy Communion, St Michael and All Angels, Sutton
23
  • Castor Church Junior Choir Practice
  • Castor Church Choir Practice (adult) in the Cedar Centre
24
25
  • Holy Communion - St Kyneburgha, Castor
  • Coffee Morning - Cedar Centre, Castor
26
27
28
29
  • BCP Communion at Castor Church
  • Holy Communion at Marholm Church
  • Sung Eucharist at Castor Curch
30
  • Castor Church Junior Choir Practice
  • Castor Church Choir Practice (adult) in the Cedar Centre
31