Benefice Services for 2022

Whilst mask wearing is no longer mandatory in our churches, please respect other people's wishes
and preferred social distancing.

Churches within the Benefice are

St Clement's, Ashampstead;  St Stephen's, Basildon;  St Mary's, Aldworth.
All are open daily
from dawn till dusk for private prayer

December 2022

Sunday 4th             8.30am       Holy Communion                                        Aldworth

Advent 2               10.00am       Family Service 'Bacon Butty Sunday        Basildon

                                10.00am       Family Communion                                    Ashampstead

                                  4.00pm       Christingle with Basildon Primary School  Basildon

Thursday 8th         6.00pm       Carols Around the Van                               Basildon
                                                       join us for carol singing whilst collecting your

                                                       fish & chips!

Sunday 11th           8.30am      Holy Communion                                        Ashampstead

Advent 3                10.00am     Morning Service                                           Basildon

                                   3.00pm     Messy Christmas for the Benefice at       Ashampstead
                                                          Village Hall
                                   6.00pm      Traditional Carol Service                           Aldworth

Sunday 18th           9.30am       Family Service Breakfast Church            Aldworth

Advent 4                10.00am      Holy Communion                                      Basildon

                                   6.00pm      Traditional Carol Service                          Ashampstead

                                                            followed by refreshments

                                   7.00pm      Carol Service                                              Basildon

                                                          followed by mulled wine & mince pies

Saturday 24th        3.00pm      Nativity Service                                          Aldworth

Christmas Eve        4.00pm      Crib Service                                                Ashampstead

                                   4.00pm      Nativity for Everyone! Dress Up!            Basildon                              

                                 11.30pm      Benefice Midnight Communion             Ashampstead

Sunday 25th         10.00am      Family Christmas Communion               Aldworth

Christmas Day     10.00am     Christmas Day for All Family Service      Basildon

Benefice Notices:

Please note that all services are subject to cancellation due to Covid 19 rules. 

Notices will be put onto Church>Notices page as and when received.

You are very welcome to join us at any of the services. 
If you’d like any more information,
get in touch with us either by calling Rev Grant on
01491 671555 or emailing grant@thebenefice.uk.

Sunday worship services are available on YouTube:

On YouTube type Basildon Benefice in the search bar.

On our website www.thebenefice.uk follow the 'worship with us' link.