The Benefice of Potton,  Sutton and Cockayne Hatley


Sutton and Cockayne Hatley

About Us

Potton, Sutton and Cockayne Hatley
are three  Church of England Parishes
in east Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
and the Diocese of St Albans.

Our three churches are:

St Mary’s Church, Potton

All Saint’s Church, Sutton

St John the Baptist’s Church, Cockayne Hatley

The Benefice of


   09.00 Holy Communion (Said)

Rev Eddie Turner

10.30  Choral Communion

15.00  Civic Service

19.30  NightLight Eucharist

Rev Gill Smith


09.00  Morning Prayer

Simon Gutteridge


18.00  Evensong

Simon Gutteridge

The three churches that make up our Benefice: Top, St Mary’s Church, Potton. Bottom left, St John the Baptist, Cockayne Hatley.

Bottom right, All Saints Church, Sutton

The Benefice Churches

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Mothers Union

Mothers Union



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St Mary’s Church


With Sutton and Cockayne Hatley

Services for

Sunday 11 October 2015

Trinity 19

Job 2: 1-9, 16-end

 Hebrews 4: 12-end


Old Testament


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Thought for the Day


Rev Gill Smith can be heard giving her Thoughts on the 4th Friday of every month Don’t forget to listen!


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This Week - In our Church

Next Parish Lunch - October 23 - Please Note: This is one week earlier than normal


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 Hazel Różańska and Charlotte Wylam

Potton PCC And Clergy and Lay Ministry Team


Services Intercessions
The Ministry Team

What is Christianity?

Links to other Churches

Mark 10: 17-31

The Church Butterfly Colony

For many years, there has been a colony of Tortoiseshell Butterflies in St Mary’s, they live there near the Choir Vestry but if you see one fluttering by, don’t evict it as it will probably kill it!

Church Events


Coming Soon: Sutton Annual Flower Festival - See Notices

New Testament

New Social Events

Harvest Messy Church - October 2015

October 4 saw a great little gathering in St Mary’s for another of the popular Messy Church services, this time with Harvest as the theme. Many Craft related theme tables had been set up for the children and their Mums and Dads as helpers, by Charlotte, Paulet and their team.

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