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


No 09.00 Service today

10.30 Family Service


12.30  Baptism of George Clayton and Thea Jones

Rev Gill Smith

16.00  Oasis

Daniel Hutchinson &

Rev Barbara Johnson

19.30  NightLight

Heather Gale and Sarah Banks


10.15 Family Communion

Rev Gill Smith



09.00  Holy Communion (said)

Rev Gill Smith

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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Services for

Sunday 7 February


Next before Lent

Exodus 34: 29-end

2 Corinthians 3: 12-42


Old Testament


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This Week - In our Church

Next Parish Lunch - February 26 2016. Please note: The cost of a lunch has risen to £7, still very good value and it's all home cooked!


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Luke 9:28-36

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!

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Weekly Podcast

Oasis meets every Sunday at 16.00, in St Mary’s Hall, Leader is Daniel Hutchinson

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 Hazel Różańska and Charlotte Wylam

St Mary's Patronal and  LMDT Re-Mandating

Sixty Diners witnessed the presentation of the 2015 Lunch Proceeds, this year £4,400, a new record for us. The cheque was presented to Fay Boissieux by Ann Sydney, who has taken over as lunch leader from Eileen Tomlinson who retired at the end of last year. In her absence on the day, Eileen was thanked for her past work leading the Team.

Parish Lunch

A New Record Amount!

Last Friday we exceeded all previous records