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CHURCH AND CORONAVIRUS
The latest Government guidance means we continue most Sunday services at the usual times, however, the church of St Mary, Marlston will not be meeting in person until further notice.
We will be continuing to live stream services from St Mary's at 9.30am.
Click here for the 2bsd Church YouTube channel. To keep up to date with the latest broadcasts, please subscribe.
If you would like to be kept up to date with the latest news from our parishes, please contact the church office to subscribe. If you would like to speak to any member of the ministry team, please don't hesitate to contact us.
In person church
All our churches have reopened for in-person services. Please see our Sundays page for details.
Online: Every Sunday 9.30am livestream
Each week's Sunday Service can be found on our 2bsd Church YouTube channel.
Click here for the accompanying service booklet.
‘2bsd’ is the collective name for the parishes of Bradfield, Bucklebury and Marlston and Stanford Dingley. We are situated in the heart of West Berkshire, within the Diocese of Oxford. Each church has its own regular congregation and distinctive style of worship, ranging from traditional through to more contemporary. However, we share many things and are working together to share the good news of Jesus Christ, and see his Kingdom growing in this area.
Our aim is ‘To Know Christ and to Make Him Known.’ Christian faith is good news – that God loved the world so much that he sent his Son, Jesus, to save it. For Christians, all of life should be lived out of gratitude and service because of what God has done for us through Jesus Christ.
They say life is a journey. The Christian faith is no different. We are on a journey, growing in our knowledge and love of God, and his love for us. Whether you have started this journey yourself, or you’re not sure yet what Christianity is really all about, we’d love you to come and join us.
Our rural parishes are situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Royal County of Berkshire, roughly midway between Reading and Newbury and between the M4 and the A4.
Click here for more information about the individual parishes and their churches.
Please click here to view the Diocesan Safeguarding Handbook,
and here for the parishes' safeguarding policy. Contact details for Safeguarding Officers can be found on the Contact and Find Us page.
Please also the Oxford Diocesan Safeguarding website for more information.