Bucklebury, Bradfield and Stanford Dingley

To know Christ and to make Him known





Welcome to 2BSD



Our churchess are now meeting again for gathered worship. Whilst many are able to join physically, some are still unable to. This is why the 2bsd Church YouTube channel is continuing to broadcast our online Sunday services.

Our normal programme of services is running:

8am St Mary's BCP Holy Communion  
9.30 St Mary's 
9.30 St Peter's
11am St Denys' 
11am All Saints'

Services will be somewhat different - a little shorter and without singing, and with socially distanced seating amongst the changes. Masks will need to be worn correctly in church. Receiving of Holy Communion is restricted to bread only (rather than using a shared cup).


All our online services can be found on our YouTube Channel - 2bsd Church. There is also a 2bsd Facebook page (Browser / Android app / iOS app) which will be updated too. However, please keep an eye on this website for more information as it becomes available. 


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                    8th November 2020 (click image for more details)


Sunday Morning Service Live-stream 

All our churches are now meeting in person, although with continued restrictions and social distancing. However, if you're unable to join us, you can still be part of our worshipping community through our live-stream service from St Mary's, Bucklebury at 9.30am. 

Please go our 2bsd Church YouTube channel here to view or click here to go directly to the live-stream

9.30am from St Mary's, Buckkebury

9.30am St Peter's, Bradfield Southend also has a Zoom link to services. If you'd like to join, please contact Jules or the Church Office for details. 

We hope that this will be a help and a blessing to you as we worship God together. 

The live-stream service can still be viewed later on YouTube, though it might be a little later in the morning. 



‘2bsd’ is the collective name for the parishes of Bucklebury and Marlston, Bradfield, 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.


Bucklebury St Mary's Church
  All Saints' Church
  St Mary's Church, Marlston
Bradfield St Peter's Church
Stanford Dingley St Denys' Church

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. 

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