Bradfield, Bucklebury and Stanford Dingley

To know Christ and to make Him known

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Welcome to the parishes of Bradfield, Bucklebury and Stanford Dingley. 

‘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.



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 here, on our NEW YouTube Channel.

You can view the previous channel here.


Click here for the accompanying service booklet.

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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Our parishes take safeguarding very seriously.

For any safeguarding concerns or questions, please contact the appropriate Parish Safeguarding Officer. 
For any urgent concerns, please contact Diocesan Safeguarding: 01865 208295 or email  for urgent safeguarding concerns, Mon to Thurs 9am to 5pm and Fri 9am to 4.30pm.

Diocesan Safeguarding Handbook
Parishes safeguarding policy (as agreed by each PCC individually).
Oxford Diocesan Safeguarding website 



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