Rector of Benefice
Revd Paolo Di Leo
Rector of Sharnbrook, Felmersham
and Knotting with Souldrop


Garry Johnson

Lay Leaders
of Worship

Rosemary Drewery

Jane Templeman

St Mary's Church takes safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults seriously. Click Here for the safeguarding policy.
If you have any concerns, the Parish Safeguarding Officer is Rosemary Drewery 07792 926004

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor: safeguarding

St Mary's Church
Felmersham, Bedfordshire 
Services and Administration
Link to St Mary's Church web site

Felmersham Parish Church is in
The United Benefice of Sharnbrook, Felmersham and Knotting with Souldrop

Benefice Safeguarding Policy
Benefice Weekly Pew Notes


To access on-line services during the Coronavirus Pandemic:

Download the Zoom.US App and register. Close App.
Click onto the Link:
follow the instructions and when prompted, use the Password: 079014

If you would like to have a friendly chat on Tuesday mornings from 10am to 11am
The Link is: and the Password is: 019892

Should you wish to support the the work of St Mary's Church
and would like to make donation please
Click Here

Sunday Services

Every Sunday at 9.30am
         Online Holy Communion Service

See above for access details

Every Sunday at 11.00am
           Holy Communion in Church

Alternate Sundays, St Mary's and St Peter's.
             See Pew Notes for details
Occasionally the monthly pattern of services may change due to major church festivals and other special services. See Pew Notes for details
Weekday Services
Every Wednesday at 9.30am
       Online Holy Communion Service (BCP)
Every Wednesday at 11.00 am
          Holy Communion at St Peter's
Every Thursday at 9.30am
       Online Morning Prayer
Every Thursday at 11.00 am
       Morning Prayer at St Mary's
Occasionally the pattern of services may change due to major church festivals and other special services. See Pew Notes for details

St Mary's and St Peter's Churches welcomes people of all ages and denominations. Our services are designed to accommodate the broad range of worship found in our rural community.
Further details of weekly services throughout the Benefice, including Felmersham, are published weekly in the Pew Notes which is available from the church.

The Rise and Shine group and Messy Church, for children, meets once a month. 

 Church Officers

Rector of Sharnbrook, Felmersham
and Knotting with Souldrop:
Revd Paolo Di Leo
Priest: Revd Nick Munday
Reader: Garry Johnson (07855 762922)
Lay Leaders of Worship: Rosemary Drewery (07792 926004)
Jane Templeman
Safeguarding Representative for the Benefice:
Benefice Safeguarding Policy
Rosemary Drewery (07792 926004)
Churchwardens: Mrs Sue Whitehouse (781300)
Secretary: Mrs Elaine Longstaff
Treasurer: Mr Stephen Hill (781064)
PCC Meetings
Parochial Church Council (PCC) meetings are held on the third Tuesday in the months of January, March, May, July, September & November. The AGM is normally held in April and all parishioners are welcome to attend.

Services at St Peter's Sharnbrook

Every Sunday 9.30 am Sung Parish Communion
Every Wednesday 9.30 am Holy Communion
Monday to Thursday 8.00 am Daily Morning Prayer
Joint Services
Joint services are occasionally held throughout the year including the celebration of the Patronal Festival at St Peter's Church, Sharnbrook (in June), All Saints Church, Souldrop (also in June), St Mary's Church, Felmersham (in September) and Churches Together services at either the Methodist Church or St Peter's.

Revd Paolo preparing for Holy Communion at his first service at
St Mary's Church. Sunday 17th November 2019
Revd Paolo Di Leo.

Revd Lionel taking a communion service in a barn at Radwell
on the Feast St James, July 2019.
There is some evidence to suggest that the barn is built on the site of the former church of St James, Radwell.  
On Monday 4th November 2019 the Revd Paolo di Leo was collated by the Bishop of Bedford, The Rt. Revd Richard Atkinson (centre), and installed as Rector of the Benefice of Sharnbrook, Felmersham and Knotting with Souldrop by the Archdeacon of Bedford, The Venerable Dave Middlebrook (right).
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