The United Benefice of Cogenhoe and Great Houghton  and Little Houghton with Brafield on the Green Home

The present Benefice was created in 1997.  We belong to Peterborough Diocese of the Church of England.

Great Houghton Cogenhoe Brafield Little Houghton

All Church services throughout the Benefice are listed on the Services page.


The weekly news sheet is available online.


See the Benefice Diary for other events.

Contacting us

You will find our worship leaders on the Who’s Who page.  Churchwardens and PCC members are on the individual church websites.  

Please send information for the website to website@theunitedbenefice.org.uk  We can accept plain text, Word, Open Office, Publisher formats. Please do not send items as PDF.  Photographs should be sent as as separate JPG files rather than being embedded in documents.

A gentle reminder

I can only publish your news and events on the Benefice and church websites if I know about it.  

More information here

Family Church @4

Family Church @4 will be held on the first Sunday of the month in Cogenhoe and the third Sunday in Great Houghton.  See our web page here.

Benefice Facebook Group

Join the group to see what is happening in the Benefice via Facebook.

 'Thy Kingdom come'

 We are being encouraged by the bishops to join in this ecumenical worldwide movement of prayer between Ascension Day (Thursday 10th May) and Pentecost Sunday (20th May).

Please take resources from church to use at home and/or join in any of the planned daily prayer services:
8.00am morning prayer weekdays at St Peter's Church Cogenhoe
and 6.00pm Evening prayer at St Mary's Church Little Houghton.

Sunday services remain as on the Services page

Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults

The Diocese asks all churches to provide a link to their Safeguarding Page for anyone having concerns.or wanting to read the safeguarding policies and procedures.  All the churches in this Benefice  are committed to following government and Church of England guidelines on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and good working practice, including safer recruitment of volunteers and paid workers.  Each church has its own safeguarding officer:


Cogenhoe

Jean Grubb

01604 890120

Great Houghton

Sian Ribbans

01604 674238

Little Houghton

Sarah Arrowsmith

01604 890271

Brafield

Madeleine Donald

01604 899477