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


Good Friday walk from Great Houghton to 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  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.

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

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

Benefice Facebook Group

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

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.  Our church  safeguarding officers are:

Cogenhoe and Brafield on the Green - Jean Grubb 01604 890120

Great Houghton and Little Houghton - Sarah Arrowsmith 01604 890271

Christian Aid Week

Thank you to all who supported our events. We are pleased to anounce that we raised over £500 (after claiming gift aid).

Events in July

July will be a busy month and will not follow our usual pattern of services. Please see our Events page for details.

On Sunday 7 July Bishop Donald will be joining us at our 11am Eucharist. Jenny Smith will be admitted by the Bishop to the Order of Readers.

On Sunday 14 July there will be no morning services in the Benefice.  Rev Irene is being Priested at Peterborough Cathedral.  There will be a Communion service at 4pm in Little Houghton.

On Sunday 21 Rev Irene will be celebrating Communion for the first time.  She has asked to do this at Cogenhoe because the altar is in the nave.