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This Week in the Benefice

Wednesday 22nd May 

09:00 Morning Prayer at St Augustine's

10:00 Eucharist at St. Peter's 

Thursday 23rd May 

09:00 Morning Prayer at St. Augustine's

10:00 Service of the Word at St. Augustine's Avenue  (Check pew sheet for details)


Saturday 18th  & 25th May

10:00 to 12:00 Both churches are open.  Please feel to pop in for a chat or quiet reflection.  



Sunday Services in the Benefice 

Sunday 19th May

08:00 Holy Communion at St. Peter's

09:30 Sung Eucharist at St. Augustine's 

09:30 Fresh Start at St. Peter's

11:00 Sung Eucharist at St. Peter's

18:30 Evening Worship at St. Peter's

Sunday 26th May

08:00 Holy Communion at St. Augustine's

09:30 Sung Eucharist at St. Augustine's

11:00 Sung Eucharist at St. Peter's

18:30 Evening Worship at St. Peter's

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Welcome to the South Croydon Benefice

The parishes of St. Augustine's,  South Croydon and St. Peter's, Croydon ----- Please feel free to scroll down and view the other pages to see what the Benefice can offer you 

Purley Food Hub

Both St. Augustine's and St. Peter's act as a collection points for the Purley Food Hub. Please check the pew sheets to see what is required.  Bring your contributions to either of the churches on a Saturday morning or prior to or after the services on a Sunday.

Appointment of Vicar


We are pleased to announce that the Bishop of Southwark has appointed  Rev. Dr Geoff Dumbreck presently Assistant Chaplin to Peterhouse, Cambridge in the Diocese of Ely as Vicar of South Croydon, St Peter & St. Augustine United Benefice, subject to completion of the necessary procedures.  Geoff's Induction will take place at St. Peter's Church at 19:30, Monday, 22nd July.  

Rev Linda Fox

After a long association with the South Croydon Benefice, Linda has been appointed Assistant Priest at St. Matthew's, Croydon.  Linda's last service in the Benefice will be the 09:30 Eucharist at St. Augustine's, Sunday 23rd June. 


Tuesday Group

Tuesday Group meet at Church House twice a month for a chat, drink and cake. The next meeting takes place at 14:30, Tuesday 21st May.


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Work underway at St. Chad's, Zimbabwe, a parish where the Benefice has raised funds to improve its infrastructure.  

Youth Church

From Saturday 8th June and then every 2nd Saturday of the month (expect August) the Youth Church will take place in the afternoon between 14:30 to 16:00 at St. Peter's Church.  There will be games, arts & crafts, bible story and songs.  

The Latest Pew Sheets 

St. Augustine's Pew Sheet 19 May19.pdf
St. Augustine's pew sheet
St. Peter's pew sheet

Fresh Start

Fresh Start is a service for young childern and their families and those young at heart.  It usually takes place on the third Sunday of the month at 09:30.  It lasts for about 25 minutes and will inclue four short songs, an activity and a bible story.  The next Fresh Start takes place on Sunday 19th May and then 16th June.


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