This Week in the Benefice

Saturday 22nd June

10:00 to 12:00 Both churches are open.  Pleaae  feel free pop in for a chat or quiet refelction  

Monday 24th June

09:00 Morning Prayer at St. Augustine's

Wednesday 26th June 

09:00 Morning Prayer at St Augustine's

10:00 Eucharist at St. Peter's 


Saturday 30th June

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

11:30 to 15:00 St Peter's Village Fayre in the Chucrhyard 

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Sunday Services in the Benefice 

Sunday 23rd June 

08:00 Holy Communion at St Augustine's

10:30 Benefice Sung Eucharist at St. Augustine's

18:30 Evening Worship at St. Peter's

Note:  No 11:00 service at St.Peters and the later start at St. Augustine's

Sunday 30th June

08:00 There is no 08:00 service in the Benefice today

09:30 Sung Eucharist at St Augustine's

11:00 Sung Eucharist at St Peter's followed by Pimms and nibbles

18:30 No evening worship today 

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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 10:30 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 meetings takes place at 14:30, Tuesday 18th June & 2nd July.


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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. Especially for 5-11 year olds, there will be games, arts & crafts, bible story and songs.  

The Latest Pew Sheets 

St. Augustine's Pew Sheet 23 Jun 19.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 16th June.and then 21st July


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