The United Benefice of Dunton and Wrestlingworth with Eyeworth

We are three friendly churches in rural Bedfordshire in the Diocese of St Albans.

Whoever you are, you are very welcome at all of our churches! Whether you are exploring faith for the first time or looking for a new church family to join, we hope that you will be able to find a spiritual home and discover God's love.

St Mary Magdalene,
Dunton

Situated just a few miles outside of Biggleswade, St Mary Magdalene is a friendly church where faith is expressed in the worship we offer God.

St Peter's,
Wrestlingworth

Nestled in the picturesque village of Wrestlingworth, St Peter's offers a warm welcome to both the village and wider community.

All Saints,
Eyeworth

Known locally as the 'Church in the Fields', this historic church is the spiritual home to people of all ages and stages of life and at the heart of the local community.

Upcoming Services

Sunday November 28th 2021

9:30am: Parish Eucharist at St Mary Magdalene, Dunton

3pm: All-Age Communion at All Saints, Eyeworth

6pm: Candles in the Dark at St Peter's, Wrestlingworth


Sunday December 5th 2021

9:30am: Parish Eucharist at St Mary Magdalene, Dunton

11am: Morning Praise at St Peter's, Wrestlingworth

12pm-3pm: Christmas Fair at St Mary Magdalene, Dunton


Sunday December 12th 2021

9:30am: Parish Eucharist at St Mary Magdalene, Dunton

11am: Parish Eucharist at St Peter's, Wrestlingworth

3pm: Carols around the Tree at All Saints, Eyeworth


Sunday December 19th 2021

9:30am: Parish Eucharist at St Mary Magdalene, Dunton

11am: Parish Eucharist at St Peter's, Wrestlingworth

6pm: Outdoor Carols at St Mary Magdalene, Dunton


Christmas in the DWE Benefice

Scroll through the images below to see what's happening across the Benefice!

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Upcoming Events

Pop-Up Coffee Shop at St Mary Magdalene, Dunton

Every Thursday
10-11am

Join us for a cuppa and a natter in our Community Coffee Shop. Everybody is welcome - soft play and toys available for little people!

Candles in the Dark

Sunday November 28th 2021
6pm at St Peter's

A special serivces to remember those who have passed away as we head into the Advent season. There will be a time for quiet reflection and the chance to light a candle.

Christmas Fair at St Mary Magdalene, Dunton

Sunday December 5th 2021
12-3pm

Stalls, fun and refreshments for all ages! Come and buy some goodies ready for Christmas!

Brass, Bells and Tinsel at St Mary Magdalene, Dunton

Saturday December 11th 2021
7pm

It's jingle all the way at St Mary Magdalene when Bedford Brass will be giving a traditional Christmas concert and raising funds for Sue Ryder St. John's Hospice.

Doors open at 6:30pm. Tickets: £5 for adults and £3 for children/students.


Contact Us

Clergy: Reverend Matt Phillips

Matt is the Priest-in-Charge for the Benefice of Dunton and Wrestlingworth with Eyeworth. He is married to Caroline and has a young son and a lively labrador. Alongside overseeing the Benefice, Matt is also a Tutor on the Local Ministry Programme for Guildford Diocese.

Matt is passionate about local churches sharing God's love with everybody in their local community. Although he is a natural extrovert and loves meeting new people, he likes to recharge with a good cup of coffee and a novel!

If you would like to contact Matt, please click here to email him or call the Vicarage on 01767 512122.

Church Wardens

Each church also has a church warden who works with Matt to oversee the care of their local congregation and church building. You are also very welcome to contact them to ask questions relating to a specific church:

Maria Poultney, Church Warden of St Mary Magdalene, Dunton: 01767 631099
Karen Nurse, Church Warden of St Peter's, Wrestlingworth: 01767 631487
Wendy Robinson, Church Warden of All Saints, Eyeworth: 01767 631283

Contact Details:

vicar@dwe.org.uk

01767 512122

The Vicarage,
29 Fen Reach,
Dunton,
SG18 8RZ.