St Mary's Church

Steeple Bumpstead


Transforming church and community by the good news of Christ...


Two Rivers Benefice

Christmas Tree Festival

St Mary's Church

Steeple Bumpstead

Saturday 14th December - 3pm

Ashen, Birdbrook, Helions Bumpstead, Ridgewell, Steeple Bumpstead, Sturmer

The Two Rivers Benefice
Dates for Your Diary

Welcome to the St Mary's website. Please feel free to explore the various pages where we hope you will see that we are a diverse and lively community of people, seeking to serve God and the local community.


All are welcome at St Mary's - from newborns to those of 100 plus!  We like to think we have something for everybody and if we can help in any way, please feel free to get in touch. We hope to see you soon!


Jonathan and Theresa Lowe

Regular Services

1st Sunday  - 10:30am Combined Service

                         (see notes below)

2nd Sunday - 11:00am Morning Praise

3rd Sunday  - 11:00am Holy Communion

4th Sunday  - 4:30pm The '4:30 to King's                                      Cross'

5th Sunday  -  29th December 10:30am

                         Christmas Praise at Ridgewell

1st Sunday Combined Services:

January 2020 @ Birdbrook


Said Morning Prayer from the Book of Common Prayer will take place at St Andrew's, Helions Bumpstead on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month at 9.30am

Haverhill Foodbank

Our Churches support Haverhill Foodbank

If you are interested in donating, check out the list below but please note that items must have a long use date:

Small jars of coffee, teabags, sugar, longlife juice, longlife milk, biscuits, tinned tomatoes, tinned vegetables, tinned fruit, tinned meat/fish, tinned sponge pudding, instant mash, custard.

Please bring donated items to our Reach Resource Centre located on Leiston Road, Haverhill, CB9 8JL or to one of the many drop off points including the Churches in Helions Bumpstead, Steeple Bumpstead or Birdbrook.

If you are interested in volunteering, please do get in touch.


Thank you

Sermon Podcasts

Podcast for the 2nd Sunday of Advent - 8th December by Archdeacon Ruth

Friends of St Mary's Church

We hope you enjoyed recent events and should you wish to be notified of future events or perhaps you would like to consider becoming a Friend of St Mary's, then please visit our page or email Sheila Bronson - Events Co-ordinator.


We are committed to Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

The PCC has adopted the Church Of England's policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England website:

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer, Wendy Norris, may be contacted by emailing:

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