The Benefice of Bentley, Binsted & Froyle Churches
The Benefice of Bentley, Binsted & Froyle Churches

A thriving community of faith across three churches.





Book your tickets


Both the Real Nativity Singalong and Christingle services are expected to be very busy.


To keep everyone safe and to ensure we don't exceed the capacity of each church, please book through the church office. Tickets are free. If you havent booked, you may not be allowed in!






Christingle - 4pm Christmas Eve

St Mary's Bentley


Come in fancy dress and celebrate with us! We'll be retelling the Christmas story, singing some great carols and we can't forget the Bethlehemian Rhapsody!


Please get in touch with the church office to book your tickets:






The Real Nativity - 6:30pm

Friday 17th December

Holy Cross Binsted


Come in fancy dress as we join together to watch the amazing Real Nativity film the team put together last year. 


Please get in touch with the church office to book your tickets:







Confirmation - Sunday 13th February 2022


We're very excited to welcome back Bishop David Williams in February to confirm the young people who are currently taking part in the Youth Alpha course.


And this is not just for teenagers, if this is something you'd like to explore, please contact the church office. / 01420 23339




Live@5 is back!


If you've never been to a Live@5 before, it's our more relaxed and informal time of worship, prayer and learning from the Bible. We've shaken things up a bit and each week we have something different to offer - all services are in person.

Bentley church, 4:30pm refreshments for 5pm start.


Week 1 - Holy Communion

Week 2 - Big Praise

Week 3 - iPad (still in person!)

Week 4 - YumYum (starts at 5pm)



Binsted's Wednesday Prayers are back IN PERSON!


1st Wednesdays of the month:



1st December



We'll be meeting at Holy Cross Binsted but if you don't yet feel comfortable meeting in person, you can still join us through Zoom.


Join us to pray for Binsted Parish.

Prayer guide
01 12 2021 Wednesday Prayers for Binsted[...]
Microsoft Word document [18.3 KB]





We would love for you to join us for our Monday morning Benefice prayer meeting on Zoom. 


We follow a simple pattern of liturgy, reading Scripture, discussion and prayer to set us up for the week ahead.


Click HERE to access the liturgy.





Church Administrator & PA


Location: St Mary’s Church Office, Bentley

Salary Commensurate with experience


The Benefice of Bentley, Binsted and Froyle is seeking a Church Administrator and PA. The role will include administration of activities within the Benefice and co-ordination with the various volunteers and Churchwardens in each of the parishes. The Administrator will also act as the first point of contact for pastoral enquiries to the Benefice. A key part of the role will be to act as a Personal Assistant to the Vicar, helping them to make the best use of their time, by dealing with administrative tasks. 


This will be a part time post for two mornings per week (8 hours) and occasional work outside these times. It is an occupational requirement for the post holder to be a practising Christian.


For further details and a full Job Description please contact Steve Fice, Operations Manager of the Benefice of Bentley, Binsted and Froyle, by email:


Interviews will be held in early December 2021. Final date for applications is Sunday 5th December. Invitations for interview with details of times will be posted by Tuesday 7th December.


St Mary's, Bentley

St Mary's, Froyle


At Bentley, Binsted and Froyle, we take safeguarding very seriously and the PCCs have adopted the House of Bishop's parish safeguarding handbook, Promoting a Safer Church, which you can see on the Our Policies tab. Further safeguarding documents can be found on the Winchester Diocese websiteSafeguarding children, young people and adults experiencing, or at risk of abuse or neglect is the responsibility of us all whether they are in the communities in which we live or part of our Christian family.


If you have a concern regarding a child, young person or adult who may be at risk of harm, or you would like more information regarding DBS checks, please speak to our Benefice Safeguarding Administrator, Gemma Ball 01420 23339 or email Or, please contact your respective Parish Safeguarding Officer for your church:


Bentley - Jill Keily: 07976 904235

Binsted - Kathleen Digby: 01420 23951 or

Froyle - Jan Elliot: 07710 267555, 01420 22435 or

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