Benefice of Keyworth, Stanton and Bunny

animated photos of all the churches

WELCOME to our united benefice in Nottinghamshire UK.  We are a group of 3 Church of England parishes which includes 4 churches.   We would love to see you at one of our Sunday services, or help you arrange a baptism, wedding or funeral.  If you are visiting us for the first time, the visitors information  tells you how to find us and what to expect.    Children and young people are a vital part of our community, click here to see the range of activities available. Click here for the weekly news-sheet which is handed out at all Sunday services.

Latest News
Click here for our Weekly News SheetPlease go to our news page for our latest news.
A calendar of services and events is shown at the bottom of this page.
 Click here for photos of recent events.
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Re-opening Our Churches
We are continuing the slow process of re-opening our churches.

From 16th August the pattern will be as follows.
Click here to read about the precautions that will be in place.
Sunday Holy Communion 10.30 a.m. at St Mary the Virgin, Bunny
This is the main weekly service.
An online version will be available here by 2.00 p.m. on Sundays.
Wednesday Holy Communion 6.00 p.m. at St Mary Magdalene, Keyworth
Space is limited in order to maintain social distancing so we are operating a reservation system. To book a place please call Bev before Monday evening at or 07497 486116 (10.00 - 5.00). Priority will be given to people who cannot get to services in Bunny. If the list is full you will be offered spaces for another week. The service will be online the next morning at 9.30.
St Mary the Virgin, Bunny will be open for Private Prayer on
Wednesday mornings 10.30am - 11.30am
We’re working hard to ensure church buildings are clean and safe. Physical distancing and hygiene guidelines will be observed. Hand sanitiser is always available to use during and after your visit. Please be patient as we seek to facilitate prayer and worship together.

We are continuing to support people worshipping at home.
Our video services can be found here.
You can join in the service of Morning and Evening Prayer at home by following this link.
Find other ways of praying and worshipping at home on our resources page

See our new Appeals and Giving page for details of specific causes we have interest in.
If you would like donate to any of our causes please go to our Appeals and Giving page by Clicking here .
Donate now to Keyworth Parish Church via Give a Little Keyworth Church viewed from the Square with blossom

Let us pray for you. Send prayer requests by clicking on this link.
Your request will remain confidential to our prayer group.

Picture of Father Tom

The Rector, Father Tom Meyrick lives in Keyworth and supervises the administration of services in all four churches,   You can see his contact details, and the rest of the ministry team (Readers)  here.  Contact details for the separate churches can be seen here.

The Benefice calendar is shown below.  Click on any event to check its location, get more details or to get a map with directions.

Ensuring that children and young people as well as adults are kept safe whilst in our care is an integral part of our church life. If you have any concerns about safeguarding please contact:
In the Parish: Karen Ellis, Parish Safeguarding Coordinator,  07891317708.
In the Diocese: Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, 01636 817200.
Out of Hours for Children & Adults: Nottinghamshire: 0300 456 4546.