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WELCOME TO THE PARISH CHURCH OF

St Mary the Virgin, Keysoe

Keysoe, Bedfordshire, MK44 2HW

Part of the Benefices of Wilden, Colmworth, Ravensden, Keysoe and Bolnhurst

Service Times

You would be very welcome to join us for any of our church services. Our usual pattern of worship at Keysoe is:

Sundays:

9:30am Holy Communion (1st Sunday of the month)

11:00am Morning Prayer with hymns (3rd Sunday of the month)

Mondays:

9:15am Morning Prayer (each week)

Wednesday:

10:00am Holy Communion (3rd Wednesday of the month)

In addition, there are regular services at the other churches in the benefice.

Please follow the link below or go to our home page to see the full service schedule accross the benefice, including any variation to our pattern in Keysoe

Service Schedule for the next two months

News

Life Events

We would love to help you plan your special service with us

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BAPTISMS

Baptisms, also known as Christenings, are a wonderful celebration of a child's life with God. If you live in the Parishes or have connections to the Churches here, we would be delighted to have a Baptism service for your child.

Image by Photos by Lanty

WEDDINGS

We love weddings! If you or your partner live in the parishes, you can marry here, whether or not you attend church. You may also be able to have your wedding here if you have a connection to the churches or parishes.

Image by Eli Solitas

FUNERALS

Please get in touch to talk about a service in Church or at the Crematorium. Funerals are as unique as the person who has died, and we are here to support you in any we can at this most difficult time

Upcoming Events at Keysoe

  • TMG: The Men's Group
    TMG: The Men's Group
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 13 Jun
    Keysoe
    13 Jun 2024, 19:30 – 21:30
    Keysoe, Pertenhall Rd, Keysoe, Bedford MK44 2HR, UK
    13 Jun 2024, 19:30 – 21:30
    Keysoe, Pertenhall Rd, Keysoe, Bedford MK44 2HR, UK
    Men Matter! The Second Thursday of every month at The Chequers Pub, Keysoe, 7.30-9.30pm Time for a pint and sausage roll A partnership, of Rural North Beds Churches Contact: Doug: 012364 376556 or Tim: 07808 865716 See you at TMG
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  • Colmworth Church Coffee Stop
    Colmworth Church Coffee Stop
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, 19 Jun
    St Denys Church, Colmworth
    19 Jun 2024, 10:30 – 12:00
    St Denys Church, Colmworth, Colmworth, Bedfordshire MK44 2JU, UK
    19 Jun 2024, 10:30 – 12:00
    St Denys Church, Colmworth, Colmworth, Bedfordshire MK44 2JU, UK
    Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday. Come along and meet friends and neighbours. All welcome. The Church is also open most days for private prayer.
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  • Colmworth Community Lunch
    Colmworth Community Lunch
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, 21 Jun
    St Denys, Colmworth
    21 Jun 2024, 12:30 – 13:30
    St Denys, Colmworth, Colmworth, Bedfordshire MK44 2JU, UK
    21 Jun 2024, 12:30 – 13:30
    St Denys, Colmworth, Colmworth, Bedfordshire MK44 2JU, UK
    Held on the 3rd Friday of the month 12.30pm - 1.30pm, £5. Please let Kate (378132) or Wendy (376277) know if you would like to join us and any dietary requirements.
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  • Keysoe & Bolnhurst Open Gardens
    Keysoe & Bolnhurst Open Gardens
    Sat, 22 Jun
    Keysoe & Bolnhurst
    22 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 17:00
    Keysoe & Bolnhurst
    22 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 17:00
    Keysoe & Bolnhurst
    Spend a lovely afternoon in Keysoe and Bolnhurst visiting a variety of beautiful gardens located throughout the parish with teas available in both villages
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  • Teddy Bear Parachute Drop
    Teddy Bear Parachute Drop
    Teddy Bear Parachute Drop
    Sun, 23 Jun
    St Nicholas Church, Wilden
    23 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 16:00
    St Nicholas Church, Wilden, High St, Wilden, Bedford MK44 2PB, UK
    23 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 16:00
    St Nicholas Church, Wilden, High St, Wilden, Bedford MK44 2PB, UK
    Bring your own Teddy or sponsor the Church Teddy and enjoy an afternoon of fun as you watch your teddy parachute or zip wire from the church tower to the sound of the Salvation Army Band. Parachutes available. There will be refreshments and donations are welcome.
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  • Music for a Summer's Evening
    Music for a Summer's Evening
    Tue, 02 Jul
    St Mary the Virgin, Keysoe
    02 Jul 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    St Mary the Virgin, Keysoe, Keysoe, Bedfordshire MK44 2HW, UK
    02 Jul 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    St Mary the Virgin, Keysoe, Keysoe, Bedfordshire MK44 2HW, UK
    A Miscellany of Madrigals, Part songs and Folk songs by Cantamus on Tuesday 2nd July, 7.30pm at St Mary's Church, Keysoe. Conductor Gary Mudd Tickets £10 on the door (cash only please) Light refreshments included, donations please for wine All proceeds to St Mary's Building Fund
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  • Charity Coffee Morning - All Saints Church, Ravensden
    Charity Coffee Morning - All Saints Church, Ravensden
    Sat, 06 Jul
    Ravensden
    06 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    Ravensden, All Saints Church, Church End, Ravensden, Bedford MK44 2RR, UK
    06 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    Ravensden, All Saints Church, Church End, Ravensden, Bedford MK44 2RR, UK
    Saturday 6th July from 10 o'clock until 12.00. Home made cakes, coffee and tea. (all profits going towards the Primrose Car Service whose volunteers drive people from Bedford to Addenbrookes for treatments and to the fabric of our church).
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  • Hog Roast
    Hog Roast
    Sat, 06 Jul
    Keysoe Village Hall
    06 Jul 2024, 17:00 – 21:00
    Keysoe Village Hall, Elm Tree Grove, Keysoe Row, Bedford MK44 2JE, UK
    06 Jul 2024, 17:00 – 21:00
    Keysoe Village Hall, Elm Tree Grove, Keysoe Row, Bedford MK44 2JE, UK
    Saturday 6th July at Keysoe Village Hall from 5pm Grand Draw will take place during the evening Cash Only Bar Tickets Adults £12, Children 10 and under £5 available from Penny Heming 01234 378878, Peggy Robins 01234 708598 or Jenny Carter 01234 376295 In aid of St Mary's Church, Keysoe
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  • Jigsaw Challenge
    Jigsaw Challenge
    Jigsaw Challenge
    Sat, 13 Jul
    St Denys Church, Colmworth, Bedfordshire
    13 Jul 2024, 18:00
    St Denys Church, Colmworth, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire MK44 2JU, UK
    13 Jul 2024, 18:00
    St Denys Church, Colmworth, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire MK44 2JU, UK
    Enjoy a fun evening with friends completing a Jigsaw £10 per ticket, includes a 2-course meal Bring your own drink Raffle Proceeds to church funds Contact: Wendy Jephcote or Jackie Ayto for tickets Wendy: 07415 006278 or wendy.jephcote@gmail.com Jackie: 07929 943348 or jackieayto@btinternet.com
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  • Cream Tea Afternoons at St Mary's Keysoe
    Cream Tea Afternoons at St Mary's Keysoe
    Multiple Dates
    Cream Tea Afternoons at St Mary's Keysoe
    Sun, 21 Jul
    St Mary the Virgin, Keysoe
    21 Jul 2024, 15:00 – 17:00
    St Mary the Virgin, Keysoe, Keysoe, Bedfordshire MK44 2HW, UK
    21 Jul 2024, 15:00 – 17:00
    St Mary the Virgin, Keysoe, Keysoe, Bedfordshire MK44 2HW, UK
    Come and enjoy a delicious cream tea from 3pm - 5pm on Sunday 12th May, 21st July and Saturday 14th September
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  • Pub Night in Ravensden Village Hall
    Pub Night in Ravensden Village Hall
    Pub Night in Ravensden Village Hall
    Sat, 08 Jun
    Ravensden Village Hall
    08 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 23:00
    Ravensden Village Hall, Church Hill, Ravensden, Bedford MK44 2RL, UK
    08 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 23:00
    Ravensden Village Hall, Church Hill, Ravensden, Bedford MK44 2RL, UK
    Saturday 8th June from 7pm. Live music from Freddie's Barnet, cash bar and a raffle. Tickets £10 to include your first drink. Contact Chris at thebends@btinternet.com or phone 771139 Proceeds towards the repair inside walls of All Saints church, Ravensden
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  • Escorted Walk
    Escorted Walk
    Sat, 25 May
    St Mary's Church, Keysoe
    25 May 2024, 13:45 – 17:45
    St Mary's Church, Keysoe, Keysoe, Bedfordshire MK44 2HW, UK
    25 May 2024, 13:45 – 17:45
    St Mary's Church, Keysoe, Keysoe, Bedfordshire MK44 2HW, UK
    Come and enjoy a country walk on 25th May 1.45pm for prompt 2pm start from St Mary's Church, Keysoe. £5 includes refreshments
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  • Wilden Village Hall Quiz
    Wilden Village Hall Quiz
    Wilden Village Hall Quiz
    Fri, 24 May
    Wilden Village Hall
    24 May 2024, 19:00 – 22:00
    Wilden Village Hall, 2 High St, Wilden, Bedford MK44 2PB, UK
    24 May 2024, 19:00 – 22:00
    Wilden Village Hall, 2 High St, Wilden, Bedford MK44 2PB, UK
    7.00pm for 7.30pm Tickets £15 include hot meal - bar - raffle. Bring your own drinks. Bookings - Susie Cooper 01234 771534 email: treasurerscwilden@wcrchurches.org All proceeds to St Nicholas Church Wilden
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  • Alma Singers Concert
    Alma Singers Concert
    Alma Singers Concert
    Fri, 17 May
    Bedfordshire
    17 May 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Bedfordshire, St Denys Church, Colmworth, Bedfordshire MK44 2JU, UK
    17 May 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Bedfordshire, St Denys Church, Colmworth, Bedfordshire MK44 2JU, UK
    Singing songs from Musicals and other popular songs at Denys Church on Friday 17th May 7.00pm Enquiries: Kate Abrahams (378132) kateabrahams1@yahoo.com. All proceeds to St Denys Church Colmworth
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  • Beetle Drive
    Beetle Drive
    Sat, 06 Apr
    St Denys Church, Colmworth, Bedfordshire
    06 Apr 2024, 18:00 – 21:00
    St Denys Church, Colmworth, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire MK44 2JU, UK
    06 Apr 2024, 18:00 – 21:00
    St Denys Church, Colmworth, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire MK44 2JU, UK
    Enjoy an evening of food and fun for all the family at our Beetle Drive Tickets £10 per person, includes meal and dessert -bring your own drink Purchase Tickets via Wendy Jephcote wendy.jephcote@gmail.com tel: 07415 006278 or Jackie Ayto – jackieayto@btinternet.com Tel: 07929 943348
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  • Easter Activity for all the Family
    Easter Activity for all the Family
    Sat, 30 Mar
    St Mary's Church Keysoe
    30 Mar 2024, 14:30 – 16:30
    St Mary's Church Keysoe, Keysoe, Bedfordshire MK44 2HW, UK
    30 Mar 2024, 14:30 – 16:30
    St Mary's Church Keysoe, Keysoe, Bedfordshire MK44 2HW, UK
    Have some fun for all the family, searching for Easter eggs and enjoying other Easter activities
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  • Easter Activity for all the Family
    Easter Activity for all the Family
    Sat, 30 Mar
    St Denys Church, Colmworth
    30 Mar 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    St Denys Church, Colmworth, Bedfordshire MK44 2JU, UK
    30 Mar 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    St Denys Church, Colmworth, Bedfordshire MK44 2JU, UK
    Join us for a morning of fun and Easter activities including Easter Egg Hunt in Church, Egg Paining, Easter Card Making and much more Drink and biscuits will be available. All children welcome but must be accompanied by an adult
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  • Lent Course Tuesdays - Magnificent Jesus
    Lent Course Tuesdays - Magnificent Jesus
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, 26 Mar
    Ravensden
    26 Mar 2024, 14:00 – 15:30
    Ravensden, Church End, Ravensden, Bedford MK44 2RR, UK
    26 Mar 2024, 14:00 – 15:30
    Ravensden, Church End, Ravensden, Bedford MK44 2RR, UK
    Prepare for Easter by considering how the magnificent Son of God quenches our spiritual thirst and rescues us from emptiness, darkness, hopelessness, guilt and even death!
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SAFEGUARDING

We are committed to safeguarding Children, Young People, Victims of Domestic Abuse and Vulnerable Adults. The PCC's have adopted the Church of England's policies and best practice on safeguarding.

To view our policy or to contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer please click on the buttons below.

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