Welcome to the website for the united benefice of Ashburnham with Penhurst. Here you will find information about our churches, and the events and activities which are part of our church and village life. Our desire is to know, love and to follow Jesus Christ in our homes, our church family and in the communities where we live and work.


 St Peter's Church, Ashburnham

Our aim is to be a church that is accessible to everyone, wherever they are coming from, and to be a place where people can experience healing and restoration. We want to provide the opportunity for all to grow in faith and commitment to Jesus Christ whatever their age.

We have one service each Sunday at 10.30 am.


Our services are informal yet orderly, often following the liturgy of Common Worship. We seek to be led by the Holy Spirit. All members are given the opportunity to share what God is doing in their lives if they wish.


Families with children are very welcome, and we have activities for younger people each Sunday, except when there is an All Age service on the first Sunday of the month. there are two house groups which meet on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Thursday of the month at 8.00pm





Services at Ashburnham Church


Our services on 18th and 25th April 2021 will be held online (by Zoom) at 10.30am.

 Please contact the PCC Secretary for the link.


With effect from 2nd May 2021 we will hold our Sunday morning services in St Peter's Church at 10.30am.

These will be run according to Government and Church of England guidelines: masks must be worn, social distancing observed and no singing is permitted.  

There will be sanitiser and track and trace information as you arrive.

We look forward to being able to meet in person again - and everyone is welcome!


Private prayer

 The church building is open for private prayer every day.  Please follow the guidelines to keep everyone safe from the risk of infection.





     Revd Peter Walker

Preist-in-Charge for the benefice  of Ashburnham with Penhurst

Contact details


01424 892941


Our Parish Profile tab gives more information about life at St. Peter's

Ashburnham Chapel

At St. Peter's we often join with friends at Ashburnham Chapel for shared services and events. To contact them and find out lots more about The Chapel see their website here

Village Website

Find out more about activities, groups and events in Ashburnham and Penhurst on the village website here

St. Peter's PCC secretary

Rachel Bickersteth


St Peter's Ashburnham Churchwardens

David Amos

Tel 01424 773134

email damos78261@aol.com



Please check this website regularly, and our facebook page (link https://www.facebook.com/AshburnhanPlace) for up to date information






Safeguarding Policy

We are fully committed to the safety of everyone in our care; all our leaders are DBS checked, and occasional helpers are closely supervised. We aim to abide by Diocesan child protection and safeguarding guidelines


Our Parish Safeguarding Officers are: 
Sharon Gulliver 07901 5686607 for Ashburnham

Victoria Hartley 01580 850576 for Penhurst








We proudly produce a weekly newsheet for St Peters and Ashburnham Chapel. If you would like an item including or you would like to receive a copy please contact the Editor as shown below


The  Post

The weekly newsletter for Ashburnham St Peters and The Chapel 

Editor: David Amos

Please send contributions by email to David at damos78261@aol.com













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