The United Benefice of Cogenhoe and Great Houghton  and Little Houghton with Brafield on the Green Home

The present Benefice was created in 1997.  We belong to Peterborough Diocese of the Church of England.

Great Houghton Cogenhoe Brafield Little Houghton

All Church services throughout the Benefice are listed on the Services page.


The weekly news sheet is available online.


See the Benefice Diary for other events.


The Youth Groups calendar is here.  

Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults

The Diocese asks all churches to provide a link to their Safeguarding Page for anyone having concerns.or wanting to read the safeguarding policies and procedures.  All the churches in this Benefice  are committed to following government and Church of England guidelines on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and good working practice, including safer recruitment of volunteers and paid workers.

Contacting us

You will find our worship leaders on the Who’s Who page.  Churchwardens and PCC members are on the individual church websites.  

Please send information for the website to website@theunitedbenefice.org.uk  We can accept plain text, Word, Open Office, Publisher formats. Please do not send items as PDF.  Photographs should be sent as as separate JPG files rather than being embedded in documents.

A gentle reminder

I can only publish your news and events on the Benefice and church websites if I know about it.  

More information here

Fire Church @4 Sunday 5 November

Family Church @4 will have a “Fire” theme.  Our service on Sunday afternoons for families with children of any age.  See our web page here.

Ride and Stride Saturday 9 September

Thank you to everyone who supported Northamptonshire Historic Churches Trust annual sponsored cycle ride and walk in aid of local churches.  All our churches were open.  See photo here.