Lent and Easter Services

We draw your attention to the following special services for the seasons of Lent and Easter


Sunday 9th April 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
8.00am - Holy Communion (BCP) for Palm Sunday

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.15am - Procession from The Green for Palm Sunday
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.30am - Parish Eucharist for Palm Sunday

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

 

Setting: Macmillan

Hymns: 509, 83, 86, 511

Motets: O taste and see (Vaughan Williams); Ubi caritas (Gjeilo)

The Church of St Martin of Tours, Lillington
10.00am - Holy Communion (BCP) for Palm Sunday

Celebrant: Sister Isabel Keegan

The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
10.00am - Family Communion for Palm Sunday

Celebrant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

St Paul's @ The Gryphon, Sherborne
10.30am - Morning Worship for Palm Sunday

Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
11.00am - Holy Communion (BCP) for Palm Sunday

Celebrant & Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.30pm - Choral Evensong for Palm Sunday

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Dear Feast of Palms (East)

Responses: Reading

Psalm: 80

Canticles: ‘Short’ Service (Gibbons)

Anthem: Ride on in majesty (Ives)

Hymns: 511, 79 (128ii)


Thursday 13th April 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
7.00pm - Parish Eucharist for Maundy Thursday

Celebrant: Revd Richard Wyld

Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Sumsion in F

Hymns: 280, 270 (Tallis’s Ordinal, 419), 268 (Grafton202), 302

Motets: God so loved the world (Stainer); Ubi caritas (Gjeilo)


Friday 14th April 2017

St Paul's Church, Sherborne
9.30am - All Age Service for Good Friday

Preacher: Revd Jono Tregale

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
10.00am - Devotional Service for Good Friday

Officiant: Revd Jane Craw

The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
10.00am - Devotional Service for Good Friday

Officiant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
12.00pm - Three Hours Devotion for Good Friday

Preacher: Revd Richard Wyld

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.00pm - Liturgy of the Cross for Good Friday

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Richard Wyld

See service sheet

Motets: In the departure of the Lord (Bull); O vos omnes (Croce);

Crux fidelis (John IV, King of Portugal)


Saturday 15th April 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
8.00pm - Easter Vigil for Holy Saturday

Officiant: Revd Richard Wyld

See service sheet


Sunday 16th April 2017

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
8.00am - Holy Communion (BCP) for Easter Day

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
8.00am - Holy Communion (BCP) for Easter Day

Celebrant: Revd Richard Wyld

St Paul's Church, Sherborne
9.00am - Holy Communion for Easter Day

Celebrant & Preacher: Revd Jono Tregale

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.30am - Parish Eucharist for Easter Day

Celebrant & Preacher: Bishop of Sherborne

Setting: Haydn Missa Sancti Johannes de Deo

Hymns: 110 + 112; 113, 105(ii), 120

Motets: Tantum ergo (de Séverac); This Joyful Eastertide (arr. Ledger)

The Church of St Martin of Tours, Lillington
10.00am - Easter Lessons & Carols followed by Holy Communion (BCP) for Easter Day

Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

Sister Isabel Keegan

The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
10.00am - Easter Communion for Easter Day

Celebrant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

St Paul's @ The Gryphon, Sherborne
10.30am - All Age Communion for Easter Day

Preacher: Mr Mark Greenstock

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
11.00am - Festal Mattins followed by Holy Communion (BCP) for Easter Day

Officiant & Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

 

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.15am - Festal Mattins for Easter Day

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Joy is come! (arr. Carter)

Responses: Rose

Venite: chant

Psalm: 111

Te Deum: Stanford in C

Jubilate: chant

Anthem: Rise, heart, thy Lord is risen (Vaughan Williams)

Hymns: 103, 107, 119

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.30pm - Festal Evensong for Easter Day

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Introit: This joyful Eastertide (Wood)

Responses: Rose

Psalm: 150

Canticles: Stanford in C

Anthem : Blessed be the God and Father (SS Wesley)

Hymns: 117, 115, 124