Advent and Christmas Services

We draw your attention to the following special services for the seasons of Advent and Christmas


Sunday 3rd December 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
1.30pm - Shoppers’ Carols

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.30pm - Shoppers’ Carols

Officiant: Revd Jane Craw

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
3.30pm - Shoppers’ Carols

Officiant: Revd Guntars Reboks

The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
3.30pm - Christingle and Advent Carols

Officiant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.00pm - Advent Carol Service

Monday 4th December 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.30pm - Dorset Federation of WIs Carol Service

Friday 8th December 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
10.00am - Mothers’ Union Carol Service
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.00pm - Sherborne Preparatory School Carol Service

Saturday 9th December 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.00am - Sherborne Girls Carol Service
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.30pm - Sherborne School Carol Service
The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
4.30pm - Carol Service

Sunday 10th December 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.45pm - Dorset Freemasons’ Carol Service
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.00pm - Christingle Service

Monday 11th December 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
7.30pm - Concert “The Abbey’s Gift to the Town”

Tuesday 12th December 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
7.00pm - Gryphon School Carol Service

Wednesday 13th December 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
4.00pm - Leweston Carol Service

Thursday 14th December 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
3.00pm - Carol Service for the Steam Train
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
7.00pm - ‘A Quieter Christmas’ Service

Friday 15th December 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.00pm - Abbey Primary School Carol Service

Saturday 16th December 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
12.00pm - Shoppers’ Carols
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
1.00pm - Shoppers’ Carols
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.00pm - Shoppers’ Carols
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
3.00pm - Shoppers’ Carols

Sunday 17th December 2017

St Paul's @ The Gryphon, Sherborne
10.30am - All Age Nativity Service
St Paul's Church, Sherborne
3.00pm - Crafts and Carols
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
3.00pm - Sherborne Abbey Carol Service
The Church of St Martin of Tours, Lillington
6.00pm - Carol Service

Sunday 24th December 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
3.00pm - Blessing of the Crib & Lighting of the Tree
The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
4.00pm - Crib Service
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.00pm - Blessing of the Crib & Lighting of the Tree
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.30pm - The First Eucharist of Christmas
The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
11.30pm - The First Eucharist of Christmas

Monday 25th December 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
8.00am - Said Holy Communion (BCP)
The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
8.00am - Said Holy Communion (BCP)
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.30am - Parish Eucharist for Christmas Day
The Church of St Martin of Tours, Lillington
10.00am - Lessons and Carols followed by Holy Communion (BCP)
The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
10.00am - Family Communion
St Paul's @ The Gryphon, Sherborne
10.00am - All Age Holy Communion
The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
11.00am - Lessons and Carols followed by Holy Communion (BCP)
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.15am - Festal Mattins