Services Next Month

The following services are in addition to the regular weekday services in the Abbey.


Wednesday 1st March 2017

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

Officiant: Revd Richard Wyld

Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

Psalm: 51 (Plainsong)

Setting: Sumsion in F

Motets: Lenten Prose; Agnus Dei (Morley); Hide not thy face (Farrant)

Hymns: 67, 383 (ii), 74


Sunday 5th March 2017

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

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

Celebrant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Darke in E

Hymns: 420, 73, 333, 461 (Corvedale)

Motets: Miserere mei (Byrd)

The Church of St Martin of Tours, Lillington
10.00am - Village Service

Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

Sister Isabel Keegan

The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
10.00am - Village Communion

Celebrant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

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

Preacher: Revd Andy Robinson

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
11.00am - Mattins

Officiant: Revd Jane Craw

Preacher: Mrs Claire Ridgeway

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.30am - Service for Sherborne School
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.00pm - Sung Evensong

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Richard Wyld

Introit: Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts (Purcell)

Responses: Smith

Psalm: 50 vv 1 – 15

Canticles: Stanford in Bb

Anthem: O pray for the peace of Jerusalem (Howells)

Hymns: 377, 357, 250


Sunday 12th March 2017

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

Celebrant: Revd Richard Wyld

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Setting: Macmillan

Hymns: 372, 70 (i), 410, 76

Motet: Ave verum (Mozart); Lord, I trust thee (Handel)

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

Celebrant: Sister Isabel Keegan

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

Celebrant: Revd Richard Wyld

St Paul's @ The Gryphon, Sherborne
10.30am - Holy Communion

Celebrant & Preacher: Revd Jono Tregale

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

Celebrant: Revd Jane Craw

Preacher: Revd Ron Martin

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.00pm - Choral Evensong

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Drop, drop, slow tears (Gibbons)

Responses: Smith

Psalm: 135 vv 1 – 14

Canticles: Dyson in F

Anthem: Lord, let me know mine end (Greene)

Hymns: 337, 445


Sunday 19th March 2017

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

Celebrant: Sister Isabel Keegan

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

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

Celebrant & Preacher: Revd Jono Tregale

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

Celebrant: Revd Richard Wyld

Preacher: Sister Isabel Keegan

Setting: Jackson in G

Hymns: 362, 294, 295, 465

Motet: Pater noster (Stravinsky); Tantum ergo (de Séverac)

The Church of St Martin of Tours, Lillington
10.00am - Morning Service

Officiant: Revd Jane Craw

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

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

Celebrant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

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

Preacher: Mr Michael Graves

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
11.00am - Mattins

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.30am - Service for Sherborne Girls
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.00pm - Sung Evensong

Officiant: Revd Richard Wyld

Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Locus iste (Bruckner)

Responses: Elliott Park

Psalm: 40

Canticles: Stanford in C

Anthem: Like as the hart (Howells)

Hymns: 390 (Wareham, 493), 499, 373 (Coe Fen)

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
8.15pm - Service for Sherborne School

Sunday 26th March 2017

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

Celebrant: Revd Richard Wyld

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

Setting: Mass for four voices (Byrd)

Hymns: 205, 408, 285, 413

Motets: Sicut cervus (Palestrina); God so loved the world (Chilcott)

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

Celebrant: Revd Isabel Keegan

The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
10.00am - Said Holy Communion

Celebrant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

St Paul's @ The Gryphon, Sherborne
10.30am - All Age Worship

Preacher: Revd Jono Tregale/Revd Diane Tregale

The Church of St Martin of Tours, Lillington
11.00am - Holy Baptism

Officiant: Sister Isabel Keegan

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
11.00am - Mattins

Officiant & Preacher: Revd Richard Wyld

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.15am - Short Abbey Service – a child friendly service for everyone

Officiant: Revd Jane Craw

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.00pm - Sung Evensong

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Ron Martin

Introit: Come, Holy Ghost (Gibbons)

Responses: Elliott Park

Psalm: 13

Canticles: Wood in D

Anthem: Joys Seven (arr. Cleobury)

Hymns: 481 (462), 77, 477 (408i)