Services Next Month

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


Sunday 1st October 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: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Sister Isabel Keegan

Setting: Haydn – Missa Sancti Johannes de Deo

Motets: O for a closer walk with God (Stanford)

               Agnus Dei (Ives)

Hymns: 205, 456, 333, 436

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

Preacher: Mrs Linda Rowe

The Church of St Martin of Tours, Lillington
11.00am - Village Service for Harvest Thanksgiving

Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

Sister Isabel Keegan

The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
11.00am - Village Communion for Harvest Thanksgiving

Celebrant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

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 School and Sherborne Girls
The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
12.15pm - Baptism

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.30pm - Sung Evensong

Officiant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: O come ye servants of the Lord (Tye)

Responses: Jackman

Psalm: 124

Canticles: Purcell in G minor

Anthem: Rutter – For the beauty of the earth

Hymns: 486, 372, 251


Sunday 8th October 2017

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

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

Setting: Ives – ‘Salisbury’ Service

Motets: O taste and see (Vaughan Williams)

               O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit (Tallis)

Hymns: 336, 206, 296 (i), 494 (413)

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 Lesley McCreadie

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

Preacher: Revd Jono Tregale

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

Celebrant: Revd Jane Craw

Preacher: Dr Huw Ridgeway

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.30am - Baptism

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
12.15pm - Baptism

Officiant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: God grant with grace (Tallis)

Responses: Jackman

Psalm: 136 vv 1-9

Canticles: Stanford in C

Anthem: Cantique de Jean Racine (Fauré)

Hymns: 452, 345


Sunday 15th October 2017

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

Celebrant: Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

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 Derek Cottrill

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Setting: Ives – ‘Salisbury’ Service

Motet: Sacerdotes Domini (Byrd)

Hymns: 433, 431, 302, 477 (408i)

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

Officiant & Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

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

Celebrant: Revd Nelva Moss

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

Preacher: Mr Michael Graves

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
11.00am - Mattins for the Literary Society

Officiant & Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.15am - Short Abbey Service – a child friendly service for everyone
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.30pm - Sung Evensong

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Introit: Oculi omnium (Parnell)

Responses: Reading

Psalm: 130

Canticles: Byrd 2nd Service

Anthem: Verleih uns Frieden (Mendelssohn)

Hymns: 440 (omit**), 499, 250


Saturday 21st October 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.30pm - Choral Evensong

Service sung by Harsnett Choir

Responses – Alan Spedding

Psalm 104

Canticles – Edwin Crusha in D

Anthem – Maurice Bevan, There’s a wideness in God’s mercy

Hymn – 373 (t. Coe Fen)


Sunday 22nd October 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: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Canon Tim Biles

Service sung by Harsnett Choir

Setting: Wood in F

Motet: Verily, verily I say unto you (Tallis)

Hymns: 338, 490, 271, 443

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 - Said Holy Communion

Celebrant: Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

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

Preachers: The Drews

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

Officiant & Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
12.15pm - Baptism

Officiant: Revd Jane Craw

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.30pm - Sung Evensong

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Service sung by Harsnett Choir

Responses: Alan Spedding

Psalm: 143 vv 1-11

Canticles: Creighton in C

Anthem: Sing, ye faithful (John Rippin)

Hymns: 497 (449), 431, 252


Sunday 29th October 2017

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

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

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

Celebrant: Revd Jane Craw

Preacher: Ven. Sue Groom

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

Officiant & Preacher: Sister Isabel Keegan

The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
10.00am - Bible Sunday Service

Officiant: Revd John Walton

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

Preacher: Mr Mark Greenstock

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

Celebrant & Preacher: Revd Christopher Huitson

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.30am - Baptism

Officiant: Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

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

Officiant: Revd Guntars Reboks