Services This Month

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


Sunday 6th May 2018

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 & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Missa brevis in G (Mozart)

Motets: Haec dies (Palestrina); Ave verum (Byrd)

Hymns: 205, 114, 263 (omit ** 5&6), When in our music God is glorified’ (Sine nomine)

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

Officiant: Revd Guntars Reboks

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: Mr Mark Greenstock

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
11.15am - Choral Mattins

Officiant & Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Responses: Rose                       

Psalm: 45

Canticles: Stanford in G

Anthem: O clap your hands (Vaughan Williams)

Hymns: 118, 336


Thursday 10th May 2018

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

Mens’ voices

Setting: Mass for three voices (Byrd)

Motets: Viri Galilei (Byrd); Ave verum (Byrd)

Hymns: 130 (i), 134, 271, 332


Sunday 13th May 2018

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: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Christopher Huitson

Setting: Salisbury Mass (Ives)

Motet: Tantum ergo (de Séverac)

Hymns: 332, 388 (i), 296, 271

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

Celebrant: Revd Nelva Moss

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

Celebrant: Revd Brenda Phillips

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

Preacher: Revd Sulin Milne

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

Celebrant & Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.30am - Service for Sherborne School and Sherborne Girls
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.30pm - Choral Evensong

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: O nata lux (Tallis)

Responses: Ayleward

Psalm: 147 vv 1 -12

Canticles: Dyson in F

Anthem: God is gone up (Finzi)

Hymns: 128 (ii), 476


Sunday 20th May 2018

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

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

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Setting: Sumsion in F

Motet: Listen, sweet dove (Ives)

Hymns: 139 (i), 140, 311 (t. Dies Dominica), 137

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: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

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 Lesley McCreadie

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

Preacher: Revd Jono Tregale

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

Officiant & Preacher: Revd Christopher Huitson

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Introit: Come, Holy Ghost (Gibbons)

Responses: Ayleward

Psalm: 139 vv 1 – 11

Canticles: Stanford in Bb

Anthem: Litany to the Holy Spirit (Hurford)

Hymns: 431, 342 (178), 367 (ii)

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

Sunday 27th May 2018

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: Revd Robert Green

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

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

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

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

Preacher: Revd Patrick Revell

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 Jane Craw

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

Officiant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Sung by members of Sherborne Chamber Choir

Introit: Alleluia, I heard a voice (Weelkes)

Responses: Sanders

Psalm: 104 vv 1 – 10

Canticles: Murrill in E

Anthem: The Cherubic Hymn (Rachmaninov)

Hymns: 466, 358(ii), 343