Services This Month

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


Sunday 5th November 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 Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

Setting: Sumsion in F

Motets: Tantum ergo (Laloux);

               Ave verum (289)

Hymns: 205, 434, 461 (Corvedale), 485

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

Celebrant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

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

Officiant: Sister Isabel Keegan

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 Patrick Revell

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

Officiant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Canon Charles Mitchell-Innes

Introit: Hail! gladdening light (Stainer)

Responses: Ayleward

Psalm: 111

Canticles: Noble in B minor

Anthem: Te lucis ante terminum (Balfour Gardiner)

Hymns: 358(ii), 467, 475

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

Sunday 12th November 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 - Requiem Eucharist for the Fallen

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Murray

Hymns: 496 (T. 354), 94, 381, 490

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
10.25am - Wreath Laying at War Memorial
St Paul's @ The Gryphon, Sherborne
10.30am - All Age Service

Preacher: Mrs Linda Rowe

The Church of St Martin of Tours, Lillington
10.45am - Mattins with Act of Remembrance

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Charles Mitchell-Innes

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
10.50am - Mattins with Act of Remembrance

Officiant & Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
10.50am - United Service of Remembrance

Preacher: Sir Robert Corbett

Anthem: So they gave their bodies (Aston)

Hymns: see printed Order of Service

The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
10.50am - Service of Remembrance

Officiant & Preacher: Revd Lesley McCreadie

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Before the ending of the day (241)

Responses: Ayleward

Psalm: 82                            

Canticles: Byrd 2nd Service

Anthem: So they gave their bodies (Aston)

Hymns: 493, 494 (413)

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
7.00pm - Service for Sherborne Girls

Sunday 19th November 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 John Walton

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

Celebrant: Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

Setting: Ives ‘Salisbury Service’

Motets: If ye love me (Tallis);

               Of the glorious body telling (268)

Hymns: 333, 456, 362, 468

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 - Family Communion

Celebrant: Revd Nelva Moss

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

Preachers: Dr Huw Ridgeway & Mrs Claire Ridgeway

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

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

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

Officiant: Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
12.30pm - Baptism

Officiant: Revd Jane Craw

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

Introit: O salutaris hostia (Laloux)

Responses: Rose

Psalm: 89 vv 19-29

Canticles: Morley ‘Fauxbourdons Service’

Anthem: O for the wings of a dove (Mendelssohn)

Hymns:  359 (T. 322), 480, 372

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods


Sunday 26th November 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 for Toy Sunday

Celebrant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Jackson in G

Motets: Ave verum (Stopford);

               Thee we adore (308)

Hymns: 345, 134, 499, 295, 373 (Coe Fen)

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

Celebrant: Revd Patrick Revell

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

Celebrant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

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

Celebrant & 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
5.00pm - Sung Evensong

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

Introit: O gladsome light (Bourgeois)

Responses: Rose

Psalm: 93

Canticles: Dyson in D

Anthem: Let all the world (Vaughan Williams)

Hymns: 134, 443, 332