Advent and Christmas Services

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


Monday 25th March 2019

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
8.00pm - Compline and Address

Preacher: Revd Hugh Bonsey


Monday 1st April 2019

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
8.00pm - Compline and Address

Preacher: Revd Jono Tregale


Monday 8th April 2019

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
8.00pm - Compline and Address

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks


Sunday 14th April 2019

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
8.00am - Holy Communion BCP for Palm Sunday

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.15am - Procession from The Green for Palm Sunday
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.30am - Parish Eucharist for Palm Sunday

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

The Church of St Martin of Tours, Lillington
10.00am - Holy Communion BCP for Palm Sunday

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

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

Celebrant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

St Paul's @ The Gryphon, Sherborne
10.30am - All Age Worship for Palm Sunday
The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
11.00am - Holy Communion BCP for Palm Sunday followed by AGM

Officiant & Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

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

Officiant: Canon Charles Mitchell-Innes


Thursday 18th April 2019

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Lesley McCreadie


Friday 19th April 2019

St Paul's Church, Sherborne
9.30am - All Age Service for Good Friday
The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
10.00am - Devotional Service for Good Friday

Officiant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
10.00am - Devotional Service for Good Friday

Officiant: Revd Jane Craw

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
12.00pm - Three Hours Devotion for Good Friday

Preacher: Canon Charles Mitchell-Innes

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.00pm - Liturgy of the Cross for Good Friday

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Canon Charles Mitchell-Innes


Saturday 20th April 2019

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
8.00pm - Easter Vigil for Holy Saturday

Officiant: Revd Guntars Reboks


Sunday 21st April 2019

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
8.00am - Holy Communion BCP for Easter Day

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
8.00am - Holy Communion BCP for Easter Day

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

St Paul's Church, Sherborne
9.00am - Holy Communion for Easter Day
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.30am - Parish Eucharist for Easter Day

Celebrant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

The Church of St Martin of Tours, Lillington
10.00am - Easter Lessons and Carols followed by Holy Communion BCP for Easter Day

Officiant & Preacher: Revd Hugh Bonsey

The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
10.00am - Holy Communion for Easter Day

Officiant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

St Paul's @ The Gryphon, Sherborne
10.30am - All Age Holy Communion for Easter Day
The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
11.00am - Festal Mattins followed by Holy Communion BCP for Easter Day

Officiant & Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.15am - Festal Mattins for Easter Day

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Ron Martin

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.30pm - Festal Evensong for Easter Day

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Hugh Bonsey