Advent and Christmas Services

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


Sunday 2nd December 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
1.30pm - Shoppers’ Carols

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.30pm - Shoppers’ Carols

Officiant: Revd Jane Craw

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
3.30pm - Shoppers’ Carols

Officiant: Revd Hugh Bonsey

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.00pm - Advent Carol Service

Friday 7th December 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
10.00am - Mothers’ Union Carol Service

Sunday 9th December 2018

The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
10.00am - Family Communion and Christingle
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.45pm - Dorset Freemasons’ Carol Service
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.00pm - Christingle Service

Monday 10th December 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
7.30pm - Concert “The Abbey’s Gift to the Town”

Tuesday 11th December 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
3.00pm - Railway Touring Company Carol Service

Thursday 13th December 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
4.00pm - Leweston Carol Service
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
7.00pm - ‘A Quieter Christmas’ Service

Friday 14th December 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.00pm - Sherborne Preparatory School Carol Service

Saturday 15th December 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.00am - Sherborne School Carol Service
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.30pm - Sherborne Girls Carol Service

Sunday 16th December 2018

St Paul's @ The Gryphon, Sherborne
10.30am - All Age Nativity Service
The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
6.00pm - Carol Service

Monday 17th December 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
3.00pm - Cathedrals Express Carol Service

Tuesday 18th December 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
7.00pm - Gryphon School Carol Service

Wednesday 19th December 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.00pm - Abbey Primary School Carol Service
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.30pm - Festive Choral Evensong

Thursday 20th December 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.00pm - UK Railtours Carol Service

Saturday 22nd December 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
12.00pm - Shoppers’ Carols
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
1.00pm - Shoppers’ Carols
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.00pm - Shoppers’ Carols
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
3.00pm - Shoppers’ Carols

Sunday 23rd December 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
3.00pm - Sherborne Abbey Carol Service
The Church of St Martin of Tours, Lillington
6.00pm - Carol Service

Monday 24th December 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
3.00pm - Blessing of the Crib & Lighting of the Tree
The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
4.00pm - Crib Service
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.00pm - Blessing of the Crib & Lighting of the Tree
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.30pm - The First Eucharist of Christmas
The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
11.30pm - The First Eucharist of Christmas

Tuesday 25th December 2018

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
8.00am - Said Holy Communion BCP
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
8.00am - Said Holy Communion BCP
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.30am - Parish Eucharist for Christmas Day
St Paul's @ The Gryphon, Sherborne
10.00am - All Age Holy Communion
The Church of St Martin of Tours, Lillington
10.00am - Lessons and Carols followed by Holy Communion BCP
The Church of St James the Great, Longburton
10.00am - Family Communion
The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
11.00am - Lessons and Carols followed by Holy Communion BCP
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.15am - Festal Mattins