Services Next Week

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


Sunday 16th December 2018

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

Celebrant: Revd Hugh Bonsey

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 Jono Tregale

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Setting: Darke in E

Motets: Advent Wreath Prayer 3

Adam lay ybounden (Warlock)

Hymns: 5, 15, 11, 490

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

Officiant & Preacher: Revd Hugh Bonsey

St Paul's @ The Gryphon, Sherborne
10.30am - All Age Nativity Service
The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
11.00am - Mattins

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

Officiant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Hugh Bonsey

Introit: Adam lay ybounden (Ord)

Responses: Leighton

Psalm: 50 vv 1-6

Canticles: Fauxbourdon Service (Morley)

Anthem: How lovely are the messengers (Mendelssohn)

Hymns: 3, 18, 466

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

Service sung by The Sherborne Singers

Introit: Lully, Lulla, thou little tiny child: Kenneth Leighton

Versicles and Responses : William Slogrove

Psalm 47 (Chant : Slogrove)

Magnficat and Nunc Dimittis (New College Oxford setting : Alexander L’Estrange)

Anthems : Let the people praise you : Alexander L’Estrange; I was glad : Hubert Parry

Hymn : How shall I sing that majesty; tune Coe Fen.


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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

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

Officiant: Revd Jane Craw

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

Officiant: Revd Guntars Reboks

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

Officiant: Revd Hugh Bonsey


Sunday 23rd December 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 Guntars Reboks

Setting: Darke in F

Motets: Advent Wreath Prayer 4

Jesus Christ the Apple Tree (Poston)

Hymns: 186, 5 19 (ii), 181 (I)

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

Officiant: Revd Jane Craw

Preacher: Mrs Claire Ridgeway

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