Services This Week

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


Sunday 9th December 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: Revd Hugh Bonsey

Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

Setting: Ives ‘Salisbury Mass’

Motets: Advent Wreath Prayer 2

E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come (Manz)

Hymns: 7, 12, 170 (i), 466

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

Celebrant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

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

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

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

Preacher: Mr John Crossman

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
11.00am - Holy Communion BCP

Celebrant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
12.15pm - Baptism

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

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

Officiant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Carols:    Angelus ad virginem (arr. Carter)

The holly and the ivy (Walford Davies)


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

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 Hugh Bonsey

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