Services This Month

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


Sunday 3rd November 2019

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 & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Sherborne Service (Henderson)

Motets: Ave verum corpus (Bentivoglio)

In manus tuas (Parsons)

Hymns: 333, 294, 461 (Corvedale), 496 (354)

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

Officiant: Revd Hugh Bonsey

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

Celebrant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

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

Preacher: Michael Graves

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

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Charles Mitchell-Innes

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

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Behold, how good and joyful (Wesley)

Responses: Tallis

Psalm: 18 vv 1-6

Canticles: Sumsion in G

Anthem: Hear the voice and prayer (Tallis)

Hymns: 358 (ii), 467, 250


Sunday 10th November 2019

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 for the Fallen in War

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Murray

Hymns: 496 (354), 94, 381, 494 (413)

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

Officiant : Revd Jono Tregale

The Church of St Martin of Tours, Lillington
10.45am - Service of Remembrance

Officiant: Revd Hugh Bonsey

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

Officiant: Revd Leslie McCreadie

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

Officiant: Revd Jane Craw

Preacher:  Major Anthony Vosper

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
10.55am - United Service of Remembrance

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Major General John Stokoe CB, CBE

Anthem: Greater love (Ireland)

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

Officiant:  Canon Bill Cave

Introit: Call to remembrance, O Lord (Farrant)

Responses: Smith

Psalm: 82

Canticles: Brewer in D

Anthem: In Paradisum (Fauré)

Hymns: 493, 490

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

Officiant: Revd Katie Windle


Sunday 17th November 2019

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

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

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

Celebrant: Revd Jane Craw

St Paul's Church, Sherborne
9.00am - Holy Communion

Celebrant: Revd Jono Tregale

Preacher: Revd Andy Robinson

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

Celebrant: Revd Hugh Bonsey

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Setting: Ireland in C

Motets: O taste and see (Vaughan Williams)

Ave verum (Mozart)

Hymns: 205, 490, 452, 206

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

Officiant: Revd Nelva Moss

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

Celebrant: Revd Leslie McCreadie

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

Celebrant: Revd Jono Tregale

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

Officiant: Revd Christopher Huitson

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.15am - Short Abbey Service

Officiant: Revd Jane Craw

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

Officiant: Revd Jane Craw

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

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Charles Mitchell-Innes

Introit: Thou knowest, Lord (Purcell)

Responses: Clucas

Psalm: 89 vv 1-14

Canticles: Stanford in G

Anthem: Thou wilt keep him (Wesley)

Hymns:  374, 480 (15), 252

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

Officiant: Revd David Campbell


Sunday 24th November 2019

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: & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Darke in E

Motet: If ye love me (Tallis)

Hymns: 345, 391, 444, 295, 373 (Coe Fen)

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

Celebrant: Revd Hugh Bonsey

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

Celebrant: Revd Brenda Philips

St Paul's Church, Sherborne
10.30am - Morning Worship
The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
11.00am - Mattins

Officiant: Canon Bill Cave

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.30am - Service of Baptism

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

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

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: If ye love me (Tallis)

Responses: Tomkins

Psalm: 46

Canticles: Dyson in F

Anthem: Let all mortal flesh keep silence (Bairstow)

Hymns:  134, 443, 332