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Church Services

Visitors and friends will be welcome to join

us at worship in any of the four churches in

our Benefice.  Services follow the monthly

pattern shown below.  This month’s services

at Holy Rood Church Buckland Newton

appear opposite.

The Service on the fifth Sunday (when this occurs) rotates around the four churches.   Full details of all Buckland Newton services are posted at Buckland Newton Church in the Porch and on the noticeboard outside the church gate.

Services this month at Buckland Newton

Sunday 3rd December.  Advent Sunday.  Come and sing favourite advent carols in a service of matins, taken for us this month by David Bowen. Sunday 10th December.  11.00am Holy Communion (Common Worship - modern language). Taken by Jonathan. Wednesday 13th December, 2.00 pm.  Thanksgiving Service for the life of Chris Burnett. Saturday 16th December, 10.00 am to 12.00 noon, Holy Rood Church.  Church clean for Christmas. Sunday 17th December.  9.30am Family Service.  All ages welcome to join us for this service of songs, stories and activities, with a Christmas theme. Refreshments served after this service. Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd December.  Church decorating for Christmas.  If you can help in any way, please contact Carol Grant on 01300 345119. Sunday 24th December, 4.30 pm.  Christingle and Carol Service.  A traditional service for all the family, with favourite carols, readings by children and an re- enactment of the story of the nativity. Mulled wine and mince pies served after this service. Monday 25th December, 11.00 am.  Christmas Day Service.  A service of readings, carols and communion to celebrate this special day. Come and start Christmas Day with us. Sunday 31st December.  No service at Buckland Newton, but 11.00 am Benefice Communion at Godmanstone Church. Sunday 7th January.  11.00 am Matins, taken by Allen Knott. Help please! New recruits are needed to join the church cleaning team, could you spare a couple of hours, 3 times a year, to keep the church clean, polished and cared for? Please contact Wendy, 345427, or Jennie, 345374. Thank you. Events Group: New members would be most welcome to join this group which exists to promote fund raising events for the proposed new heating system and toilet facilities for Buckland Newton Church. Contact Jon Sulkin 01300 345251  

Buckland Newton (Holy Rood)

Week 1:   11.00 am  Matins (Book of Common Prayer - traditional language)                    (Autumn/Winter) or    6.00 pm    6.00 pm Evensong, followed by a short optional        Communion. (Spring/Summer) Week 2:   11.00 am  Holy Communion (Common Worship - modern language) Week 3:   9.30 am  All-age Service; An informal, 30-minute service, all ages                  made very welcome, and invited to stay and share in                  refreshments after the service. Week 4:   11.00 am  Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer -                    traditional language) The Service on the fifth Sunday (when this occurs) rotates around the four churches. Morning Prayer every Monday at 9.00 am.

Cerne Abbas (St. Mary)

Week 1:   11.00 am  Holy Communion (Common Worship)   6.30 pm  Evening Prayer (Book of Common Prayer) Week 2:   8.00 am  Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)   11.00 am  Matins (Book of Common Prayer) Week 3:   9.30 am  Family Communion   6.00 pm  Evening Praise / Evensong Week 4:   11.00 am  Holy Communion (Common Worship) The Service on the fifth Sunday (when this occurs) rotates around the four churches. Holy Communion or Morning Prayer every Thursday at 10.00 am.

Godmanstone

Week 1:   9.30 am  Family Service Week 2:   9.30 am  Holy Communion (Common Worship) Week 4:   9.30 am  Matins (Book of Common Prayer) The Service on the fifth Sunday (when this occurs) rotates around the four churches.

Minterne Magna

Week 1:   9.30 am  Matins (Book of Common Prayer) Week 3:   9.30 am  Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) The Service on the fifth Sunday (when this occurs) rotates around the four churches. Morning Prayer every Wednesday at 9.00 am.
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