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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

Holy Rood Church – heating and internal re-ordering The Parochial Church Council are pleased to announce that the Faculty has been received from Salisbury Diocese and the works will be commenced on Monday 10th September. Our priority has been to install the new heating system and carry out the internal re-ordering works, together with a new water supply and drainage, as Phase 1. The toilet extension will form Phase 2 and detailed proposals are currently being progressed with our architects. During the contract works the church will be closed for about 10 weeks and the PCC will make alternative arrangements for services during this period. Updates will also be posted on our new Facebook page – Holy Rood Church, Buckland Newton Sunday 2nd December 11.00 am, Village Hall.  Advent Sunday. We shall be pleased to welcome Janet Smith, to lead this service, following a simple ‘Matins’ format, with lovely Advent hymns. Sunday 9th December, 11.00 am, Village Hall.  Holy Communion (common worship - modern language), led for us by Alveen. This service will be held in the Village Hall. Refreshments served after this service. Sunday 16th December, 9.30 am, Village Hall.  Christmas Family Service including Christingle.  Songs, stories and activities for all ages. Festive refreshments after the service.  Please note that the Christingle Service will be incorporated in this service and not at the Carol Service on Christmas Eve, as given in the Lydden Vale News.   The word Christingle comes from the German word Christkindl to represent those who bring gifts for baby Jesus. Sunday 23rd December, 11.00 am.  Holy Communion (Common Worship - modern language), led for us by Jonathan.  **PLEASE NOTE: Whilst it is hoped that this service, and subsequent services will be held in the newly heated and refurbished Church, please check on information which will be posted in the shop, church, village hall and on this website. Monday 24th December, 4.30 pm, Holy Rood Church (unless otherwise advised due to renovations).  Carol Service.  A traditional service for all the family, with favourite carols, readings by children from Buckland Newton School and a re-enactment of the story of the nativity.  Everyone is welcome and all the children of Buckland Newton are invited to attend dressed as a Shepherd, an Angel, a Wise Man or Mary or Joseph.  Please note that the Christingle Service is on 16th December, as part of the Family Service in the Village Hall.  Mulled wine and mince pies served will be offered after this service. Tuesday 25th December, 11.00 am.  Holy Communion (Common Worship - modern language), led for us by Jonathan.  **PLEASE NOTE: Whilst it is hoped that this service, and subsequent services will be held in the newly heated and refurbished Church, please check on information which will be posted in the shop, church, village hall and on this website. Sunday 30th December, 11.00 am.  No service at Buckland Newton, but Benefice Communion at Godmanstone Church. Sunday 6th January, Service at Holy Rood Church Buckland Newton.  11.00 am, Matins, led by Jon Sulkin.  **PLEASE NOTE: Whilst it is hoped that this service, and subsequent services will be held in the newly heated and refurbished Church, please check on information which will be posted in the shop, church, village hall and on this website. 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 (Common Worship - modern language) The Service on the fifth Sunday (when this occurs) rotates around the four churches.

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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