Services

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2019

NOVEMBER

Wednesday 20th November, 10.30am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 24th November, CHRIST THE KING

Today’s readings: Jeremiah 23: 1-6; Psalm 46; Colossians 1: 11-20; Gospel, Luke 23: 33-43

8am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

9.30am 4th Sunday Service (informal) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

9.30am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles, Combe Florey

11am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship, Traditional Language) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Matins (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

4pm Benefice Evensong (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Wednesday 27th November, 10.30am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 1st December, ADVENT SUNDAY

Today’s readings: Isaiah 2: 1-5; Psalm 122; Romans 13: 11-14; Gospel, Matthew 24: 36-44

9.30am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

11am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) S. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr, Lydeard St Lawrence

11.15am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

4pm Advent Carol Service S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Wednesday 4th December, 10.30am: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 8th December, ADVENT 2

Today’s readings: Isaiah 11: 1-10; Psalm 72: 1-7, 18-19; Romans 15: 4-13; Matthew 3: 1-12

8am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

9.30am Morning prayer (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

9.30am Holy Communion (Common Worship) Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles, Combe Florey

11am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship, Traditional Language) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Matins (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

 

Wednesday 11th December, 10.30am: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 15th December, ADVENT 3

Today’s readings: Isaiah 35: 1-10; Psalm 146: 4-9; James 5: 7-10; Gospel, Matthew 11: 2-11

8am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

9.30am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

11am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship, Traditional Language) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

 

Wednesday 18th December, 10.30am: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Thursday 19th December, 7pm: Outdoor Carols by the Christmas Tree. Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles, Combe Florey

 

Saturday 21st December 3.30pm: Dunkirk House Carols. Dunkirk House (Royal British Legion) Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 22nd December, ADVENT 4

Today’s readings: Isaiah 7: 1-16; Psalm 80: 1-7, 16-18; Romans 1: 1-7; Gospel, Matthew 1: 18-25

9.30am 4th Sunday Service (informal) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

9.30am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles, Combe Florey

11am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship, Traditional Language) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

NO SERVICE THIS MORNING: S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

4pm The Christmas Story, in Words and Music S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

4pm The Christmas Story, in Words and Music S. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr, Lydeard St Lawrence

 

Tuesday 24th December, CHRISTMAS EVE

This evening’s readings: 2 Samuel 7: 1-5, 8-11 & 16; Psalm 89: 2 & 21-27; Acts 13: 16-26;

Gospel, Luke 1: 67-79

3.30pm Crib Service Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles, Combe Florey

4pm Crib Service S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

11.30pm Midnight Eucharist (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

11.30pm Midnight Mass (Common Worship, Traditional Language) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

 

Wednesday 25th December, CHRISTMAS DAY

Today’s readings: Isaiah 52: 7-10; Psalm 98; Hebrews 1: 1-4; Gospel, John 1: 1-14

9.30am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

9.30am Holy Communion (Common Worship) Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles, Combe Florey

11.15am Holy Communion (Common Worship) S. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr, Lydeard St Lawrence

11am Christmas Carols and Readings S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

 

Sunday 29th December, S. THOMAS OF CANTERBURY/Christmas 1

Today’s readings

8am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

10.30am PATRONAL FESTIVAL: Benefice Eucharist S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

 

2020

JANUARY

Sunday 5th, FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY/Christmas 2

Today’s readings:

9.30am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

11am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) S. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr, Lydeard St Lawrence

11.15am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

 

Wednesday 8th January, 10.30am: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin,  Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 12th January, The Baptism of Christ

Today’s readings:

8am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

10.30am Benefice Eucharist (Common Worship): Celebrant Ruth, Bishop of Taunton – Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles, Combe Florey

 

Wednesday 15th January, 10.30am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 19th January, Epiphany 2

Today’s readings:

9.30am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

11am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship, Traditional Language) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Holy Communion (Common Worship) S. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr, Lydeard St Lawrence

11.15am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

 

Wednesday 22nd January, 10.30am: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 26th January, Epiphany 3

Today’s readings: 

9.30am 4th Sunday Service (informal) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

9.30am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles, Combe Florey

11am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship, Traditional Language) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Matins (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

4pm Benefice Evensong (Book of Common Prayer) S. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr, Lydeard St Lawrence

 

Wednesday 29th January, 10.30am: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

FEBRUARY

Sunday 2nd February, THE PRESENTATION OF CHRIST IN THE TEMPLE (CANDLEMAS)

Today’s readings:

9.30am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

11am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) S. Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr, Lydeard St Lawrence

11.15am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

 

Wednesday 5th February, 10.30am: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 9th February, THIRD SUNDAY BEFORE LENT

Today’s readings:

8am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

9.30am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

9.30am Holy Communion (Common Worship) Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles, Combe Florey

11am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship, Traditional Language) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Matins (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

 

Wednesday 12th February, 10.30am: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 16th February, SECOND SUNDAY BEFORE LENT

Today’s readings:

9.30am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

11am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship, Traditional Language) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Holy Communion (Common Worship) S. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr, Lydeard St Lawrence

11.15am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

 

Wednesday 19th February, 10.30am: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 23rd February, SUNDAY NEXT BEFORE LENT

Today’s readings:

9.30am 4th Sunday Service (informal) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

11am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship, Traditional Language) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Matins (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

4pm Benefice Evensong (Book of Common Prayer) Ss Peter & Paul, Combe Florey

 

Wednesday 26th February, ASH WEDNESDAY: Lent begins

10.30am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) with Imposition of Ashes S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

This evenings readings:

7.30pm Sung Eucharist (Common Worship), with Imposition of Ashes S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

MARCH

Sunday 1st March, LENT 1

Today’s readings:

9.30am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

11am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) S. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr, Lydeard St Lawrence

11.15am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

 

Wednesday 4th March, 10.30am: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 8th March, LENT 2

Today’s readings:

8am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

9.30am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

9.30am Holy Communion (Common Worship) Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles, Combe Florey

11am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship, Traditional Language) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Matins (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

 

Wednesday 11th March, 10.30am: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 15th, LENT 3

Today’s readings:

9.30am All-Age Eucharist (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

11am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship, Traditional Language) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Holy Communion (Common Worship) S. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr, Lydeard St Lawrence

11.15am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

 

Wednesday 18th March, 10.30am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 22nd March, MOTHERING SUNDAY/LENT 4

Today’s readings: 

9.30am 4th Sunday Service (informal) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

9.30am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles, Combe Florey

11.15am Motheriong Sunday Service (informal) S. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr, Lydeard St Lawrence

11.15am Matins (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

4pm Benefice Evensong (Book of Common Prayer) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

 

Wednesday 25th March, THE ANNUNCIATION OF OUR LORD TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

10.30am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

This evening’s readings:

7.30pm Sung Eucharist (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 29th March, PASSION SUNDAY: Passiontide begins

Today’s readings:

9.30am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

10.30am Benefice Eucharist (Common Worship) Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles, Combe Florey

 

APRIL

Wednesday 1st April, 10.30am: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 5th April, PALM SUNDAY

Today’s readings:

9.15am Blessing of Palm Crosses,  Procession & Sung Eucharist (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

11am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) S. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr, Lydeard St Lawrence

11.15am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

 

Monday 6th April, Monday of Holy Week: 7.30pm Devotional Address and Compline S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

Tuesday 7th April, Tuesday of Holy Week: 7.30pm Devotional Address & Compline S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Wednesday 8th april, Wednesday of Holy Week

10.30am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

7.30pm Devotional Address & Compline S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Thursday 9th April, MAUNDY THURSDAY

This evening’s readings:

7.30pm Sung Eucharist (Common Worship) with washing of feet, stripping of altars and vilgil until midnight S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Friday 10th April, GOOD FRIDAY

10am Children’s Service S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

12noon Stations of the Cross S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

2pm The Last hour: A Devotional Service S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 12th April, EASTER DAY

Today’s readings:

SERVICE DETAILS YET TO BE AGREED.

 

Wednesday 17th April, Wednesday of Easter Week:

10.30am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 19th April, EASTER 2

Today’s readings:

9.30am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

11am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship, Traditional Language) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Holy Communion (Common Worship) S. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr, Lydeard St Lawrence

11.15am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

 

Wednesday 22nd April, 10.30am: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Sunday 26th April, EASTER 3

Today’s readings:

9.30am 4th Sunday Service (informal) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

9.30am Morning Prayer (Common Worship) Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles, Combe Florey

11am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship, Traditional Language) S. Pancras the Martyr, West Bagborough

11.15am Matins (Book of Common Prayer) S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr, Cothelstone

6pm Benefice Evensong (Book of Common Prayer): Preacher, The Dean of Wells S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard

 

Wednesday 29th April, 10.30am: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) S. Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard