There are services every Sunday at Dorchester Abbey:
8am 1662 Holy Communion Service
10.30am Sung Eucharist Service (except for 5th Sundays, when we have a Service for the whole Dorchester Team in one of the Team churches)
1st Sunday: Morning Service (no communion, visiting speaker)
3rd Sunday: Family Service
5pm Evensong (3rd Sunday only)

We hold 8.15am Morning Prayer every weekday.
Before Tuesday coffee, we celebrate a short communion service on second Tuesdays and Song and Storytime for pre-school children on 3rd Tuesdays

All faiths are welcome to worship with us and any who would take communion in their own faiths can take communion in our services.  We encourage people of all ages to the communion rail for a blessing.

Abbey Services

May  Sunday Services

7th Easter 4
8.00am Holy Communion (1662) (Revd Michael Lakey)
10.30am Festival Eucharist
14th  Easter 5
8am Holy Communion (1662) (Canon Sue Booys)
10.30am Sung Eucharist
21st Easter 6
8am Holy Communion (1662) (Revd Jon Roberts)
10.30am Family Service
5.00pm Evensong
28th Sunday after Ascension
8am Holy Communion (1662) (Canon Sue Booys)
10.30am Sung Eucharist

4th Pentecost
8.00am Holy Communion (1662) (Canon Sue Booys)
10.30am Sung Eucharist
2.30pm Beacon Event
11th Trinity Sunday
8.00am Holy Communion (1662) (Revd Marcus Braybrooke)
10.30am Sung Eucharist
12noon Baptism
18th Trinity 1
8.00am Holy Communion (1662) (Revd Caroline King)
10.30am Family Service
5.00pm Evensong
25th Trinity 2
8am Holy Communion (1662) (Revd Jon Roberts)
10.30am Ordination

Listen again to services and sermons

Sunday 19th March 2017 Family Service & Baptism – preacher: Revd Jon Roberts

30th October (Confirmation Service)
Preacher: Rt Revd Steven Croft, Bishop of Oxford

10th April (Easter 3)
– on identity in Christ following recent announcements by Archbishop Justin Welby
Preacher: Revd Canon Sue Booys (Rector)

20th March (Palm Sunday)
Preacher: Revd Canon Sue Booys (Rector)

2016 Lent Sermons on the Lord’s Prayer
28th February (Lent 3)
Preacher: Revd Canon Sue Booys (Rector)


21st February (Lent 2)
Preacher: Revd Michael Lakey (Curate)


14th February (Lent 1)
Preacher: Revd Canon Sue Booys (Rector)


Christmas Morning 2015
Preacher: Revd Canon Sue Booys (Rector)


Evensong 15th November 2015
– on recent terrorist attacks in Paris
Preacher: Revd Michael Lakey (Curate)


Remembrance Sunday 8th November 2015
Preacher: Revd Michael Lakey (Curate)

Saturday 24th December Crib Service

Saturday 24th December Midnight Mass

Sunday 18th December Nine Lessons and Carols

Sunday 30th October 10.30am(All Saints)
Confirmation Service with Bishop Stephen

Sunday 9th October 3.30pm
Welcome service for Bishop Steven

Sunday 2nd October (Harvest) 10.30am Morning Service
Preacher: Revd Canon Sue Booys (Rector)

Sunday 15th May (Pentecost) 6pm Evensong (Sung in a joint choir with St Mary’s Kidlington)
Preacher: Revd Canon Sue Booys (Rector)
Setting: Stanford in C Anthem: O Thou the Central Orb

Sunday 27th March (Easter Sunday) 10.30 Family Communion Service
Preacher: Revd Canon Sue Booys (Rector)

Advent Carol Service 29th November
Led by: Revd Michael Lakey (Curate)

10.30 Christmas Morning
Preacher: Revd Canon Sue Booys (Rector)

Midnight Mass
Preacher: Revd Canon Sue Booys (Rector)

Nine Lessons and Carols
Preacher: Revd Canon Sue Booys (Rector)

Remembrance Sunday 8th November 2015
Preacher: Revd Michael Lakey (Curate)
Anthem: A Flower Remembered by John Rutter

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