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

We hold 8.15am Morning Prayer on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
On the second Tuesday of the month before Tuesday coffee we celebrate a short communion service.

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

All the Churches in the Dorchester Team are following the advice of the Church of England and the Government. This means that there is no Public Worship in our Churches BUT we are not closed. All the churches are open and we hope that you will go to enjoy the space and silence to reflect and to pray. In some churches you will be able to light a candle or leave a special prayer.

It is our intention that someone will be in the Church at times when main services are supposed to take place so that they can pray for and on behalf of the people who are normally there.

Please look at our CV-19 page to see how you can virtually access services or get support

Listen again to services and sermons

3rd November All Saints
Preacher: Revd Rachel Carnegie

27th October Sung Eucharist
Preacher: Canon Sue Booys

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)

Sunday 23rd December Carol Service

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Midnight Mass

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Christmas Morning

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Sunday 30th September Dorchester Team Anniversary Service

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Easter Sunday Morning 1st April

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Sunday 25th March Palm Sunday

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Sunday 11th March Mothering Sunday

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Sunday 9th October 3.30pm
Welcome service for Bishop Steven
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April Services

5th Palm Sunday
8.00am Holy Communion (1662)
10.15am Procession and Baptism followed by APCM

9th Maundy Thursday
6.30pm Shared meal followed by Communion and stripping of the Altar

10th Good Friday
12 noon Team Devotion

12th Easter
8.00am Holy Communion (1662)
10.30am Family Communion

19th Easter 2
8.00am Holy Communion (1662)
10.30am Family Service
5.00pn Choral Evensong

26th Easter 3
8.00am Holy Communion (1662)
10.30am Sung Eucharist