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THREE VALLEYS

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INFORMATION

24 June 2018

Services on 1 July

B. Abbas       11.00  Holy Communion

G. Wootton   9.30    Family Service

Hermitage     18.30  Evening Prayer

Holnest         18.30  Evensong/short HC

Leigh            18.00  Evensong

Pulham         11.00  Holy Communion

Thornford      9.30    Family Service

Thornford      18.00  Holy Communion

Yetminster    11.00  Holy Communion

Forthcoming Events Etc

Benefice Outing to Wells Cathedral: Thursday 28 June. Join us on this wonderful lay initiative to visit one of the finest buildings in England. Places on the trip will cost £18.60 per person, to include the coach fare and a discounted group tour of the cathedral. An optional tour of the Bishop’s Palace and Gardens will be available after lunch at a cost of £6.95 per person. The coach will leave Thornford Village Hall at 9.15 am and we aim to be back by approximately 5pm. Refreshments will be available to purchase at the cathedral café and the Bishop’s Palace, or you may wish to bring your own packed lunch. Places are limited and must be booked in advance. To obtain a booking form or further information, please contact Sheila North (01935 873354), Jane Akers (01935 872987) or John Summers (01935 872 414).

 

 

Beer Hackett Church Weekend: 7/8 July:

Saturday 7 July, 7.30pmChoral Concert in church by Kathy Smyth and the Trinity Entertainers.Tickets: £10 to include a glass of wine/soft drink plus nibbles.

Sunday 8 July, 9.30am Common Worship for all in the church, with choir: families especially welcome.

Then on Sunday from 2pm: Village Tea Party in the church and grounds.Building on our friendly format of sharing refreshments to the laid back accompaniment of the Wriggle Valley Jazz Band, this year will see the introduction of new activities and competitions especially for families and children.

 

 

Saturday 7 July 2018, 7.30pm  St Andrew's Church, Yetminster presents: The Gerry Colvin Band with a Folk and Country Concert, Entry is £10 plus refreshments. In aid of the restoration appeal. 

 

Saturday 14 July, 7.00pm.  The Aber Valley Male Voice Choir in concert at St Mary's Church, Bradford Abbas:

A magnificent choral concert will be followed by a social evening at Bradford Abbas Sports Club. Tickets are available from Alan Fall (01935 425 747) or John Summers (01935 872 414) or the village shop in Bradford Abbas. 

 

Clergy Contact Details

Team Rector: Tony Gilbert: 01935 873 044

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Team Vicar: Richard Kirlew: 01963 23 570

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Asst Curate: John Summers: 01935 872 414

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Benefice Office Contact Details

Jubilee Hall                            01935 872 600

Church Street        

Yetminster             

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17 June 2018

Services on 24 June

Yetminster    11.00  Benefice Communion

This service will celebrate The Rev. Tony Gilbert’s 31 years in the ministry. All are invited to lunch in the Jubilee Hall after the service.

Forthcoming Events Etc

 

BATCOMBE CREAM TEAS SUNDAY 17 JUNE 3 - 6PM at HILFIELD FRIARY. TEAS, TOMBOLA, PLANTS, BRIC-A-BRAC

Beer Hackett Open Garden and Tea. Sunday 17 June, 2.30 – 5.30pm. Courtesy of Mr and Mrs Johnsen. Come and enjoy the arboretum, wild flower meadow, woodland walks and cottage garden at Manor Farm, Knighton DT9 6QU (just outside Beer Hackett). Entrance £5 including tea and cake. Proceeds to Beer Hackett church. Event will be signposted from A352 and the Yetminster road.

The Friends of Holnest Church will celebrate their second birthday in style on Saturday 23rd June, when they welcome the Theatre of Past Delights, led by local folk musician, Eddie Upton, to treat guests to an extravaganza of Edwardian entertainment in the idyllic setting of Holnest Church. The celebrations will begin with a BBQ and glass of fizz outside the church, where guests can enjoy a social occasion in the beautiful surroundings of the wildlife churchyard. BBQ to be held from 5.45pm; performance to begin at 7pm. The event is free but booking is essential. Please contact Graham on 01963 210632 or Luke on 07760 261056 to reserve a place.

 

Benefice Outing to Wells Cathedral: Thursday 28 June. Join us on this wonderful lay initiative to visit one of the finest buildings in England. Places on the trip will cost £18.60 per person, to include the coach fare and a discounted group tour of the cathedral. An optional tour of the Bishop’s Palace and Gardens will be available after lunch at a cost of £6.95 per person. The coach will leave Thornford Village Hall at 9.15 am and we aim to be back by approximately 5pm. Refreshments will be available to purchase at the cathedral café and the Bishop’s Palace, or you may wish to bring your own packed lunch.Places are limited and must be booked in advance. To obtain a booking form or further information, please contact Sheila North (01935 873354), Jane Akers (01935 872987) or John Summers (01935 872 414).

St Andrew's Church, Yetminster presents: The Gerry Colvin Band with a Folk and Country Concert, Saturday 7July 2018, 7.30pm at the church. Entry is £10 plus refreshments. In aid of the restoration appeal. 

The Aber Valley Male Voice Choir in concert at St Mary's Church, Bradford Abbas:

Saturday 14 July, 7.30pm. A magnificent choral concert will be followed by a social evening at Bradford Abbas Sports Club. Tickets are available from Alan Fall (01935 425 747) or John Summers (01935 872 414) or the village shop in Bradford Abbas. 

Clergy Contact Details

Team Rector: Tony Gilbert:  01935 873 044

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Team Vicar: Richard Kirlew: 01963 23 570

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Asst Curate: John Summers: 01935 872 414

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Benefice Office Contact Details

Jubilee Hall                            01935 872 600

Church Street        

Yetminster             

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10 June 2018

Services on 17 June

B. Caundle    9.30    Worship4All

B. Abbas       8.00    Holy Communion

G. Wootton  11.00Holy Communion

Hermitage   10.15Morning Prayer

Leigh           10.15Morning Prayer

Pulham        11.00Matins

Thornford    8.00   Holy Communion

Thornford    11.00Family Communion

Yetminster   9.30   Choral Holy Communion

Forthcoming Events Etc

New Benefice Office Hours: the office is now usually open from 9.30am to 12.30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Tuesdays it is open from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Glanvilles Wootton: Songs of Praise. All are welcome at this service at 6.30pm on Sunday 10 June. The church will still be decorated from the village fete the day before.

St Andrew’s Church, Yetminster: Saturday 16 June, 3 – 6pm. Church tea party and a chance to climb the tower for sensational views. This is a fundraising event to raise money for the restoration works.

Benefice Outing to Wells Cathedral: Thursday 28 June. Join us on this wonderful lay initiative to visit one of the finest buildings in England. Places on the trip will cost £18.60 per person, to include the coach fare and a discounted group tour of the cathedral. An optional tour of the Bishop’s Palace and Gardens will be available after lunch at a cost of £6.95 per person. The coach will leave Thornford Village Hall at 9.15 am and we aim to be back by approximately 5pm. Refreshments will be available to purchase at the cathedral café and the Bishop’s Palace, or you may wish to bring your own packed lunch.Places are limited and must be booked in advance. To obtain a booking form or further information, please contact Sheila North (01935 873354), Jane Akers (01935 872987) or John Summers (01935 872 414).

St Andrew's Church, Yetminster presents: The Gerry Colvin Band with a Folk and Country Concert, Saturday 7July 2018, 7.30pm at St Andrew's Church,  Yetminster DT9 6LG. Entry is £10 plus refreshments. In aid of the restoration appeal. 

The Aber Valley Male Voice Choir in concert at St Mary's Church, Bradford Abbas:

Saturday 14 July, 7.30pm. A magnificent choral concert will be followed by a social evening at Bradford Abbas Sports Club. Tickets are available from Alan Fall (01935 425 747) or John Summers (01935 872 414) or, soon, the village shop in Bradford Abbas. 

Clergy Contact Details

Team Rector: Tony Gilbert: 01935 873 044

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Team Vicar: Richard Kirlew: 01963 23 570

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Asst Curate: John Summers: 01935 872 414

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Benefice Office Contact Details

Jubilee Hall                            01935 872 600

Church Street        

Yetminster             

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3 June 2018

Services on 10 June

Batcombe     10.15  Holy Communion

B. Hackett     9.30    Holy Communion

B. Abbas       11.00  Morning Service

Chetnole       8.00    Holy Communion

Folke            9.30    Family Service

G. Wootton   18.30  Songs of Praise

Holwell         11.00 Holy Communion

Leigh            9.30    Holy Communion

Ryme I.         18.30  Evensong

Thornford      8.00    Holy Communion

Thornford      9.30    Morning Service

Yetminster    9.30    Morning Prayer

Forthcoming Events Etc

New Benefice Office Hours: the office is now usually open from 9.30am to 12.30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Tuesdays it is open from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Sunday 3 June, 4pm: St Andrew’s Church, Yetminster. The Ferial Singers with organ music played by Ken Sherring, directed by John Mathew. A delightful afternoon concert of music for the seasons of the liturgical year, with pieces by Rutter, Purcell,Stainer, Archer, Britten, J. S. Bach and others. Free entry with retiring collection.Refreshments will be served.Further information from John Summers.

Glanvilles Wootton Fete, Church Farm, DT9 5QE. Saturday 9 June, 1-4pm. Another fun filled programme including flower festival, photography competition, Gillingham Imperial Silver Band, barbecue, Pimm’s, teas, dog show and more.

St Andrew’s Church, Yetminster: Saturday 16 June, 3 – 6pm. Church tea party and a chance to climb the tower for sensational views. This is a fundraising event to raise money for the restoration works.

Benefice Outing to Wells Cathedral: Thursday 28 June. Join us on this wonderful lay initiative to visit one of the finest buildings in England. Places on the trip will cost £18.60 per person, to include the coach fare and a discounted group tour of the cathedral. An optional tour of the Bishop’s Palace and Gardens will be available after lunch at a cost of £6.95 per person. The coach will leave Thornford Village Hall at 9.15 am and we aim to be back by approximately 5pm. Refreshments will be available to purchase at the cathedral café and the Bishop’s Palace, or you may wish to bring your own packed lunch.Places are limited and bookings need to be made (with payment) by 7 June. To obtain a booking form or further information, please contact Sheila North (01935 873354), Jane Akers (01935 872987) or John Summers (01935 872 414).

Clergy Contact Details

Team Rector: Tony Gilbert: 01935 873 044

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Team Vicar: Richard Kirlew: 01963 23 570

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Asst Curate: John Summers: 01935 872 414

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Benefice Office Contact Details

Jubilee Hall                            01935 872 600

Church Street        

Yetminster             

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27 May 2018

Services on 3 May

B. Abbas       11.00  Holy Communion

Chetnole       11.30  Prayer & Lunch

G. Wootton   9.30    Family Service

Hermitage     18.30  Evening Prayer

Hilfield Fr.     16.00  Taizé

Holnest         18.30  E/song & short HC

Leigh            18.00  Evensong

Pulham         11.00  Holy Communion

Thornford      9.30    Family Service

Thornford      18.00  Holy Communion

Yetminster    11.00  Holy C & Baptism

Forthcoming Events Etc

New Benefice Office Hours: the office is now usually open from 9.30am to 12.30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Tuesdays it is open from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Alweston Car Boot Sale: Bank Holiday Monday 28 May. Further information from 01963 23525.

Sunday 3 June, 4pm: St Andrew’s Church, Yetminster. The Ferial Singers with organ music played by Ken Sherring, directed by John Mathew. A delightful afternoon concert of music for the seasons of the liturgical year, with pieces by Rutter, Purcell,Stainer, Archer, Britten, J. S. Bach and others. Free entry with retiring collection.Refreshments will be served.Further information from John Summers.

Glanvilles Wootton Fete, Church Farm, DT9 5QE. Saturday 9 June, 1-4pm. Another fun filled programme including flower festival, photography competition, Gillingham Imperial Silver Band, barbecue, Pimm’s, teas, dog show and more.

St Andrew’s Church, Yetminster: Saturday 16 June, 3 – 6pm. Church tea party and a chance to climb the tower for sensational views. This is a fundraising event to raise money for the restoration works.

Benefice Outing to Wells Cathedral: Thursday 28 June. Join us on this wonderful lay initiative to visit one of the finest buildings in England. Places on the trip will cost £18.60 per person, to include the coach fare and a discounted group tour of the cathedral. An optional tour of the Bishop’s Palace and Gardens will be available after lunch at a cost of £6.95 per person. The coach will leave Thornford Village Hall at 9.15 am and we aim to be back by approximately 5pm. Refreshments will be available to purchase at the cathedral café and the Bishop’s Palace, or you may wish to bring your own packed lunch.Places are limited and bookings need to be made (with payment) by 7 June. To obtain a booking form or further information, please contact Sheila North (01935 873354), Jane Akers (01935 872987) or John Summers (01935 872 414).

Clergy Contact Details

Team Rector: Tony Gilbert: 01935 873 044

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Team Vicar: Richard Kirlew: 01963 23 570

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Asst Curate: John Summers: 01935 872 414

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Benefice Office Contact Details

Jubilee Hall                            01935 872 600

Church Street        

Yetminster             

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20 May 2018

Services on 27 May (Trinity Sunday)

Batcombe     10.15  Holy Communion

B. Caundle  9.30   Holy Communion

B. Abbas     9.30   Family Service

Chetnole      9.30   Holy Communion

Folke           11.00Holy Communion

Holwell        18.30E/song & Holy C.

Leigh           8.30   Holy Communion

Ryme I.        8.00   Holy Communion

Thornford    8.00   Holy Communion

Thornford     9.30   Village Communion

Yetminster   9.30   Holy Communion

Forthcoming Events Etc

New Benefice Office Hours: the office is now usually open from 9.30am to 12.30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Tuesdays it is open from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Alweston Car Boot Sale: Bank Holiday Monday 28 May. Further information from 01963 23525.

Sunday 3 June, 4pm: St Andrew’s Church, Yetminster. The Ferial Singers with organ music played by Ken Sherring, directed by John Mathew. A delightful afternoon concert of music for the seasons of the liturgical year, with pieces by Rutter, Purcell,Stainer, Archer, Britten, J. S. Bach and others. Free entry with retiring collection.Refreshments will be served.Further information from John Summers.

Glanvilles Wootton Fete, Church Farm, DT9 5QE. Saturday 9 June, 1-4pm. Another fun filled programme including flower festival, photography competition, Gillingham Imperial Silver Band, barbecue, Pimm’s, teas, dog show and more.

St Andrew’s Church, Yetminster: Saturday 16 June, 3 – 6pm. Church tea party and a chance to climb the tower for sensational views. This is a fundraising event to raise money for the restoration works.

Benefice Outing to Wells Cathedral: Thursday 28 June. Join us on this wonderful lay initiative to visit one of the finest buildings in England. Places on the trip will cost £18.60 per person, to include the coach fare and a discounted group tour of the cathedral. An optional tour of the Bishop’s Palace and Gardens will be available after lunch at a cost of £6.95 per person. The coach will leave Thornford Village Hall at 9.15 am and we aim to be back by approximately 5pm. Refreshments will be available to purchase at the cathedral café and the Bishop’s Palace, or you may wish to bring your own packed lunch.Places are limited and bookings need to be made (with payment) by 7 June. To obtain a booking form or further information, please contact Sheila North (01935 873354), Jane Akers (01935 872987) or John Summers (01935 872 414).

Clergy Contact Details

Team Rector: Tony Gilbert: 01935 873 044

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Team Vicar: Richard Kirlew: 01963 23 570

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Asst Curate: John Summers: 01935 872 414

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Benefice Office Contact Details

Jubilee Hall                            01935 872 600

Church Street        

Yetminster             

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13 May 2018

Services on 20 May

 

B. Caundle    9.30    Worship4All

B. Abbas       8.00    Holy Communion

G. Wootton   11.00  Holy Communion 

Hermitage     10.15  Prayer and Praise

Leigh            10.15 Community Spirit and Morning Prayer

Pulham         11.00  Matins

Thornford      8.00    Holy Communion

Thornford      11.00  Family Communion

Yetminster    9.30    Holy Communion    

Forthcoming Events Etc

New Benefice Office Hours: the office is now usually open from 9.30am to 12.30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Tuesdays it is open from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Community breakfast at the Village Hall, Glanvilles Wootton: Saturday 19 May, 9 - 11am. Breakfast is £5 (under 10s free with a full price adult breakfast). There will be an optional free countryside walk, starting at 8.30am in the hall car park, lasting about 1-1.5 hours. Prepare for stiles and mud. More information on this community event, organised by Holnest church, from 01963 210 562.

Alweston Car Boot Sale: Bank Holiday Monday 28 May. Further information from 01963 23525.

Sunday 3 June, 4pm: St Andrew’s Church, Yetminster. The Ferial Singers with organ music played by Ken Sherring, directed by John Mathew. A delightful afternoon concert of music for the seasons of the liturgical year, with pieces by Rutter, Purcell,Stainer, Archer, Britten, J. S. Bach and others. Free entry with retiring collection.Refreshments will be served.Further information from John Summers.

 

Benefice Outing to Wells Cathedral: Thursday 28 June. Join us on this wonderful lay initiative to visit one of the finest buildings in England. Places on the trip will cost £18.60 per person, to include the coach fare and a discounted group tour of the cathedral. An optional tour of the Bishop’s Palace and Gardens will be available after lunch at a cost of £6.95 per person. The coach will leave Thornford Village Hall at 9.15 am and we aim to be back by approximately 5pm. Refreshments will be available to purchase at the cathedral café and the Bishop’s Palace, or you may wish to bring your own packed lunch.Places are limited and bookings need to be made (with payment) by 7 June. To obtain a booking form or further information, please contact Sheila North (01935 873354), Jane Akers (01935 872987) or John Summers (01935 872 414).

 

Clergy Contact Details

 

Team Rector: Tony Gilbert:  01935 873 044

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Team Vicar: Richard Kirlew: 01963 23 570

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Asst Curate: John Summers: 01935 872 414

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Benefice Office Contact Details

 

Jubilee Hall                            01935 872 600

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Yetminster             

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6 May 2018

Services on 13 May

Batcombe     10.15  Holy Communion

Beer H.         9.30    Matins & Holy Communion

B. Abbas       11.00  Morning Service

Caun. Marsh 11.00  Rogation Service

Chetnole       8.00    Holy Communion

Folke            11.00  Rog’n at Caundle Marsh

Holwell          11.00  Rog’n at Caundle Marsh

Leigh            9.30    Holy Communion

Ryme Int.      18.30  Evensong

Pulham         11.00  Rog’n at Caundle Marsh

Thornford      8.00    Holy Communion

Thornford      9.30    Methodist Service

Yetminster    9.30    Morning Prayer

Forthcoming Events Etc

New Benefice Office Hours: the office is now usually open from 9.30am to 12.30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Tuesdays it is open from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

At 7.30pm on Thursday 10 May (Ascension Day) at Ryme Intrinseca church, the noted neo-modernist artist, André Durand will unveil a magnificent new oil painting of the resurrection, as imagined on the cliff tops of Dorset. The artist will give a short talk about this highly original and thought provoking work, which will be followed by a reflection on the painting’s resurrection themes by John Summers. Drinks will be served. All are welcome at this free event which promises to be very exciting. For more details about André, search his name online. Further details about the event available from John Summers (01935 872 414).

Hilfield Friary: Public Opening of the Secret Garden (part of the National Gardens Scheme), Sunday 6 May. Entry is £5 with tea and refreshments available. Stout shoes are recommended for exploring this wonderful garden. Almost 30 years ago Brother Vincent began his work of transformation of a hidden scrap of ancient woodland. With much dedication and love he turned it into a hidden gem, a refuge of quiet and beauty: Small paths and bridges lead you along and across many streams. Several benches along the paths invite you to sit and relax – allowing your soul to be touched and nourished by nature.

Sunday 6th May at 7.30pm: The Fat Marrow Blues Band at Yetminster Village Hall:A return of the popular local band headed by Dr Chris Cleaver. Guaranteed to be lively, so bring dancing shoes! Tickets are £10 to include supper, which will be pulled pork plus a vegetarian option. There will as usual be a well-stocked bar. Book now to avoid the rush by contacting: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Any remaining tickets will be in the Spar from 23rd April.

Alweston Car Boot Sale, Bank Holiday Monday 7 May (and also on 28 May). All enquiries to 01963 23525.

Clergy Contact Details

Team Rector: Tony Gilbert: 01935 873 044

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Team Vicar: Richard Kirlew: 01963 23 570

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Asst Curate: John Summers: 01935 872 414

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Benefice Office Contact Details

Jubilee Hall                            01935 872 600

Church Street        

Yetminster             

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6 May 2018

 

Services on 6 May

 

Bradford Abbas Rogation Service at 11.00: walks to Bradford Abbas will begin from Beer Hackett at 9.30 and Thornford at 10.00

G. Wootton    9.30    Family Service

Hermitage      18.30  Evening Prayer

Holnest          18.30  Evensong/short HC

Leigh              18.00  Evensong

Pulham          11.00  Holy Communion

Thornford       18.00  Holy Communion

Yetminster     11.00  Family Communion

Yetminster     17.00  Taizé

 

Forthcoming Events Etc

New Benefice Office Hours: the office is now usually open from 9.30am to 12.30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Tuesdays it is open from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Friday 4 May, 7.30pm at St Andrew’s Church, Yetminster: Schola Cantorum: Twinkle Twinkle Little Bat.Prior to their appearance at Sherborne Abbey Festival, Leweston School’s Senior Choir in a concert with an Alice in Wonderland theme. Tickets: £10 on the door. In aid of the church restoration fund.

 

At 7.30pm on Thursday 10 May (Ascension Day) at Ryme Intrinseca church, the noted neo-modernist artist, André Durand will unveil a magnificent new oil painting of the resurrection, as imagined on the cliff tops of Dorset. The artist will give a short talk about this highly original and thought provoking work, which will be followed by a reflection on the painting’s resurrection themes by John Summers. Drinks will be served. All are welcome at this free event which promises to be very exciting. For more details about André, search his name online. Further details about the event available from John Summers (01935 872 414).

 

Sunday 6th May at 7.30pm: The Fat Marrow Blues Band at Yetminster Village Hall:A return of the popular local band headed by Dr Chris Cleaver. Guaranteed to be lively, so bring dancing shoes! Tickets are £10 to include supper, which will be pulled pork plus a vegetarian option. There will as usual be a well-stocked bar. Book now to avoid the rush by contacting: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Any remaining tickets will be in the Spar from 23rd April.

Alweston Car Boot Sale, Bank Holiday Monday 7 May (and also on 28 May). All enquiries to 01963 23525.

 

Clergy Contact Details

 

Team Rector: Tony Gilbert:  01935 873 044

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Team Vicar: Richard Kirlew: 01963 23 570

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Asst Curate: John Summers: 01935 872 414

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Benefice Office Contact Details

 

Jubilee Hall                              01935 872 600

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Yetminster                

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22 April 2018

Services on 29 April

Batcombe/Hilfield    11.00  Rogation (from Batcombe, to reach Hilfield Church for 12.45; lunch at Church Farm Barn)

Beer Hackett           10.00  Holy Communion

Caundle Marsh       11.00  Holy Communion

Leigh                      11.15 Community Spirit (with service of Holy Communion)

Forthcoming Events Etc

New Benefice Office Hours: the office is now usually open from 9.30am to 12.30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Tuesdays it is open from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Pimm’s in the Pews: Saturday 28 April, 7.30pm, St Andrew’s Church Leigh. A concert of classical guitar duets performed by Andrew Dodds and Colin Thompson. Tickets £10 from Leigh shop or Eddie Upton.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01963 210 485.

Friday 4 May, 7.30pm at St Andrew’s Church, Yetminster: Schola Cantorum: Twinkle Twinkle Little Bat.Prior to their appearance at Sherborne Abbey Festival, Leweston School’s Senior Choir in a concert with an Alice in Wonderland theme. Tickets: £10 on the door. In aid of the church restoration fund.

At 7.30pm on Thursday 10 May (Ascension Day) at Ryme Intrinseca church, the noted neo-modernist artist, André Durand will unveil a magnificent new oil painting of the resurrection, as imagined on the cliff tops of Dorset. The artist will give a short talk about this highly original and thought provoking work, which will be followed by a reflection on the painting’s resurrection themes by John Summers. Drinks will be served. All are welcome at this free event which promises to be very exciting. For more details about André, search his name online. Further details about the event available from John Summers (01935 872 414).

Sunday 6th May at 7.30pm: The Fat Marrow Blues Band at Yetminster Village Hall:A return of the popular local band headed by Dr Chris Cleaver. Guaranteed to be lively, so bring dancing shoes! Tickets are £10 to include supper, which will be pulled pork plus a vegetarian option. There will as usual be a well-stocked bar. Book now to avoid the rush by contacting: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Any remaining tickets will be in the Spar from 23rd April.

Alweston Car Boot Sale, Bank Holiday Monday 7 May (and also on 28 May). All enquiries to 01963 23525.

Clergy Contact Details

Team Rector: Tony Gilbert: 01935 873 044

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Team Vicar: Richard Kirlew: 01963 23 570

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Asst Curate: John Summers: 01935 872 414

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Benefice Office Contact Details

Jubilee Hall                            01935 872 600

Church Street        

Yetminster             

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1 April 2018

Services on 8 April

Batcombe     10.15  Holy Communion

B. Abbas       11.00  Morning Service

Chetnole       8.00    Holy Communion

Folke            9.30    Family Service

Holwell         11.00  Holy Communion

Leigh            9.30    Holy Communion

Thornford      8.00    Holy Communion

Thornford      9.30    Morning Service

Yetminster    9.30    Morning Prayer

Forthcoming Events Etc

New Benefice Office Hours: the office is now usually open from 9.30am to 12.30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Tuesdays it is open from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

The Bank Holiday Car Boot Sale at Alweston has had to be cancelled due to the sodden condition of the field.

Quiz evening and hot supper, Friday 6 April, Glanvilles Wootton village hall. Tickets bookable in advance: £8 per person. Book a table for about 8 people or individually and we will find you team mates. Please bring your own drink and glasses. Enquiries: 01963 210 562. Proceed to Holnest Church.

Antiques Valuation Day: Saturday 7 April, Yetminster Jubilee Hall (DT9 6LG), 10am – 4pm. Is there ‘cash in your attic’? Experts from Duke’s of Dorchester and TV’s Antiques Roadshow will advise you… Entry from £5, refreshments available all day. For further details, contact Pandy Brown c/o  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Proceeds to St Andrew’s church restoration fund.

Folke Men’s Breakfast Club meets again on Saturday 7 April at 8am for 8.30, Folke Golf Club. The speaker is Dr Robin Sadler who will give an illustrated talk about his medical work in South Sudan. All are welcome: if you would like to come please contact Keith Budgell (01963 234 28) by Thursday 5 April.

Pimm’s in the Pews: Saturday 28 April, 7.30pm, St Andrew’s Church Leigh. A concert of classical guitar duets performed by Andrew Dodds and Colin Thompson. Tickets £10 from Leigh shop or Eddie Upton:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or 01963 210 485. 

At 7.30pm on Thursday 10 May (Ascension Day) at Ryme Intrinseca church, the noted neo-modernist artist, André Durand will unveil a magnificent new oil painting of the resurrection, as imagined on the cliff tops of Dorset. The artist will give a short talk about this highly original and thought provoking work, which will be followed by a reflection on the painting’s resurrection themes by John Summers. Drinks will be served. All are welcome at this free event which promises to be very exciting. For more details about André, search his name online. Further details about the event available from John Summers (01935 872 414).

Clergy Contact Details

Team Rector: Tony Gilbert: 01935 873 044

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Team Vicar: Richard Kirlew: 01963 23 570

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Asst Curate: John Summers: 01935 872 414

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Benefice Office Contact Details

Jubilee Hall                            01935 872 600

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Yetminster             

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25 March 2018

Services on 29 March (Maundy Thursday)

G. Wootton      19.00   Renewal of baptism vows

Thornford        19.00   HC & stripping of altar

Yetminster      19.00   HC & stripping of altar

Services on 30 March (Good Friday)

B. Caundle      14.00   Meditation

B. Abbas         10.00   Devotion

C. Marsh         14.00   Meditation with hymns

Leigh               11.00   Meditation

Thornford        10.00   Meditation

Yetminster      14.00   Meditation

Services on 1 April (Easter Sunday)

B. Hackett       8.30     Holy Communion

B. Caundle      9.30     Family Communion

B. Abbas         11.00   Holy Communion

Chetnole         9.15     Holy Communion

Folke               9.30     Holy Communion

G. Wootton     9.15     Family Holy Communion

Hermitage       18.30   Holy Communion

Hilfield             16.00   Easter Service

Hilf’d Friary     05.00   Lighting of Holy Fire/HC

Holnest            18.30   Holy Communion

Holwell             11.00   Holy Communion

Leigh               10.15   Easter Family Communion

Pulham            11.00   Holy Communion

Ryme I.           10.00   Family Service

Thornford        11.00   Family Communion

Yetminster      11.00   Holy Communion

Forthcoming Events Etc

New Benefice Office Hours: the office is now usually open from 9.30am to 12.30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Tuesdays it is open from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

St Hippolytus’ Church, Ryme Intrinseca continues to collect all clean/wearable clothes, bags, belts, hats & shoes (tied together please). Towels, blankets, bed linen and soft toys can also be donated, but please no duvets, pillows, curtains or pieces of material, and no rags. Please leave in bags in church porch where they will be collected daily or call Gilly Wilson 01935 872 982 if you need help.

There is a series of weekly meditative Eucharists for Lent, each Wednesday at 11am, in Yetminster church, ending on Wednesday 28 March. Join us for simple, reflective worship focusing on Lenten themes. Further details from John Summers. Morning prayer (BCP) is also being said in Yetminster church during Lent, at 9am, Monday to Thursday.

Lent Talks: The Things Jesus Said. These have been offered at two locations this year. Either at Thornford Primary School: Thursdays inLent at 7.30pm, or Holwell Rectory: Tuesdays in Lent at 7.30pm. All are very welcome.

Clergy Contact Details

Team Rector: Tony Gilbert: 01935 873 044

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Team Vicar: Richard Kirlew: 01963 23 570

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Ast Curate: John Summers: 01935 872 414

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Benefice Office Contact Details

Jubilee Hall                          01935 872 600

Church Street       

Yetminster            

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