Regular Services

Here at St. Anne's we have a balanced mixture of services that will suit all tastes at some time during the month. Worship is coordinated by the Vicar, assisted by our Curate and a Self Supporting Minister.

For feast days and other important village events, and for variety we also schedule a number of special services.

 
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Services in April 2019
Wednesday 3rd
10 am Holy Communion
Sunday 7th
8 am Holy Communion (1662 version)
10 am   Family Communion
6 pm Celtic Evening Prayer
Wednesday 10th
10 am Holy Communion
Sunday 14th - Palm Sunday
8 am Holy Communion
10 am Holy Communion
4 pm Tea Time Service
6 pm Evening Prayer
Tuesday 16th
8 pm Stations of the Cross
Wednesday 17th
10 am Holy Communion
Thursday 18h - Maundy Thursday
8 pm Footwashing Service
Friday 19th - Good Friday 
am Children's 'Messy' Good Friday activity
11 am Walk of Witness
2 pm Good Friday Liturgy
Sunday 21st - Easter Day
5.30 am Easter Vigil
followed by breakfast (please sign up)
8 am Holy Communion
10 am Holy Communion
6 pm Taize service
Wednesday 24th
10 am Holy Communion
Sunday 28th  
8 am Holy Communion
10 am Holy Communion
4 pm Tea Time Service
6 pm Evening Prayer

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Services in May 2019.
Wednesday 1st
10 am Holy Communion
Sunday 5th
8 am Holy Communion (1662 version)
10 am     Family Communion
No evening service as we have a concert performance of Handel's Messiah.
Wednesday 8th
10 am Holy Communion
Sunday 12th 
8 am Holy Communion
10 am Morning Prayer
4 pm Tea Time Service
6 pm Evening Prayer
Wednesday 15th
10 am Holy Communion
Sunday 19th
8 am Holy Communion
10 am Holy Communion
6 pm Taize service
Wednesday 22nd
10 am Holy Communion
Sunday 26th
8 am Holy Communion
10 am Holy Communion 
4 pm Tea Time Service
6 pm Evening Prayer
Wednesday 29th 
10 am Holy Communion

Music is arranged by our Organist. St Anne's has a particularly fine organ and a dedicated choir.

We hope you will find our services meaningful and enjoyable.
We especially welcome children who are all warmly invited to our Junior Church, which meets every Sunday at 10am (except the 1st in the month when we're all together). There are various toy boxes waiting to be explored in the Church Centre and coluring material at tyhe back of the church.
Please join us in the Church Centre for coffee and squash after the 10am services.
A collection is taken during the Offertory hymn at the 10am Sunday service. At other services a collection bag is placed at the back of church for your donations. We encourage UK taxpayers to use the yellow Gift Aid envelopes. Please complete, sign and put in the collection bag.

 

8 am services.
 

Holy Communion

This service has a regular congregation who find it a valuable and a practical way to start a Sunday. The service does not include hymns and generally lasts around 40 minutes. On the first Sunday in each month the service uses the words laid down in the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, but on other Sundays a more modern setting retaining a lot of the beauty of the traditional language is used.

The service is followed by coffee in the Church Centre.

10 am services.
 

Our 10am services include hymns and are followed by a sociable tea or coffee in the Church Centre afterwards.

All Age Worship

This service is designed to be of interest to those new to coming to church and to families with young children. It does not include Communion. The service usually lasts for 45 mins.

Morning Prayer

This service, which is also known as Mattins, uses the Book of Common Prayer. The service usually last about 50 mins.

Holy Communion

All confirmed members of the Church of England are welcome to take communion as are those who regularly take communion in their own churches. If you do not wish to receive communion but prefer to receive a prayer of blessing just carry the service book with you to the altar rail to indicate that you do not wish to receive the bread and wine - or remain in your seat. The service lasts about 1hr 10 mins.

Junior Church

Junior Church is held in conjunction with the 10am Communion and Morning Prayer services except during school holidays. Children start in the main service, either sitting with their parents or with other children at the front, and more to the Church Centre just after the start of the service, returning just before the end.
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Afternoon and Evening services.
 

Teatime

This service is specifically geared towards families and adults who prefer a more informal worship style which includes opportunities to discuss and ask questions about the Bible texts of the day. It includes songs. more ....

Evening Prayer

This service is reflective in tone. The congregation is usually small and sits in the choir stalls for an intimate, quiet service. The service does not include hymns and lasts about 30 minutes.

Taize

This is a meditative service using music from the Taize Community.

Mid-week service.
 

Wednesday 10 am

This said communion service is popular with those who have not been able to make a Sunday or prefer a less busy service.



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