Abingdon St Helen, Abingdon

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St Helen's Church is situated by the river in the centre of Abingdon, an extraordinary building which has been actively used for many centuries. We are a broad and progressive church with good facilities for children and a large choir.

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St Helen's Church Office
St Helen's Court
Abingdon
OX14 5BS
01235 520144 (Parish Office)

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Faith Forum
Illustrated talks followed by an opportunity for discussion. Coffee and breakfast available from 9am. Meets in the Church Centre opposite the Church
except in August every first Sunday at 9:00 AM for ¾ hour
Refreshments
 
Preschool Nativity Play
Everyone is welcome to join St Helen's Baby and Toddler Group's Christmas Celebration. Bring your little one dressed as a shepherd or angel and take part in our Nativity Story. Followed by music, teas and a chance to meet our lovely donkey. This is a FREE event for accompanied children with a collection for the Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary. - Very popular - Please allow extra time for parking -
Saturday 16th December 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1½ hours
Family Friendly Refreshments Christmas Carols
 
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Sunday

Holy Communion (1662) (hover cursor here to see note)
Holy Communion according to the Book of Common Prayer.
This service is shared between St Helen's and the nearby St Nicolas' Church, but always at 8am. - January, March, May, July, Sept, and Nov. in St Nicolas' Church - Feb. April, June, August, Oct, Dec in St Helen's
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for 40 minutes
Book of Common Prayer
Faith Forum
Illustrated talks followed by an opportunity for discussion. Coffee and breakfast available from 9am. Meets in the Church Centre opposite the Church
except in August
Every first Sunday at 9:00 AM for ¾ hour
Refreshments
Morning Praise
A very short (35min) service for families, thanksgiving for the gift of children, followed by refreshments
NOT in NOVEMBER
Every second Sunday at 9:15 AM for 35 minutes
Family Friendly Refreshments
Sung Eucharist
Every Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Refreshments Common Worship
Taize service
A reflective service following the Taize community in France
on Remembrance Sunday the evening service will be a Sung Eucharist
Every second Sunday at 5:30 PM for 40 minutes
Choral Evensong
Choral Evensong is sung by St Helen's choir on the third Sunday of the month. Very occasionally there is a simple Sung Evensong instead.
Every third Sunday at 5:30 PM for 40 minutes
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Preschool Nativity Play
Everyone is welcome to join St Helen's Baby and Toddler Group's Christmas Celebration. Bring your little one dressed as a shepherd or angel and take part in our Nativity Story. Followed by music, teas and a chance to meet our lovely donkey. This is a FREE event for accompanied children with a collection for the Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary. - Very popular - Please allow extra time for parking -
Saturday 16th December 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1½ hours
Family Friendly Refreshments Christmas Carols

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

Designated wider space(s) for people with a disabled parking badge

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Wall Paintings Floodlight
Organ

 
     
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Church Open We aim to keep the church open for a few hours each day between Easter and mid-September. Please contact the administrator for details or to schedule a group visit at any time.
Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 2720
Style of worship: Select
Archdeaconry: Dorchester (274)
Deanery: ABINGDON (27401)
Benefice: Abingdon-on-Thames (27/001 M)
Parish Legal Name: Abingdon-on-Thames (270295 )
CofE Church Info: (627295 27/295)
Short URL: acny.uk/2720/
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The current editor is: Rachel Shearer

This page was last updated on Wednesday 19th July 2017
 
 
 
Abingdon St Helen : West St Helens Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 5EH - At the meeting point of East and West St Helen's Streets and St Helen's Wharf.

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