Benefice of Shere, Albury and Chilworth

Sunday Services

Sunday for 1 hour
Do join us for coffee afterwards

This listing and the Calendar show only our NORMAL pattern of worship for SHERE only and DO NOT SHOW when, for example, Sunday Evening Prayer is replaced by something else or when a Sunday Parish Communion includes a Baptism. Services in Peaslake and planned changes to Sunday services are included in the "Our Services in ... " and late changes & changes to weekday Morning & Evening Prayer in "Weekly Notes for ..." both under 'News' to the right. Additional services for Festivals etc. are shown under the "Special Events" tab. To check on anything please phone 01483 202394 or 203352. The next line doesn't mean anything but it has to go in to put this at the top!
first Sunday at 12:01 AM

This listing and the Calendar show our NORMAL pattern of worship for PEASLAKE only and DO NOT SHOW when, for example, when a Sunday Parish Communion includes a Baptism. Services in Shere and planned changes to Sunday services are included in the "Our Services in ... " and late changes & changes to weekday Morning & Evening Prayer in "Weekly Notes for ..." both under 'News' to the right. Additional services for Festivals etc. are shown under the "Special Events" tab. To check on anything please phone either 01483 202394 or 01483 203352. The next line doesn't mean anything but it has to go in to put this at the top!
first Sunday at 12:01 AM

A quiet, traditional service following the Book of Common Prayer. Usually held in the Northumberland Chapel
first and third Sunday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
The service pattern might vary at special times - see church website for up to date info.
Do join us for coffee afterwards

Holy Communion - Shere Shere: St James
Based on the Book of Common Prayer. If you're unfamiliar with the layout of the BCP there's an extract in booklet form to follow. We use the Common Worship Collect & Lectionary readings. If there's no 8am service in Shere there's one in Peaslake.
first and third Sunday at 8:00 AM for 40 minutes

Based on the Book of Common Prayer. If you're unfamiliar with the layout of the BCP there's an extract in booklet form to follow. We use the Common Worship Collect & Lectionary readings. If there's no 8am service in Peaslake there's one in Shere.
second and fourth Sunday at 8:00 AM for 40 minutes

5th Sunday Holy Communion - Shere Shere: St James
To find out where it is see 'Pages & Links' to the right
fifth Sunday at 8:00 AM for 40 minutes

5th Sunday Holy Communion - Peaslake Peaslake: St Mark
To find out where it is see 'Pages & Links' to the right
fifth Sunday at 8:00 AM for 40 minutes

An easy-to-follow, lively service for everyone. Normally three children's groups meet for fun, engaging, bible-based activity during the second part of the service: "¢ Scramblers: children up to and including Year 1 age group "¢ Trekkers: for Years 2 - 6 "¢ Pathfinders: Year 6/7 and upwards There is also a selection of toys at the back of the church for very young children.
first and third Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
The pattern may vary at certain times of year - for up to date information see our website.
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards This service will have sunday school or other children's activities

A service gathered round word and bread and wine, using Common Worship, usually on the second and fourth Sundays. There's "˜Sunday Club' for children aged 2-8 during part of the time.
second and fourth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
This service will have sunday school or other children's activities

1st Sunday Parish Communion - Peaslake Peaslake: St Mark
Common Worship (sung). There's an Order of Service to follow. The liturgy changes with the church's seasons. From time to time we have a Parish Communion with Baptism in a Family Friendly service. When there's no 10am in Peaslake there's one in Shere.
first Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Do join us for coffee afterwards

2nd Sunday Parish Communion - Shere Shere: St James
Common Worship (sung). On the second Sunday of the month Sunday Explorers [Sunday School] in the village school and join us as we receive Communion.
second Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Do join us for coffee afterwards

All Age Communion - Peaslake Peaslake: St Mark
Using Common Worship and accessible to everyone, there are hymns, a straightforward Liturgy with Intercessions often read by mums, dads & youngsters, Bible readings and/or talk or drama merging into a family friendly Communion. There's a shorter service especially for families with young children [without Communion] on the 2nd Sunday of the month in Shere.
third Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

4th Sunday Parish Communion - Shere Shere: St James
Common Worship (sung). There are Orders of Service to follow. The liturgy changes with the church's seasons. From time to time we have a Parish Communion with Baptism in a Family Friendly service. If there's no 10am service in Shere, there's one in Peaslake.
fourth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Do join us for coffee afterwards

5th Sunday 10am Service - Shere Shere: St James
To find out where it is see 'Pages & Links' to the right
fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour and 10 minutes.

5th Sunday 10am Service - Peaslake Peaslake: St Mark
To find out where it is see 'Pages & Links' to the right
fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Family Service - Shere Shere: St James
Songs, prayers (which are often said by children), Bible reading and/or talk or drama specifically designed for children & their families.
fourth Sunday at 11:30 AM for ½ hour
This service is particularly suitable for families

Family-Feast@Four-Thirty - Shere Shere: St James
A service for families that's very different. There's games to play, crafts, games etc, worship & lots of food! The timings given are the usual but it has to change from time to time so do check by looking at our services for the month.
fourth Sunday at 4:30 PM for 1 hour

Evening Prayer - Shere Shere: St James
Book of Common Prayer (said). If you're unfamiliar with the layout of the Book of Common Prayer there's an extract in booklet form to follow.
Sunday at 6:30 PM for 40 minutes

First Sunday Unevensong - Shere Shere: St James
Expect only the Unexpected. An opportunity to experience those forms of worship, prayer and praise that are not a constant in our cycle of services.
first Sunday at 6:30 PM for ¾ hour

First Sunday Unevensong - Peaslake Peaslake: St Mark
We meet in St. James', Shere. Expect only the Unexpected. An opportunity to experience those forms of worship, prayer and praise that are not a constant in our cycle of services.
first Sunday at 6:30 PM for ¾ hour

An informal time of praise, reflection, and prayer, with today's worship songs, on the second Sunday of most months.
second Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
The pattern may vary at some times of year - for up to date info see our website
Do join us for coffee afterwards

 

Regular Events

Monday

Morning Prayer - Shere Shere: St James
Common Worship said. Usually Monday to Thursday (EXCEPT BANK HOLIDAYS). Exceptions, which are rare, are given in the Weekly Notes.
Every Monday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
'Little Fishes' - Shere Shere: St James
With among other things bells, rattles and drums, this is a weekly service especially for mothers, fathers, carers, babies and toddlers. Lasting 30 minutes there are Bible related stories, children's prayers and music followed by coffee. How long you stay is up to you! There's a break for Christmas, Easter, Bank Holidays and the summer holidays. The Weekly Notes always show it along with other weekday services.
Every Monday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour
Family Friendly Coffee

Tuesday

Morning Prayer - Shere Shere: St James
Common Worship said. Usually Monday to Thursday (EXCEPT BANK HOLIDAYS). Exceptions, which are rare, are given in the Weekly Notes.
Every Tuesday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour

Wednesday

'Little Fishes' - Peaslake Peaslake: St Mark
This is a monthly service especially for mothers, fathers, carers, babies and toddlers. Lasting 30 minutes there are Bible related stories, children's prayers and music followed by coffee. How long you stay is up to you! From February to June it will be on the fourth Wednesday of the month.
Every fourth Wednesday at for ½ hour
Family Friendly Coffee
Morning Prayer - Shere Shere: St James
Common Worship said. Usually Monday to Thursday (EXCEPT BANK HOLIDAYS). Exceptions, which are rare, are given in the Weekly Notes.
Every Wednesday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Evening Prayer - Peaslake Peaslake: St Mark
Common worship (said) is normally said in Peaslake on the first Wednesday of the month. See the Weekly Notes or ring 01483 202394 to check before making a special journey.
Every first Wednesday at 5:00 PM for ½ hour

Thursday

Morning Prayer - Shere Shere: St James
Common Worship said. Usually Monday to Thursday (EXCEPT BANK HOLIDAYS). Exceptions, which are rare, are given in the Weekly Notes.
Every Thursday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
'Prayers at 9' - Shere Shere: St James
A quiet half hour of prayer and meditation, usually on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month except in August.
Every second and fourth Thursday at 9:00 AM for ½ hour
Communion - Shere Shere: St James
We use both the Book of Common Prayer and Common Worship liturgies. Whichever is being used, we use the Common Worship Collect and Lectionary at all these services and there are large print copies of the Liturgy. Those whose names are in the Book of Remembrance in Shere for a particular month are remembered on the last Thursday of that month.
Every Thursday at 10:00 AM for 40 minutes