Benefice of Abingdon-on-Thames

Sunday Services

Alternate months at St Nicolas (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov) and at St Helen's (Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec).
Sunday at 8:00 AM for ¾ hour

Holy Communion (1662) (hover cursor here to see note) - Abingdon Abingdon St Helen
Holy Communion according to the Book of Common Prayer.
Sunday at 8:00 AM for 40 minutes
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

A very short (35min) service for families, thanksgiving for the gift of children, followed by refreshments
second Sunday at 9:15 AM for 35 minutes
NOT in NOVEMBER
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

First Sunday of the Month is usually a Family Mass. On 25 December 2016 starts at 10.00 am.
Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards This service will have incense

Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards This service will have sunday school or other children's activities

first Sunday at 11:15 AM for 1 hour

Holy Communion (CW) - Abingdon Abingdon St Nicolas
Junior Church
second fourth and fifth Sunday at 11:15 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families

3rd Sunday Service - Abingdon Abingdon St Nicolas
third Sunday at 11:15 AM for ¾ hour
This service is particularly suitable for families

A short service of Biblical prayer and praise, exploring the rich tradition of Christian chant, and featuring creative engagement with Scripture through discussion, imagination, contemplation, music, and the visual arts.
first Sunday at 5:30 PM for ¾ hour

A reflective service following the Taize community in France
second Sunday at 5:30 PM for 40 minutes
on Remembrance Sunday the evening service will be a Sung Eucharist

Choral Evensong - Abingdon Abingdon St Helen
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.
third Sunday at 5:30 PM for 40 minutes

Winchester Service - Abingdon Abingdon St Helen
Sung Holy Communion according to the private use of Bp Lancelot Andrewes, Bishop of Winchester (1619 - 1626)
fifth Sunday at 5:30 PM for ¾ hour
Not on in April 2017

 

Regular Events

Tuesday

SILENT REFLECTIONS AT ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS - Abingdon Abingdon St Michael and All Angels
Enjoy prayerful activities in the quiet of the sanctuary with the option of coming together to share your journey at the end of the session.
Last Tuesday of the month, except December. In November 2016, Silent Reflections will be on Tuesday 22nd November. every last Tuesday at 7:30 PM for 1½ hours
Said Mass - Abingdon Abingdon St Michael and All Angels
Normally on Tuesday evenings, except last Tuesday of the month.
Normally replaced by Silent Reflections on last Tuesday of the month. every first second third and fourth Tuesday at 7:30 PM for ½ hour

Thursday

Said Mass - Abingdon Abingdon St Michael and All Angels
Followed by light lunch.
Every Thursday at 12:30 PM for ½ hour
Coffee
 

Other Events

Saturday 6th May 2017 at 10:00 AM
St Michael's will be open from 10am – 3pm for people to walk and pray the Labyrinth. In particular we hope to have a good number of participants at 1 pm to join in the worldwide 'Walk as One at 1' which aims to 'create a peaceful wave of energy as the world turns'. At St Michael's this will be followed by prayers led by Father Paul. Refreshments will be available. All are welcome.
Joint Service at St Michael's, Park Rd - Abingdon Abingdon St Helen
Sunday 11th June 2017 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Annual joint service on Trinity Sunday - PLEASE NOTE at 10am No services at St Helen's or St Nicolas' this morning.
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards This service will have sunday school or other children's activities
Cothill House School Choir Concert - Abingdon Abingdon St Michael and All Angels
Tuesday 13th June 2017 at 8:00 PM for 2 hours
Cothill House School Choir supported by Members of New College Oxford will sing Fauré’s Requiem and other motets. Retiring collection for 150th Anniversary charities.
Saturday 17th June 2017 at 7:00 PM for 2 hours
Concert by Wantage Academy Brass. Adult tickets £7, concessions £6, 16 and under free. Tickets from The Bookstore (Bury Street) and at the door. This is one of a series of events marking the 150th anniversary of St Michael's Church. The event is raising funds for two charities, The Abingdon Bridge and Tariro - Hope for Youth in Zimbabe.
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