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

Illustrated talks followed by an opportunity for discussion. Coffee and breakfast available from 9am. Meets in the Church Centre opposite the Church
first Sunday at 9:00 AM for ¾ hour
except in August
Do join us for coffee afterwards

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 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

 

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

Christmas Market - Abingdon Abingdon St Helen
Saturday 25th November 2017 at 10:00 AM for 150 minutes
An opportunity to find some special Christmas gifts and homemade cakes, jams and other items. With seasonal music and refreshments.
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards
Preschool Nativity Play - Abingdon Abingdon St Helen
Saturday 16th December 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1½ hours
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 -
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards
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