Benefice of Benson

Sunday Services

Holy Communion - Benson Benson St Helen
Book of Common Prayer Liturgy with Authorised Version Readings
Sunday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour

PARISH EUCHARIST - Benson Benson St Helen
Common Worship Order One
first second fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families There will be a creche during this service Do join us for coffee afterwards

Eucharist for the Whole Family of God - Benson Benson St Helen
An all-age worship service with children in church and our own Orchestra leading the music. Third Sunday of the month.
third Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Once a month
This service is particularly suitable for families There will be a creche during this service

Tweens Group - Benson Benson St Helen
A group for 9-12 year olds meeting in the Canons' Room
second Sunday at 5:30 PM

Youth Group for 12-18 year olds
second and fourth Sunday at 7:00 PM for 2 hours

 

Regular Events

Wednesday

Holy Communion - Benson Benson St Helen
Holy Communion in the Day Room at the Millstream Centre on the first Monday of each month.
Please check the pew sheet every first Wednesday at 11:00 AM for ½ hour

Thursday

Women's House Group - Benson Benson St Helen
An opportunity to meet and discuss church related subjects at 12 Chiltern Close, Benson. For more information contact Sylvia Baker 01491 832336.
Every second Thursday at 2:30 PM for 1 hour
Study Group - Benson Benson St Helen
A group which meets at 12 the Moorlands to study and discuss the readings for the following Sunday's service
Every fourth Thursday at 7:45 PM for 1 hour
 

Other Events

Thanksgiving Service for the new united Benefice of Benson with Ewelme - Benson Benson St Helen
Sunday 30th April 2017 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
A service to mark the creation on 1st April of the new United Benefice of Benson with Ewelme, formed of the parishes of Benson, Ewelme, Brightwell Baldwin, Cuxham and Easington to be led by Revd. Jonathan Meyer. There will be refreshments in the Canons' Room after the service.
Whist Evening - Benson Benson St Helen
Friday 5th May 2017 at 7:00 PM for 1½ hours
Come and play whist for fun in the Canons' Room - meet at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Contact Rodney and Jeanne Davis for further information to take part 01491 824358.
St Helen's Curry Night - Benson Benson St Helen
Saturday 13th May 2017 at 7:00 PM for 2 hours
Enjoy an evening with friends, family and fine food. A variety of home cooked dishes, prepared by Benson villagers. Varying levels of spiciness and geographic tastes catered for, with recipes from all over the Indian subcontinent. Tickets £10 each (£7 for U16s) Bring your own drinks Tickets available at Derry’s Den, call: 07792 070343 or email: sthelensbenson@gmail.com
Come and Sing Opera Choruses - Benson Benson St Helen
Saturday 20th May 2017 at 1:30 PM
Under the direction of Judith Ward we will rehearse the following choruses before performing a short concert in the church supported by Mary Daniels on piano and soprano soloist Lisa Gifford-Guy. Habanera from Carmen – Bizet Polovtsian Dances (excerpt) – Borodin Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman – Offenbach (Sops & altos) Humming Chorus from Madama Butterfly – Puccini With cat-like tread from The Pirates of Penzance – Sullivan Anvil Chorus from Il trovatore – Verdi Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco – Verdi La donna è mobile from Rigoletto – Verdi (tenors & basses). Details on the leaflet available to download on the right hand side of the Home page.
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