Benefice of Benson with Ewelme

Sunday Services

Holy Communion (BCP) - Ewelme Ewelme St Mary the Virgin
Said Holy Communion (BCP)
second Sunday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour

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

Holy Communion. Future dates: 19 Feb 17, 19 Mar 17, 21 May 17, 18 Jun 17, 16 Jul 17,
third Sunday at 9:00 AM for ½ hour
Normally 3rd Sunday in each month

A Communion service suitable for all ages.
first Sunday at 9:45 AM for 50 minutes
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

Parish Communion - Cuxham Cuxham: Holy Rood
A short Communion service - All are welcome. Please note that there will not be a service for the 2nd Sunday of March as Mothering Sunday will take place on the preceding Sunday
second Sunday at 9:45 AM for 40 minutes
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

A Family Service for all ages
third Sunday at 9:45 AM for ¾ hour
This service is particularly suitable for families

Family Service normally on 4th Sunday in the month - Brightwell Baldwin Brightwell Baldwin St Bartholomew
Family friendly hymns and readings. Future dates: 26 Feb 17, 26 Mar 17 (Mothering Sunday), no svc in April, 29 May 17, 25 Jun 17, 23 Jul 17
fourth Sunday at 9:45 AM for ½ hour
This service is particularly suitable for families

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

Morning Prayer on 1st Sunday of alternate months - Brightwell Baldwin Brightwell Baldwin St Bartholomew
Morning prayer BCP with hymns. Future services: 5 Mar 17, 7 May 17, 2 Jul 17, 3 Sep 17,
first Sunday at 11:15 AM for 50 minutes

Morning Prayer (BCP) - Ewelme Ewelme St Mary the Virgin
second Sunday at 11:15 AM for 1 hour

Holy Communion (BCP) - Ewelme Ewelme St Mary the Virgin
A Sung BCP Communion with Hymns and Psalm
fourth Sunday at 11:15 AM for 1 hour

Evening Prayer on alternate 1st Sundays of the month - Brightwell Baldwin Brightwell Baldwin St Bartholomew
Hymns, Evening Prayer and sung Canticles. Future dates: 9 Apr 17 (Palm Sunday), 4 Jun 17, 6 Aug 17, 1 Sep 17, 12 Nov 17 (Remembrance Sunday), 3 Dec 17 (Advent Carols)
Sunday at 6:00 PM for ¾ hour

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

 

Regular Events

Monday

Bell Ringing - Ewelme Ewelme St Mary the Virgin
St Mary's Bell Ringers are a mixed age group with many just starting to learn to ring - come along and try it!
Every Monday at 7:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly

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

Friday

Choir Practice - Ewelme Ewelme St Mary the Virgin
St Mary's has a strong choir of all ages - just turn up if you are interested in joining in
Every Friday at 7:30 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
 

Other Events

Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial - Benson Benson St Helen
Sunday 12th November 2017 at 10:45 AM for 20 minutes
Remembrance Sunday Observance in Castle Square, Benson. We shall remember by name those who have given their lives in conflicts since World War II in addition to the names on the War Memorial.
Annual Service of Remembrance in the Parish Church - Benson Benson St Helen
Sunday 12th November 2017 at 11:15 AM for ¾ hour
Remembrance Sunday Service for the whole parish. Roke and Benson Brass Band will provide the music for this service. Coffee will be served afterwards in the Canons' Room.
Do join us for coffee afterwards
All Souls' Requiem - Benson Benson St Helen
Sunday 12th November 2017 at 3:30 PM for ½ hour
A celebration of Holy Communion to remember those whom we love but no longer see. Refreshments will be available after the service in the Canons' Room.
This service is particularly suitable for families
Sunday 12th November 2017 at 6:00 PM for 50 minutes
Evening prayer and commemoration of those who died for others in conflicts from the First World War onwards.
Advent Carol Service - Benson Benson St Helen
Sunday 3rd December 2017 at 4:30 PM for 1 hour
A service of readings, hymns and carols led by the choir around the lighting of the Advent Crown
Joint Benefice Advent Carol Service at Brightwell Baldwin - Brightwell Baldwin Brightwell Baldwin St Bartholomew
Sunday 3rd December 2017 at 6:00 PM for ¾ hour
Carols and Lessons and lighting of the first Advent candle with the Benefice Choir. Refreshments in the Church after the Service.
Do join us for coffee afterwards
Sunday 17th December 2017 at 9:45 AM for ¾ hour
Traditional service of 9 lessons and carols in the specially decorated Church for Christmas.
Do join us for coffee afterwards
Christmas Carol Service - Benson Benson St Helen
Sunday 17th December 2017 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
The traditional service of 9 Lessons and Carols for Christmas includes music from the Church Orchestra and singing led by the Junior and Senior Choirs. Mince Pies and Mulled Wine served in the Canons' Room after the service.
This service is particularly suitable for families
Christingle Service - Benson Benson St Helen
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 3:00 PM for ¾ hour
Children's Society Christingle Crib Service. All the children will receive a Christingle to take home.
This service is particularly suitable for families
Christmas Crib Service for Families - Brightwell Baldwin Brightwell Baldwin St Bartholomew
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 4:30 PM for ½ hour
Christmas nativity dress welcome
This service is particularly suitable for families
Community Carols - Benson Benson St Helen
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 5:00 PM for ¾ hour
Traditional Carol Singing in church with Roke & Benson Band
This service is particularly suitable for families
Parish Communion for Christmas Day - Benson Benson St Helen
Monday 25th December 2017 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Communion Service for Christmas Day
This service is particularly suitable for families
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