Benson St Helen, Benson

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Sunday worship at St Helen's is made up of a quiet service of Holy Communion at 8.30 am using the 1662 Prayer Book and a Parish Communion using Common Worship at 10 am with hymns and choir.  There is a Sunday Club for school age children called FrOGs (Friends of God) during this service and a children's corner at the back of church for pre-school children.  There is also a children's choir.  On the third sunday of the month there is a Eucharist for the Whole Family of God in which the children take part and the church orchestra accompanies the congregation.  Refreshments are served for everyone in the Canons' Room after the 10 am service every sunday. Details of other services and events can be found on the right of this page along with a short history of the church.

Information about those buried in the main churchyard and the new churchyard on the other side of Church Road can be found using the documents on the right hand side of this page.  Please note that whilst records may indicate the names of those buried in the churchyard, not all graves are marked with monuments.

 

 

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Revd. John Burrell (Vicar)
The Vicarage,
Church Road,
Benson,
Wallingford
Oxon OX10 6SF
(01491) 832008

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Christingle Service
Children's Society Christingle Crib Service. All the children will receive a Christingle to take home.
Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 3:00 PM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly
 
Midnight Mass
Come and celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ
Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 11:15 PM for 1 hour
 
Christmas Day
Family Communion Service for Christmas Day
Thursday 25th December 2014 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
 
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Christingle Service
Children's Society Christingle Crib Service. All the children will receive a Christingle to take home.
Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 3:00 PM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly
Midnight Mass
Come and celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ
Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 11:15 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Morning
Prayer Book Communion on Christmas Day
Thursday 25th December 2014 at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
Christmas Day
Family Communion Service for Christmas Day
Thursday 25th December 2014 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
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Sunday

Holy Communion
Book of Common Prayer Liturgy with Authorised Version Readings
Every Sunday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer
PARISH EUCHARIST
Common Worship Order One
Every first second fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly creche Coffee Common Worship
Eucharist for the Whole Family of God
An all-age worship service with children in church and our own Orchestra leading the music. Third Sunday of the month.
Once a month
Every third Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly creche

Wednesday

Morning Prayer
Every Wednesday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
Holy Communion
Holy Communion in the Day Room at the Millstream Centre on the first Wednesday of each month.
Please check the pew sheet
Every first Wednesday at 11:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship

Thursday

Women's House Group
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
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
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Women's House Group
An opportunity to meet and discuss church related subjects at 12 Chiltern Close, Benson. For more information contact Sylvia Baker 01491 832336.
Thursday 18th December 2014 at 2:30 PM for 1 hour
Christingle Service
Children's Society Christingle Crib Service. All the children will receive a Christingle to take home.
Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 3:00 PM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly
Midnight Mass
Come and celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ
Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 11:15 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Morning
Prayer Book Communion on Christmas Day
Thursday 25th December 2014 at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
Christmas Day
Family Communion Service for Christmas Day
Thursday 25th December 2014 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Men's Breakfast
Gentlemen of the parish are invited to share breakfast with prayer and discussion - venue to be confirmed
Saturday 17th January 2015 at 8:30 AM for 2 hours
Sunday School Youth Group Bell Ringing Live Music / Concerts Regular Choir Grade 2* Listed Building Conservation Area Supports Fairtrade goods Tower Floodlighting Stained glass Guidebooks / notes Organ Audio Visual Facilities Hall for hire Church Open Nurture Courses Wheelchair Access / Ramp Wheelchair accessible toilets Hearing / Induction Loop Large Print Hymnbooks / Orders of Service Assistance Dogs Toilets Baby Changing Facilities
Bookings

Hall Booking Secretary 8 Church Road Benson Wallingford OX10 6SFCosts on application to Secretary

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The church is open during regular service times and at other times by arrangement with the Vicar or Churchwardens.

Nurture Courses

Emmaus - Courses in Lent / Eastertide

 
Other information
Clergy: The Revd Godfrey (John) BURRELL
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 33
Style of worship: Central Eucharistic
Our Patron: Christ Church Oxford
Archdeaconry: Dorchester (274)
Deanery: ASTON & CUDDESDON (27402)
Benefice: Benson (27/044 M)
Parish Legal Name: Benson (270101 27/101)
CofE Church Info: (627101 27/101)
Short URL: acny.uk/33/
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Benson St Helen : Church Road, Benson, Oxfordshire, OX10 6SF

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