Brighstone: St Mary the Virgin, Brighstone

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A medieval church with modern facilities always open to visitors for quiet prayer or to find a place of peace. A place of significant history - three former Rectors have become Bishops: saintly hymn writer, Thomas Ken, Samuel Wilberforce - the youngest son of William Wilberforce and George Moberly. A warm welcome awaits all visitors.

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Camerata Chamber Choir Concert
The Island Premiere of Karl Jenkins’, ‘Motets’, on Saturday 6th December at 7pm, at St Mary Church, Brighstone. ‘Motets’, is a brand new, exquisite collection of well-known pieces, taken from Karl Jenkins’ various choral works and completely re-arranged for acapella singing. Tickets are £7 each, available from The Village Shop in Brighstone or via the website, www.cameratacc-iow.co.uk. Complimentary glass of mulled wine and mince pies at the interval.
Saturday 6th December 2014 at 7:00 PM for 2 hours
Hospice Carol Concert
Wednesday 10th December 2014 at 7:00 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols Concert
Featuring three choirs: The Brighstone Belles, The Combined Church Choirs and The Christmas Choir. Free Admission with retiring collection in aid of the Christmas Tree Festival Fund. Light refreshments served.
Friday 12th December 2014 at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Stars of Wonder Concert in aid of Love Russia
Sunday 14th December 2014 at 7:00 PM for 2 hours
Slipshod Singers with Brighstone Barnacles Concert
Tuesday 16th December 2014 at 7:00 PM for 2 hours
Ryde Chorus Christmas Concert
Friday 19th December 2014 at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Army Benevolent Fund Concert
Saturday 20th December 2014 at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Family Crib and Carol Service
Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 6:00 PM for ¾ hour
Family Communion
Thursday 25th December 2014 at 10:30 AM for 40 minutes
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Sunday

BCP Communion
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for 40 minutes
Ends Sunday 7th December 2014.
Resumes Sunday 7th December 2014
Book of Common Prayer
Family Holy Communion
Family-friendly Holy Communion Service
Every first Sunday at 10:15 AM for ¾ hour
Ends Sunday 7th December 2014.
Resumes Sunday 7th December 2014
Family Friendly Coffee
BIG Worship (Children's Service)
25 minutes of lively worship especially intended for families to share together, before children leave for their own groups during adult worship.
Every second third fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:15 AM for 25 minutes
Ends Sunday 28th December 2014.
Resumes Sunday 28th December 2014
Family Friendly
Morning Worship
Worship every Sunday - Eucharist most weeks, but occasionally a 'special' service.
Every second third fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:45 AM for 1 hour
Ends Sunday 28th December 2014.
Resumes Sunday 28th December 2014
Family Friendly Sunday School Coffee
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Camerata Chamber Choir Concert
The Island Premiere of Karl Jenkins’, ‘Motets’, on Saturday 6th December at 7pm, at St Mary Church, Brighstone. ‘Motets’, is a brand new, exquisite collection of well-known pieces, taken from Karl Jenkins’ various choral works and completely re-arranged for acapella singing. Tickets are £7 each, available from The Village Shop in Brighstone or via the website, www.cameratacc-iow.co.uk. Complimentary glass of mulled wine and mince pies at the interval.
Saturday 6th December 2014 at 7:00 PM for 2 hours
Hospice Carol Concert
Wednesday 10th December 2014 at 7:00 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols Concert
Featuring three choirs: The Brighstone Belles, The Combined Church Choirs and The Christmas Choir. Free Admission with retiring collection in aid of the Christmas Tree Festival Fund. Light refreshments served.
Friday 12th December 2014 at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Stars of Wonder Concert in aid of Love Russia
Sunday 14th December 2014 at 7:00 PM for 2 hours
Slipshod Singers with Brighstone Barnacles Concert
Tuesday 16th December 2014 at 7:00 PM for 2 hours
Ryde Chorus Christmas Concert
Friday 19th December 2014 at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Army Benevolent Fund Concert
Saturday 20th December 2014 at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Family Crib and Carol Service
Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 6:00 PM for ¾ hour
Family Communion
Thursday 25th December 2014 at 10:30 AM for 40 minutes
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Clergy: The Revd Helen Louise O'SULLIVAN
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 7966
Built: 1190AD
Archdeaconry: ISLE OF WIGHT (292)
Deanery: WIGHT WEST (29202)
Parish Legal Name: Brighstone (290157 29/157)
CofE Church Info: (629157 29/157)
Short URL: acny.uk/7966/
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Brighstone: St Mary the Virgin : Main Road, Brighstone, Isle of Wight, PO30 4BB

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