Cerne Abbas: St Mary, Cerne Abbas

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The villagers of Cerne Abbas probably worshipped in the Abbey Church until about 1300, when the monks built this parish church for them. Dedicated to St. Mary the Virgin, the church received its first vicar in 1317.
The original chancel was expanded to include a screen, nave and aisles around 1450.
In 1870, an arch was inserted into the screen so the east window could be seen from the nave.


 

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Revd Jonathan Still
(01300) 341251 (Vicar)
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Sunday

Holy Communion
Book of Common Prayer
Every fourth Sunday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer
Family Praise
Every second Sunday at 9:30 AM for 40 minutes
Family Friendly Refreshments
Holy Communion
Common Worship
Every first Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
Common Worship
Holy Communion
Every third Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
Common Worship
Matins
Book of Common Prayer
Every fourth Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer
Evensong
Every second Sunday at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer

Thursday

Holy Communion
Common Worship
Every first Thursday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship

Features


(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Wall Paintings
Organ
     
Guidebooks
Church Open The Church is open every day during daylight hours. St Marys is an active church and there are Services on Sunday and also on the first Thursday at 10am. Visitors at these times are very welcome, either to join in or to wander around quietly.
Other information
Incumbent: The Revd Jonathan Trevor Lloyd STILL
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 9478
Built: c 1300
Archdeaconry: SHERBORNE (341)
Deanery: DORCHESTER (34102)
Parish Legal Name: Cerne Abbas (340034 )
CofE Church Info: (634034 34/34)
Short URL: acny.uk/9478/
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The current editor is: Karen Handley

This page was last updated on Thursday 19th May 2016
 
 
 
Cerne Abbas: St Mary : Abbey Street, Cerne Abbas, Dorset, DT2 7JQ

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