Come and Sing Opera Choruses

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.
Saturday 20th May 2017 at 1:30 PM

Sunday Services

Holy Communion
Book of Common Prayer Liturgy with Authorised Version Readings
Every Sunday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
Ends Saturday 29th April 2017.
Book of Common Prayer
PARISH EUCHARIST
Common Worship Order One
Every first second fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Ends Saturday 29th April 2017.
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
Tweens Group
A group for 9-12 year olds meeting in the Canons' Room
Every second Sunday at 5:30 PM
Youth Group
Youth Group for 12-18 year olds
Every second and fourth Sunday at 7:00 PM for 2 hours

Regular Events

Wednesday

Holy Communion
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
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

Other Events

Thanksgiving Service for the new united Benefice of Benson with Ewelme
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.
Sunday 30th April 2017 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Whist Evening
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.
Friday 5th May 2017 at 7:00 PM for 1½ hours
St Helen's Curry Night
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
Saturday 13th May 2017 at 7:00 PM for 2 hours

Our Location:
Church Road
Benson
Oxfordshire
OX10 6SF