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
Book of Common Prayer Liturgy with Authorised Version ReadingsEvery Sunday
at 8:30 AM for ½ hourEnds Saturday 29th April 2017.
Common Worship Order OneEvery first second fourth and fifth Sunday
at 10:00 AM for 1 hourEnds Saturday 29th April 2017.
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
A group for 9-12 year olds meeting in the Canons' RoomEvery second Sunday
at 5:30 PM
Youth Group for 12-18 year oldsEvery second and fourth Sunday
at 7:00 PM for 2 hours
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
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
A group which meets at 12 the Moorlands to study and discuss the readings for the following Sunday's serviceEvery fourth Thursday
at 7:45 PM for 1 hour
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
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
Saturday 13th May 2017 at 7:00 PM for 2 hours