Pershore Abbey

The Abbey Church of the Holy Cross

OPEN FOR PUBLIC WORSHIP AND PERSONAL PRAYER ONLY

The Abbey is the Church of England parish church for the market town of Pershore and one of the finest examples of Norman and Early English architecture in the country.

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NOTICEBOARD . . .

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update: 01 April 2021

PUBLIC WORSHIP RESUMES IN THE PERSHORE BENEFICE 

In person worship has now resumed in the Pershore Benefice. 

We will continue to offer access to worship through our  online service sheets, Zoom services and pre-recorded messages on our Social Media platforms whilst we review our range of digital media services for those of you who decide to stay at home during these difficult times.

For further details of our regular, online and pre-recorded services, together with information on opening times for Personal Prayer, please see our latest bulletin.

We ask all of those entering our churches to follow our guidelines and procedures to ensure everyone’s continued safety.  The wearing of a face-covering is mandatory in our church buildings, unless you are exempt.  We now have QR scanning via the NHS Covid-19 app available in all of our buildings.

Public Worship: Please see the current weekly bulletin for details of our in person services
Personal Prayer: 

Pershore Abbey: 9:00 to 17:00 daily (Please note: Pershore Abbey may occasionally be closed for recording of services) 
Village Churches:
 Please refer to the current weekly bulletin

General Visitors: We remain closed to general visitors at this time

LATEST NEWS AND INFORMATION UPDATES

HRH The Prince Philip,Duke of Edinburgh,1921-2021

Today we join the Nation in mourning the sad loss of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh who died on 9 April 2021 at the remarkable age of 99.

Revd Claire Lording leads us in paying tribute to an amazing man who dedicated his long life to public service.

We send our sincere condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and all of the Royal Family.

Pershore Abbey is open from 9am – 5pm Monday-Saturday if you wish to light a candle or for personal prayer. On Sunday the Abbey is open after public worship from 12 noon – 5pm.

HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021

SERVICE INFORMATION

Sunday 25 April 2021 - Fourth Sunday of Easter


There is no online service available this week

The service sheet for Sunday 18-04-2021 is available to view here, together with the service booklet:

25-04-2021 – Service Sheet and Bulletin – Easter 4

Season of Easter to Pentecost online 2021

As we seek to find new ways to reach out to our congregation, we hope that you will use these sheets at the time you would normally attend church, no matter where you are.

Keep up to date with all the latest information through our live social media feeds in the footer section of our website and online.

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Our Mission:

We welcome all to Pershore Abbey

Pershore Abbey sits in the heart of the community and has been a place of worship focused on the life and needs of the wider community for over a thousand years.

We want to share the life of this former Benedictine Abbey with those who want to come and worship and mark life’s important events, with those who want to enjoy good music and performance, with those who love history and with those who long to share God’s love for everyone.

As Kingdom people we are a church that seeks to:

• Worship God• Welcome All• Reach out to the World

Upcoming Events in the Pershore Benefice

Throughout the year we host a number of concerts and events in and around Pershore Abbey.
Here are just some of the upcoming events in the next few weeks and months.

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Worship @ Pershore Abbey

The Abbey has been the focus for worship of God for many centuries. We continue that tradition with the services that we offer on a daily and weekly basis.

If you are thinking of joining us for worship, this is our usual pattern of services but during the Covid 19 crisis  please check the diary/calendar to confirm the services for a particular day. We look forward to welcoming you.

For more detailed information on any of our services please check the calendar and click on the service to learn more.

Sunday Services

Regular / Weekly Services
8:00am  Holy Communion10:30am  Sung Eucharist
Other Services
5:00pm  Sung Evensong

First Sunday of the month

5:00pm Wholeness and Healing

Second Sunday of the month

9:30am  Morning Praise

Fourth Sunday of the month

10.30am  All Benefice Eucharist, see diary for service venue

Fifth Sunday of the month

Weekday Services

Regular Daily Services - Monday to Saturday
8:00am  Silent Prayer8:30am  Matins and Eucharist5:00pm  Evening Prayer
Other Services
7:30pm  Iona Worship

Last Wednesday in the month

11:00am  Eucharist (from the Book of Common Prayer)

Every Friday

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