Pershore Abbey

The Abbey Church of the Holy Cross

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: 03 April 20220 TO PROTECT OUR COMMUNITY PERSHORE ABBEY IS NOW CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

PLEASE NOTE: Our answerphone service is now back up and running!  Please do leave a message and we will contact you as soon as we are able.

A STATEMENT FROM BISHOP JOHN

“In light of the Government’s measures, announced by the Prime Minister this evening, we urge everyone to follow the instructions given and stay at home. We will give a fuller statement of advice as soon as possible. Let us continue to pray, to love, to care for the vulnerable, and build our communities, even while separated.”  Bishop John

HOLY WEEK: Watch this space for news of our special pre-recorded Holy Week services.  The first one goes out on our Facebook page on Sunday 5 April at approximately 1030 – do join Revd Claire for this special Palm Sunday Service – scroll to the bottom of this page and click on the Facebook icon to access our page!

JUNIOR CHURCH HOLY WEEK ACTIVITIES:  We’ve added some great activities for Holy Week on the Junior Church and Youth Group Noticeboard on our new Church Community Page – why not take a look and have a go!

LIFE EVENTS:  We have updated our life events information, please visit our Life Events page for the latest guidance on weddings, baptisms, confirmation and funerals.  We have also added links to some useful resources which you may find helpful.

BABIES & TODDLER GROUP:  All future sessions cancelled until further notice. Visit our new Church Community page for all the latest information, newsletters and perhaps a surprise appearance!

WORSHIP SHEET AND BULLETIN WC 05-04-2020:  Our new style worship sheet and bulletin for the coming week is now available here.  As we seek to find new ways to reach out to our congregation, we hope that you will use this sheet to join in with our service at the time you would normally attend church, no matter where you are.

WORSHIP SHEET CIRCULATION:  If you are a member of our congregation and you would like to receive our new style worship sheet direct to your inbox, please email us with your details here.  A copy of the worship sheet will also be available each week on the website for you to view and download.  In line with the latest guidance, and in order to keep our community safe, we would ask that you do not print and distribute copies of this sheet.

THE BENEFICE OFFICE IS NOW CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC: We are still working and will be available by telephone, email and through Social Media, so please continue to keep in touch – we are here for you.

PUBLIC WORSHIP IN THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND has been placed on hold following a joint message from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York.  Read the full message here and learn how the church will continue to be open for prayer for our community in the coming months.

ST ANDREW’S CENTRE UPDATE – PERSHORE FOODBANK OPEN ON FRIDAYS ONLY 1300-1500  The service will no longer operate on Tuesdays, until further notice.

PLEASE NOTE: All other St Andrew’s Centre events, clubs and meetings have now been cancelled until further notice

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

IMPORTANT LOCAL INFORMATION 

Use this link to find out when local food shops and pharmacies are open, which of them are doing home deliveries, as well as details about health care and other important local information.

If you know someone who does not use social media or is not online, please pass on this crucial local information.

Thank you

www.pershoretowncouncil.gov.uk

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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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Explore Pershore Abbey

Learn more about Pershore Abbey, the benefice and the latest offerings, news and updates.

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 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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