Iwerne Valley Benefice

Celebrating Gods love in beautiful North Dorset...

Services: February, March and April 2019 


3rd February 2019 

  •  8am Holy Communion St Andrews Fontmell Magna
  • 9.00am Breakfast Church St Andrews Fontmell Magna
  • 9.30am Matins St Mary Iwerne Minster
  • 930am Family Communion St Bartholomew Sutton
  • 9.30am Holy Communion St Mary Shroton 
  • 11am Holy Communion St Mary's Iwerne Minster

10th February 2019 

  • 8.00am Holy Communion BCP St Nicholas Ashmore
  • 9.30am Breakfast Church St Batholomew Sutton Waldron
  • 9.30am Holy Communion St Mary Shroton
  • 9.30am Morning Worship St Andrew Fontmell Magna
  • 1100am Holy Communion St Mary Iwerne Minster

Friday the 15th of February 6.30pm - 'Thank God for Friday' - Ministry and Teaching evening - St Mary's Parish Church Shroton. 

17th February 2019 

  • 8.00am Holy Communion BCP St Mary Iwerne Minster
  • 9.00am Breakfast at 9 St Mary Shroton
  • 9.30am Morning Worship St Bartholomew Sutton Waldron
  • 9.30am Sung Communion St Andrew Fontmell Magna
  • 11.00am Holy Communion St Nicholas Ashmore

24th February 2019

  • 8.00am Holy Communion BCP St Mary Shroton
  • 9.30am Family Communion St Bartholomew Sutton Waldron
  • 9.30am Holy Communion St Andrew Fontmell Magna
  • 11.00am Holy Communion St Nicholas Ashmore
  • 11am All age Worship service St Mary Iwerne Minster

Wednesday 27th Feb  7pm 'Benefice Praise', midweek service of Praise and Prayer:     All welcome, St Mary's Parish Church Shroton.  

3rd March 2019

  • 8am Holy Communion BCP St Andrew Fontmell Magna
  • 9am Breakfast Church Fontmell Magna village Hall
  • 9.30am Matins St Mary Iwerne Minster
  • 9.30am Family Communion St Bartholomew Sutton Waldron
  • 9.30am Holy Communion St Mary Shroton
  • 11am Holy Communion St Mary Iwerne Minster

Wednesday 6th March 7pm - Ash Wednesday - Benefice service St Mary's Parish Church Iwerne Minster.

10th March 2019

  • 8am Holy Communion St Nicholas Ashmore
  • 9.30am Holy Communion St Mary's Shroton
  • 9.30am Morning worship St Andrews Fontmell Magna
  • 9.30am Breakfast Church St Bartholomew's Sutton Waldron
  • 11.00am Holy Communion St Mary's Iwerne Minster

Wednesday 13th March St Mary's Parish Church Shroton - 12 mid-day - 2pm - Lent Lecture series 1, Exploring Luke's Gospel: led by Revd Chris: Jervis followed by a Fellowship Lunch.

Friday the 15th March, 6.30pm St Mary's Parish Church Shroton, 'Thank God for Friday' Ministry and teaching evening.

17th March 2019 

  • 8.00am Holy Communion BCP St Mary Iwerne Minster
  • 9.00am Breakfast at 9 St Mary Shroton
  • 9.30am Morning Worship St Bartholomew Sutton Waldron
  • 9.30am Sung Communion St Andrew Fontmell Magna
  • 11.00am Holy Communion St Nicholas Ashmore

Saturday 23rd March St Mary's Parish Church Shroton, 10am - 1230pm - Lent Lecture series 2, 'Living and learning with Luke': led by Dr Clare Amos: Followed by a Fellowship Lunch.

24th March 2019 

  •  8am Holy Communion BCP St Mary's Shroton
  • 9.30am Family Communion St Bartholomew's Sutton Waldron
  • 9.30am Holy Communion St Andrew Fontmell Magna
  • 11am Holy Communion St Nicholas Ashmore
  • 11am Holy Communion St Mary Iwerne Minster

31st March 2019 Mothering Sunday.

  • 10am Family service St Mary's Shroton
  • 9.30am Family Service St Andrew Fontmell
  • 10am Family Service St Bartholomew Sutton Waldron
  • 10am Family service St Nicholas Ashmore
  • 10am Family Service St Mary Iwerne Minster

Wednesday 3rd April St Mary Parish Church Shroton, 12 mid-day - 2pm Lent lecture series 3 'The Passions of Luke' led by Revd David W John: followed by a fellowship lunch

7th April 2019

  • 8.00am Holy Communion St Andrew Fontmell
  • 9.00am Breakfast Church St Andrew Fontmell Village Hall 
  • 9.30am Matins St Mary Iwerne Minster
  • 9.30am Family Communion Sutton Waldron
  • 9.30am Holy Communion St Mary Shroton
  • 11am Holy Communion St Mary Iwerne Minster

Wednesday the 10th April 12 Mid -day till 2pm Lent lecture series 4: This will be in the form of a discussion Forum' / 'Group'  led by the Revd Garry Bennett. Followed by a fellowship Lunch.  

14th April 2019 - Palm Sunday

  • 10am Holy Communion St Nicholas Ashmore
  • 10am Holy Communion St Mary Shroton
  • 10am Holy Communion St Andrew Fontmell
  • 10am Holy Communion St Mary Shroton
  • 10am Holy Communion St Mary Iwerne Minster

Thursday 18th April 2019 - Maundy Thursday Benefice service - 5pm: Holy Communion St Bartholomew Sutton Waldron

7pm Maundy Thursday - Passover Lunch - Shroton Village Hall. Contact  Revd John and Mrs Jan Simmons - 01258861915 for further details.

Friday 19th April 2019 - Good Friday..

  • 930am Public witness Ashmore
  • 9.30am Public witness Sutton Waldron
  • 9.30am Public Witness Fontmell Magna
  • 9.30am Public witness Iwerne Minster
  • 1030am Public witness Shroton
  • 11am Benefice service St Mary Parish Church Shroton followed by the Carrying of the Cross onto Hambledon Hill.
  • 2pm An Hour at the Cross service of Meditations St Mary Iwerne Minster.

21st April Easter Day

  • 0545 Sunrise service Ashmore Village Hall
  • 10am Holy Communion service at St Andrew's Fontmell Magna
  • 10am Holy Communion service at St Mary's Iwerne Minster
  • 10am Holy Communion service at St Mary's Shroton 
  • 10am Holy Communion St Nicholas Ashmore
  • 10am Holy Communion St Bartholomew Sutton Waldron

28th April 2nd Sunday of Easter

  • 10am Holy Communion Benefice service at St Mary Iwerne Minster