In the Wimborne Villages

Morning Prayer is normally held at 8.30am at Hinton Martell Church every Wednesday and Friday. All are welcome! (please come wearing your face mask) however at this time of lockdown we meet with our Minster family on Zoom.

Christmas Services

Saturday 5th Dec Lighting of the tree at Hinton Martell fountain at 5.30pm
Saturday 19th Dec A ‘live’ Posada (travelling nativity) from Jo Vigar’s in Witchampton to the Church/Club, 4pm
Sunday 20th Dec ‘Carols and readings’ service in Hinton Martell Church, 6pm *
Tuesday 22nd Dec Carols around the tree in Horton churchyard, 6pm
Wednesday 23rd Dec Drive-in carol service at White Farm, Moor Crichel, 6.30pm *
Christmas Eve Another ‘live’ Posada (travelling nativity) from the Snooks in Hinton Martell to the Church starting at 4pm
Midnight communion at Horton Church, 11.30pm *
Christmas day Family all age communion at Hinton Martell Church, 10am

Services marked with an * indicates booking is essential to attend. Bookings taken by email to .

Many services will be pre-recorded and available online at The Rev Suzie’s Vimeo page.

Villages Holy Communion Order of Service

The Villages Advent service of light Order of Service and link to Vimeo.

Sunday Services monthly pattern (currently suspended):-

1st Sunday of the Month

Witchampton Breakfast Church has been temporarily cancelled during lockdown. It is hoped this will resume in the New Year (2021)

10am Horton Church Parish Communion

2nd Sunday of the Month

10am Hinton Martel Church Parish Communion

3rd Sunday of the Month

9am Breakfast Church at Horton & Chalbury Village Hall (booking required – please contact Rev Suzie for details of ‘how to’)

10am Witchampton Church Parish Communion

4th Sunday of the Month

10am Chalbury Church Parish Communion

5th Sunday of the Month

10am Holt Village Hall (but please do check the latest notice sheet for confirmation of location before attending.)

Holy Communion recorded live each Sunday and can be found on Suzie’s Vimeo channel by the following day.

SERVICE CHANGE IN THE NEW YEAR – in order to allow our clergy time to attend our breakfast churches as well as our parish communions we are moving our Communion service time from 10am to 10.30am from January 2021. Thank you for your support in this.

The Readings and Prayers for the Parish Comminion services are available on-line. The service starts promptly at 10am so please arrive in plenty of time. Masks are now compulsory, and we are required to take details to enable ‘Track and Trace’. These details are kept secure and will only be kept for the following 3 weeks then destroyed (and not used for any other purpose).

Private Prayer (All open from 9.30am - 5pm approx)
Horton, and Chalbury churches are open everyday
Hinton Martell Church is open Tuesday-Friday
Witchampton Church (Monday & Thursday only)

To join Daily Prayer services on Zoom online.

It is possible to join Minster Zoom Daily Prayer through the telephone number 0203 481 5240. Enter the meeting number (883 2976 1518) and follow the instructions. (You will need to use # key) The meeting number for the Villages is 939 272 5457.


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