Regular Pattern of Services in the Benefice

We have an extensive and varied regular schedule of services across the benefice as shown below.

Sunday, 27th November

Advent Sunday

08.00 Holy Communion, Edington Priory Church
11.00 Parish Communion, Bratton Church
11.00 Family Service, Edington Priory Church
11.00 Morning Service, Erlestoke Church
18.30 Advent Carol Service, Edington Priory Church

The King and his kingdom

Advent Sunday, 27th November, 6.30pm
A Service of Prayers, Carols and Readings for Advent
Edington Priory Church

Music includes:
Hark the glad sound - by David Thorne
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree - somerset folk tune arr. Alan Bullard
There is no rose - by Graham J. Ellis
Creator of the stars of night - by Malcolm Archer

Sunday, 4th December

2nd Sunday of Advent

08.00 Holy Communion, Bratton Church
09.30 Parish Communion, Edington Priory Church
11.00 Toy Service, Bratton Church
11.00 Parish Communion, Coulston Church

Toy Service

Sunday 4th December, 11.00am
Bratton Church

This year our gifts from the Toy Service will be going to the charity FearLess who support victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence based in Trowbridge.

Do come, and bring a Christmas Present for a child who will have little this Christmas.

Carol Services

Sunday 11th December, 6pm, Carol Praise
Bratton Church Institute

Saturday 17th December, 4.30pm, Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Edington Priory Church

Sunday 18th December, 6.00pm, Carol Service
Bratton Church
Coulston Church

Sunday 18th December, 6.30pm, Carol Service
Erlestoke Church

Every Week

Sunday 6.00pm - Informal Prayers, Bratton Church
Monday 5.30pm - Informal Prayers, Edington Priory Church

Informal prayers lasting no more than 30 minutes.
Drop in and join us!

BECIE Benefice Regular Schedule of Services

The table below shows our regular pattern of services each month.
Please check this month's service schedule and the benefice calendar for any changes to this pattern.

Sunday Services







08:00 Holy Communion P

11:00 Family Service

09:30 Parish Communion

18:30 Evensong P

11:00 Parish Communion


08:00 Holy Communion

11:00 Parish Communion
18:00 Sing Praise

09:30 Parish Communion t


08:00 Holy Communion P

11:00 Footprints

09:30 Parish Communion

18:30 Evensong P

11:00 Parish Communion


11:00 Parish Communion

08:00 Parish Communion P
11:00 Family Service

11:00 Village Service


11:00 Benefice Service

in one of the four churches

P = Book of Common Prayer
t = traditional language variant of Common Worship, Order 1

Midweek Services


Time, Venue



17:30 Erlestoke

Evening Prayer


17:30 Coulston

Evening Prayer


09:30 Edington

Holy Communion


08:30 Edington
17:30 The Rectory (for Imber)

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer


17:30 Bratton Church

Evening Prayer

We hold a wide variety of services incorporating very different styles of worship.
Please feel free to experiment with which services suit you best. 

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