AT PRESENT, ST NICOLAS CHURCH IS ONLY OPENED FOR PRIVATE PRAYER ON SUNDAYS BETWEEN 10:00 AND 12:00. THERE ARE NO SERVICES IN CHURCH. ‘VIRTUAL’ WORSHIP CONTINUES WITH A REGULAR SUNDAY WORSHIP OFFERING ON THIS WEBSITE AND THERE IS A RECORDING OF PRAYERS FOR EACH DAY OF THE WEEK IN THE ‘PERSONAL PRAYER’ SECTION OF THIS WEBSITE.
St. Nicolas’ Church Taplow reopened for public worship on Sunday 5th July based on Risk Assessment for reopening St. Nicolas’ Church Taplow for Public Worship.
Sunday 20th September based on http://st-nicolas-taplow.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/RA-for-Suzannes-post-Communion.pdf.
Updated Risk Assessment for St. Nicolas’ Church Taplow for Public Worship on 30th September.
Our calendar (in the ‘Events’ section of this website) lists all services at St Nicolas and St Anne’s Churches.
ALL THE SERVICE DETAILS BELOW ARE SUSPENDED DURING THE PANDEMIC
We value an inclusive approach to worship, with services that give people space to encounter God in their own way. St Anne’s and St Nicolas’ congregations currently worship separately, coming together for some special festival services. Our current pattern of Sunday services is given in the table below.
|Regular services||St Nicolas’ Taplow||St Anne’s Dropmore|
|1st Sunday||10.45 a.m. Parish Communion||9.15 a.m. Holy Communion|
|2nd Sunday||10.45 a.m. Parish Communion||9.15 a.m. Matins|
|3rd Sunday||10.45 a.m. Parish Communion||9.15 a.m. Holy Communion|
|4th Sunday||10.45 a.m. Worship for AllPreceded by Refreshments from 10:15am||9.15 a.m. Choral Matins|
|5th Sunday||10.45 a.m. Parish Communion||9.15 a.m. Holy Communion|
|Each Wednesday||12.30 Midweek Worship followed by lunch and ‘open Church’ for meditation and private prayer until 3.00p.m.|
|Special services||St Nicolas’ Taplow||St Anne’s Dropmore|
|Passion Sunday||10.45a.m.: Holy Communion||9.15a.m.: Holy Communion|
|Palm Sunday||10.45a.m.: Joint Parish Eucharist and Palm Procession service for St Nicolas and St Anne’s starting on Taplow Village Green|
|Holy Week: Monday to Wednesday||6p.m.: a daily half hour reflection using materials from the Iona Community|
|Maundy Thursday||8.00 p.m. Maundy Thursday Eucharist|
|Good Friday||12.30p.m.: (for 3 to 12 year olds with parents – younger siblings welcome): Children at the Foot of the Cross – making Easter bracelets as we explore the Easter story2.00 p.m.: Reflective Worship at the Foot of the Cross.|
|Easter Sunday||6:00a.m.: Dawn Service at the Mound followed by coffee, bucks fizz and croissants10.45: Easter Communion||9.15: Easter Communion|
|Ascension Day||8.00 p.m. Festival Eucharist|
|Sunday closest to St Anne’s Day||6.30 p.m. Choral Evensong (St Nicolas’ Church choir)|
|Harvest Festival||10.45 a.m. Harvest Festival Communion||3.00 p.m. Harvest Festival with Dropmore School|
|Remembrance Sunday||10.15 a.m. Remembrance Service with Uniformed Organisations|
|Advent 3||3.00 p.m. Carol Service with Dropmore School|
|Advent 4||6.30 p.m. Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols|
|Christmas Eve.||5.00 p.m. Crib Service11.30 p.m. Midnight Mass||10.00 p.m. Christmas Communion|
|Christmas Day||10.45 a.m. Christmas Communion|