What happens at Night Service

Night Service can follow a variety of styles of worship, with a common feature of each service being an extended time of contemplative silence - usually 10 minutes.

  • Normally the first Sunday of each month is a celebration of Holy Communion.  
  • On the second Sunday of the month we alternate between said Compline (Night Prayer) and a service of Christian Meditation.
  • The third Sunday of each month is hosted by a Taizé team, begininng with a shared meal and followed by a service of Taizé worship and prayer.
  • The fourth Sunday of the month is usually a Themed service.
  • When there is a fifth Sunday, it often takes the form of a Wholness service. 
  • We occasionaly also have services which follow a Celtic/Iona format. 

Use the list below to find out more about each style of service.


  • Holy Communion +

    Holy Communion is a simple, yet profound, meal of thanksgiving and hospitality originating in the ministry of Jesus. In addition to Read More
  • Taizé Service +

    We follow the pattern and style of worship practiced at the Taizé Community which is an ecumenical monastic order of Read More
  • Celtic/Iona +

    This service is inspired by contemporary Celtic Christianity, in particular the Iona Community. It possesses an earthy, essential quality - rooting us both Read More
  • Sung Compline +

    A contemplative service from the ancient monastic traditions of Christianity with plainsong, scripture and prayer - creating space to reflect on life in Read More
  • Themed Service +

    Themed services explore a particular issue, experience or occasion in a creative way, offering a fresh perspective. Recent themed services include: asylum, Read More
  • Bring and Share Meal +

    Some three of four times a year we join together for a Bring and Share meal before the Night Service Read More
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