Posts from June 2020

Opening Churches for Private Prayer

As from this Monday 15th June Each church in the benefice will devise its own schedule of opening for personal private prayer, because there are restrictions and safety procedures which must be observed to protect those praying from the risk of infection and all are able to open for private prayer in accordance with governmental and diocesan guidelines. The Hills Churches St Michael’s, Raddington and St Mary Magdalene, Clatworthy are open 11am till 12 noon on Sundays, St Peter’s, Huish…

Happy Ordinary Time, everyone!

(If you’re wondering what that is, it is the period between Trinity Sunday (the climax of all the spiritual observances which began with Holy Week) and Advent Sunday on 28th November. But don’t get the idea that it will be “ordinary” in the sense of hum-drum, boring , or soporific: “ordinary” in this context means “ordered” – in other words, given a structure and a purpose. And that purpose is to live and grow in the life of God’s Spirit whom…