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Posts by Alan Swan

New Rector @ Wivey and the Hills

After 9 months in interregnum lots of hard work and prayer Rev. Martin Walker became Rector of Wivey and the Hills on the 3rd September 2018.   We all look forward to working with Martin in our churches and community.  He can be contacted by e-mail at

SPREE 2018

On the weekend of 6-8th July a group of 18 young people and 5 leaders travelled to Shobrooke Park near Credition for Spree. The group consisted of people from all 3 churches in Wiveliscombe, and some from further afield with Wivey connections. Spree is a Christian camping weekend run by South west youth Ministries and Urban Saints. Its a great mix of…

Messy Church May 2018

Jesus said ‘Go tell all people everywhere’ – 1 part of our memory verse from May’s Messy church, (what was the other?! – 1st correct comment back will win an extra stamp toward that special picnic!) where we had some fun in the sunshine with Big feet, water challenge and making bead wristbands. Inside people were decorating (& eating!) biscuits, and making…

The advert is out!

After much work, lots of meetings, prayer, writing, meetings and more prayer our benefice profile is completed and the advert is in the church times!  We are now officially looking for a new rector. Please spread the news and continue praying that God will ensure the right person sees it!

Messy Church March 2018

A busy Messy church this March explored the cross and resurrection of Jesus through the Road to Emmaus. We made Easter gardens in jars, decorated cross biscuits, made Easter cards, had a game of chance (like those soldiers wanting Jesus’ clothes) and tried to see how big a cross we could make with pegs and lolly sticks! A messy tea of pasta…