Benefice Events

This information reflects events going on around around the benefice.

Christmas in our Hills Churches

Below are the planned Christmas Service in our hills Churches, if you would like to know more about the service then please get in contact with the churchwarden or have a look at the church notice board. St Peter’s Huish Champflower.Carols around the Tree: Sunday 20th December at 10amWith Reg Taylor on his accordion To our carols we hope ‘yule’ comeThere is no sining ‘yule’ have to hum!Instruments there will be to play,It will be different we have to say. Why…

The Big Doorstep Carol Sing – Sunday 20th December 2020 at 6:00pm

Gather on your doorstep, in the street or in whatever way is possible on the night and sing along to some familiar Carols and share tidings of Comfort and Joy with your neighbours and friends! Andrew Norris will be our host on 10 Radio, introducing the Carols, sung on the radio by local singers and musicians to keep us all connected and in time. You will be able to download the carols and music nearer the time from this website page, or pick them up from Jones Garage in Wiveliscombe!  So make a…

Poppy Run

A MESSAGE FROM STEVEN WORT VICE CHAIRMAN AND STANDARD BEARER ROYAL BRITISH LEGION WIVEY Because of the current situation, as you know, we as Poppy sellers have been unable to street sell or collect from home doorsteps.  This is going to make a very big difference in the way we are going to be able to support the service women, men and their families. The RBL suggested various alternative fundraising challenges that we could get involved with. Since the 1st October…

Lockdown 2

With the government lockdown now in place, church services have been suspended for November, sadly this includes this Sunday’s Remembrance Service. Churches will remain open weekdays for private prayer. Please follow the guidance on the noticeboards and follow the, hands, face, space guidelines, along with the track and trace procedures. 10 Radio will broadcast ‘A Service for Remembrance’ on 10Radio.org as part of the Home Service from 10.30am, or from your radio on 105.3fm. and also Seven Towers Service for…

November’s Manna and Prayer Calendar

The Diocese of Bath and Wells produce a monthly mailing of Manna. The mailing includes news items and an interview, along with the monthly bishop’s letter and the diocesan prayer calendar.

Every Poppy Counts

The Royal British Legion’s work is more vital than ever as we support peoplefrom all generations who have new hardships as a result of Covid-19. This Poppy Appeal, to ensure that everyone can still get their poppy, the legion have developed an A4 poster of the iconic Remembrance Poppy that you can download, print, and display at home, perhaps in your front window. Download a full colour poster or one that you (or someone you know) can enjoy colouring in…

Shoe Box Appeal 2020

We are once again supporting the shoeboxappeal.org. Bring some Joy this Christmas. Despite the difficulties that they face every day, through poverty, illness, disability, or other disadvantages, receiving a shoebox brings such joy to children and adults in Eastern Europe, that their faces light up with huge smiles. You can make such a difference to lives that are otherwise almost hopeless. If you are having a problem sourcing an empty shoebox this year then please use a drawstring bag (no…

THE TWO MOORS FESTIVAL

Exmoor Weekend is Coming to ST. ANDREW’S and Covid Safe Friday 2nd October 6-7p.m & 9-10 p.m. Misha Mullov-Abbado JazzMisha and his group will play a set of original compositions from this star of the jazz scene. Saturday 3rd October 3-4 p.m & 7-8 p.m. Elisabeth Brauss, PianoTo celebrate the return of concerts after the lockdown, Elisabeth’s recital features works by Scarlatti, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Chopin Stunning young pianist, winner of numerous international competitions and a BBC New Generation Artist.…