News (Page 3)

Here you find out latest news and information from around the benefice. You can use the categories and months above to filter the types of news.

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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…

Christmas at St Andrew’s

Have a look at the preview Video of Celebrate Christmas at St Andrew’s and enjoy the Displays and follow the Christmas Story with Carols.

Stars and Angels Templates

Help decorate St Andrew’s this Christmas by decorating or creating your very own Stars and Angels. You may like to add a prayer or message to your star. Please bring them along to St Andrew’s anytime from 7th December.

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…

Live Stream of Remembrance Service – Sunday 8th November 2020

Our Remembrance Service for 2020 will be streamed live from St Andrews at 10:45am on Sunday 8th November. It will also be available to watch at any time afterwards. The service will be led by Martin Walker (St Andrews) and Martin Parry (Wivey Evangelical Church), and it service will include contributions from the local community and representatives of the forces. The service will also be broadcast live on 10 Radio at the same time. To see the service either live…

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 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…