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Ann Writes

Ann Writes

September and October are often beautiful months here and they are also, of course, the months in which we celebrate Harvest in our churches. One of the regular Scripture readings for Harvest is the passage from the 6th chapter of Matthew’s Gospel: ‘Therefore do not...

Overseas – South Sudan

Overseas – South Sudan

Goats, goats and more goats!! It’s the goat that keeps on giving at Camp Rhino. No kidding!! A simple but effective goat distribution project paid for by Barnabas Fund is helping South Sudanese Christians become self-sufficient at refugee Camp Rhino in neighbouring...

Wish

Wish

We spent part of our May meeting choosing our orders for lunch on July 18th at Ilminster Arts Centre. Hopefully we will not be  arriving in the cold and rain, bit as I write this it doesn’t look too hopeful. We welcomed a visitor in May – it was good to have Rev. Ann...

Mother’s Union and the Abbey

Mother’s Union and the Abbey

About 18 of us had  a very enjoyable trip to Glastonbury Abbey last month when our friends from Furnham Branch joined us. We received a very warm welcome from the guide in historical costume, who      remembered us from when she came to...

John Writes

John Writes

Dear Friends During my childhood in the years leading up to the Second World War holidays were different from today both in quantity and in the places where most people spent them.  My father, together with most others, was allowed two weeks holiday with pay at...

Mothers’ Union

Mothers’ Union

At our meeting in May Rev. Georgina Vye led us in a special prayer session, then gave a presentation on her trip in January to the Mathieson School of Music in Calcutta, which was greatly enjoyed by everyone. Georgina showed us pictures of the school and the new...

Wish (Women’s Social Hub)

Wish (Women’s Social Hub)

Our June lunch is now booked at Ilminster Arts Centre; we look forward to a tasty meal in the Gallery with the current exhibition displayed on the walls and central tables. We will meet there for a 1 pm lunch on Tuesday June 18th. After Lunch we will be able to...

Ann Writes

Ann Writes

I like the period after Easter. After the emotional intensity and busyness of Holy Week and Easter it is a time for more reflection, particularly on what being resurrection people really means. We always read from the Acts of the Apostles during this time, which gives...

Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come

May 30th to June 9th From Ascension to Pentecost we are encouraged to pray for the world, for others and for ourselves. Please come and join us as we gather together for our prayer and conversation. Thursday 30th May at 7 pm - Ascension Day Service Friday 31st May to...

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Save the date for the Teddy Bears' Picnic at St Marys Chard on July 13th, 2019 from 2 to 4:30pm. There will be crafts, games and activities for the children. Cream teas, music, story telling, and more. You can even give your Teddy the experience of a lifetime and zip...

Blessed are those who count their blessings

Blessed are those who count their blessings

A poem by John Rollings, written as a result of our Lent Studies The poor in spirit search for God Those who mourn find oneness The meek rely on inner strength Those searching good find wholeness The merciful receive God's love The pure in heard find glory The...

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