St Marys Chard

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 dates negotiated each year, and except in my earliest […]

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 us fascinating insight into the struggles of the early […]

Ruth Writes

When you read this we’ll have travelled with Jesus through Lent, Holy Week and celebrated the joys of Easter Day. But as I write this I’m relaxing after a busy day. I’ve just spent a lovely day in the Yorkshire Dales. A visit to the ruins of Jervaulx Cistercian Abbey, followed by coffee and cake, […]

Men’s Shed @ St Mary’s Chard

Connect, Create, Converse The Men’s Shed @St. Mary’s, Chard, was conceived after it was realised that although there are many social groups, not only at St. Mary’s, but also in Chard town, men were not attending them.  Therefore, for the purpose of bringing together men who were isolated and alone, the men’s shed idea was […]

Vision Day

Advertising for a new vicar – Have your say! There will be a Vision Morning at the Baptist Church, Holyrood St,, this coming Sat 9th December from 9:45 am to 12:30 pm where you can give your views on the attributes you would like to see in the new vicar and also on the direction […]

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