Events

BENEFICE DIARY 2019

Key to initials: BL=Bishops Lydeard; LSL=Lydeard St Lawrence; CF=Combe Florey; C=Cothelstone; and WB=West Bagborough; CC=Church Centre

2019

January

Friday 18th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Sunday 20th, Service of Prayer for Christian Unity, followed by High Tea. BL: Church & CC

Monday 21st, 10.15am Community Outreach Group meeting. BL: CC

Wednesday 23rd, 11.30am Open the Book rehearsal. BL: CC

2.15pm Open the Book presentation. LSL: School

Saturday 26th, 8.30am Men’s Breakfast. BL: CC

Monday 28th, Souper Lunch. BL: CC

7pm BL PCC meeting. BL: CC

Wednesday 30th, Advent Group Catch-Up meeting. BL: CC

February

Friday 1st, 10am-12noon Coffee Morning. BL: CC

5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Saturday 2nd, 10am-1pm Candlemas Coffee and Quilts Coffee Morning. BL: CC

Tuesday 5th, 10.30am-12noon Coffee Morning. WB: Village Hall

6pm WB PCC meeting. WB: Village Hall

Wednesday 6th, 2.15pm Finance Committee meeting. BL: CC

7.30pm Cothelstone PCC meeting. BL: CC

Friday 8th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

7.30pm Peter Harrison’s Winter Talks Series (4/5): ‘The Merchants’ Legacy.’ BL: CC

Monday 11th, St Mary’s Messy Church Planning meeting. BL: CC

2.30pm Julian Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Tuesday 19th, Tone Deanery Synod meeting. Venue tbc

Wednesday 20th, 11.30am Open the Book rehearsal. BL: CC

Friday 15th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Saturday 16th, 9.30am Benefice Churchwardens’ Meeting. BL: CC

Monday 18th, 7.30pm Reading Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Tuesday 19th, 7.30pm Tone Deanery Synod meeting. Venue tbc

Friday 22nd, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Saturday 23rd, 9.30am-4.30pm Benefice Lent Quiet Day. Sheldon: Long Barn

Monday 25th, 8.30am Open the Book presentation. BL: School

12noon-1.30pm Souper Lunch. BL: CC

4.30pm LSL PCC meeting. LSL: Rectory

Wednesday 27th, 2.15pm Open the Book presentation. LSL: School

Thursday 28th, 7.30pm “Inspire Evening: All things parish and School”, for those working with young people. Cotford St. Luke: St Luke’s Centre

March

Friday 1st, 10am-12noon Women’s World Day of Prayer. BL: CC

5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Saturday 2nd, 9.30am Church Centre Group meeting. BL: CC Quiet Room

Tuesday 5th, 10.309am-12noon Coffee Morning. WB: Village Hall

Friday 8th, 10am-12noon Coffee Morning. BL: CC

5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

7.30pm Peter Harrison’s winter Talks Series (5/5): Britain’s buildings from postcards.’ BL: CC

Monday 11th, 2.30pm Julian Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Friday 15th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Saturday 16th, 10am-12noon St Mary’s Messy Church. BL: CC

Monday 18th, 7.30pm Reading Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Wednesday 20th, 11.30am Open the Book rehearsal. BL: CC

Friday 22nd, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Saturday 23rd, 10am-12.30pm LSL Spring Working Party. LSL: Church and churchyard

Monday 25th, 8.30am Open the Book presentation. BL: School

12noon-1.30pm Souper Lunch. BL: CC

Wednesday 27th, 2.15pm Open the Book presentation. LSL: School

Friday 29th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

 

April

Tuesday 2nd, 10.30am-12noon Coffee Morning. WB: Village Hall

Friday 5th, 10am-12noon Coffee Morning. BL: CC

5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 8th, 2.30pm Julian Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

7pm LSL Annual Church Meeting (APCM). LSL: Church

Tuesday 9th, 6pm WB Annual Church Meeting (APCM). WB: Village Hall

Friday 12th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Friday 19th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Friday 26th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

 

May

Friday 3rd, 10am-12noon Coffee Morning. BL: CC

5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Tuesday 7th, 10.30am-12noon Coffee Morning. WB: Village Hall.

Friday 10th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 13th, 2.30pm Julian Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Friday 17th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Saturday 18th, 10am-6pm Abseil Fundraising Event. LSL: Church Tower

Monday 20th, 10am St Mary’s Messy Church Planning meeting. BL: CC

7.30pm Reading Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Friday 24th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 27th, 12noon-1.30pm Souper Lunch. BL: CC

 

June

Tuesday 4th, 10.30am-12noon Coffee Morning. WB: Village Hall

Friday 7th, 10am-12noon Coffee Morning. BL: CC

Monday 10th, 2.30pm Julian Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Tuesday 11th, 6.30pm WB PCC meeting. WB: Village Hall

Friday 14th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Saturday 15th, 10am-12noon St Mary’s Messy Church. BL: CC

Monday 17th, 7.30pm Reading Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Friday 21st, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Saturday 22nd, 3.30pm Dunkirk House Songs of Praise. BL: Dunkirk House

Monday 24th, 12noon-1.30pm Souper Lunch. BL: CC

Friday 28th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

 

July

Tuesday 2nd, 10.30am-12noon, Coffee Morning. WB: Village Hall

Friday 5th, 10am-12noon Coffee Morning. BL: CC

5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 8th, 2.30pm Julian Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Friday 12th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 15th, 7.30pm Reading Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Monday 22nd, 12noon-1.30pm Souper Lunch. BL: CC

Thursday 25th, 7.30pm Tone Deanery Synod meeting. Venue tbc

Friday 26th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Tuesday 30th, 9.30am-12noon Holiday Bible Club. BL: CC

Wednesday 31st, 9.30am-12noon Holiday Bible Club. BL: CC

August

Thursday 1st, 9.30am-12noon Holiday Bible Club. BL: CC

Friday 2nd, 10am-12noon Coffee Morning. BL: CC

5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Tuesday 6th, 10.30am-12noon Coffee Morning. WB: Village Hall

Friday 9th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Saturday 10th, 2pm LSL Church Fete. LSL: School Field

Monday 12th, 2.30pm Julian Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Friday 16th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 19th, 7.30pm Reading Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Friday 23rd, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 26th, ?time Bank Holiday Cream Teas. BL: CC

Friday 30th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

 

September

Tuesday 3rd, 10.30am-12noon Coffee Morning. WB: Village Hall

Friday 6th, 10am-12noon Coffee Morning. BL: CC

Monday 9th, 2.30pm Julian Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Tuesday 10th, 6.30pm WB PCC meeting. WB: Village Hall

Monday 16th, 10am St Mary’s Messy Church Planning meeting. BL: CC

7.30pm Reading Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Friday 20th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 23rd, 12noon-1.30pm Souper Lunch. BL: CC

Friday 27th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

 

October

Friday 4th, 10am-12noon Coffee Morning. BL: CC

5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Tuesday 8th, 10.30am-12noon Coffee Morning. WB: Village Hall

Friday 11th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Saturday 12th, 10am-12noon St Mary’s Messy Church. BL: CC

Monday 14th, 2.30pm Julian Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Friday 18th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 21st, 7.30pm Reading Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Friday 25th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 28th, 12noon-1.30pm Souper Lunch. BL: CC

Tuesday 29th, 7.30pm Tone Deanery Synod meeting. Venue tbc

 

November

Friday 1st, 10am-12noon Coffee Morning. BL: CC

5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Tuesday 5th, 10.30am-12noon Coffee Morning. WB: Village Hall

Friday 8th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 11th, 2.30pm Julian Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Friday 15th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 18th, 7.30pm Reading Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Friday 22nd, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 25th, 12noon-1.30pm Souper Lunch. BL: CC

Friday 29th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

 

December

Tuesday 3rd, 10.30am-12noon Coffee Morning. WB: Village Hall

6.30pm WB PCC meeting. WB: Village Hall

Friday 6th, 10am-12noon Coffee Morning. BL: CC

5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 9th, 2.30pm Julian Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Friday 13th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 16th, 7.30pm Reading Group. BL: CC Quiet room

Friday 20th, 5-6pm Choir Practice. BL: Church

Monday 23rd, 12noon-1.30pm Souper Lunch. BL: CC

 

REGULAR EVENTS

On the 2nd Monday of each month, a Julian Group will meet. A Julian Group meet in the Quiet Room of the Church Centre for a form of contemplative prayer and meditation using an extended period of silence (around 30 minutes).

On the 4th Monday of each month, Soup-er Lunch from 12noon until 1.30pm. Soup, bread and cheese will be offered in the downstairs hall of the Church Centre. All welcome

Every Tuesday, in St Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard: Bellringers Practice for young bellringers and/or learners from 6pm to 7.30pm. Main Practice is from 7.30pm to 9pm. PLEASE NOTE THAT, AT PRESENT, THE BELLS CANNOT BE RUNG DUE TO DAMAGE TO THE STONEWORK PINNACLES ON THE TOP OF THE TOWER.

Every Friday, in St Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard: choir Practice from 5-6pm in the Church

On the 1st Friday of every month, in the Church Centre at St Mary the Virgin, Bishops Lydeard:

Coffee Morning, from 10am until 12noon.

On the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month, in Combe Florey Village Hall:

Bookmart from 2.30 to 4.30pm.

On the 1st Tuesday in every month, in West Bagborough Village Hall:

Coffee, tea and cakes plus a Bookmart from 10.30am until midday.

MONTHLY QUIET DAYS

Dates: the last Friday in the month. NEXT PROPOSED QUIET DAY FRIDAY 22ND FEBRUARY, SUBJECT TO WEATHER CONDITIONS.

Place: 20 Lethbridge Place, the home of Penny and Michael Gale. There is a number limit of 10 participants.

Time: 10.30am until 4pm with either a “talking” lunch, or a silent lunch, and ending with a Eucharist, followed by tea and cake!

Cost: no charge. Drinks are provided, but bring a packed lunch. Some people like to chat over lunch, although there is provision for a silent lunch if that is preferred.

These quiet days are usually led either by Penny Gale, Revd. Maureen Young, Jenny Greenwood or Margaret Gover.

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