Events

BENEFICE DIARY 2018/2019

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

2018

JULY

Thursday 19th, 1.45pm LSL School Good Work Assembly. LSL: Church

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

2.30pm Prayer Group meeting. BL: CC Quiet Room

Wednesday 25th, Holiday Bible Club. BL: CC

Thursday 26th, Holiday Bible Club. BL: CC

Friday 27th, Holiday Bible Club. BL: CC

10.30am-4pm Quiet Day. 20 Lethbridge Park

Monday 30th, 7.30pm Reading Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

AUGUST

Monday 6th, 4pm LSL Development Group meeting. LSL: Rectory

Saturday 11th, 2pm LSL Fete. LSL: School field

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

Wednesday 15th, 7.30pm CF PCC meeting. CF: Lowerfield Barn, Yarde Farm

Monday 20th, 7.30pm Reading Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Monday 27th, Bank Holiday Tea Party. BL: CC

Friday 31st, 10.30am-4pm Quiet Day. 20 Lethbridge Park

SEPTEMBER

Saturday 1st, 9.30am Church Centre Group meeting. BL: CC Quiet Room

Wedding. BL: Church

3.30pm Proposed LSL Messy Church Planning Group meeting. LSL: Honeydowns

Monday 3rd, 4pm LSL Development Group meeting. LSL: Rectory

Saturday 8th, Horticultural Show. LSL: Village Hall

1pm Wedding. C: Church

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

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

Tuesday 18th, 6.30pm WB PCC meeting. WB: Village Hall

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

2.30pm Prayer Group meeting. BL: CC Quiet Room

Friday 28th, 10.30am-4pm Quiet Day. 20 Lethbridge Park

OCTOBER

Monday 1st, 4pm LSL Development Group meeting. LSL: Rectory

Saturday 6th, 1pm Wedding. BL: Church

7pm LSL Harvest Supper. LSL: Village Hall

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

Saturday 13th, am WB Children’s Harvest craft and family activities. WB: Village Hall

?7pm WB Harvest Supper. WB: Village Hall

Monday 15th, 9.30am Tone Deanery Synod Standing Committee meeting. Venue to be confirmed.

10.15am Community Outreach Group meeting. BL Church Centre

7.30pm Reading Group. BL: Church Centre Quiet Room

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

2.30pm Prayer Group meeting. BL: CC Quiet Room

Fridsay 26th, 10.30am-4pm Quiet Day. 20 Lethbridge Park

NOVEMBER

Saturday 3-4.30pm, Proposed LSL Messy Church for Remembrance. LSL: Village Hall

Monday 5th, 4pm LSL Development Group meeting. LSL: Rectory

Tuesday 6th, 7.30pm Tone Deanery Synod meeting. Venue to be confirmed.

Saturday 10th, 9-12noon St Mary’s Messy Church. BL: CC

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

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

Monday 26th, 12noon Souper Lunch

2.30pm Prayer Group meeting. BL: CC Quiet Room

DECEMBER

Monday 3rd, 2.30pm W.I. Carol Service. LSL: Church

4pm LSL Development Group meeting. LSL: Rectory

Tuesday 4th, 6.30pm WB PCC meeting. WB: Village Hall

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

Saturday 15th, pm WB Children’s Christmas Party. WB: Popham Hall

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

Wednesday 19th, 4pm Christingle. BL: CC & Church

Saturday 22nd, 3.30pm Dunkirk Carols. BL: Dunkirk House

2019

January

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

 

March

Saturday 9th, possible Quiet Day. Venue to be decided.

 

 

ON-GOING 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.

On the 4th Monday of each month, the Prayer Group will meet in the Quiet Room of the Church Centre, for approximately thirty minutes, to pray for the life and work of St Mary’s Church and the wider community.

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 Monday 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. QUIET DAYS in 2018 – SEE DIARY.

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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