Events

BENEFICE DIARY 2018

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

2018

MAY

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

Wednesday 23rd, 2.15pm Open the Book presentation. LSL: School

Friday 25th, 10.30am-4pm Quiet Day. 20 Lethbridge Park

Saturday 26th, 11.30am Wedding rehearsal. C: Church

Sunday 27th, 3pm Wedding. C: Church

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

2.30pm Prayer Group meeting. BL: CC Quiet Room

JUNE

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

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

Tuesday 12th, 6.30pm WB PCC meeting. WB: Village Hall

Wednesday 13th, 11.30am Open the Book rehearsal. BL: Church Centre

Sat 16th, 2-4.30pm Strawberry Cream Teas & Prosecco. WB Village Hall.

3pm LSL Messy Church, for Father’s Day. LSL: Village Hall

Monday 18th, 8.30am Open the Book presentation. BL: School

4.30pm LSL PCC meeting. LSL: The Old Chapel

7.30pm Reading Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

Wednesday 20th, 2.15pm Open the Book presentation. LSL: School

Saturday 23rd, 9.30am Church Centre Group meeting. BL: CC

Monday 25th, 9.30am Tone Deanery Synod Standing Committee meeting. Venue to be confirmed.

12noon Souper Lunch. BL: CC

2.30pm Prayer Group meeting. BL: CC Quiet Room

Wednesday 27th, 7.30pm Prayer & Spirituality Group meeting. BL: CC

Friday 29th, 10.30am-4pm Quiet Day. 20 Lethbridge Park

JULY

Monday 2nd, 4pm LSL Development Group meeting. LSL: Rectory

Wednesday 4th, 11.30am Open the Book rehearsal. BL: CC

Monday 9th, 8.30am Open the Book presentation. BL: School

2.30pm Julian Group meeting. BL: CC Quiet Room

Wednesday 11th, 2.15pm Open the Book presentation. LSL: School

Thursday 12th, 7.30pm Tone Deanery Synod meeting. Ashbrittle: Village Hall (to be confirmed)

Monday 16th, 10.15am Community Outreach Group meeting. BL: CC

7.30pm Reading Group. BL: CC Quiet Room

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

Tuesday 24th, Holiday Bible Club. BL: CC

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

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, Wedding. BL: Church

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.

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

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

Friday 7th, Proposed Christmas Tree Festival. LSL: Church

Saturday 8th, Proposed Christmas Tree Festival Opening Ceremony. LSL: Church

Sunday 9th, Proposed Christmas Tree Festival. LSL: Church

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

Proposed Christmas Tree Festival Closing Ceremony. LSL: Church

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

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

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

 

FORTHCOMING EVENTS:

LAY MINISTRY ASSISTANT TRAINING COURSE: Final training session @ the Church Centre, Bishops Lydeard, 7.30pm Wednesday 18th April. 

On Ascension Day, Thursday 10th May @ Milverton Church there will be a service during which Lay Worship Assistants will be licensed. 

 

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 BEGIN AGAIN IN 2018, THE FIRST BEING ON FRIDAY 23rd FEBRUARY – 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, Joan Smith our Reader Emeritus or Margaret Gover.

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