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[TALK:] Medicins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) with Wincanton Quakers

Fri 23 Nov '18, 15:43
By Richard Porter
[TALK:] Medicins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) with Wincanton Quakers

Wincanton Quakers will be hosting a talk on the work of Medicins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders). They work in the trouble spots of the world providing medical relief to those suffering from the effects of disasters around the world.

Armistice Day with Wincanton Quakers

Mon 5 Nov '18, 21:01
By Hazel Hudson
Armistice Day with Wincanton Quakers

Quakers will celebrate the end of the world-wide war in 1918, and the hope for Peace that the Armistice brought. Anyone who would like to join us in gratitude and remembrance of all who fell in that terrible conflict is most welcome.

100 prayerful volunteers sought

Fri 27 Jul '18, 14:02
By Michael Vockins
100 prayerful volunteers sought

Volunteers are being called on to join the churches’ 100 Days of Prayer, as their contribution to the national – and international – wave of prayer leading up to Remembrance Day.

Help Wincanton Parish Church find a new rector

Tue 24 Jul '18, 17:30
By Penny Ashton
Help Wincanton Parish Church find a new rector

Wincanton Parish Church is seeking a new rector, and would value community feedback on what they want of their church and its rector. You are invited to complete a short survey to help them find the right person.

Beautiful stained glass window damaged in Parish Church burglary

Tue 27 Jun '17, 15:24
By Richard D'Arcy
Beautiful stained glass window damaged in Parish Church burglary

The Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul in Wincanton was burgled some time during the night of Friday 16th and the morning of Saturday 17th June 2017. The forced entry caused damage to two of the stained glass windows.

Children’s Easter garden and craft workshop

Mon 10 Apr '17, 14:04
By Christine Feaver
Children’s Easter garden and craft workshop

St Peter and St Paul's Church in Wincanton is holding an Easter garden and craft workshop in the church on Good Friday afternoon from 2:00pm - 4:00pm, for children accompanied by parents or carers.

Christmas 2016 church services in Wincanton

Sat 17 Dec '16, 19:20
By John Smith
Christmas 2016 church services in Wincanton

The churches of Wincanton are all in the midst of their Christmas programmes, culminating with their respective Christmas Day services on Sunday 25th December. Here's a list of all the services still to happen between now and then. All the churches extend a warm invitation to join them to celebrate Christmas.

Hiraeth - A Song for All Seasons

Mon 24 Oct '16, 12:56
By John Smith
Hiraeth - A Song for All Seasons

Hiraeth is a group of friends who share a passion for harmony, good music, and fun. On Friday 28th October the group will be performing an eclectic mix of music including folk, swing and pop, at Wincanton Baptist Church.

Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning Event at Wincanton Baptist Church

Mon 19 Sep '16, 19:06
By John Smith
Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning Event at Wincanton Baptist Church

Wincanton Baptist Church will be holding a Macmillan Cancer Care coffee morning on Thursday 22nd September. The event runs between 10:30am and 12:00 noon, when visitors can relax over a nice cuppa, suitably balanced by a yummy home-made cake, or two.

Heritage Open Day Saturday 10th September in Parish Church

Tue 6 Sep '16, 21:17
By Diana McEwen
Heritage Open Day Saturday 10th September in Parish Church

It's part of a nationwide event to promote heritage sites and buildings. Wincanton has many interesting stories and historical events to choose from. This year we are linking our first Open Day to the new town Heritage Trail, launched late December, 2015.

Coffee Morning with a Royal Difference

Mon 18 Apr '16, 14:11
By John Smith
Coffee Morning with a Royal Difference

Wincanton Baptist Church is holding its next monthly coffee morning on Thursday 21st April in the Church hall, Mill Street. As the dates coincide, this event will also be the Church’s celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday.

Would You Enjoy Singing With the Parish Church Choir?

Fri 22 Jan '16, 11:16
By Gill D’Arcy
Would You Enjoy Singing With the Parish Church Choir?

The Parish Church in Wincanton would like to increase its choir membership. If you enjoy singing and would like to join us, why not get in touch? Practice evenings are on Thursdays at 7.30pm in the Church.

Nativity Scenes Festival Attracts a Good Turnout

Fri 25 Dec '15, 22:24
By John Baxter & Gill D’Arcy
Nativity Scenes Festival Attracts a Good Turnout

Twenty five nativity sets brought by schools, individuals and churches made an engaging display in the Parish Church earlier this month.

Light Up A Life - A Service to Remember Our Loved Ones

Sun 6 Dec '15, 13:38
By Richard D'Arcy
Light Up A Life - A Service to Remember Our Loved Ones

St. Margaret's Hospice will be holding a Light Up a Life service in the Parish Church, Wincanton on Saturday 12th December. This is an opportunity to reflect together, remembering family and friends who have illuminated our lives.

Festival of Nativity Scenes at Wincanton Parish Church

Fri 27 Nov '15, 01:50
By Gill D’Arcy
Festival of Nativity Scenes at Wincanton Parish Church

Wincanton Parish Church are holding a Festival of Nativity Scenes in the Church from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th December, created by local groups, organisations and individuals. Come and admire the displays.

Church Path Fete on Saturday 27th June

Tue 16 Jun '15, 10:04
By Gill D’Arcy
Church Path Fete on Saturday 27th June

A Church Path Fete will take place at St. Peter & St. Paul’s Parish Church on Saturday 27th June. Free entry and lots of stalls, plus country dancing by the children of Wincanton Primary School.

David Warburton Welcomes £92,600 Grant to a Wincanton Church

Fri 10 Apr '15, 14:16
By Harriet Warburton
David Warburton Welcomes £92,600 Grant to a Wincanton Church

David Warburton, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Frome has welcomed the announcement of a £92,600 government repair grant to the Church of St. Luke and St. Teresa in Wincanton.

News from Wincanton Methodist Church

Tue 17 Mar '15, 12:21
By Bob Jones
News from Wincanton Methodist Church

The Methodist Church welcomed a new Minister, Rev. Tom Carmichael, a few months ago. In other news, there will be a celebration of the life of the Yeovil and Blackmore Vale Circuit, to which all are invited, on Saturday 21st March.

Churches Reunited With Their Flock – Thanks to Wincanton Shepherds

Tue 20 Jan '15, 22:16
By Penny Ashton
Churches Reunited With Their Flock – Thanks to Wincanton Shepherds

The appeal by Wincanton Churches before Christmas to help find their lost sheep met with a wonderful response by the people of Wincanton. Nearly all are now returned – the shepherd will perhaps keep better watch by night from now on!

Help Wincanton’s Churches Find Their Sheep at the Christmas Extravaganza

Mon 1 Dec '14, 15:39
By John Smith
Help Wincanton’s Churches Find Their Sheep at the Christmas Extravaganza

Wincanton Churches are concerned that some of their flock (of the knitted variety) are lost in shops in Wincanton. The Churches need your help to find them. The search begins on Friday 5th December at Wincanton Christmas Extravaganza.

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