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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.

Repairs Begin on Wall at St Peter and St Paul’s Church

Sat 23 Aug '14, 17:59
By Paul Heyes, John Smith
Repairs Begin on Wall at St Peter and St Paul’s Church

After much delay and frustration, work has now begun to repair the damage from one of Wincanton's more notorious recent incidents. Repairs to the entry wall at St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Wincanton, will take place over the next month or two.

Fantastic Flower Show in the Parish Church

Tue 1 Jul '14, 14:40
By John Baxter
Fantastic Flower Show in the Parish Church

This year’s Flower Festival in Wincanton Parish Church really pulled out all the stops for beautiful and original displays. The theme this year was Celebration and the displays were made by members of a wide range of schools and organisations in the town.

Pray, Praise & Paint at the Methodist Church

Mon 28 Apr '14, 11:21
By Bob Jones
Pray, Praise & Paint at the Methodist Church

Pray, Praise and Paint is held at Wincanton Methodist Church on the first and third Saturdays of each month, a group that explores creativity with faith, for all ages.

Break-In at Wincanton Community Church – Police Appeal for Witnesses

Tue 11 Feb '14, 17:06
By John Smith
Break-In at Wincanton Community Church – Police Appeal for Witnesses

Sometime between Friday 31st January and Sunday 2nd February, the Wincanton Community Church was broken into. Police are appealing for anyone in the area during that period with information to come forward to help solve this callous crime.

Travelling Nativity Visits Homes Around Wincanton

Wed 18 Dec '13, 15:27
By Gill D'Arcy
Travelling Nativity Visits Homes Around Wincanton

Volunteers from Wincanton Parish Church will be travelling around Wincanton in the lead up to Christmas, delivering Nativity scenes for a day or two in each home, and leaving a knitted sheep as a keepsake when it moves on.

Christmas Tree Festival and Services – 2013

Sun 8 Dec '13, 17:36
By Richard D'Arcy
Christmas Tree Festival and Services – 2013

Wincanton Parish Church is holding a Christmas Tree Festival over a three day period. Everyone is welcome to come and support this event from 13th to 15th December. A programme of church services will be taking place during December.

Police Arrest Driver After Crashing Into Church Gates

Wed 4 Dec '13, 13:23
By John Smith
Police Arrest Driver After Crashing Into Church Gates

On Saturday 30th November a driver under the influence of drink drove the wrong way down Church Street, crashing into the gates at St Peter and St Paul’s Parish Church and causing considerable damage.

Sheep A-Plenty for Christmas

Tue 26 Nov '13, 17:42
By Gill D'Arcy
Sheep A-Plenty for Christmas

A sponsored Sheep Knit was held on Saturday 12th October, playing an important part in Wincanton Parish Church's Christmas Nativity and helping to raise money for the upkeep of the church building.

Concert in Horsington Church with the Pilgrim Singers on 28th July

Sat 20 Jul '13, 09:51
By Jane Jones
Concert in Horsington Church with the Pilgrim Singers on 28th July

The Pilgrim Singers are coming to Horsington Church to sing a concert to celebrate the finishing of the work on the Church roof. This will take place on Sunday 28th July at 3.30pm followed by a cream tea.

Successful Fete Celebrates Completed Church Roof Repairs

Wed 3 Jul '13, 09:56
By Gill D'Arcy
Successful Fete Celebrates Completed Church Roof Repairs

A celebration fete took place at St Peter & St Paul's Parish Church on Saturday 8th June, the first of three events to mark the completed church roof repairs. The various fundraising events taking place on the day raised nearly £1,300.

Wincanton's Got Talent

Fri 21 Jun '13, 23:05
By John Baxter
Wincanton's Got Talent

The evening of Saturday 8th June saw the Parish Church packed with people of all ages for what was a rather special event. A free concert to thank people for supporting the roof fund showed off much of Wincanton's musical talent.

Parish Church Celebration Fete and Free Thanksgiving Concert

Tue 28 May '13, 14:45
By Richard D'Arcy
Parish Church Celebration Fete and Free Thanksgiving Concert

Repairs to the roof of Wincanton Parish Church have been completed. A day of Celebration and Thanksgiving will take place on Saturday 8th of June 2013.

Raise The Roof - A Concert to Aid Wincanton Parish Church

Wed 24 Apr '13, 13:50
By Richard D'Arcy
Raise The Roof - A Concert to Aid Wincanton Parish Church

A 'Raise the Roof' Concert will be performed by Castle Cary Choir in Wincanton Parish Church on Friday 17th May. This is part of the on-going requirement to raise much needed regular income to ensure the Parish Church is sustained for future generations.

Ruth Farrant To Preach at Anniversary Service at Methodist Church

Mon 22 Apr '13, 09:12
By Bob Jones
Ruth Farrant To Preach at Anniversary Service at Methodist Church

Rev. Ruth Farrant will be taking the Church Anniversary Service at Wincanton Methodist Church on Sunday 28th April, at 10.30am. There will be a "Bring and Share" finger buffet after the service.

Roll Up! Roll Up! - Skittles Evening with Ploughman's Supper

Tue 16 Apr '13, 14:33
By Gill D'Arcy
Roll Up! Roll Up! - Skittles Evening with Ploughman's Supper

The Parish Church, Wincanton is holding a fun Skittles Evening with a Ploughman's Supper in aid of Church funds on Saturday 20th April in the Mill Street Social Club. Come along and have a game, with a prize for the winners.

Parish Church Roof Repair Gets Underway

Thu 14 Feb '13, 18:11
By Richard D’Arcy
Parish Church Roof Repair Gets Underway

I am sure most people cannot fail to have noticed the tent-like structure that has appeared over part of the roof of our Parish Church, St Peter & St Paul Wincanton. But what on earth is going on?

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