Special Events


Church Anniversary

We are celebrating our 164th Anniversary, on Saturday 2nd December, 7.30pm at West Town, when Tim Lewis and Sheila Furneaux will present Glad Tidings of Great Joy. This is a musical story of Christmas, and will conclude with light refreshments.  Tickets only £6.50 available from Val Sowerby (42708).

We are delighted to welcome back Mandy Briggs to lead our special service on Sunday morning, 3rd, at 10.30 am.


We are so pleased that Ian Bowley has agreed to lead our morning service on the 17th.



‘Invitations’ have been circulated to join us at our Carols by Candlelight service at 6.00pm on the 17th, followed by light festive refreshments; and to Carol Praise on Christmas Eve, when we will sing favourite carols, and enjoy mince pies.


Christians Together

Carol Singing around the Crib – this lovely family occasion, for all ages, takes place in the Parish Hall at 6.30pm on Thursday, 14th December.  The Congresbury Brass Band will play, and refreshments will follow.

It is not possible to have an ecumenical Advent Carol Service, but instead Christians Together will be meeting outside SPAR on Saturday 23rd December, at 11.00 am to sing carols, and distribute mince pies.


Date for diary

Thursday, 18th January  7.00pm at St Andrew’s Churchhouse.  You are invited to worship and a light meal, to celebrate Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.


Ammerdown, Radstock:  info@ammerdown.org

8th December – Quiet Day – ‘Rooted and Grounded in Love’,

With Libby Dobson & Sarah Chabowska. (Tel. 01761 433709)

Christmas meals are available every day from 11 – 16 December.

Abbey House, Glastonbury: info@abbeyhouse.org

Monday 11th December: ‘Homecoming’, with Revd Andy Percey.

Deep within us, we are searching, wandering, longing for a place to call home, whether it is the Magi, the shepherds, Mary & Joseph,..or you, Advent is a season for those searchers.