Welcome to Christians Together in Minehead
Discover how the christians from churches in Minehead and Alcombe are sharing and working together.
Most churches are staying open for private prayer but have cancelled their activities and Sunday worship.
Several churches are providing live streaming of services, prayers etc. Here are links to a small selection of these:
Or try a Google search for Church Services online UK
We hope you'll visit our forthcoming events and joint services when life returns to normal, when you will be able to read the What's on in Minehead section and read below for details of our special events and Services
To find out about our individual churches and service times please click Churches
New on our website:
Due to the current coronavirus pandemic and on the advice of the UK government, many of the activities listed below have been suspended.
Please contact the organisers if in doubt
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Christian Aid Week May 10th - 16th
Covid19 rules prevent us this year again from having our usual collection activities but that does not mean we can ignore the needs of others who have benefitted from our past activities.Whereas life in our country has been difficult for everybody over the last year at least we can ease our mood with a lovely cup of tea or coffee. Imagine however that you cannot make that drink because you have no fresh water unless you walk several miles to fill a water container and then repeat the distance back home with your water. That is precisely what people in poorer countries have to do every day.
Donations to Christian Aid could help to fund the drilling of fresh water Wells near the villages in greatest need. A reliable source of water will help families withstand long drought or relentless rainstorms. Every envelope. Every gift. Every challenge can change lives.
During Christian Aid Week this year please think of others who do not have the advantages we all take for granted and make a donation of whatever you can afford.
To donate in support of those who are less fortunate than we, please
visit the Facebook page 'Christian Aid in Minehead'
find the Justgiving link and make a donation,
make a donation via your local church or
visit Christian Aid's national website www.caweek.org and follow the links to the correct page.
Minehead and Alcombe Christian Aid Group
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West Somerset Food Cupboard, March 2021
Food parcels since the project began in 2007 - 15,870
Food parcels so far this year - 350
Firstly my apologies that this letter is a little late in coming out. Many thanks to all of you who have donated goods to us over the last month, and in particular for all the Easter eggs and chocolates which we have received and which have really made a difference to our recipients over the holiday period.
At the start of the month we were still in full lockdown but on the 8th March schools reopened and soon after that we saw a significant drop in demand for boxes. We have returned to the level of demand that we had before the first lockdown began and, even if that is temporary, it is encouraging.
In the last newsletter I explained that we did not currently need financial donations and that is still the case. We are receiving many donations each week so that I have had to do very little top up shopping. Thank you for all that you are doing. Currently we have an abundance of the following:
Tinned hot meats and pies
Please avoid the above items if you are considering donations as we need to use the supplies we already have.
We do need the following:
Jam or similar spreads
Thank you all again for your support.
To contribute in any way please contact them by email to: , phone 07795 080637 or use FaceBook message
The food cupboard has a Facebook page. If you are Facebook user please look for ‘W S Food Cupboard' and if possible like and share so that it is seen as widely as possible.
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Exmoor Youth Project
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‘SOUPER’ LUNCHES IN MINEHEAD
On the second Wednesday of each month, a ‘Souper’ Lunch is held in the Hall of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Townsend Road, Minehead. This is a local community function and all are welcome.
Doors are open at 12 noon with soups served from 12.15pm onwards.
Lunch consists of a variety of soups, rolls and butter, followed by a selection of desserts and coffee or tea. Lunchers are asked to make an offering of £5. Proceeds are donated to support Church and local charities.
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MINEHEAD MEN'S FELLOWSHIP
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Please join us for a Community Meal
MINEHEAD COMMUNITY SUPPER
Come and share with us a delicious two course supper giving you the
opportunity to see what we offer at our community meal. This normally
takes place on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month between 5pm and 6pm at The Beach Hotel, Minehead, and is attended by those who have been given a free meal voucher by local support agencies thereby giving them the opportunity to engage with others and enjoy a heart-warming healthy supper in pleasant surroundings.
To enable us to offset these costs we encourage the general public
to join us at this time and donate £5.00 for their supper.
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Employment Community Hub
The new Employment Communitee Hubs are currently in need of volunteers especially in Williton and Minehead. Could you help to support people with job searching, CV writing, completing applications and preparing for interviews or even the importance of confidence building? For details please contact Colleen Blake by email to
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Minehead Street Pastors:
Will you Join us?
School and Street Pastors are fully trained volunteers from all the churches of Minehead. It is drawing us closer together through prayer and action.
We are always looking for more people. Why not come along as an Observer to see what it is like?
Contact Audrey Williams for further information:
For more information click> Minehead Street Pastors
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