CTiM Christians Together in Minehead

Individual churches of Minehead and Alcombe may be members of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, and one of the four national ecumenical organisations, through their national denomination or organisation.

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Christians together in Minehead

from Minehead and Alcombe churches

 

Welcome to Christians Together in Minehead

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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.   

 A Sunday Service is broadcast on         BBC1 at approx. 11:45 am (check listing)   

 Several churches are providing live streaming of services, prayers etc.  Here are links to a small selection of these:

Anglican services

Catholic Mass 

United Reformed Church 

Methodist Church

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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 Thy Kingdom Come

We are now into the season of ‘Thy Kingdom Come.' If you haven't already found out about this year's ‘event,' you can access all the relevant information about this wonderful ecumenical prayer initiative here:

https://www.thykingdomcome.global/

If you have a smartphone, you might like to download the TKC App, where you will find all the daily resources. This is a wonderful way for us to join with Christians all over the world to pray for God's Kingdom to come here on earth just as it is in heaven. Please join in if you are able.

Thy Kingdom Come runs from Ascension Day (21 May 2020) until Pentecost Sunday (31 May 2020).

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CAB 

Citizens Advice West Somerset can be contacted anytime 24/7-leave a message if the phone is not answered. For further information, visit the website: www.westsomersetadvice.org.uk

 

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West Somerset Food Cupboard, April 2020

West Somerset Food Cupboard Newsletter
April 2020

Food parcels since the project began in 2007 - 14,157
Food parcels so far this year - 600

Dear Friends,

As I write this we are in our sixth week of lockdown and we don't know how much longer the restrictions will be in place.

The need for food boxes has doubled over the last few weeks which is not unexpected in the current crisis. People who cannot work, vulnerable people and many families are finding it hard to make ends meet at the moment and they are often feeling pretty desperate when referred to us. It is humbling to hear their stories and how grateful they are when their food box arrives.

I am including a list of the items that are in short supply, to help people who wish to donate. I hope you may be willing to pass on the list to those who are interested as we are constantly in need of all these items while demand is high:

Tinned fruit
Tinned spaghetti
Tinned tomatoes
Tinned potatoes, peas, carrots and other veg.
Tinned custard or pudding rice
Tinned cold meats
Tinned hot meats
Savoury biscuits
Fruit juice.
Coffee
Jam

Thank you all again for your support.

Ann Gibbs
Food Cupboard Co-ordinator

To read the latest Newsletter please click below 
 > West Somerset Food Cupboard 

 To contribute in any way please contact them by email to:    or by phoning 07795 080637

And 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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CA


All local CA Activities, including street collections, will be cancelled this year.  In order to continue our stream of annual donations to Christian Aid, Bill has created the Just Giving page ' Bill Griffiths Minehead & Alcombe Christian Aid Group'. Please visit the page, (just click on the link above) which will remain live until the end of the month, and make whatever donation you can to help our brothers and sisters across the world who struggle each day to survive.

Alternatively you can donate via the Christian Aid website or call to donate on 020 7523 2492.

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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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 Little Fishes and Mustard Seeds 2018

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MINEHEAD MEN'S FELLOWSHIP

April 14th  Rev David Croucher "A life chasing cogs"

May 12th  Clr Sandra Slade "My year as Mayor of Minehead"

June 9th  Tom Barrett "Large pipe works at Hinkley C"
                ++still subject to confirmation++

July 14th  The work of RNLI

August 11th  Elizabeth Atkinson "India; not such a world apart"

September 8th  Philip Bartlett "Just in time"

October 13th  Preston's War.

November 10th  Tom Gliddon "All creatures great and small"

December 8th  An evening with the Church of England Ladies Group

The Fellowship meets at 7pm every second Tuesday of the month in St Andrew's Annex.
New members are always welcome. Come and join in convivial company.

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Pentecost 2017 Blenheim Gardens

LOVE MINEHEAD - Pentecost

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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Somerset Choices

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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:
audreyhwilliams@gmail.com

For more information click>  Minehead Street Pastors

                              Somerset Choices                                              A website for information and advice on care and                    support services in Someset.                                      To read more - click> Somerset Choices

                               Hope Centre 

             If you want to give bedding, furniture, etc.,                                    call on 07949 642774 or 07949 642774                                              For more information contact us on:                                                 or at      The Hope Centre, Minehead, C/O Minehead Baptist Church,                 Minehead, Somerset TA24 8BS

Struggling with Alcohol or Drugs?   Free Support and Counselling from the Hope Centre, Minehead

A new local service for people who are struggling with alcohol or drugs but want to take steps to rebuild their lives is now open in Minehead.    Please click here to read more > Hope Online

HELP a Young Person & Prevent Homelessness

Host for the YMCA and help prevent a young person from becoming homeless. Can you offer a room for the night to a young person, aged 16-24 years old, who is faced with homelessness? The YMCA are looking for hosts in the Minehead, Watchet and Williton area. We reimburse £15 per night and ask that you provide an evening meal, breakfast and use of washing facilities.    

To find out more contact us on 01278 726040  or 01278 726040                    E-mail:                                                              Website: www.bridgwaterymca.org                                             and read more on this by clicking > YMCA Nightstop news 

Local Christians worshipping and working together in Minehead and Alcombe

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