Together in Action:

West Somerset Church and Community Forum

Saturday 7 November 2015,  9.30am – 3.30pm                   West Somerset College, Bircham Road, Minehead


An opportunity for those living in West Somerset to meet togetherand look at some of the issues facing people in our community today and the responses needed.  Speakers and stalls from a range of local organisations.

No charge – donations for refreshments and expenses.


9.30am: Coffee/Informal Worship

10.00am: Overview of the West Somerset context (Cllr Christine Lawrence) and a Christian response (Rt Rev Peter Hancock, Bishop of Bath and Wells), with opportunity for questions

11.00am: Comfort Break

11.15am: Workshops

12.00: Workshops

12.45pm: Lunch

1.30pm: Workshops

2.15pm: Plenary Session: Where now for Church and community?

3.00: Worship Celebration

3.30pm: Close/Tea


Morning Workshops: (Led by people with knowledge of the local situation)

Environmental Issues

Child Poverty

Care for the Elderly


Afternoon Workshops:

Chaplaincy: Rev Steven Reed (Taunton Town Centre Chaplaincy)

Community Mission: Rev Carl Smethurst (Watchet Baptist Church)

Christians in Education: West Somerset Ecumenical Youth Forum and School Pastors

To download the information leaflet and application form please click on the link below:

 Together in Action Forum 2015 

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