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Our children and families worker

Wendy Bowers

Dsc02783 lent challenge editOur Children and Families’ Worker, Wendy Bowers, has been with us for two years, funded by a grant from the Million for Mission fund from Exeter Diocese.  Wendy will be stepping down from her role at the end of April, although she will continue to be a part of the community.   Building on foundations from the past, she has set up Noah’s Ark, Messy Church and Godly Play.  She has encouraged and supported our very large team of volunteers and has inspired us all with her vibrant faith and enthusiasm.  We will miss her so much in this role.  On behalf of all our families, volunteers and the church community I would like to thank Wendy for everything she has given to us.

Everything is in place for Noah’s Ark and Messy Church for the summer months and we look forward to seeing all our families.  Please see the dates on the Families page and the calendar.  We will be appointing a new Children and Families’ Worker for the Holyford Mission Community to start in September 2014.

St Andrew’s Cafe has moved back

colyton cafe 2 editSt Andrew’s cafe has moved back into the beautifully refurbished Sunday School Building. The same warm welcome and delicious Fair Trade coffee and cake await you, as well as toys and space for children to play.

Every Tuesday from 9.30 to 11.30 am

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New Bible Study Groups

For some time now, many of us have been looking forward to the opportunity for regular Bible Study, discussion and fellowship in our Mission Community.   After Easter we will be starting two further Bible Study groups, one in Colyton and one in Musbury. They will each meet fortnightly during term times – please see details below. They will start by looking at the weekly lectionary readings. These groups are in addition to the existing one in Branscombe, so there will now be three opportunities to meet for fellowship, to read the Bible, enjoy lively discussion and pray together.

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Small groups grow spiritually

If you have never been part of such a group, do consider joining one.  You will be most welcome at any of the three, regardless of where you live in the Mission Community.

The Colyton Group will meet on Thursdays 7.30-9.00, fortnightly from May 8th, at “Forecourt”, Queens Sq. EX24 6JX. Contact Jeremy White, 01297 32299.

The Musbury Group will meet on Tuesdays 7.30-9.00, fortnightly from May 27th. The venue for May and June  is “Knap Orchard”, Combpyne Rd, EX13 8AR, and future venues are to be confirmed. Contact Hilary Dawson, 01297 553180.

The Branscombe Group continues to meet one Friday a month 2.30-4.00 at 5 Mill Lane, EX12 3DS, studying a Bible book. Contact Nigel Freathy, 01297 680424.

Please see the calendar for all dates.

More about the Bible on the Bible Study page.