Rolling the Stone Away

When the two Marys went to the tomb that first Easter morning, the last thing they expected was to find it empty. After all, they had just witnessed Jesus crucified, along with most of their dreams. Now duty-bound, they came to prepare his body for burial. That day they did not come to receive, they …

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Holy Week 2018

Here are the services for a very busy Holy Week 2018 beginning Monday 26th of March. We do hope to see you celebrate Easter with us. Monday 26th March Beaminster 10:00 – Meditation Beaminster 19:00 – Eucharist Beaminster 19:45 – Compline Hooke – 19:00 Compline Tuesday 27th March Beaminster 10:00 – Meditation Beaminster 19:00 – …

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Drimpton 1 – 0 Snow

As the Beast From the East sequel swept through Dorset this morning many people no doubt decided to stay in bed. But for some hardier souls there was the small matter of keeping the church open. In the village of Drimpton 13 of the more intrepid parishioners not only made it to the church, but …

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Blackdown Spring Clean Today

Friends of Blackdown church invite all to come and visit this morning during the spring clean and churchyard today. Your efforts will be rewarded with free coffee and biscuits. If you would like to help then please bring along a duster, rake or even a strimmer. For further details contact Philip on 01460 30661. The …

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A Busy Walk In Wednesday

On Wednesdays between 10am and 3pm St Mary’s Church in Beaminster plays host to Walk in Wednesday. The church is open for all to visit – to socialise, find a quiet place to read, to play, to listen to music, to enjoy a brew with friends or just build some Lego. I popped along there …

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Beaminster & A Rocha ECO Survey

News on the Beaminster Area Team’s ECO credentials from Gill Perrott. “I’ve had a long standing interest in the environment & conservation being a supporter of Christian environmental charity A Rocha for many years. Last summer Revd Canon David Baldwin asked me if I would like to take on the task of registering our church …

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40 Acts for Lent

Part of my Lenten discipline is following the 40 Acts blog from UK Charity Stewardship.  Today was particularly interesting, with the Archbishop of Canterbury writing about Evangelism.  Read it for yourself here. Act 24: Statement