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Christmas Lunch

Christmas Lunch, Wednesday 5th December, St Matthew’s Organised by the Wednesday Coffee Morning team, everyone is welcome to join us for a delicious celebration lunch – bring your own soft drinks or wine. Arrive 12 for 12.30pm sit down. C

Christmas Services

Whether you enjoy the modern approach of our Carols by Laserlight service at St Matt’s or the serenity and peace of Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve, there is something for everyone in Widcombe this Christmas. For full details, download our flier

I lift up my eyes to the hills…

This month, we hear from our curate, Jenny: Hallelujah! This year we can certainly say we’ve had a summer… a summer that’s lasted more than 45 minutes one Tuesday afternoon, I mean! Whatever you’ve been up to and whether you’ve enjoyed or e


This year’s Annual Parochial Church Meeting was on Tuesday, 24th April, 7.30pm at St Matts. Churchwardens were elected as follows: Churchwardens for St Thomas Sian Lewis and Liz Holden-White Chapelwardens for St Matt’s Bill James and Andrew U

Growth after winter…

I am writing this on the warmest day of 2018 so far and, whilst I cannot predict what “treats” the weather will be delivering on the day you read this, we are assuredly out of the winter season. Forgive me if you are now rolling your eyes as you

God’s beautiful redemptive love

All of us who have responsibility for buildings, whether a home or, like me, for community buildings of historical and architectural value, will readily identify with the challenge of looking after and maintaining these places – especially roofs! Y

Walking The Way

Welcome to September and no doubt with it some fabulous weather as our slightly damp children return to school! As a new season begins, I thought it might be a good opportunity to formally welcome my brilliant new curate, Jenny, to the Parish by hand

Mothering Sunday gets Tim thinking about buildings…

On 6th March we celebrate Mothering Sunday, or Mother’s Day, as it’s most commonly known today. “Mothering Sunday”, although rightly a great opportunity to say “thank you” to our Mums, is actually more special than just that. Many yea

I’m not religious, I’m a vicar!

Recently, while out and about shopping, I got into conversation with a barista in a local coffee shop and we chatted about what we did at weekends. I mentioned that I’m often quite busy with church, to which the young guy, seemingly interested, ask