Prayer Focus

June heralds in the glorious colours and scents of summer. As we smile at the blossoming countryside all around us and welcome the heat of the sun on our faces, we give thanks for the constant changing of seasons, the regrowth after each winter of rest, and the regeneration of both our surroundings and our spirit.

Flower Festival

FLOWER FESTIVAL 2018

To celebrate the parishes of Pilton, Croscombe, North Wootton and Dinder there will be an opportunity to experience the beautiful setting which each of our Parish Churches provides for a Flower Festival.

Pilton and North Wootton churches will be open on Saturday 30th June from 10.30am – 5.00pm and on Sunday 1st July from 2.00 –  5.00pm.

Croscombe and Dinder churches will be open on Saturday 22nd September from 10.30am – 5.00pm and on Sunday 23rd September from 2.00 – 5.00pm. Refreshments will be available at each of the churches during these times.

If anyone would like to help with the Flower Festival by providing flowers from their own garden, or in any other way, this would be very much appreciated.

Contacts for each parish are:

Pilton, Dorothy Blyth (890322)

Croscombe, Stella Stonehouse (345277)

North Wootton, Christine Raphael (890310)

Dinder, Ros Comer (679468).

Further details about the Flower Festival will appear in the May magazine.

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Christian Aid Week

Christian Aid Week this year will be 13 – 19  May

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There will be events in each of the villages, which we hope you will be able to support

Saturday 12th  May – coffee morning at Jan Hodge’s, Croscombe

Thursday 17th  May – coffee evening at Ruth Eavis’, Pilton

Sunday 20th  May   – cream teas and plant sale in North Wootton Village Hall

Friday  25th  May    – soup, entertainment and puddings in Dinder Village Hall

 (More details in the May Roundabout.)

We are always looking for people willing to collect during Christian Aid Week. If you feel you are able to help please contact Hilary Austin on: 01749 890561

Monthly prayer meetings in Pilton and Dinder

Our monthly prayer meetings in Pilton and Dinder continue:

Pilton Wednesday 11th  April 6.00pm in the Parish Church

Dinder Please note this month the meeting will be on 8th  April at 6pm (second Sunday) at Sharcombe Farm (the home of Joan Chambers).

Please do come along if you can.

And remember Morning Prayer in Croscombe church at 8.30am every morning.

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Easter Sunday Services

Come and join us to celebrate the good news of Jesus’ resurrection as we take Holy Communion together on Easter Sunday- 1st April

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8am  Holy Communion – St John the Baptist, Pilton

9.30am Holy Communion – St Michael and All Angels, Dinder

11am Easter Praise – St John the Baptist, Pilton

11am Easter Service – The Blessed Virgin Mary, Croscombe

11am Holy Communion – St Peter, North Wootton