ittle Fishes and TOTS toddler groups for 0-4 years old.

There are thriving groups for toddlers and their parents & carers at Alcombe, Minehead, Watchet and Williton.  Please click on the toddler group links in the appropriate church's column to the left for details. - See more at:

Little Fishes and TOTS toddler groups for 0-4 years old.

There are thriving groups for toddlers and their parents & carers at Alcombe, Minehead, Watchet and Williton.  Please click on the toddler group links in the appropriate church's column to the left for details. - See more at:
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Latest Information: 

You are warmly invited to join us on Zoom to hear  Margaret Lintern read 'The Magician's Nephew.'
Due to popular demand, 'Listen with Margaret' is now a twice weekly event. It will be held on
Mondays at 1pm and Thursdays at 11:30am

Each session lasts about half an hour.  Everyone will be most welcome

On Tuesday, Becca is holding another Craft for All session at 11.30 am followed at 7.30 pm with Singing for Fun with Daphne. 

We have our prayer meeting on Zoom at 

7 pm Thursday evening followed at 7:30 by our
reflective service.

On Friday, we hold our zoom coffee morning
at 10.30 am.  

On Sunday, we meet for Zoom worship
at 10.30 am

Do join us for as many of these events as you are able to. You will be most welcome. 

If you have not used one of our Zoom services before but would like to join in please email the Circuit Administrator. 

Please look in the
March edition of
The Messenger

for details of these and other events coming up soon. 

Live worship at both Minehead and Watchet has been temporarily suspended
click here for details

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Our YouTube service for December is here!  Just click.. 


Here are some
Circuit Devotions,
songs and dramas for us to read, to think about and to use as a basis for our prayers. Just click here.


Click here for this week's
Sunday Service Sheet for Home Worship  from 
the Methodist Church
And this is a link to the Exmoor Youth Project 
Harvest Experience
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A FREE phone service to hear prayers and news from the Methodist Church has been launched:
Listen to a prayer: 
0808 281 2514
Listen to news: 
0808 281 2478
Content is updated weekly on Thursday evening

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There are many opportunities to engage with Christian worship
on line, a few of which 
are listed below;

Just click on any in italics to be directed to that site:

9am Monday to Friday
Morning Prayers from Wesley House Cambridge

Prayers and Worship Services from Wesley's Chapel, London

Lent Worship
at 11:30 am  and
Songs of Praise on Sunday afternoons on BBC 1

Premier Christian Radio via their website or on Freeview channel 725

Information about worshipping at home and live streaming of worship from the Singing the Faith plus website here…

Regular updates from the Methodist Church are available here…

 Should you need to make urgent contact, please contact the Superintendent Minister by email to:

We will continue to support the life and work of the West Somerset Circuit in other ways – please check this website for updates and 
Click here to read The Messenger which we will continue to publish during this closure period

Feeling Isolated or worried?

Citizens Advice
West Somerset can be contacted anytime 24/7—Phone 0800 801 1808
leave a message if the phone is not answered. 
For further information,
visit the website:

To contact us at this website with any comments or questions please use the  Contact Us button at the bottom of this page

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West Somerset Food Cupboard

Newsletter - January 2021

Food parcels since the project began in 2007 - 15,520                   
Food parcels so far this year - 120.

Dear Friends,

I have now completed 4 years since I took on the role of co-ordinator of the food cupboard and a lot has changed in that time. We have extended our storage space and moved into a different area of the church. We have also coped with lockdown and COVID restrictions and the volunteers are still smiling! It is a great privilege to be able to contribute to the work of the food cupboard as part of my ministry. Thank you all.

After Christmas I expected January to be a little quieter, it did start reasonably quietly but that didn't last and it is now becoming much busier again especially as this lockdown takes its toll. We have been fully occupied during our sessions in the Food Cupboard packing boxes and bags and sorting donations (which have been numerous and very gratefully received).

I must say thank you to all of you who continue to donate food items on a regular basis. As always those who receive the parcels have been very appreciative. We are still receiving a number of referrals for people who are waiting for benefits to come through and the food parcels are a lifeline for them. In addition we have families who are furloughed and are finding it very difficult to manage on the income that they currently have.

Currently we have a good stock of most foodstuffs, thanks to the generosity of all those who donate to us. We have plenty of tea, baked beans, sweet biscuits, soup, and tinned hot meats at the moment but would welcome the following items: 
small jars of coffee,
long life milk,
tinned spaghetti,
tinned custard or rice pudding,
tinned fruit.

Ann Gibbs, Co-ordinator

You can read more about the food cupboard by clicking here

And the food cupboard has a Facebook page. If you are Facebook user please look for ‘W S Food Cupboard’ and if possible like and share so that it is seen as widely as possible.

If you would like to help you can contact them by email to:
phone 07795 080637   or use FaceBook message

The Quantock Foodbank 
operates from Watchet Methodist Church. You can find out more by clicking here

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