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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: http://westsomerset.2day.uk/?localBoard=2948&globalBoard=0#sthash.HRstq8iQ

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: http://westsomerset.2day.uk/?localBoard=2948&globalBoard=0#sthash.HRstq8iQ.dpuf
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Latest Information:

On Thursday at 2.30 pm, we hold a zoom Circuit Meeting for all Circuit trustees who are able to join us. Then at 7 pm, everyone is invited to pray, either on zoom or quietly by yourself at home.    This will be followed at 7.30 pm by our weekly zoom reflective service which will be led by Rev Jane Sperring.
On Friday at 10.30 am, we hold our weekly zoom coffee morning, followed by a short Minehead Church Council meeting at 11.30 am.

Next Sunday is
Advent Sunday and we are holding an Advent Carol service on zoom at 10.30 am. Please let Nick know of any Advent carols you would like to sing at that service before Wednesday please.


Everyone who is able to join us at any of these events 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. 
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On Monday's at 11.30 am we will be holding a short Advent reflection each week on Zoom beginning on Mon 30 November, led by Rev Tim Woods and Rev Nick Lakin.  Please join us as we journey through Advent together.
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Our YouTube service 
for November is here!  Just click..

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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.
 
 

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Click here for this week's
Sunday Service Sheet for Home Worship  from 
the Methodist Church
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And this is a link to the Exmoor Youth Project 
Harvest Experience
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Westerley Christian Care Home
are raising funds to support the residents' activities at Christmas.  For details 

please click here
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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

Songs of Praise on Sunday afternoons on BBC 1

Premier Christian Radio via their website or on Freeview channel 725

Live worship at 11 am on a Sunday morning from Plymouth Central Hall search YouTube or Facebook for ‘Plymouth Central Hall’

Information about worshipping at home and live streaming of worship from the Singing the Faith plus website here…https://www.methodist.org.uk/our-faith/worship/singing-the-faith-plus/seasons-and-themes/worship-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

Regular updates from the Methodist Church are available here…https://www.methodist.org.uk/about-us/coronavirus-guidance/

 Should you need to make urgent contact, please contact the Superintendent Minister on 01643 705175 or email wsmc2425@gmail.com

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

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For further information,
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