Advent

2 days to go

 
Advent

Is the prospect of Christmas already driving you nuts? Are you already wondering how you will find the time, the energy and the money for Christmas? Do you sometimes wish you could ‘give it a miss’? Me too, and I’m the Vicar!

 

If the prospect of Christmas is already a source of anxiety for you then let me tell you about something I am proposing to do during ‘Advent’, the time traditionally spent ‘waiting’ for the arrival of Christmas, the birth of Jesus.

 

I am keeping Tuesday evenings free during Advent, and I won’t be using them to go Christmas shopping! Instead, from 7.30pm until 8.30pm, I plan to sit in Whimple Church, enjoy some quiet space in the sacred surroundings of this beautiful village church and simply wait. Would you like to join me?  Nothing will be expected of you other than to sit quietly. We might light some candles; we might listen to the odd piece of soft music; we might hear a short poem or a verse or two from the Bible. But mostly, we’ll be quiet. And, in doing so, while the world goes mad around us, my hope is that we’ll recover a sense of perspective, come home to ourselves and find some joy and peace in simply ‘being’ and waiting.

 

Tuesdays in Advent:

5th, 12th and 19th December 2017

7.30pm in Whimple Church

 Chris

 

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Tale Valley Choir December Concert

2 days to go

 

A varied programme with some Festive treats

 

Free entry

 

Retiring collection in aid of St James' Church

 

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Contact Pam for more details - 01404 822864
 

Talaton Toddlers

4 days to go

 
Talaton Toddlers

Parents, Babies and Pre School Toddlers are invited to a Talaton Get together on the first and third Friday of every month in the North Aisle of St James the Great church.

 

10.30am till noon

 

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Contact Peppi for more details - 01404 822482
 

Christmas Carol Service

6 days to go

 
Christmas Carol Service

Leaders:

details to follow

 

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Contact Chris for more details - 01404 822427
 

Advent

1 week to go

 
Advent

Is the prospect of Christmas already driving you nuts? Are you already wondering how you will find the time, the energy and the money for Christmas? Do you sometimes wish you could ‘give it a miss’? Me too, and I’m the Vicar!

 

If the prospect of Christmas is already a source of anxiety for you then let me tell you about something I am proposing to do during ‘Advent’, the time traditionally spent ‘waiting’ for the arrival of Christmas, the birth of Jesus.

 

I am keeping Tuesday evenings free during Advent, and I won’t be using them to go Christmas shopping! Instead, from 7.30pm until 8.30pm, I plan to sit in Whimple Church, enjoy some quiet space in the sacred surroundings of this beautiful village church and simply wait. Would you like to join me?  Nothing will be expected of you other than to sit quietly. We might light some candles; we might listen to the odd piece of soft music; we might hear a short poem or a verse or two from the Bible. But mostly, we’ll be quiet. And, in doing so, while the world goes mad around us, my hope is that we’ll recover a sense of perspective, come home to ourselves and find some joy and peace in simply ‘being’ and waiting.

 

Tuesdays in Advent:

5th, 12th and 19th December 2017

7.30pm in Whimple Church

 Chris

 

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Contact Chris for more details - 01404 822427
 

Crib Service

2 weeks to go

 
Crib Service

Leaders:

details to follow

 

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Contact Chris for more details - 01404 822427
 

Talaton Toddlers

4 weeks to go

 
Talaton Toddlers

Parents, Babies and Pre School Toddlers are invited to a Talaton Get together on the first and third Friday of every month in the North Aisle of St James the Great church.

 

10.30am till noon

 

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Contact Peppi for more details - 01404 822482
 

Talaton Toddlers

1 month to go

 
Talaton Toddlers

Parents, Babies and Pre School Toddlers are invited to a Talaton Get together on the first and third Friday of every month in the North Aisle of St James the Great church.

 

10.30am till noon

 

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Contact Peppi for more details - 01404 822482
 

Christingle Service

2 months to go

 
Christingle Service

Leaders:

Christingle making from 4pm followed by service at 4.30pm

 

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Contact Chris for more details - 01404 822427
 

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