About John Davies

Rector of the Cam Vale Benefice

Hazelgrove School visit Queen Camel Church

Some pictures from a morning at St Barnabas' Church, Queen Camel, where children from Hazelgrove School had an enjoyable guided tour, had refreshments and made bookmarks to take away. Photos: Rose and Alan Hoskins Revd Rose baptising the teddy bear in the ancient font. Everyone went up to the pulpit for a preacher's [...]

By | 2017-11-20T15:51:01+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Men’s Fellowship in January: Meet Jonathon Lamb

An open invitation to the Cam Vale Benefice Men's Fellowship annual 'Hot Pot' supper on Tuesday 16th January 2018. Jonathon Lamb, CEO of the Keswick Ministries: our January guest Our guest is Jonathon Lamb, CEO and 'Minister at Large' for the Keswick Ministries, a charitable organisation committed to the spiritual renewal of God’s people [...]

By | 2017-11-20T15:43:56+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Monarch Butterflies set free in West Camel

These beautiful butterflies were released at Caroline Morrow's funeral at All Saints West Camel last week, and have been making appearances here and there in the village.  We hope the fine weather keeps them happy for a few more days. Caroline's service was conducted by Revd Rose Hoskins. As the butterflies were released, Rose spoke [...]

By | 2017-06-20T10:33:31+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A week of prayer in every church

The international prayer initiative Thy Kingdom Come is underway and our six churches are inviting everybody in the community to visit and use the churches for prayer. Our reader-in-training Julie Ebsworth has prepared 'prayer stations' for each church. Each display features pictures and texts to help people reflect on their lives, the life of the community and the [...]

By | 2017-05-30T09:54:55+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Events, Information, Prayer|0 Comments

Celebrate Easter with us

Our churches have a full Easter programme this year, and you are welcome to join any of these celebrations.  Including a Palm Sunday all-age service at West Camel (with donkeys); a prayerful service each evening of Holy Week (including Thursday evening's Tenebrae service); a Good Friday pilgrimage between five of our churches; Easter Sunday sunrise [...]

By | 2017-03-30T10:30:52+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Come to church this Christmas

All our six churches are holding special services over the Christmas and New Year period. So whether you enjoy a good Carols by Candlelight service or a Midnight Communion, a Christmas Morning celebration, if Crib Services or Christingles are your thing, or if you would like to see in the New Year in church, we [...]

By | 2016-12-14T12:20:06+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join Philip on a local ‘Ride & Stride’

Philip Skelhorn writes: On the 10th September, the Somerset Churches Trust will be holding our annual 'Ride & Stride' fund raising event and this year I'm proposing to walk from Blackford to Ilchester visiting the 13 churches predominantly along the route of the 'Leyland Trail'. The distance is approximately 10.75 miles as the crow flies [...]

By | 2017-03-30T00:42:01+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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