The Blessed Virgin Mary, Chedzoy

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Welcome to the website of St. Mary's Church, Chedzoy.

We are a traditional, rural village Church located in the heart of the Somerset Levels. Church life is well supported by an active team of volunteers. Services are held every Sunday and whether you live locally or are a visitor to the area you will be given a warm welcome.

Our Rector is Revd. Chris Keys who can be contacted on 01278 - 691098.

The first mention of a Church in Chedzoy was in 1166 and by 1343 it had been dedicated to St. Mary the Virgin. The arcades and north aisle are early 13th century; the south aisle was widened in the 14th century.The tower was added in the early 16th century together with the porch, the clerestory, the arch into the north transept, and the windows in the north aisle. The chancel was rebuilt in 1884.

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Wendy Woodward
Tel: (01278) 458648 (Churchwarden)
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Sunday

Holy Communion (every second, third and fourth Sunday in the month)
A celebration of Holy Communion with hymns and sermon.
Every second third and fourth Sunday at 9:00 AM
Holy Communion (when there is a fifth Sunday in the month)
When there is a fifth Sunday in a month, the congregations of Chedzoy and Westonzoyland combine for a joint service. Please see "Fifth Sunday Services" in the News section for further details.
Every fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM
Family Service (every first Sunday in the month)
A relaxed, informal Service for all ages with hymns and a sermon.
Every first Sunday at 11:30 AM
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Annual Meeting
All are welcome to attend.
Sunday 27th April 2014 at 6:00 PM
Village Garage Sales
Once again, we're organising Village Garage Sales between 9.00 am and noon (like car boot sales, but you only need to put things outside your own house). The cost is £6 for a stall. The event will be advertised in the press and local villages. Simply set up your table on your garden or drive and start selling! This is the ideal opportunity to sell your unwanted trash or treasure from your own front gate. Contact Mary by 20th April on 01278 - 423754 for further details or to book your table.
Saturday 3rd May 2014 at 9:00 AM
Barnum
Another of our very successful coach trips is being organised, this time to see the 7.30 pm performance of Barnum at the Bristol Hippodrome. The cost is £50 to include the coach from Chedzoy or Westonzoyland and a Grand Circle seat. To reserve seats please contact Wendy on 01278-458648. Payment will be required by 30th June.
Wednesday 17th September 2014 at 7:30 PM
Bell Ringing Grade 1 Listed Building Tower Stained glass Guidebooks / notes Organ Audio Visual Facilities Church Open Wheelchair Access / Ramp Hearing / Induction Loop Large Print Hymnbooks / Orders of Service Assistance Dogs Visitor Parking Available
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Open every day from approx 9.30 am to 5.00 pm (or dusk if earlier)

Nurture Courses

We are currently running an Alpha Course in the Village Hall, every Tuesday starting at 1.00 pm with lunch. The course will run until the 15th July, will break for the summer and restart in September. Please contact us for further details.

 
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A Church Near You ID: 11212
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: TAUNTON (513)
Deanery: SEDGEMOOR (51301)
Benefice: Weston Zoyland w Chedzoy (01/419 J)
Parish Legal Name: Chedzoy (510407 1/407)
CofE Church Info: (601407 1/407)
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The current editor is: Malcolm Friend

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