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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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 often combine for a joint service. Please see "Fifth Sunday Services" in the News section for further details.
Every fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM
Morning Praise (every first Sunday in the month)
A Service for all ages with hymns and a sermon.
Every first Sunday at 11:30 AM
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Good Friday Service
Our Good Friday services will follow the traditional pattern of an 11.30 am service at Westonzoyland followed by a walk across the fields (stopping for a picnic along the way) and ending with a service at Chedzoy at 2.30 pm. If you can’t manage everything, you are very welcome to come to whichever part of the day is convenient for you. If the weather’s fine and you just want to join us for the walk and picnic, then please do so.
Friday 3rd April 2015 at 2:30 PM
Easter Day Service
An Easter Communion service to mark Christ’s resurrection. Please note, this replaces our usual 11:30 am service.
Sunday 5th April 2015 at 9:00 AM
Annual Meeting
All are welcome to attend.
Sunday 19th April 2015 at 6:00 PM
Saturday Lunch
12.30 pm - 2.00 pm in the Village Hall. £5 including a glass of wine.
Saturday 25th April 2015 at 12:30 PM
Saturday Lunch
12.30 pm - 2.00 pm in the Village Hall. £5 including a glass of wine.
Saturday 30th May 2015 at 12:30 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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Clergy: The Revd Christopher David KEYS
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 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)
Short URL: acny.uk/11212/
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The current editor is: Malcolm Friend

 
 
The Blessed Virgin Mary : Ward Lane, Chedzoy, Somerset, TA7 8RL

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