Midweek Holy Communion

Every Wednesday at 10 a.m. for 45m
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St Matthew's Terrace
Wookey
Wells
Somerset

Join other people from local area for a short Holy Communion service without singing. This is a great service to come to if you find it difficult to attend Sunday services or if you want to celebrate Holy Communion during the week.

Eucharist/Holy Communion Prayers Gluten-free communion Event held in a Church

Bellringing

Every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. for 1hr 30m
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St Matthew's Terrace
Wookey
Wells
Somerset

Come along and try bellringing! We practice every Wednesday and new people are always welcome! Please be aware that there is a spiral staircase to climb. Hearing the bells ringing out on Wednesday evenings is greatly enjoyed by the residents of Wookey! If you are interested in attending a bellringing session, or have any queries please contact David Sumner by email on [email protected]

Bellringing Event held in a Church

Caring for God's Garden

21 Aug 2022, 4 p.m. for 1hr
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St Matthew's Terrace
Wookey
Wells
Somerset

We invite all local people and children to come and help us with caring for God's garden in Wookey churchyard. Take part in restocking the bug hotel, making bird feeders, and planting seeds! Plus, please help us weed and trim by bringing along your own gardening tools. There'll be refreshments to enjoy too!

All age/Family Refreshments Family Friendly Event held outside

Holy Communion

In January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November. Every Fourth Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for 1hr
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St Matthew's Terrace
Wookey
Wells
Somerset

Join us for a service of Holy Communion.

Eucharist/Holy Communion Music Organ Hymns Prayers Singing Refreshments served Gluten-free communion Event held in a Church

Wookey Duck Race

2 Sep 2022, 5 p.m. for 3hr 30m
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St Matthew's Terrace
Wookey
Wells
Somerset

This is an annual event in Wookey, which is reat fun and which all of the community really enjoy! Held outside in St Matthew's Churchyard beside the River Axe, there'll be stalls, food and a bar from 5pm. At 5:30pm there'll be the first race, where plastic ducks are dropped into the River Axe in Wookey, and then they race down to the finish line beside Wookey churchyard, where all of the ducks are caught. The following races are every half an hour. Ducks can be brought on the evening, or beforehand, with all of the money collected going to St Matthew's Church Wookey. Get ready for a really fun evening!

All age/Family Refreshments Family Friendly Fundraising Community event Event held outside

Quiet Holy Communion

In February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Every First Sunday at 8:30 a.m. for 45m
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St Matthew's Terrace
Wookey
Wells
Somerset

Join us for Holy Communion in a spoken service without singing.

Eucharist/Holy Communion Prayers Gluten-free communion Event held in a Church

Inspire (Informal Service)

In January, February, March, May, June, August, September, December. Every Second Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for 1hr
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St Matthew's Terrace
Wookey
Wells
Somerset

Join us for an informal family-friendly service. This is a great service to attend if you are new to Church or interested in Christianity.

Music Prayers All age/Family Singing Family Friendly Refreshments served Event held in a Church

Muddy Church

17 Sep 2022, 4 p.m. for 1hr
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Wookey Farm
Wookey Farm
Monks Ford
Wookey
Wells
BA5 1DT

The next Muddy Church is in September! This is a countryside version of Messy Church. It's a family focused 4pm event held at Wookey Farm in Wookey. We'll have fun harvesting the vegetables planted in spring! Plus, there'll be a Bible story, a song and refreshments to enjoy too. Everyone is welcome! Please walk here if you can, or park on the road. There is shelter if it does rain, so please still come along.

Prayers Messy Church All age/Family Singing Family Friendly Event held outside

St Matthew's Day

18 Sep 2022, 2 p.m. for 2hr
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St Matthew's Terrace
Wookey
Wells
Somerset

We celebrate the patron of our church with a special afternoon. There'll be tours of the tower, a special quarter peel by our bell ringers, community prayers and cream teas to enjoy! Everyone is welcome to come along and be part of this special day. Donations can be given too.

Prayers All age/Family Patronal Festival Family Friendly Refreshments served Tower Tours Fundraising Bellringing Event held outside Event held in a Church

Harvest Festival

9 Oct 2022, 10:30 a.m. for 1hr
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St Matthew's Terrace
Wookey
Wells
Somerset

Join us as we celebrate harvest, with the farms, fields and countryside around us this is a lovely community service, as we thank God for his blessings over the harvest. Everyone is welcome to attend, including families and those who might be new to church. There'll be signing, prayers, a short sermon and refreshments after the service too! Plus, there'll be activities for children to enjoy during the service.

Music Organ Morning Worship/Prayer Hymns Prayers All age/Family Singing Refreshments Family Friendly Harvest Event held in a Church

Benefice All Saints Days Holy Communion Service

30 Oct 2022, 10:30 a.m. for 1hr
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St Matthew's Terrace
Wookey
Wells
Somerset

Join us as we celebrate the All Saints Day on the closest Sunday to 1st November. This is a very special day celebrated by many Christian churches, which honours all of the saints in Christian history, especially those who do not have their own feast day. We are gathering together in one church to celebrate this special day and share Holy Communion together, with hymns, prayers and a short sermon. There'll be activities for children to enjoy during the service. We look forward to welcoming you!

Organ Hymns Prayers All age/Family Singing Refreshments Gluten-free communion All Saints Event held in a Church

Remembrance Sunday

13 Nov 2022, 10:50 a.m. for 1hr
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St Matthew's Terrace
Wookey
Wells
Somerset

We'll gather together to pay our respects for those who serve, have served, been injured and given their lives in past or present wars. We especially think of the local people who died during World War 1 and World War 2, and we'll lay wreaths at the memorial to them, after a time of silent reflection and remembrance. We'll then have a short service of remembrance with hymns, prayers and a short talk. We hope that you are able to join us as we pay our respects to those to whom we owe so much.

Music Morning Worship/Prayer Hymns Prayers Singing Refreshments Remembrance

Carol Service

18 Dec 2022, 4 p.m. for 1hr
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St Matthew's Terrace
Wookey
Wells
Somerset

Enjoy singing a selection of Christmas carols together in the churchyard at this popular local event, with refreshments afterwards to enjoy! In the past couple of years this has been a well attended event, and a lovely event to experience in the build up to Christmas!

Music Prayers All age/Family Choir Singing Family Friendly Refreshments served Christmas Carols Event held outside

Midnight Mass

24 Dec 2022, 11:30 p.m. for 45m
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St Matthew's Terrace
Wookey
Wells
Somerset

Start Christmas Day with Holy Communion at midnight, and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

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Christingle

15 Jan 2023, 4 p.m. for 45m
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St Matthew's Terrace
Wookey
Wells
Somerset

A family focused service where Christingles (edible orange treats) are made and there is singing, and the option of hot chocolate and biscuits, if you bring your own mug.

All age/Family Singing Family Friendly Christingle Event held in a Church