Church of England Diocese of Bath & Wells Thornecombe

The Blessed Virgin Mary

We are indeed in unprecedented times. Rev. Philip has set up and published a very simple online 'blog' page where he will provide prayer and worship resources for use at home. He will also be publishing homilies and ideas for use on Sunday's and other occasions (i.e. Holy Week) It is in development, but it is here:

https://twoshires.wordpress.com

Also, there is a dedicated email address for anybody to use if they are in need or can provide help with anything in this time.

It is [email protected]

Arrangements for Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals: Please contact Rev. Philip Butcher 01460 221286 

Here is the Link to the Church of England webpage for Weddings - https://www.churchofengland.org/life-events/weddings

and for Christenings - https://www.churchofengland.org/life-events/christenings

and for funerals - https://www.churchofengland.org/life-events/funerals

If you have any concerns with Safeguarding please contact the Safeguarding Officer, P.Barnes  01460 30847;

E: [email protected]

The Diocesan Safeguarding Team's page is : https://www.bathandwells.org.uk/diocese/safeguarding/reporting-concerns-or-abuse/

The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Glenys Armstrong 01749 685135

Local Authority Social Services telephone number is 0300 123 2224

The Blessed Virgin Mary PARISH CHURCH - SAFEGUARDING POLICY STATEMENT 2019

This parish church - part of the Benefice of Two Shires has formally adopted the Church of

England House of Bishops’ Safeguarding Policy, “Promoting a safer church”

which can be found on the national church website: https://www.churchofengland.org/sites/default/files/2019-05/PromotingSaferChurchWeb.pdf

A paper copy can be obtained from Church House Publishing.

More details of this church's policy can be found inside the church.

Get in touch

Revd Philip Butcher

The Vicarage 3 Home Farm Tatworth Chard TA20 2SH

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Two shires Service for Sunday 3rd May 2020

3 May 2020, 9 a.m. for 40m

Fore Street
Thorncombe
Chard

Service for Fourth Sunday of Easter led by Rev. Judith Abbott.
This is a recorded service on https://twoshires.wordpress.com

Recorded service

Bishop Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell will be confirmed as the 98th Archbishop of York this month. July 9th

9 Jun 2020, 12:15 a.m.