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News of events happening around our local area, and further afield.

Fair Trade Shop

A new Fair Trade shop is opening in Weymouth at the end of October in Trinity Road, Weymouth, DT4 8TJ (near to Holy Trinity church and town bridge). Opening hours:  10am – 4pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and 10am – 5pm on Friday and Saturday.


Christian Aid

is part of the Disasters Emergency Committee Appeal which has launched a Rohingya Crisis Appeal.  In Bangladesh, the Christian Aid team are working through our local partners to provide food, clean water and sanitation and to support healthcare.

You can donate here.


The Lantern

We have received a copy of their October update. This can be found on the WBC notice board in the corridor.


Job Opportunity

REFRESH is looking to appoint a Co-ordinator to work with the Trustees, and to project manage and develop more of the social action the churches do together, serving our community. This post is for 20 hours p.w. and is funded by the National Lottery for 5 years.

For details please contact  Rev'd Anni Douglas, anni.refresh@gmail.com, or collect a pack from St Aldhelms Parish office, in Spa Road.


Healing on the Streets

This ministry will be available in Weymouth town centre from 10am-12noon on the following Saturdays:

October      21st

November  4th,     18th

December   2nd,    16th


Wessex Bible Festival. 29-31 October. Emmanuel Church, Southill

Sunday 29th October at 7.30pm will be the monthly Witness Service with speakers Robin and Joan Stockitt.

In addition, Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st at 7.30pm when the theme will be “Rooted and grounded in Love” exploring the depths of Paul’s language in the prayer he prays for the Ephesian church (Esp. 3). All welcome

Pick up a leaflet from the Hub desk. There is a poster on the WBC notice board in the corridor.


Job Club

Every Thursday at the Park Centre, Chelmsford Street for Christians and non-Christians. For more information phone Kay on 07843 748751.


Wessex Well Celtic Healing Service

Emmanuel Church, Southill, Sunday, 15th October at 4pm

The service will be led by a group from the Order of Jacob’s Well, an ecumenical healing order under the patronage of the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams.  

Celtic healing services are quiet and reflective acts of worship where we invite the Holy Spirit to bless and heal participants in a gentle and non-threatening environment.

For more information contact Emmanuel Church, Southill


The Bus Shelter Dorset

Will you help support this new project hoping to work with the Homeless/Rough Sleeper community in Weymouth? Read more . . .


Spring Harvest 2018. Theme – Only The Brave: Determined Discipleship

The booking lines are now open:

Skegness 2-6 April

Harrogate 3-7 April

Minehead One 3-8 April

Minehead Two 8-12 April

If you are booking for less than 15 people at Minehead Tel. 0330 1009 330. If you have any questions phone the Spring Harvest Team Tel. 01825 769000 or email info@springharvest.org


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Sunday 29th October

7.30pm Wessex Bible Festival. Emmanuel Church, Southill, Weymouth. DT4 9SF.

Sunday 26th November

6.30pm Ebenezer Evangelical Church, Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth. DT4 0JS

Sunday 3rd December

Join with All Saints, Wyke Regis Christmas Service. Time tbc

Sunday 28th January 2018

Witness Service at Our Lady, Star of the Sea, St Joseph’s, Stavordale Road, Weymouth. DT4 0AB

Sunday 25th February

Witness Service at St Francis of Assisi Church, Merredin Close, Littlemoor. DT3 6SJ