Events Diary

Regular spiritual and social events

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A poignant and very beautiful poem called Footprints in the Sand by Mary Stevenson

Regular Events…..

We have 6 Small Groups meeting in the week for Christian support, prayer and learning – please see our weekly Notice Sheet or the Groups page for details

Tea & Chat & Games the group is currently having a break – Elizabeth Bright hopes to confirm a return date soon.

Ascension Knitting Group – 10am – 12 noon in the main church. Upcoming dates are Wednesday 1st & Monday 20th August then Wednesday 5th & Monday 17th September. Do come and join in the good company as well as the knitting and refreshments.

Worship at Culverhayes Nursing Home 3pm Wednesday – 15th August (3rd week due to holidays) : Worship with residents, staff and families (this takes place monthly – usually on 2nd Wednesday)

Best Foot Forward Line Dancing – the group meets weekly on a Wednesday 8.00-9.30 pm in the hall. A great way to keep fit!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          beverage, caffeine, cappuccino

Ascension Springs Café! Every Thurs during term time 8:30 – 11:30 am in the main church. Wonderful atmosphere with yummy food (bacon butties, waffles, homemade treats), as well as a wide range of hot & cold drinks (hot chocolate, chai latte)! Toys for babies & toddlers. Very much open to all ages – come with a friend or 2 and relax together (for more details contact Sarah) The cafe will be open on 19th July then will be closed for the summer break until 6th September


Choir & Chat –  (1st Friday monthly). You are welcome to come on into church to listen to choir practice and have coffee with the choir afterwards. The next date will be Fridays 3rd August & 7th September – 7pm for music and 8pm for the social!

Special Events …..

The Great Sheep Hunt Link to passport

Whole-Life Discipleship Learning Hub The next session for those taking part is Thursday 19th July 7.30 pm at St Michael’s Twerton as before. We also hope to meet after this training session for lunch on Sunday 22nd to discuss the course as a team (to be confirmed between those attending). The course is being run in conjunction with the Diocese and LICC*.

*London Institute for Contemporary Christianity


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Ascension Rocks is back! This summer we will be looking at who Jesus says He is. On Tuesdays 31st July, 14th, 21st & 28th August from 10am-12pm (lunch will be available afterwards) there will be crafts, games, activities and water slide for children. If you know anyone who would like to come please let them know. If you can help with the activities or serving teas and coffees could you sign up on the sheet at the back of church or let me know. Please do pray for this! Thank you. Sarah



CHOP Invitation – 7:45pm (Monthly on a Tuesday) Over 350 people are praying together from 40 churches for their local area, in 26 community venues. We are seeing prayers answered, new friendships made, God speaking to us about our communities. Your nearest CHOP is OLDFIELD PARK WARD -, Oldfield Park Baptist Church HALL, 13-Mar-2018 → 13-Nov-2018 See & Facebook chopsbath

Events elsewhere….


Support for the Homeless – via Julian House and the Genesis Lifeline Centre. An up-to-date list of suggested items is available throughout the year at the back of church for both FoodBank and Julian House. A special thank you for all of your recent donations.


The Big Social @ St John’s. Feeling the need of some company? In town one day? Why not come along to St John’s Foundation for some free tea, coffee and biscuits, and the chance to meet new people and find out more about local help and support. 12-1.30 pm every Tuesday. 4/5 Chapel Court BA1 1SQ Leaflets on Welcome Table.


New Wine

New Wine – Summer 2018 – Some of us have booked for this amazing Christian festival at Shepton Mallet (on week 2: 5th – 11th Aug). You might want to consider coming just for the day, including with your kids and young people ….This is the last year it will be at Shepton Mallet (next year is in Peterborough) so do come this time if you’ve always had a nudge to go and see for yourself. Contacts are Bev or Sarah



Encountering the Father’s Love- School of Heart Transformation- Holy Trinity Church Combe Down. A week of teaching, ministry and deeper revelation of the Father’s Love for you. July 23rd-27th and November 19th-23th. 9.30 am – 4.30 am Others have been from here, and this may be for you – have a look! For prices and registration see leaflets on the welcome table.