For the time being, our services are online only, in line with Church of England guidance. We will have our online service at 10:30am and 7pm on Facebook and YouTube with our Zoom Social at 11:15am.

We have several Easter activity ideas for everyone to join in with. Click here to find out more

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passioneaster: A play for Holy week by St James’ Players recorded before a live audience. 

Originally performed at St James’ Church in 2018, the play looks at the events of Holy Week in Jerusalem through the eyes of some of the people who were there but about whom we know little. We can only imagine what the different characters had to say at the time and during the play we listen in to their thoughts. The play takes us from Palm Sunday through to Jesus’ crucifixion but leaves us with the questions of, ‘What happens next…?’ and ‘How does this affect me…?’

It is being broadcast on Tone FM on Good Friday at 6pm and Easter Sunday at 11am. It is also available on our YouTube channel as an audio play with pictures.

Click here to view the audio play on YouTube

“Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” (John 13.34)

Every year, priests and deacons are encouraged to renew their vows during Holy Week.  This year, Archdeacon Simon Hill gave a moving homely.  I want to share a little bit of his reflections.  With the story of the washing of the feet as starting point, Simon reminds us that we live as disciples in response to God’s love demonstrated in the life and death of Jesus.  As Jesus washes the disciples’ feet, he calls them and us to wash the feet of others, not out of duty, but out of a real experience of his immense love. 

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Grab your lego and join us for Lego Church every Sunday at 4pm. There will be a short bible story and then a chance to unlock your creativity with lego, duplo, building blocks to create something inspired by the story. We look forward to seeing you there!

NB – Link will only be active at the time of the event

Our Mission Focus for March is Street Pastors. Jenny Wakefield chatted with Street Pastor Trustee, and church member, Chris Buckman about the role of Street Pastors in Taunton and how the last year has affected them.

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