WELCOME TO ST PAUL'S CHURCH KEWSTOKE
Where the spirit of the Lord is all around you
We at St Paul’s take the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults very seriously.
A copy of the safeguarding policy can be found at, parish-
Our safeguarding officer is Ann Devereux-
St Paul’s: new shining beacon in the night
Once again Sunday church services have been suspended at St Paul’s in line with the latest Government regulations introduced to tackle the rise in coronavirus cases.
The church situation will be reviewed again when the Government considers the effect of its measures in early December.
Related church activities such as coffee mornings and other church hall events also remain halted.
Meanwhile there are opportunities to keep in touch online at www.bathandwells.org.uk. The website provides details of how to join others for prayer, worship, study and community life.
Reshaping the new benefice
Work continues to shape the new Benefice of Kewstoke with Wick St Lawrence, which is being set up following the retirement of our vicar, the Rev Geoff Eales.
The residents of both parishes and regular church-
The churchwardens from Kewstoke and Wick St Lawrence are working with representatives
from the diocese to agree a profile of the benefice, which should be fully active
with a priest-
Churchwardens Mike Tedstone and Deb Low are encouraged by the enthusiasm shown by all those involved and are looking forward to St Paul’s moving ahead with renewed vigour in the months ahead.
Lockdown: services once again suspended
Although the parish and this part of north Somerset is rich in history, with 13th-
The parish of St Paul’s stretches over Worlebury Hill to the edge of Weston town, to the east embracing part of Worle and to Sand Bay and the Severn Sea to the west.
Our church family is drawn from across this area and from further afield – worshippers who are inspired by the special atmosphere of the church and its surroundings, by the friendliness of the people they meet and pray with, and the range of our services. here.
With the retirement of our vicar, we are working with neighbouring Wick St Lawrence Church and the Diocese of Bath and Wells to appoint a successor. Meanwhile St Paul’s is being cared for with the support of retired clergy and lay members.
Currently, sadly church life is restricted as a result of the Government regulations
to combat the coronavirus pandemic but we hope soon to be able to welcome everyone
back for prayer, whether a long-
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For the first time in its more than 1000-
Floodlights are emphasising its role as a beacon of worship throughout the parish and beyond.
The lighting project, led by churchwarden Deb Low, came to fruition closely on the initial reopening of the church hit by the pandemic lockdown. Unfortunately, the church has again closed.
‘It is a new shining presence of St Paul’s in our community,’ said churchwarden Mike Tedsone, who also expressed the thanks of the church to neighbour Cedric Thomas who generously donated £2000 towards the lighting costs.
And this newest of nighttime sights has attracted many pleasing comments from people around the parish and beyond.The lights are on from 5.30 until 10pm, but times will vary according to the seasons.