Parish Newsletter

Our 2023 Memory Verse

‘Arise, shine, for your light has come,
and the glory of the Lord rises upon you.
2 See, darkness covers the earth
and thick darkness is over the peoples,
but the Lord rises upon you
and his glory appears over you.’

Isaiah 60:1-2, NIV


Prayer for Peace in Ukraine

St Nicholas’ Church will be open for prayer for Peace in Ukraine on Mondays, except Bank Holiday Mondays, from 9.30 to 10.00 a.m.


Uphill Methodist Church

The Methodist Church are having a social every Wednesday afternoon from 2-4 p.m.  All are welcome.  A chance to chat, have coffee etc.


Deep Clean of St Nicholas’ Church

Please note that this is being planned for Saturday 10th June.


Quiz and fish and chip supper

Friday 16th June, 6pm. Tickets will be available soon. A great event to invite others.


Uphill Village Society - Worlewind Band Prom Concert

Worlewind will be returning to St Nicholas’ on Saturday 24th June at 7:30pm. Tickets costing £10 are now on sale and are selling quickly. Please see Caroline.


Uphill Village Fete

Advance request:  Are you able to give an hour on 1st July between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. to help run the Church stall at the village fete.  This is not a difficult task, but it does keep us on the village map.


CMJ Conference
CMJ have some vacancies for their conference from Friday 7th – Sunday 9th July.  Superb food from Scripture, excellent food to eat and great company!  What more could you want?  There are some very good speakers lined up.  Talk to Mark for more details.



Can you help?

Is anyone free very occasionally to help move tables and boxes for Craft Club on a Monday morning when Duncan is away? Please speak to Nina.


Lisa has been staying with Jim and Annabel.  Please would you pray for her as she does her GCSEs which won’t be easy as she has only been learning English since last autumn!  Lisa would like to borrow a ladies bike to get around town.  If you have one in your shed, please would you get in touch with Jim or Annabel.


Windwhistle School early years classes are after items for their home corners. They would like crockery, cutlery, jugs, pans etc.... in fact anything you find in a kitchen. They would also like a microwave (it can be broken) as the children love pretending with that.

The whole school are also after items to be used at the lunchtime outside play project. They are looking for anything that can be used to make dens like old sheets, tarpaulins, curtains etc...

If you have anything, then please let Caroline know. Thank you.


Cynthia's 100th birthday party that we put on for her at Pine Lodge, was a very happy occasion. Cynthia was on good form and enjoyed chatting with folk. The sitting room she was allocated was full with her delighted friends.


Services and other meetings

Sunday 28th May – Pentecost Sunday

Holy Communion and All Together Worship 10:00am in St Nicholas’ Church live and by Zoom

Pentecost           Acts 2: 1-42


Wednesday 31st May

Morning Worship live and on Zoom at 10:30am in St Barnabas’ Church

Acts 5: 18-42  The Apostles Persecuted, Part 2


Sunday 4th June – Trinity Sunday

Holy Communion 10:00am in St Nicholas’ Church live and by Zoom

2 Corinthians 13: 11-13      Matthew 28: 16-20

10:00 a.m. Snickers in the Church Hall


11:45 a.m. Baptism of Isabella Debra-Ann Derrick

Isabella’s mum, Kim, used to work for PreSchool a few years ago.  They live in Uphill.


6 p.m. St Nicholas Prayer Meeting


Monday 5th June

Lunch Break at 12.45 in St Barnabas

New folks welcome. Please contact Pauline on 01934 415401.


Wednesday 7th June

Songs of Praise live at 10:30 a.m. in St Barnabas’ Church (No zoom)


Messy Church – 3:30 p.m. in St Nicholas’ Church


The next Parish Update will be produced on Friday 9th June




Instagram and Twitter

Our churches now have an Instagram account, which Rachel has set up and is running. The address is (no capitals)

The Parish's Twitter address is @st_wsm (not @st-wsm)





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