Welcome to Cheddar Valley Community Church. We are a family friendly church in the Cheddar Valley, Somerset.
We are ordinary people, living real lives, making mistakes, experiencing joy and doing the best we can with what we have. We are each taking our next steps to becoming more like Jesus and helping others do the same. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you’re from or what you’ve done. You are of infinite worth to God and us. Wherever you are in life, you have a purpose and we want to help you become the person God created you to be.
In September we held our vision meeting. To read the summary please click here.
We are meeting monthly at Shipham Hall, 10.30am-12 and monthly at Draycott Hall, 5-7pm. During the other weeks we will meet together at various locations. Please check the rolling notices and calender for up to date times and locations.
All of our Sunday meetings are streamed over zoom.
To join the zoom meeting click here.
Home groups are beginning to meet in person as well as over Zoom and through WhatsApp messages, supporting and praying for each other.
We have a number of different home groups that usually meet in people’s homes as well as at The Oasis. They all have a different flavour but all include bible study and a coffee. They are a place to make friends, find support and encourage each other in our Christian lives.
Message us to request the Zoom meeting details
We are working with the other churches in the valley to provide Prayer For You, our pastoral prayer support. This is an opportunity for individual prayer with one or two other people praying for you either over the phone or Zoom. This has been made available for our whole community in the Cheddar Valley.
Please email Anita for more information or to arrange a prayer appointment: firstname.lastname@example.org
KIDS AND YOUTH
When meeting together at Shipham Hall we will have a dedicated room for our children to meet together, have fun and learn more about Jesus with our children’s team. Our meeting at Draycott Hall is family friendly and children are welcome to stay throughout the meeting with craft available.
Note: We are committed to providing a safe environment for our young people and have a dedicated safeguarding co-ordinator who oversees this.
We meet twice a week to pray together via Zoom: Tuesdays at 2.30pm and Thursdays at 7.30pm.
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Worship is a strong part of our culture at Cheddar Valley Community Church and there is a period of worship each Sunday morning. We also encourage those with musical talents to write and share new songs with the worship team. We view Communion as an important part of our worship and share communion together once a month. If you have musical talents and would like to express them as part of our worship team, please let us know.
We are a community church and rely on church members to assist with Sunday service setup, welcoming, and coffee. If you are able and willing to assist us on a Sunday morning, please let us know.
IN THE COMMUNITY
Infinity is a group for young people aged 12-15 who meet every Thursday at the Church Centre from 3.30-4.45pm. This is a safe place to hang out with friends over pool, x-box, craft and games. There’s always toast served with the occasional treat of pizza! From 4.45pm until 5.15pm there is the opportunity to stay on for a more focussed time to chat about topics, sing worship songs and go deeper into who God is.
We also hold regular events, working alongside other churches to support the young people in the valley including film nights, bonfire night and other fun activities.
Message us to find out more about Infinity.
Synergy is a group for people who find themselves ‘solo’ for whatever reason. We meet together once a month for lunch after church at various locations to chat and socialise, usually followed by a walk in the beautiful countryside of the Cheddar Valley. Do message us if you are interested and want to know what is happening during this pandemic period as we continue to meet where possible within current guidelines.
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Cameo (Come And Meet Each Other) is a group usually held at The Oasis, to bring together the older and more isolated in our community who find it harder to get out. We meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month at The Oasis in the afternoon and enjoy sandwiches, cake and lots of chatter! Do message us if you are interested and want to know what is happening during this pandemic period
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The following programmes are run in partnerships to support our community
We publish a monthly newsletter about all that is happening at CVCC.
We publish regular blogs with interesting stories and updates.
Missed a service? You can now listen to our previous talks.
We have assembled a list of our favourite Christian books, music, podcasts and apps to assist you on your journey.
We have a selection of Christian books and DVDs available for loan at our Resource Centre located at The Oasis
We have a lovely church house situated in Cheddar where we have our offices and small meeting rooms, including a church centre where many of our activities are held. Upstairs is a flat which is available to those in the mission field in need of a holiday.
MEET THE TEAM
Cheddar Valley Community Church is predominantly run by a fantastic group of volunteers, supported and led by a leadership team of 4 alongside 5 trustees. The leaders are incredibly grateful for all the energy and commitment the church gives to loving and supporting our community. Without all our volunteers the church would not be able to do all that it does.
We have links with a number of churches across the world including churches in France, Turkey, Portugal, Bulgaria, USA and Wales. We regularly visit these churches providing teaching and support.
JOIN ON ZOOM
Currently we are hosting Sunday service via Zoom. Click on the button below to join us
TITHES & GIVING
Cheddar Valley Community Church is a registered charity and we rely on the tithes and giving of our members to enable us to do all that we want to do in serving our community. We are very grateful for the continued financial support of the church.
Donations can be made directly into our bank account or via Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).
If you would like to give as a regular payment we would recommend setting up a standing order using the bank account details below and also by completing the Gift Aid form. Using the CAF donate link is great for one off and occasional donations. Thank you.
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