Team Ministry in West Dorset


Weekly events

For information, news, events and services visit the 'Maiden Newton Church' on the 'Church Near You' website.


Regular events

Coffee House

Every Saturday at 10:00 am | St Mary's, Maiden Newton

Every Saturday morning 10-11.30am. Coffee and chat in the church.



1st Wednesday at 2:30 pm | Webber's Piece

The first Wednesday of every month, 2.30pm, Webbers Piece, DT2 0AQ.



Various locations

Bible study groups, silence group and prayer groups are held in various homes and churches across the benefice.
• Corscombe, Tuesdays 7.30pm. For more info call Paul on 01935 891741.
• Halstock, Thursday (f/n) 7.30pm. For more info call Liz and Tony on 01935 891898.
• Evershot, for more information and dates call Rosemary on 01935 83562.
• Melbury Osmond, Thursday (f/n) 7.30pm. For more information call Janet on 01935 83757.
• Maiden Newton, Thursday (f/n) 11.00am. For more information call Linda on 01300 321112.
• Cattistock, Thursday (f/n) 9.30am. For more information call Sue on 01300321087.
• Team Housegroup ('Silence'). Last Monday of every month, 5pm.


Impact Ladles Lunches


Meets alternate months on a Thursday at midday.

Ladies Lunch with Speaker sharing particularly interesting aspects of their lives and their Christian faith.

Contact – Celia Tomkins (01935 891083


Life Explored

Every Monday at 7:30 pm | The Acorn Pub, Evershot

Is lasting happiness so hard to find? What am I living for? Can God meet my deepest desire for happiness?


Come and explore these questions with short films in a relaxed seven week series in the Acorn, Evershot.  Ask any questions or sit and listen.

Beginning on 13th January 2020 at 7:30 pm

For further information call or email Paul Rendell 07540 489517 or

Find out more by watching the video at:

There is no charge for attending and refreshments are provided.


Lunch Hour

3rd Wednesday at 12:15 pm | Maiden Newton Village Hall

Meal with tea/coffee. 12.15pm on the 3rd Wednesday of every month. £3 in the Village Hall.


Melbury Men's Breakfast

The George Albert Hotel

Speakers with different professional backgrounds describing interesting aspects of their work and their Christian faith.

We meet alternate months at the George Albert Hotel on Wardon Hill (A37) starting at 8.30am and finishing about 9.45am. The cost of the breakfast is £8. There is a vegetarian option for those who require it. For those who do not want a cooked breakfast a cereal and toast option is available. Please indicate your preference when booking.

If you would like to attend the meeting please let Paul Wilcock know no later than the Wednesday before the meeting.
Paul Wilcock: 01300 321112 email:
Andrew Tomkins: 01935 891083  email:



Maiden Newton

Refresh is a group for women who would like to explore faith together. It meets every three weeks 8-9.30pm.


Shed Talk

Alternate Wednesday at 7:15 pm | The Fox @ Corscombe

Discussion Group for Men meets alternate Wednesdays. Look in Sunday Chimes or contact Andrew Tomkins for more details.

Andrew Tomkins: 01935 891083  email: