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Abbey Choirs
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Abbey Teas
Held in the Monastic Workshop throughout the summer months on Tuesdays and Saturdays, also over Easter and May Bank Holidays. Abbey Teas is run by volunteers from the congregation who bake and/or help run the teas on a rota, raising funds for the Abbey.

Bell Ringers
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'Candles'
A Bible study/personal issues discussion group with a social content, meeting once a month  during term time on a Friday at 7:00pm to 9:00pm. For 15yrs. and upwards.

Friday Zone for Y5-Y8. Meet second and fourth Fridays of every month during term time. Contact Anita Jeffries.

The Group with No Name (aimed at men in their 30s and 40s) meets fortnightly on a Monday. The sessions take place at Paul Binks' house at 5 St. Cuthbert's Terrace, beginning at 8pm and finishing prompt at 9.30pm. New members are welcomed and any interested bloke should contact Toby Quibell or Paul Binks.

Housegroups
There are currently three active Housegroups which meet on:
- Monday afternoon/Thursday evening, depending on group wishes
- Wednesday evening
- Friday afternoon
See the pewsheet for weekly details or contact the Parish Centre

Meditation/ Exploration
Group meets Mondays at Westcroft, 10am-12noon.
Anyone who would like to find out more please contact Bridget Hewitt.

Mothers' Union
Meets in the Monastic Workshop at 2:00pm on the first Monday in each month. Currently about 50 members. Membership is open to all who are baptised Christians whether single, married or divorced. It is ecumenical and open to those from different traditions, sharing the organisation's concern with everything that strengthens family life. See site.

Open House
Come and join our ecumenical Bible study group in the Parish Centre on Tuesdays during term time from 10:30am. Crèche available. Contact Elizabeth Fish, tel. 601142 for further details.

Junior Church: Sunday Stars, School, Club & Gang
These meet 10:00 - 10:45am in the Parish Centre and in the Monastic Workshop every Sunday in term time except on the first Sunday of the month. See this link.
There are four groups: 3-4 yrs, 5-6 yrs, 6-8yrs and 8+yrs.

Tots' Praise
..for songs, stories and fun for babies, toddlers and pre-school children and their carers. Every Wednesday during term time at 10.15am in the Abbey.

Wednesday Club
Meets in the Monastic Workshop at 7:30pm on the first Wednesday in each month. This adult social group offers speakers on a variety of topics as well as organising summer outings and occasional dinners. The club supports the Abbey fairs and holds fundraising coffee mornings etc. for charity.

Women's Group
Abbey Women's Group meets fortnightly on Mondays (8-9.30pm) at 5 St. Cuthbert's Terrace (alternating with Group with No Name). For women with busy family/or working lives; an opportunity to share thoughts and ideas about faith and life using bible readings or stories as a springboard for discussion. If you would like to come along or for further information please call Rachel Usher (603121).