From Jeny Butler. Telephone: 01297 631435
St Mary’s Prayer Group was formed many years ago by members of the congregation who met in the sacristy after the Wednesday morning Mass. Although the group has now been renamed and includes members from the other churches in Axminster, the time and date remain the same – 10.30am on the second Wednesday of each month.
We have recently renamed the group “Journey of Faith Group” to try to cover the fact that we have become very ecumenical, share a prearranged reading from the bible, spend some time in quiet thought and private prayer followed by discussion among the group on the meaning of the passage and ending with a prayerful intercession on the various aspects brought to mind.
We are currently using chapters from the second book by David Wells called ‘The Grateful Disciple’ which helps us to relate each reading to our everyday lives. We are a mixed group of about seven people from the Methodist, Baptist, United Reformed, as well as the Roman Catholic churches and as our latest recruit comes in a self-propelled wheelchair, we now meet inside St Mary’s church on Lyme Road.
We are always hoping that other people will join us and especially parents of children who go to St Mary’s school next door.
All are welcome.
(page updated October 2017)