church launches new monthly dementia help group
new group aimed at helping those living with the effects of Dementia
and other forms of vulnerability has launched in Burnham-On-Sea.
town's St Andrew's Church is starting a new regular Dementia-friendly
event called 'Third Thursday - A place to feed Body and Soul'.
Associate Vicar of St Andrews, Reverend Sharon Eldergill, who is
also a member of the recently-formed Burnham and Highbridge Dementia
Action Alliance, explained how the new event aims to help local
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Third Thursday is an exciting new
venture that's held in the Church at 2.30pm each Third Thursday
of the month as part of our commitment at St Andrew's to those living
with the effects of Dementia and other forms of vulnerability, and
to all, people of all faiths or none, Third Thursday offers a short
simple church service with familiar and well-loved hymns, bible
readings and prayers to feed and nourish the soul."
service is followed by tea and coffee, cake and sandwiches to feed
the body, whilst getting to know others living with similar circumstances."
on in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge