The Lantern Church, Merley | Registered Charity Number: 1137810

Chichester Walk, Merley, Wimborne, BH21 1SN

The Lantern Church is part of the Canford Magna Team Ministry here in the Diocese of Salisbury alongside:

Canford Magna Parish Church & St Barnabas Bearwood

 The Lantern is part of The Church of England

You're invited

At the Lantern, we have so much going on during the week and we want to help you get involved.

On this page you'll find our key events. For more ministry specific events such as toddler groups and youth groups, please use the regular groups tab above. Otherwise, we hope you find everything you need.

If you've got any questions about any events do not hesitate to get in contact with us via the button below: 

Swap Don't Shop - Clothes Swap

Monday 25th November

7:30pm - 9pm, at The Lantern Church

SWAP DON'T SHOP! Do you have clothes in your wardrobe you've worn once, you may never wear again and honestly you would really like that extra space in your wardrobe for something new in time for Christmas party season?

Do you fancy a night out with the girls? Then this is the perfect evening for you! Join us at the Lantern church for a girls night of drinks, nibbles and loads of Clothes!

Tickets: £3 per person

MSA Fundraiser - Quiz night

Saturday 16th November

7.30pm, at The Lantern Church

An epic evening of fun, food and quiz questions for families of Merley First School. Helping raise money for your Children.

Price includes: quiz, curry, prizes, soft drinks (BYO alcohol) and nibbles.

Teams of up to 6 people. Over 16's.

Tickets: £10 per person

Frozen Christmas - Puppet Musical

Tuesday 24th December

4pm and 5.30pm, at The Lantern Church

Come and join Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and the team as they embark on their next adventure as they journey to discover the real meaning of Christmas. Whether young or old, teenager, little one or even snowman all are welcome!  Refreshments included. A free event.

The gathering 2020

Men's Weekend, taking place 26 - 28 June 2020,

in a field near Swindon. Includes: Live comedy, cool cars, 5-a-side tournament, bar, live music, walking, football, inflatables, axe throwing, Bible teaching, worship, life stories, powerful gospel ministry, bonfires and loads more...

New Wine 2020

Week One - 25th-21st July

A chance to spend quality time together, to pitch in as a family, sharing food, receiving and praying for one another, and supporting each other and other churches. Experience impactful teaching, worship, a programme for all, friendships for life and transformational encounters with God.