The United Church Dorchester

United in faith, united in action

Prayer Groups


Circuit Prayer meetings during Coronavirus pandemic:


Rev John Yarrien has been hosting a regular 9.30am Prayer meeting for the Circuit via Zoom, but is taking a break until September.  All are normally welcome: please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., for further details.



In more normal times, these arrangements are usually in place - but please feel welcome to contact Penny Fennell about the Prayer Chain during the pandemic:


Prayer Candle

Prayer and Meditation - every Tuesday lunchtime: 12.00 - 12.30 pm
This group meets in the Church for prayer and reflection.

Please feel free to use the book in the vestry for prayer requests



Prayer Chain - we welcome new members to join this Ministry of Prayer, which you may share from your own home.


If you would like a prayer for yourself or others please contact Penny Fennell 



Prayer in the Community - three prayer groups meet monthly around Dorchester. They are intended for local residents and are open to Christians from all churches. They meet in people's homes in Castle Park, Poundbury and Brewery Square: if you would like more information about when and where they meet, please contact the Dorchester Baptist Church office on 01305 262045.