A regional gathering for young adults (18-30s), join us on Saturday 6th January for the day.

Awaken is a group from 15+ churches, passionate about gathering & encouraging young adults (18-30s) through worship & community. Most of our events take place in the Taunton Deane area, check out our upcoming events below.

We also work closely with young adult communities across the South West, if you are new to the area or would like to partner with us in seeing the Kingdom of God expand, please do get in touch!

Upcoming Events


AWAKEN Young Adults (18-30s) Christmas Ceilidh

Sat, 9 Dec 2023 19:30 – 21:30

Trull Church Community Centre

This year we’re hosting a Christmas Ceilidh, with some Christmas reflections, open to all young adults in the area.

Suggested donation £5 please bring cash, donations will be made to Taunton Besom and Taunton Foodbank.

NEW YEAR – Gathering 10:30 at a Taunton address, more details coming soon, 31.12.23.

A day to give our lives to God afresh as we start 2024.

An open invitation to all young adults. Gathering at Riverside Church Taunton, 10:30-21:00 on Sat 6th Jan 2024.

Guest speakers, worship, prayer, ministry and lots of coffee & cake!

Guest speakers include: Simon Guillebaud MBE (Author, Founder of Great Lakes Outreach). Dominic Muir (Founder of Davids Tent & Bread). James Odgers (Founder of The Besom, inspired by early work with Jackie Pullinger, founder of Stream Farm & Author).

The preceding week there will be a prayer gathering each evening (1-5th Jan, 7:30pm at various locations in Taunton).

Prayer Week Locations – please email contact us through social media for Addresses

Monday 1st Jan – @Sam & Kate Burton – Nr Hemyock

Tuesday 2nd Jan – @KathrynAndrews – Wellington

Wednesday 3rd Jan – Luke and Storm Burton – Taunton

Thursday 4th Jan – Laurence & Marjay – Taunton

Friday 5th Jan – Chris Sampson / Pursuit – Taunton

Other events in the area

You can also join in the the prayer room events for all ages:
Daily prayer gatherings at 7:30am.


Our Summer event of the year! CAMP

Saturday 26th February @7:30pm – Circuit Riders ‘Carry the Love’ Tour 2022 in Taunton

Supporting Student & Young Adult workers in the Somerset area – (29th November 2021)

31st July – Awaken Festival

The festival day ticket can be booked below (10am-10pm on Saturday 31st). Visiting guests from South West and beyond with lots of worship, activities, Q&A, talks, food, drink & prayer tent. Limited capacity for event so book soon if you are coming, some food tickets also still left.

Here’s a few some info about some of the guests coming…

Above all we want to meet with King Jesus and worship our hearts out…

Megan Topper – From London Alive Church, she started singing in the prayer room when she was around 14 and has been hooked ever since! She’ll be running a session with Kate Solanki (Chair of Taunton Youth for Christ) and later on a prayer intercession with prayer room / Pursuit leader Pat Delling-Williams.

Release Academy Bristol – A team are running prophetic appointments during the day. Based in Bristol their vision is to train up a generation of Revivalists and Reformers, radical lovers of Jesus who passionately desire life-changing encounters with Him.

Doug & Michal Anderson – Both part of Release Academy Bristol, Doug is a pastor a LoveBristol Church and will be brining a short evening message at the evening worship.

Rev Dr Nick Griffin with a background in youth ministry, university chaplaincy, academic theology lecturing and now Vicar of St George’s Church, Wilton, Taunton, is passionate about encouraging and equipping the church through the Word to be able to carry out the mission of God. Join him as he explores the calling of the Lord in our lives, to grow the church in spirit and number

Fusion – Roscoe Crawley is joining us from the nationwide Fusion team, they are an inspirational team reaching young adults and students across the UK with amazing stories.

Prayer Ministry & Panel Guests – Experienced local leaders with a rich background of mission, YWAM, ministry and teaching are joining us to share their experiences and join us for prayer ministry. Be sure to make the most of their experience and grab a coffee with them!

Worship will be lead by our own worship team at Awaken, Sim and the team from Yeovil Community Church & Megan Topper.

9th- 12th September 2021AWAKEN camp

Circuit Riders/Carry the Love @AWAKEN Worship Night February, Saturday 8th 2020

Orphan No More @ AWAKEN Worship Night March, Friday 13th 2020

AWAKEN Mission trip with Jesus Culture – Romania April 16th – 19th 2020. – POSTPONED

We’re excited to be taking a group of young adults from the West Country to Romania for a short mission trip with Jesus Culture you can find out more here. It’s £300 which includes most of the expenses apart from flights. Message AWAKEN on facebook to book your place on our team. Please let us know if you are coming by Jan 10th 2020.


Our primary focus is to empower & engage young adults across the West Country through worship & community.
We also host a 24/7 prayer room in Taunton and ‘PURSUIT’, both these gatherings are for all ages in the region… we believe an awakening is happening. 

On AWAKEN worship nights we’ll provide opportunities to meet God and his family (from all churches both large and small) through worshiping Jesus and praying for each other along with drinking coffee, eating cookies and much more. If you’ve never been to church and you are a young adult you are very welcome to join us for any of our events… we’d love to meet you.  

See our upcoming Young Adult AWAKEN events for the next time you can connect, we host something FREE every month: it’s usually a mix of visiting speakers, bands, socials and plenty of space for worship.

You can also read our Vision & Story here

Revelation 3v2 “Wake up! Strengthen what remains”

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