WELCOME to our group of four churches on the eastern side of Dartmoor
TRINITY SUNDAY, celebrated last month, marks a watershed in the Church’s year; up to this point, the great festivals centring on Christ’s birth, life, death and resurrection and the giving of the Holy Spirit have been taking place.
For the next two dozen or so Sundays after Trinity, the readings set for each Sunday apply the truths of the faith to the lives of Christians – at least, this is a general picture of what happens, and all these are interspersed with days celebrating the lives of saints and martyrs whose lives are remembered and retold as an example and encouragement to followers of Christ today. Some martyrdoms are relatively recent, such as that of Bernard Mizeki, an African martyr who was speared to death on 18th June 1896. Later, on 22nd June, is the martyrdom of St Alban, the earliest recorded British Christian martyr; the date of this is uncertain but is usually given as 209 or 254.
For details of Sunday services, please click on SUNDAY SERVICES in the menu at the top of this page.
ALL OUR CHURCHES ARE OPEN for private prayer and reflection, but check opening times given in the item under LATEST NEWS at the top left-hand side of this page – and note that, following Government guidelines, it is still mandatory for clergy and congregations to wear face coverings when attending church services
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If the matter is sufficiently urgent and you would rather telephone, then please ring Lionel Holmes on 01647 440113.
We can put you in touch with a member of the ministry team, should you wish to discuss church or personal matters – or just chat.
Let our churches inspire you!
The four parish churches and one chapel that comprise this benefice are all cultural icons of the communities they serve and are of considerable heritage importance.
Much more than that, however, except during the present emergency, they are also living centres of Christian worship, offering peace and solace to all who enter them, and the Good News of Jesus Christ – as relevant as ever to the needs of a turbulent world.
So please come and explore our website and find out more.
If you’d like some information about our Christian faith, please click here.
Many of the beautiful photographs taken for our website are the work of Mike Rego whose work may also be viewed on his website at http://www.mikerego.photography
St Andrew’s is a Fairtrade church