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As you will all know very sadly the church is closed.

Church Closure

It is with great sadness that we have had to close the doors of our churches.

Please do remember that ‘The Church’ is the people and not the building and you can pray wherever you are.

We ask that we all pause together at midday and offer a short prayer to God for every aspect of this global situation, sometimes this is all we can do.  We, in the church, will continue to pray for everyone.

 

If you would like pastoral care, or simply conversation, please do contact Reverend Annie Church on 01626 873173 or revannie@hotmail.co.uk and she will be very happy to speak with you.

God bless you – stay safe.

Mothering Sunday

The orders of service pre- coronovirus cancellation are in church so please do take one, along with a posy either for yourself or your Mum or Grandmother. If you have a picture of your Mum to add to our board please do so. Also be sure to see the Stokeinteignhead Primary School pupils testaments to their Mothers.

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Please click on the above link to open the Mothering Sunday leaflet, printed copies are in the church.

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COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS

As you will be aware all services have been suspended however  St Andrew’s will  still be open by day.

Please see the advice below from the Diocese of Exeter.

Although we cannot hold public services for the time being, churches need to remain open. Indeed, we anticipate that people will want to use them, to light a candle, to pray for loved ones. The Cathedral will be open without charge from 10am to 4pm every day. People are free to meet to pray inside our churches, provided they observe public health guidelines: https://www.churchofengland.org/more/media-centre/news/archbishops-call-church-england-become-radically-different-public-worship

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER

Friday March 6th 11.00

This will be held in St Andrew’s this year. The country compiling the service is Zimbabwe and Rev Caroline Luff will be giving the address. Light refreshments will be served after the service. Do come along and join us.

 

Christmas Tree Festival: 11th – 13th December 2020

Now is the time to book your tree if you would like to help this event. Sponsors pay £25 per tree which they can then decorate to promote their club, business, organisation etc. For safety reasons we supply the lights. Do phone Gill on 01626 873614 if you would like to be involved.

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Thanks to Susan and the team who decorated St Andrew’s so beautifully for Remembrance Sunday20191110_123752There is a new Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone in the Churchyard for Harold Harry Brimilcombe whose grave had become unmarked following the family headstone falling over.  We are very pleased to see this happen and thank the CWGC for undertaking this work. There are 3 World War 1 graves in our Churchyard.