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Rewe Parish Church

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Welcome to the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Rewe, EX5 4EU

Rewe Church is located adjacent to the village car park on the A396 Exeter to Tiverton road. Consistent with its location at the heart of the community of Rewe, it plays a vital role of witness to the community. Weekly services on Sundays and fresh expressions range from the traditional to the innovative, supported by a dedicated, forward looking congregation who also organise events for the wider community.

Information about the history of the church, including interior photographs, is available as an Adobe pdf file. Please click here

To listen to a recording of Rewe church bells click here

Please click here for a link to the Rewe church Facebook page

Services at Rewe 

Details of services at Rewe are published each month in our newsletter, In Touch

Contacts

Please click here for contacts (pdf)

Further information

 

More information about the parish, including details of availability of parish records etc is available on the Genuki website. Please click here to access the Genuki information about Rewe.

 

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Thorverton Parish Church

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Welcome to the Parish Church of St Thomas of Canterbury, Thorverton, EX5 5NU

 A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU!

The largest and by far the oldest building in the parish, the Church overlooks the former Saxon 'burgh' and later market place now known as 'the Berry' or 'Bury'. The Church is dedicated to Thomas Becket, the 12th century archbishop who was murdered in his cathedral church.

More information about the church (including interior photographs) is available as an Adobe ‘pdf’ file, Please click here

 Thorverton Church Choir and Instrumental Group

 

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We have a church choir with 20 or so members, some of whom robe in the traditional way. We enjoy singing music together from many ages and of many styles. This includes canticles, psalms and responses at services such as Evensong and Mattins, anthems in four parts and hymns at regular Sunday morning communion and family style services, as well as worship songs, spirituals, rounds and music from Taizé.

We sing at a morning service usually twice a month and occasionally at weddings and funerals when invited. Membership is open to everyone – there are no auditions. The choir usually practises on two Thursday evenings a month at Thorverton Church. We are always happy to welcome new singers. Just before Christmas, some 15 – 20 ‘extras’ join us for our Service of Lessons and Carols.

Our church instrumental group plays at most family services and some special services too. Again, there are no auditions. There are junior-aged members, teenagers and adults. We usually practise just before each service. New members are always welcome – all types of instruments are included.

More information about the choir from :

Heather Kershaw  Choir Director and Accompanist/Organist  01392 860419

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More information about the instrumental group from :

Lorraine Colebrook 01392 861019

 

 

Services at Thorverton

Details of services are published each month in our newsletter, In Touch

Please note that Morning Prayer at Thorverton ceases from 1 March 2015.

East Devon Arts Festival

Please click here for details of the annual arts festival held at Thorverton Church

Contacts

Please click here for contacts (pdf)

Further information

 

More information about the parish, including details of availability of parish records etc is available on the Genuki website.

Back-issues of the parish magazine ‘Focus on Thorverton’ are available online – click here.

A history of the parish of Thorverton and Internet links are available on Wikipedia.

 

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Poltimore Parish Church

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Welcome to the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Poltimore EX4 OAT

The village of Poltimore is grouped around the church. Opposite the church entrance is a tree-lined drive to the Rectory, now a private house, which is a late Georgian structure that replaced an earlier cob and reed building. On the north side of the chancel stands the almshouse which until converted into two flats in 1982 contained four single rooms occupied by ladies of the village. 

More information about the church (including interior photographs) is available as an Adobe pdf file. Please click here

Services at Poltimore

Details of services are published each month in our newsletter, In Touch

Contacts

Please click here for contacts (pdf)

Further information

More information about the parish, including details of availability of parish records etc is available on the Genuki website – please click here to access the Genuki information about Poltimore.

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Upton Pyne Parish Church

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Welcome to the Parish Church of Our Lady, Upton Pyne, EX5 5JA

Upton Pyne is easy to find, just a mile or so off the A377 outside Exeter, the village sits on the north side of Pynes Hill.  The Church of Our Lady is reached from the main street through an open cobbled area known as The Causeway.

Bishop Grandisson consecrated the church in 1328.  Flakes of paint found on the statues on the tower during recent conservation work revealed that the figures were likely to have been carved in the Exeter cathedral workshops during the 1380's.  These sculptures, although now rather worn, contribute to the grade 1 status of the church.

More information about the history of the church (including interior photographs) is available as an Adobe pdf file. Please click here

For photographs of the visit of the Bishop of Exeter to Upton Pyne on 31st July 2016 please click here

Services at Upton Pyne 

Details of services are published each month in our newsletter, In Touch

Contacts

Please click here for contacts (pdf)

Further information

More information about the parish, including details of availability of parish records etc is available on the Genuki website – please click here to access the Genuki information about Upton Pyne.

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