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Appointments The Revd Robert Harris has been appointed a Prebendary of the Cathedral Church of St Peter, Exeter and will be installed during Evensong on the 18th July 2017. The Revd David Gill has been appointed a Prebendary of the Cathedral Church of St Peter, Exeter and will be installed during Evensong on the 18th July 2017. The Venerable Trevor Jones has been appointed as a Chapter Canon of the Cathedral Church of St Peter,…Read More »
An appeal has been made to the community to help secure the future of Tavistock Parish Church as it prepares to celebrate its 700th anniversary next year. Vicar, the Very Rev Dr Christopher Hardwick, speaking at a buffet supper attended by 150 guests at the town hall on Friday night, said: “Moving forward we face a challenge. Last year it cost the church £174,000 to do all that we did, but with total income of…Read More »
The Bishop of Exeter has today announced the appointment of Canon Dr Mike Williams as acting Dean of Exeter Cathedral. Dr Williams has been the chair of Cathedral Chapter, since the Dean, Dr Jonathan Draper, went on sabbatical in advance of his retirement. Bishop Robert said the appointment was in recognition of the tireless work put in by Canon Mike over recent months to address difficulties and put the Cathedral on a stable financial footing….Read More »
CHILDREN, staff, parents and governors of Galmpton Church of England VA Primary School, Brixham, were delighted to welcome the Archdeacon of Totnes to their school worship recently. The Ven Douglas Dettmer came to present a SIAMS Certificate as the school had achieved its first ever ‘outstanding’ grade after consistently achieving ‘good’ grades. It was presented to a group of children with Claire Platt, Executive Head, Katy Burns, Head of School and the Rev Ian Blyde,…Read More »
CHURCHES in towns from Crediton to Newton Abbot have been broken into and ransacked in a spate of burglaries. The Diocese of Exeter is alerting all its churches to be on their guard after the break-ins, which have occurred overnight over the last two weeks. Huge damage estimated to run into tens of thousands of pounds has been done to stained glass windows and internal doors and cupboards, as the culprits seek computers and other…Read More »
Bishop Sarah has been out and about in Exmouth praying for people and listening to their concerns. She met passengers on the train, staff and customers in M&S and in cafes along the Strand, before visiting Beacon School and meeting teachers and pupils. As part of Thy Kingdom Come, churches across Devon are opening their doors for prayer, and all prayers will be collected and brought to Exeter Cathedral for a special event on Sunday…Read More »