Online Church Services, Prayers & Worship

This Sunday

This Sunday we will be heading to Sherford Community Church. Rev’d Tom Brassil will be speaking on ‘How God Grows His Kingdom’ from the Parable of the Sower in Matthew 13.

Watch the service from 10am on Sunday morning.

Last Sunday

The Archdeacon of Exeter led an online service on the subject of ‘Stepping Out of the Boat.’ The service was filmed in Sidmouth and includes contributions from a variety of people sharing their own stories of when they have stepped out in faith. The music for the service was specially recorded by the worship band from St Matt’s Exeter. Read all about the service here.

Watch the service below or from our Facebook page or on our You Tube page.

Resources for 75th Anniversary of VJ Day: 15 August

Victory over Japan Day (VJ Day) marks the day Japan surrendered on the 15 August 1945, which in effect ended the Second World War. Download a suggested Order of Service which includes liturgy and prayers.

Re-creation in August

During August we are offering 4 reflections on Mondays. We hope they will be an opportunity for lay and ordained leaders across the Diocese to take a moment for spiritual refreshment and re-creation. We start with one by Bishop Robert.

Free Phone Line with Hymns, Reflections and Prayers

The Daily Hope phone line is available 24 hours a day on 0800 804 8044.  It is run by the Church of England and includes daily hymns, reflections and prayers. Please share information about it with anyone you know who is not online. Read more

Worship and contemplation at home

Simple Acts of Worship For Those Unable to Attend Church

Grass Roots is a great resource to do at home

Radio worship resources 

BBC Radio Devon Sunday Service  (0800 Sunday and then on BBC Sounds) and daily Pause for Thought (0635 weekdays, 0735 weekends) Available here

Devon churches which livestream services or other content

Exeter Cathedral via Facebook

St. Matthias Plymouth via Facebook and their website on Sundays at 10am and 6pm

St. Matt’s Exeter via YouTube on Sundays at 11am

St. Swithun’s Church, Sanford via Facebook on Sundays at 10am and Wednesdays at 9.30am

St. Peter and the Holy Apostles Plymouth via Facebook each day at 12pm

Fr. Daniel French, Vicar of Salcombe Holy Trinity Church via Facebook and YouTube, with a morning Eucharist service and an evening prayer each day.

St. Andrew’s Church, Cullompton via Facebook and Twitter with a ‘Thought for the Day’ video posted each day.

St. George & St. Paul, Tiverton via their website  on Sundays at 10.30am, with daily devotionals and evening prayer on YouTube and Facebook

Cockington Parish Churches via YouTube and Facebook on Sundays at 11am, with morning prayer at 9am and evening prayer at 7pm (Monday – Saturday)

St. Michael’s Church, Chagford via YouTube on Sundays from 7am

The Clyst Mission Community via YouTube every Sunday at 10am

Ashburton and Moorland Mission Community via YouTube at 9am and 1030am

Children and young people

There are so many ways to get children, young people and families involved in prayer, worship and contemplation at home.

We have put together some of the best resources available. Find out more

Prayers to download

Church of England Coronavirus Prayer Booklet

Handwashing Lord’s Prayer (courtesy of Rev’d Andy Dodwell)

Main coronavirus prayer

For those who are in isolation

For those who are ill

For medical staff and researchers

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