Sunday 17th December 2023 at 6:30pm, St Michael's Church, Great Torrington.
A traditional carol service based on the traditional service held each Christmas Eve since 1918 in the chapel of King’s College, Cambridge. The service will include an equal mix of congregational and choir carols.
The Winkleigh Singers directed by Roland Smith with David Read, organ.
Retiring collection for church funds.
The Foodbank is open on Tuesdays and Saturdays 10-12noon for all who need a helping hand at the minute, at the Baptist Church in New Street - no referral is necessary, just go along.
Torrington Food Bank
A working party will be cleaning the church on Monday December 18th from 9.30 am. If you are able to help, at any time that morning, please put your name on the list on the table by the main doors. We can find jobs for anyone who can spare some time, even if you need to sit down. We hope to complete it before lunch if enough help is available.
We need someone who would be willing to take on the job of checking and cleaning the 2 cloakrooms, on a temporary basis (2-3 months) whilst Roz is away. Most of the time it only requires a quick check and wipe, but before Christmas, there are a number of events taking place which means there will be greater use of the facilities. If you can help, please speak to Chris Foster.
St Giles Little Torrington welcomes everyone to our Holy Communion Service
with Fr. Steve Turner on the following Sundays at 4pm (note new time)-
We now have a bookcase of second-hand books in the corner by the vestry. No prices, but donations in the donation jar, or the wall safe at the back of church – thank you.
Usual Service times at Frithelstock are a service of Morning Prayer on the 2nd Sunday of each month and Holy Communion on the 4th Sunday of each month, commencing at 11.30am.
Everyone welcome. Please see www.stmichaelstorrington.org.uk/frithelstock-church for details.
Usual Service times at Taddiport are on the first, third and fifth Sundays of the month, commencing at 9am.
Everyone is welcome. Please see www.stmichaelstorrington.org.uk/taddiport-church for details.
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Unfortunately, the church will not be open during the day, for the time being, following 2 thefts from the building. On Wednesday June 15th, the large glass donation jar disappeared from the back of church. Luckily there was very little money in it, as it was regularly monitored. Last Tuesday when the church was locked at 4pm, the votive candle stand by the statue of St Michael was missing and candles all over the floor. It has been reported to the police online, but to date, there has been no contact from them. The thefts have been widely advertised on social media, in the hope that someone knows, or saw something. It may be necessary to consider the installation of CCTV cameras.