All Saints Torre, Torquay

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The parish church of Torquay's oldest parish, in the part of South Devon known as Torbay, where Torquay, Paignton and Brixham are linked as the "English Riviera".

It was designed by John Pearson and built with money from Agatha Christie's family, and is the church where Agatha Christie was baptised on November 20th. 1890 and where she worshipped as a child, the same marble font is still in use.
All Saints Torre is an Anglo Catholic Church linked to Forward in Faith and under the pastoral responsibility of the Rt.Revd. Johnathan Goodall Bishop of Ebbsfleet

We are a friendly, welcoming church rooted in the Catholic tradition of the Church of England, committed to dignified worship, good music and orthodox teaching. You are most welcome to join us at any of our services.

On Sunday, Sung Parish Mass begins at 10am with full ceremonial, including incense.

Weekday Mass is said on Thursday and Friday in the Lady Chapel.

The main festivals and seasons of the Church, especially Holy Week, are observed as fully as resources permit.

We are in the West Torquay Mission Community paired with St.Luke the Evangelist Torquay

 

Hall Hire - Please ring 01803 294869 Mr & Mrs Edwards

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Fr Peter March
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All Saints Church
4 Bampfylde Road
Torquay
TQ2 5AP
01803 312754 (Fr.Peter March Priest-in-Charge) or 01803 906336 (C G Goldsmith)

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Nine Lessons and Carols
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 3:30 AM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
 
Printer friendly list of events
Nine Lessons and Carols
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 3:30 AM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
Crib and Christingle Service
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 4:00 AM for 1 hour
Midnight Mass
Celebrant: Fr. Simon Bloxham-Rose
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:30 AM for 1 hour
Sung Mass for Christmas Day
A Celebration for Christmas
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
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Sunday

Parish Mass
Sung Mass is held on Sundays at 10.00am The Mass or Eucharist is the central act of divine worship in our Church, which describes it as "the source and summit of the Christian life. It uses modern language and lasts for about one hour. Parts of the service are sung along with hymns, and a sermon is preached. In addition we read the Old & New Testaments and the Gospel. Psalms are an important part of our liturgy. Refreshments are served either in church or the hall after the service. You are sure to receive a warm welcome. Do please join us for worship and praise to God. Please note that toilets are sited in the hall.
Every Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Family Friendly Creche Refreshments Common Worship
Christmas Tree Festival
Every year, All Saint's Torre is transformed into a wonderful spectacle of colour, light and the joy of Christmas as we fling open our doors to invite everyone to enjoy the sight of over 40 decorated Christmas Trees being displayed all around the church. Entry is free but a donation would be appreciated. Hot refreshments together with delicious homemade cakes and biscuits will be available. Tea, Coffee and soup will also be on hand. This event will act as a lovely opportunity to step out of the busyness of Christmas preparations and refresh yourself in the peace of All Saint's Torre.
Every second Sunday at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
Family Friendly Refreshments

Monday

Christmas Tree Festival
Every year, All Saint's Torre is transformed into a wonderful spectacle of colour, light and the joy of Christmas as we fling open our doors to invite everyone to enjoy the sight of over 40 decorated Christmas Trees being displayed all around the church. Entry is free but a donation would be appreciated. Hot refreshments together with delicious homemade cakes and biscuits will be available. Tea, Coffee and soup will also be on hand. This event will act as a lovely opportunity to step out of the busyness of Christmas preparations and refresh yourself in the peace of All Saint's Torre.
Every second Monday at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
Family Friendly Refreshments

Tuesday

Christmas Tree Festival
Every year, All Saint's Torre is transformed into a wonderful spectacle of colour, light and the joy of Christmas as we fling open our doors to invite everyone to enjoy the sight of over 40 decorated Christmas Trees being displayed all around the church. Entry is free but a donation would be appreciated. Hot refreshments together with delicious homemade cakes and biscuits will be available. Tea, Coffee and soup will also be on hand. This event will act as a lovely opportunity to step out of the busyness of Christmas preparations and refresh yourself in the peace of All Saint's Torre.
Every second Tuesday at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
Family Friendly Refreshments

Wednesday

Christmas Tree Festival
Every year, All Saint's Torre is transformed into a wonderful spectacle of colour, light and the joy of Christmas as we fling open our doors to invite everyone to enjoy the sight of over 40 decorated Christmas Trees being displayed all around the church. Entry is free but a donation would be appreciated. Hot refreshments together with delicious homemade cakes and biscuits will be available. Tea, Coffee and soup will also be on hand. This event will act as a lovely opportunity to step out of the busyness of Christmas preparations and refresh yourself in the peace of All Saint's Torre.
Every second Wednesday at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
Family Friendly Refreshments

Thursday

Christmas Tree Festival
Every year, All Saint's Torre is transformed into a wonderful spectacle of colour, light and the joy of Christmas as we fling open our doors to invite everyone to enjoy the sight of over 40 decorated Christmas Trees being displayed all around the church. Entry is free but a donation would be appreciated. Hot refreshments together with delicious homemade cakes and biscuits will be available. Tea, Coffee and soup will also be on hand. This event will act as a lovely opportunity to step out of the busyness of Christmas preparations and refresh yourself in the peace of All Saint's Torre.
Every second Thursday at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
Family Friendly Refreshments

Friday

Christmas Tree Festival
Every year, All Saint's Torre is transformed into a wonderful spectacle of colour, light and the joy of Christmas as we fling open our doors to invite everyone to enjoy the sight of over 40 decorated Christmas Trees being displayed all around the church. Entry is free but a donation would be appreciated. Hot refreshments together with delicious homemade cakes and biscuits will be available. Tea, Coffee and soup will also be on hand. This event will act as a lovely opportunity to step out of the busyness of Christmas preparations and refresh yourself in the peace of All Saint's Torre.
Every second Friday at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
Family Friendly Refreshments

Saturday

Christmas Tree Festival
Every year, All Saint's Torre is transformed into a wonderful spectacle of colour, light and the joy of Christmas as we fling open our doors to invite everyone to enjoy the sight of over 40 decorated Christmas Trees being displayed all around the church. Entry is free but a donation would be appreciated. Hot refreshments together with delicious homemade cakes and biscuits will be available. Tea, Coffee and soup will also be on hand. This event will act as a lovely opportunity to step out of the busyness of Christmas preparations and refresh yourself in the peace of All Saint's Torre.
Every second Saturday at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
Family Friendly Refreshments
Printer friendly list of events
Nine Lessons and Carols
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 3:30 AM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
Crib and Christingle Service
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 4:00 AM for 1 hour
Midnight Mass
Celebrant: Fr. Simon Bloxham-Rose
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:30 AM for 1 hour
Sung Mass for Christmas Day
A Celebration for Christmas
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour

Features

Toilets

Designated wider space(s) for people with a disabled parking badge
Stained Glass
Hall for Hire
Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 8922
Built: 1860
Architect: John Pearson
Our Patron: Dean and Chapter Exeter
Archdeaconry: TOTNES (152)
Deanery: TORBAY (15202)
Benefice: Torre All SS (15/401DK)
Parish Legal Name: All Saints Torre (150286 )
Short URL: acny.uk/8922/
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The current editor is: Christopher Goldsmith

This page was last updated on Friday 2nd December 2016
 
 
 
All Saints Torre : Bampfylde Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5AP - Top of Belgrave road leading into South Street

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