Coffee and chat at a local coffee venue - information below.

Occuring
Every Thursday at for 1 hour
Venue
In a local coffee venue
Address
In a local coffee venue

You are warmly invited to join us at 10.30am for a get-together over a cup of coffee - a chance to chat, swap stories and reflect on worldly happenings. To join in this event, each week we will meet in a local venue named at the end of this message. On the 13th of June we will be meeting at the home of Niki and Paul Jakemans, please e-mail for more information - [email protected] - at 10.30. If you would like to join us or would like more information, please let Revd Tony Raven know on 07949 669939 or [email protected].

Summer study & fellowship group - Reading the book, Holy Habits by Andrew Roberts.

Occuring
Thursday 13 June 2024, Thursday 20 June 2024, Thursday 27 June 2024, Thursday 04 July 2024, Thursday 11 July 2024, Thursday 18 July 2024, Thursday 25 July 2024, Thursday 01 August 2024 at for 1 hour
Venue
St Luke's, Countess Wear
Address
Countess Wear Road Exeter, EX2 6LG, United Kingdom

Meeting in the church rooms of St Luke's Church, 3.15pm to 4.15pm. Starting on Thursday 30th May for ten weeks. All are welcome.

To order a copy of the book 'Holy Habits' please contact Elizabeth Reed on [email protected]

Summer Concert - St David's Singers

Occuring
for 2 hours
Venue
St Luke's, Countess Wear
Address
Countess Wear Road Exeter, EX2 6LG, United Kingdom

A concert of popular sacred and secular music with The St. David's Singers.

Donations at the end for Church Funds.

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Sunday Worship at 10 in St Luke's Church

Occuring
Sunday 16 June 2024, Sunday 23 June 2024, Sunday 30 June 2024, Sunday 07 July 2024, Sunday 14 July 2024, Sunday 28 July 2024, Sunday 04 August 2024, Sunday 11 August 2024, Sunday 18 August 2024, Sunday 25 August 2024 at for 1 hour
Venue
St Luke's, Countess Wear
Address
St Luke's, Countess Wear, Countess Wear Road Exeter, EX2 6LG, United Kingdom

Nearly every Sunday at St Luke's Church there is a service. The Fourth Sunday is usually a Non-Eucharist Service.

Please join us, you will be very welcome.

Family Communion

Occuring
Monthly. Every Fourth Sunday at for 1 hour
Venue
St Margaret's Church
Address
St Margaret's Church, 59 Fore St,, EX3 0HL, United Kingdom

Monthly. Every Fourth Sunday at 10 a.m. for 1 hour

Take Five

Occuring
Every Monday at for 1 hour
Venue
St Margaret's Church
Address
St Margaret's Church, Fore Street Topsham, United Kingdom

Providing parent/carer support for those with babies and infants and time to connect, and refresh.
Drop in with your little one - warm welcome and drink in your hand so you can take a break.
Mondays, 10-11am, St Margaret's

Compline

Occuring
Every Monday at for 1 hour
Venue
ONLINE -
Address
ONLINE -, United Kingdom

Every Monday evening at 7pm, on Zoom, with Revd. Peter. Night Prayer, or the Prayers at the End of the Day, is the final prayer liturgy of the day in the Christian tradition of canonical hours.
link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85693878714

Coffee and Chat.

Occuring
Every Tuesday at for 1 hour, 30 mins
Venue
St Luke's Church Rooms, School Lane
Address
St Luke's Church Rooms, School Lane, United Kingdom

Everyone very warmly welcomed at St Luke's Church Rooms (School Road). Drop in for a few minutes or stay for a chat, or to do puzzles or both!
Great way to make new friends so come and give it a go.

Lunchtime Recitals on Wednesdays

Occuring
Wednesday 19 June 2024, Wednesday 26 June 2024, Wednesday 03 July 2024, Wednesday 10 July 2024 at for 45 mins
Venue
St Margaret's Church, Topsham
Address
St Margaret’s Church 57 Fore Street, Topsham EX3 0HL, EX3 0HL, United Kingdom

A series of recitals during June and July 2024

19th June - Classical Jazz with Chris Gladwell, clarinet and Nicholas Browne, piano.
26th June - Cantemos - a choral sextet.
3rd July - Andrew Millington - Inernational organ recitalist.
10th July - Bel Canto Singers - a Devon Choral Group

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Lunchtime Recital - Cantemos

Occuring
for 45 mins
Venue
St Margaret's Church, Topsham
Address
St Margaret's Church, Topsham, St Margaret’s Church 57 Fore Street, Topsham EX3 0HL, EX3 0HL, United Kingdom

Cantemos is a Devon-based choral sextet, singing one-to-a-part, ‘a cappella’ works, from Renaissance polyphony and classical European choral compositions to contemporary music, including folk, spirituals and modern works. The group comprises Fee Machen, Amanda Dodds, Carol Law and Nick Viner, as well as local Topsham singers Pip Gascoigne-Pees and Stuart Mole.
The group’s next concert is on Wednesday 26 June 2024, 1.15 – 2pm, at St Margaret’s Church, as part of Topsham’s ‘Musical Lunchbox’ series. You are warmly invited to come along and hear a sample of the Cantemos repertoire. Entrance is free but bring your own sandwiches.

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Songs of Praise

Occuring
for 45 mins
Venue
St Margaret's Church, Topsham
Address
St Margaret’s Church 57 Fore Street, Topsham EX3 0HL, EX3 0HL, United Kingdom

Songs of Praise with the St Margaret’s Choir Celebrating the 350th birthday of Isaac Watts
45 minutes of singing some of his best loved hymns with a short reflection and prayers.
Followed by tea and cake

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Prayer Breakfast

Occuring
Saturday 06 July 2024, Saturday 03 August 2024 at for 1 hour
Venue
St Margaret's Church, Topsham
Address
St Margaret's Church, Topsham, St Margaret’s Church 57 Fore Street, Topsham EX3 0HL, EX3 0HL, United Kingdom

Held in St Margaret’s Church 8 am - 9 am
Every first Saturday of the month

A simple breakfast, a hymn, short reading & open or silent prayers of the heart.
Each month focusing upon an aspect of the mission community ministry and outreach.

For the month of July Elizabeth writes - "We will remember the charities that our mission community supports. Here at St Margaret’s, Bread of Life Outreach, who serve the homeless in Exeter and the surrounding areas. They provide food, along with emotional and spiritual support and show the love of Jesus. At St Luke’s, Rainbow Living, which supports adults with disabilities, by providing accommodation, enabling tenants to live with their peers as independently as possible in supported living. They have four Rainbow houses in Devon, three in Exeter and one in Torquay. We shall also be praying for Current Affairs."

All are welcome.

Julian Meeting

Occuring
Monthly. Every Second Monday at for 1 hour
Venue
St Margaret's Church, Topsham
Address
St Margaret's Church, Topsham, St Margaret’s Church 57 Fore Street, Topsham EX3 0HL, EX3 0HL, United Kingdom

WE meet together for Contemplative Prayer. The time consists of a reading or a piece of music and a time to be still. Here is some information.
Julian meetings are held all over the world to foster the practice and teaching of meditation and contemplative prayer within the Christian tradition.
It is a chance to still oneself from the busyness of life, to enter into deep silence, stillness. Many people repeat a word quietly to centre their prayer and as the mind may wander, come back to the word.
We start with music to steady our thoughts. This leads us into our 40 minutes of silence and then music once again to lead us out from the depths of stillness.

Why do we call it a Julian Meeting? The meetings are named after Mother Julian of Norwich who lived in late fourteenth-century England. At the age of thirty, she fell seriously ill. As she lay dying she had a lengthy vision of Christ’s suffering upon the cross and his redeeming love. She recovered and became an anchoress, walled into a small room, with one window into a
Church and one window onto the world.
This extreme enclosure, so foreign to modern sensibility, did not prevent her from having an active ministry. She is known to have provided spiritual advice to many over several decades.

Julian recorded her visions into a book,
‘Revelations of Divine Love, ’which is a spiritual classic and the earliest surviving book in the English language written by a woman. Her inspired writings accord that the highest form of prayer consists in simply waiting on God. “Be still and know that I am God” (psalm 46:10) If you would like to come along and give it a go, you can be sure of a very warm welcome as we enter silence together. We look forward to meeting you. If this has stirred your curiosity about Contemplative prayer, Julian of Norwich, or you would like to find out more then please do not hesitate to contact me.

Elizabeth Reed
email: [email protected]

Open the Story

Occuring
Sunday 14 July 2024, Sunday 11 August 2024 at for 1 hour
Venue
Countess Wear Community School
Address
Countess Wear Community School, Glass House Lane Exeter, EX2 7BS

‘Open the Story at St Luke’s Forest School’ is held in the grounds of Countess Wear Community School. A bible story is explored with lively activities planned. It culminates in discussion, prayer and a song round a bonfire. There are regularly twenty to thirty people of all ages attending, and sometimes more. The majority of these are children but it is a whole family event.

Mission Community Joint Service

Occuring
Monthly. Every Third Sunday at for 1 hour
Venue
See information below
Address
See information below, United Kingdom

10am, every 3rd Sunday of the month, at alternating venues.

April 21st, 2024: St Luke's