Church of England Diocese of Exeter Thurlestone

Church Opening

8 Jul 2020, 12:45 p.m.
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Sunday Services 11.10am

Unfortunately initially this will not include Holy Communion, singing or coffee after the service.

As fewer seats are available due to social distancing, currently this can be by invitation only with priority being given to the regular congregation and full time residents of the parish.

• 2m social distancing must be observed at all times.

• On Arrival you will be asked to hand sanitise.

• Please then wait to be seated.

If you wish to come, please contact Liz Webb by the previous Friday on 01548 560090/[email protected] 

Other services are cancelled until further notice.

Thurlestone Church is now open for Individual Prayer and Reflection on Wednesdays 2.00 - 4.00 p.m.

Please ensure that you use the hand sanitiser provided before entering/after exiting church, observe social distancing and follow all the safety guidance on the door of the church.

If you are suffering any symptoms of coronavirus, please do not enter but contact NHS 111.

<span style="font-size: 1rem;">Unfortunately we are still not permitted to allow casual visiting.</span>

<span style="font-size: 1rem;">However, while we cannot meet together physically, thanks to modern technology we can talk on the phone, send each other emails and messages and meet virtually on-line.</span>

Sunday Reflection: The Rector, Daniel Hartley, is continuing to record an address each Sunday accompanied by hymns, which can be accessed at

The Rock, the Church magazine, can be found on

We continue to meet on-line using the ZOOM virtual meeting software which you can use on a computer, tablet, or smart phone. The software can be downloaded free of charge from We have three different on-line meetings a week for Fellowship, Bible Study and Pray, see blow. For help getting on-line using ZOOM or for more detail on these meetings contact

Mike Hodges on 01548 561124 

Virtual Home Group – Monday – 7:15pm for 7:30 - 9:00pm

See and hear each other, catch up on each other’s news, share any needs, read and study the Bible together, meditate, praise God in song and bring our needs to God in prayer.

Virtual Prayer Meeting – Wednesday – 8:30 - 9:15am

A chance to pray together for the needs of the world, our country and our local community. Join us with your early morning coffee in a simple and relaxed session starting with the Bible reading and Prayer for the day from the Church of England Service of Morning Prayer, followed by open prayer for the God’s world, our country and our local community.

Virtual Gathering – Wednesday – 10:30 – 11:30am

All welcome to a session which fills the gap left by the suspension of the weekly coffee and chat in the Church Meeting Room. Catch up with your friends, find out what’s been going on locally, share a joke, bring your own coffee and cake. An opportunity to talk and share. The Rector, Revd. Daniel Hartley, joins us to share a reflection for the week.