THE SANCTUARY UPDATE
On Wednesday 27th June 2018 the contoured benches were
put into place around the tree stump and prayer completing the Sanctuary Project
at All Saints Church coinciding with the All Saints Flower Festival the
It is encouraging that the Sanctuary has received a lot
of positive feedback despite the Sanctuary looking new and unnatural and the
grass brown and trampled. When the grass has regrown to its previous verdant
self, the bases have lost their white glare and the benches have toned down the
Sanctuary will blend in more with the natural setting of the churchyard and
Now the Sanctuary is open to all for prayer,
contemplation and remembrance. Also due to its quiet and natural setting people
can sit and connect with the natural world benefitting their health and
For more information about the Sanctuary contact David
Back on 07713459189 or email
All Saints Living Churchyards Project is part of the
Exeter Diocese Devon Living Churchyards Project.
Germansweek Church Wins National
Germansweek church has received National Lottery support
from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Thanks to National Lottery players,
essential conservation work can be carried out to the roof and tower. Parts of
the church date back to Norman times and it has been a focal point for the local
community for many hundreds of years.
Commenting on the award, Churchwarden Jon Walker said
“We’re delighted that we’ve received this support thanks to National Lottery
players. St. German’s church has played an important part in people’s lives over
the centuries and it’s good to know that we can now help to keep it here for
“The Pilgrim course is a journey to the heart of God and to a living, personal relationship with Jesus Christ.” The Archbishops of Canterbury and York.
Pilgrim is a major new teaching and discipleship resource from the Church of England. It aims to help every local church create a place where people can explore the Christian faith together and see how it can be lived out each day.
For more information http://exeter.anglican.org/christian-faith/explaining-faith/pilgrim-course/ and http://www.pilgrimcourse.org/the-course
We are intending to have at least one of the pilgrim courses running somewhere within the Mission Community at all times and would also be very willing to facilitate a new group at any time too. Anyone who is interested can contact Revd Steve Cook or Revd Adrian Brook to find out more about pilgrim and what's going on at any particular time.