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Church of St Mary and St Gabriel in the Totnes Mission Community
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With its origins in the 13th century, our church has been at the centre of parish life for generations and remains a focal point in the 21st century, bringing people together, caring for the community and marking significant events in both individual and national life.

Following the relaxation of the guidelines for managing the Covid-19 health emergency, we are delighted to announce that our church building is open at set times both for private prayer and contemplation and, with effect from Sunday 12th July, for communal worship. The set times for prayer and worship are provided below but otherwise the church remains closed. Worship will follow a shortened said service with observance of social distancing and government guidance.

While we continue to be challenged by the current Covid-19 health crisis, we are maintaining contact with the elderly, the lonely and the vulnerable, and with the wider community providing help, support and care for our parish. If you or someone you know needs help, please contact our parish priest, Rev’d Gill Still.

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Parish Church News

Church Services:
With effect from Sunday 12th July, the parish church will be open for communal worship at 11.15 and from the following Wednesday at 10.00. The times for private prayer and contemplation will be on Sundays from 8.30 to 9.30 and on Wednesdays from 9.30 to 11.30, either side of the Wednesday service.

The Official Notice to institute Rev’d Jim Barlow as the Team Rector of the Totnes Mission Community and thus incumbent of our parish church is attached. The institution will take place on Wednesday 8th July at St Mary’s Church, Totnes.

A weekly Sunday Eucharist is celebrated as a live Zoom broadcast at 10.00 by Rev’d Deborah Parsons or Rev’d John Luscombe for members of the Totnes Mission Community. Access to the Zoom broadcast, the Order of Service and the subsequent Stoke Gabriel virtual coffee meeting can be obtained from Diana Walters, whose contact details are in the Totnes M/C Newsletter.

Upcoming Events

Sun 12

8.30 – 9.30am CHURCH OPEN for individual private prayer

Sunday 12th July - 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Sun 12

Sunday 11.15 SERVICE IN CHURCH

Sunday 12th July - 11:15 am
Wed 15

Church open for private prayer

Wednesday 15th July - 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Wed 15

Wednesday @10am SERVICE IN CHURCH

Wednesday 15th July - 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Sun 19

8.30 – 9.30am CHURCH OPEN for individual private prayer

Sunday 19th July - 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Links

Facebook - Stoke Gabriel Church
Facebook - Stoke Gabriel Good Neighbours
Stoke 11.15 Home Service Sheet
Stoke Pew Sheet Trinity 4
Gill's Weekly Letter (4 Jul 20)
Totnes M/C Newsletter 16 (8 Jul 20)
Official Notice - Rev'd Jim Barlow

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