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THE SHIRWELL MISSION COMMUNITY

A Mission Community in the Diocese of Exeter

It is now possible to make a donation to make a donation towards the work of the churches in Bratton Fleming, Stoke Rivers and Kentisbury from this website.


Please click on the appropriate button above and follow the instructions to make your donation.


We are very grateful for your support at this difficult time.

Shirwell Mission Community Service Rota

December 2021

 

Date 

 Place 

 Time 

 Service type 

Readings

Sunday 5th 

December 

 

Second Sunday of Advent

 

Purple

TELEPHONE *  

9.30 am

Morning Worship 

Luke 

3: 1 -6 

 

Malachi 

3: 1- 5

 

 

 

Shirwell

9.30 am

Holy Communion

Bratton Fleming

11 am

Holy Communion(Anglican)

Loxhore

3 pm

Holy Communion

Sunday 12thDecember

 

Third Sunday of Advent

 

Purple 

TELEPHONE *

9.30 am

Morning Worship 

Luke 

3: 7 - 18 

 

Philippians 

4: 4 - 7

Bratton Fleming

11 am

Morning Worship

Challacombe

11.15 am

Holy Communion

Shirwell 

3 pm

Christingle Service

Saturday 18th

Bratton Fleming

4.30 pm

Community Carol Service 

 

Sunday 19thDecember

 

Fourth Sunday of Advent

 

Purple

TELEPHONE *  

9.30 am

Morning Worship 

Luke 

1: 39 – 45

 

Hebrews 10: 5 -10

 

or

 

Carol Service Readings 

Bratton Fleming

11 am

Methodist Communion

Challacombe

3 pm

Carol Service

East Down

3 pm

Carol Service

Loxhore

4 pm

Methodist Carol Service

Shirwell

5 pm

Carol Service

Kentisbury

5 pm

Carol Service

Stoke Rivers

7 pm

Carol Service

Thursday 24thDecember

 

Christmas Eve

 

Purple

Bratton Fleming

2.30 pm

Unrehearsed NativityOutside starting at Millennium Green

Luke 

1 v 67 – 79

 

Micah 

5 v 2 - 5

Challacombe  

10 pm

Christmas Holy Communion

Bratton Fleming

11.30 pm

Midnight Communion

Friday 25thDecember

 

Christmas Day

 

White or Gold

 

TELEPHONE *

9.30 am

Morning Worship 

Luke 

2 v 1 - 16

 

Isaiah 

9: 2 – 7

Loxhore

8.30 am

Christmas Day Communion

Shirwell

9.30 am

Christmas Day Communion

Bratton Fleming

10 am

Christmas Day Communion

Sunday 26th

December

First Sunday of Christmas: White

Shirwell  

9.30 am

Holy Communion 

A short, spoken service

Luke 

2 v 41 -52

* All Telephone Services held by conference call on the usual number.

 

                        

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Church of England launches free dial-in worship phone line

The Archbishop of Canterbury has launched Daily Hope, which includes music, prayers, reflections and full worship services at the end of a telephone line. It is available 24 hours a day on 0800 804 8044 and has been set up to reach people unable to join online church services. 

 

Safeguarding

 

If you have a concern about the safety of someone or the actions of someone working with children or vulnerable adults, please speak to someone:

 

 

The names and contact details of the Parish Safeguarding Representatives are:

Bratton Fleming:   Terry Squire Tel: 01598 710526  
Challacombe:   Carole Huxtable Tel: 01598 763217 
East Down with Arlington:   Linda Watt Tel: 01271 882376   
Kentisbury: Rev Preb Rosie Austin  Tel: 01598 711962
Loxhore:   Mike Matthews Tel: 01271 850550 
Shirwell:   Averil Richardson Tel: 01271 850537
Stoke Rivers:  Rev Preb Rosie Austin  Tel: 01598 711962

 

   

The link to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team’s contact details - https://exeter.anglican.org/resources/safeguarding/safeguarding-team/

 

 

The following organisations offer helplines: 
 NSPCC: 0808 800 5000 • Childline: 0800 1111 • Stop It Now: 0808 1000 900 • NAPAC: 0808 801 0331 • Samaritans: 116 123 • Family Lives: 0808 800 2222 • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 • Action On Elder Abuse: 080 8808 8141