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Click here to view the latest Grapevines : 12th January and the 19th January please note to see the times of the current weeks services you need to look on the grapevine of the previous week.


Click here to view the latest Grapevine for St Lukes the  Epiphany and the Baptism of our Lord

Please note the first Sunday of the month at St Paui's is now Breakfast with God at 9.00 am the third Sunday of the month is the Family Service at 11am.


Please click on the link to bring up the latest Pastoral Letter October 2019



Sunday 29th December  at 11:00 is a Benefice Sunday so we will have Eucharist at St Mary's Abbotsbury

Night Shelter project across Newton Abbot

We want to reach out to the homeless in our town over the cold winter months, if you have a heart for the Homeless and are looking for a way to volunteer, there are three ways:

Evening                                 Overnight                             Morning

6pm to 10pm                         10pm to 6am                        6am to 9.30am

to welcome into                     awake overnight                   to provide    

the hall and provide              within the hall                        breakfast and

hot food                                                                              clean and tidy

                                                                                           the hall     

 Training supplies and support will be provided!

Applications are available via your local church office or click on the link below:

Application Form

Please note due to the volume of volunteers it may take a while for us to contact you, we are carrying out training in phases but we will be in touch and thank you for your application.

Newton Abbot Winter Night Shelter News

Thank you to all prospective parish volunteers for the tremendous response for supporting the Night Shelter.  I am pleased to tell you that Torbay Winter Night Shelter Volunteer Project Managers are supporting us with their knowledge and experience of how to manage this project. We will be having the first session on Friday 3rd at St Mary's Abbotsbury. There will be many background jobs, ie assembling toiletry packs, care of the laundry, buyers for items such as Personal Protective clothing, fundraising (cake sales), knitting hats and gloves to name but a few. Please speak to Rev'd Gareth Regan or Fr. Nick Debney if you have further questions, ideas, or offers of help.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or if you have been thinking about offering to help it is not too late!



The service starts at 4pm, share in the relaxed and informal worship, food and company.



The next Coffee Morning will be on the 25th January 10am, please come and support this event, any cake donations are very welcome the Coffee Morning is in aid of the MacMillan Cancer Support charity.



St Paul's Church Hall Hire


St Paul's Church Hall is available for hire, to find out the times that are free please contact the church office on 01626 334357 or email us on the charges for this are:~

9.30-12.00 £60 ~ 14.00-16.30 £60

19.00-22.30 £75 ~ 12.00-14.00 £50

9.30-22.30 £200 ~ Or £24 per hour

Car parking is available for church hall users in the immediate church grounds. The use of the hall includes use of the kitchen facilities (including equipment) and toilet facilities in the main entrance hall.