St George's - Holcombe

St George's Holcombe

St. George's Church re-opens for worship on December, 6th, at 9.30, with Holy Communion. Services will recommence the fortnightly pattern, Holy Communion alternating with Communal Worship. The congregation is severely limited in number, so you are strongly advised to reserve a seat(s) by telephoning the Church Office between 12 noon and 2 PM on the preceding Wednesday.
Please follow the instructions of the Stewards, and be aware that face coverings must be worn.
In case of spiritual need, or advice regarding funerals, etc. please contact:

Priest (for St. Gregory the Great) Rector Revd Dallas Ayling 
867386   
revddallasayling@yahoo.co.uk

St. George's is to be found in the heart of the village, below the Village Hall with its car park, and the Castle Inn. It was built in 1867 as a school and “Chapel of Ease” for the parish of Dawlish, extended in 1890 and consecrated as a District Church to St George the Martyr on April 22nd 1945. It is much loved by many in the local community.

The congregation is drawn from the village of Holcombe and from Dawlish and Teignmouth. Those who come value the friendliness and community spirit that a smaller church can provide.

As well as the regular Sunday morning services of Holy Communion, there is a wide range of activities: the weekly mid-week service with prayer time; the weekly Bible Study group; the monthly Drop In, the joint lunch with the Residents’ Association: and a monthly Eat & Enlightenment discussion group at the Castle Inn. 

Regrettably, under the Covid-19 restrictions, the activities listed in the above paragraph are regarded as Social, as opposed to Worship activities; and are suspended for the foreseeable future.

 

There is a team who will visit to pray with or take Communion to the housebound on request.

There is a beautiful garden alongside the Church which many value as a place for prayer and quiet reflection. At the end of the garden is a Garden of Remembrance where the remains of villagers and church members are interred. Both church and garden are open all day every day.

 

In 2018 the Church Council turned its attention to the ancillary rooms which were constructed in 1980 but which were now posing challenges. Thanks to a generous legacy new catering facilities were vreated alongside a total refurbishment of the Church Rooms,including the foyer and accesible toilet. In addition, for some years the Council has been trying to create accessibility. At the moment, the church and garden can only be accessed via the Victorian steps; but wheelchair access is now provided through the Church Rooms foyer. In addition the North side of the church roof and the new foyer has been retiled.

 

For more information about church activities, see St George's, Holcombe Facebook page.

 

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