St Mary Magdalene Chulmleigh
Post Code EX18 7BY
Churchwardens - Chris Lipscomb and Sue Croft

Regular Services:

Sundays      10:30 Worship

We offer a more contemporary style of worship with songs, teaching and prayer ministry do come along and join us.  Currently our services are online via Zoom and details of how to join us are included in the weekly news sheet.  The meeting opens at 10:00 to give people time to meet up before the service and runs for an hour or so.

All welcome.

Upcoming Services and Events:

The Bible in One Year

As we continue on our journey together we will be looking at the whole story of The Bible over the coming year during our Sunday services, Easter 2020 to Easter 2021, with a teaching series and themed services.

 

The teaching series will use a range of resources including The Bible Project online resources for Bible Study and the Read Scripture Reading Plan which offers a free app for Apple or Android phones/tablets.

 

www.thebibleproject.com & Read Scripture app https://www.readscripture.org/ available free on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

The Wednesday Cafe

 

Free Tea, Coffee, Cake

and Conversation

 

Currently suspended due to the Pandemic

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The Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene is a Grade I listed building, with a prominent four stage tower over ninety feet high, completed in 1520 and restored in the 1950s.

 

Its castellated top and granite pinnacles are impressive and support the weather vanes that, with the chiming clock, were restored by the community within the last ten years.

 

Although possibly a tenth century building no medieval architecture survives, because of extensive 'restoration' during the nineteenth century.  Even so the fifteenth century octagonal font, the wagon roof and the fifty-foot long carved wooden rood screen are important historical features, as are several nineteenth century stained-glass windows

 

The tower houses a heavy ring of eight bells which, with their lovely tone, are a joy to ring. The Friends of Chulmleigh Parish Church are active fund-raisers and contribute much to the maintenance of the building.

 

The church is used by the Academy for its Harvest and Christmas services and by the Town for its Old Fair service and British Legion Parade Service of Remembrance in November. The church is host to Chulmleigh Society concerts, including some by the Young Musicians Support, and drama, as well as the North Devon and Children's Hospice Christmas ‘Light up a Life’ service.