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Women of Chile World Day of Prayer

This year the Women’s World Day of Prayer has been put together by the women of Chile.

As in many countries of the world the women of Chile make up a good third of the workforce but their jobs are not well paid- and as in almost every country of the world they . . . → Read More: Women of Chile World Day of Prayer

Our church must be protected

Last Tuesday (8th February) there was a village protest against heavy lorries trundling through our village. Now to make it clear for all to see it has been decided to highlight the number of ancient and important buildings that lie along the route of these unwelcome vehicles.

Members of our community have been along . . . → Read More: Our church must be protected

Good Friday Walk

James Hutchings, chairman of Christians Together across Exeter would like to let you know about a Good Friday walk taking place on 22 April.

Continue reading Good Friday Walk

Christians Together

Click on the image to see details of the Seaton Churches Together joint gatherings in Lent.  Alternatively download a PDF.  Note: There has been one change to the venues, we are now meeting at St Augustines on 27th March and Seaton Baptist Church on 3rd April.

The first God at the Grove youth . . . → Read More: Christians Together

Villages in Action

We had a great concert in St Michael’s church last night- February 12th- described as ‘an exciting combination of live performance and film about the effect of music in wartime with Isla St Clair’ . Isla was joined by film maker Patrick King, and together they presented a moving evocation of war in all its aspects.

. . . → Read More: Villages in Action

The Chilean miners

Did you hear a couple of weeks ago the interview on Radio 4 with Jose Henriquez, the miner who became a pastor to the trapped 33 miners in Chile? if you did you would have been listening to his interpreter, Alfredo (Alf) Cooper, who was accompanying Jose on a two week tour of the . . . → Read More: The Chilean miners

Friends of Axmouth Church

To help with our first missional objective of helping maintain and develop the church building as a place of peace and prayer, we are setting up a Friends of Axmouth Church group.  This will give people in the village who are not members of the church community an opportunity to give directly to . . . → Read More: Friends of Axmouth Church

Planned Giving

We would like every member of the church to consider what we call ‘planned giving’ to support the mission of the church (if you do not already do so).  Planned giving is where you give, not in the weekly cash collection, but by standing order directly from your bank account.  The reason we . . . → Read More: Planned Giving

The Mission of the Church

In November, we were celebrated as a Mission Community.  This means that we decided to put mission first in the life and witness of the church community.  So what is our mission?  Axmouth Church seeks to be a blessing to the village of Axmouth and have an impact in the wider world. We . . . → Read More: The Mission of the Church

Axmouth’s new Parish Assistant

As a church, we decided that it was crucial to have a person on the ground, a point of contact for the church and community, and someone who would support the mission of the church.  I am pleased to share with you the appointment of Hilary Harron as lay Parish Assistant.  Hilary will be . . . → Read More: Axmouth’s new Parish Assistant