Churches Open for Personal Prayer and Reflection
- St Michael’s, Teignmouth is open 10am-2pm on Tuesdays
- St Mary’s, Ideford is open 10am-4pm on Wednesdays and 2nd & 4th Sundays
- St John’s, Bishopsteignton is open 10am-12 noon on Wednesdays
- St Nectan's, Ashcombe - 9.30am-3pm on Wednesdays
There is also a Quiet Space in the churchyard at St John’s, Bishopsteignton which is open all day, every day for anyone to use.
St James' churchyard is open between 9am and 3pm each day. All are welcome to enjoy a moment of peace and calm within this green space.
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Finding Stability in Times of Change
In these rather strange and disconcerting times, it is good that there is a plethora of resources and information available to enable people to pray and worship from home.
Richard Frost, one of our Readers, has put together 3 films which could be used to provide a basic structure for a personal Quiet Day. These were developed from a Quiet Day he led at St Lawrence's, Biddulph in January 2020. The topic 'Finding Stability in Times of Change' has perhaps taken on a new relevance in this current period.
The films can be watched through http://workrestpray.com/films/
May God bless you and reassure you in the current times.
Life with St Benedict offers daily reflections to help enable personal spiritual growth and prayer.
‘In a time when many are seeking space, silence and spiritual depth,’ says Richard, ‘the Rule of St Benedict retains relevance in a world where change is often feared, stability can be elusive, and busyness interferes with listening to God.’
‘In this companion to the Rule, Richard Frost shares his own experience as a Benedictine oblate. He offers a distilled wisdom for daily reflection to help us deepen our love of God and neighbour,’ writes Rt Revd Robert Atwell, Bishop of Exeter.
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