Lyn Valley Mission Community in North Devon
Our Community brings together eight rural parish churches in the very north of Devon, where Exmoor meets the sea.
St. Bartholomew - Barbook
St. Brendan - Brendon
St. John the Evangelist - Countisbury
St. John the Baptist - Lynmouth
St. Mary the Virgin - Lynton
St. Martin - Martinhoe
Christ Church - Parracombe
St. Peter - Trentishoe
(Please note our website is still under construction so some links will not work).
In addition to its usual repertoire, the choir at Saint Mary’s , Lynton, has been, recently, familiarising itself with some more contemporary hymns and worship songs. This lead to our being able to offer, on three successive Tuesdays in August, a short time of sung worship, which we called “sing for joy“. These occasions were positively received, by folk who came in to church, either to actively participate with us or,simply , to sit and listen.
Following this successful venture, we are going to be pleased to present, as part of the remembrance weekend in November, some songs and readings, from the great war, under the title of “sing for remembrance“. This will be for about 40 minutes, in Saint Mary‘s Church, at 6 o’clock, on the evening of Friday, the 9th of November. We have no doubt, that this will be a most worthwhile and engaging occasion, in which it will be possible to either sit and enjoy the time, or join in, with some of the songs which were very familiar, to the allied troops , one hundred years ago .... please come along and join us — you will be most welcome !
Whether you sent back an envelope, made cakes for the coffee morning or the school bake sale, and/or, attended the coffee morning, thank you very much. Your efforts helped to raise £390.52 this year.
The Christian Aid website contains footage of the homeless Haitian gentleman and his three daughters who had featured in the Appeal being handed the keys to their new home,made possible by the efforts of people like yourselves all over the country.
Lyn White - Lyn Group CA coordinator.
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FUEL PROVERTY IN NORTH DEVON
Energy Saving and Fuel Poverty Service
North Devon based community group, 361 Energy CIC have recently extended their 'Empower' Service to Lynton and surrounding area.
The free advice service covers a wide range of topics including: Help with understanding fuel bills and advice on how to pay less; .
If you or anyone you know is struggling with heating bills or living in a cold or damp home and would like one to one help and advice visit
361 Energy CIC on their website www.361energy.org.
Harvest Lunch at St Mary
Photo - John Loveday
World War One Exhibition in church - running to November
ACCESS TO OUR CHURCHES
|LEVEL ACCESS||HEARING LOOP||DISABLED TOILET||ACCOMMODATION FOR DISABILITY SCOOTER INSIDE|
ST MARY LYNTON
ST BRENDAN BRENDON
ST JOHN COUNTISBURY
ST JOHN LYNMOUNTH
ST BARTHOLOMEW BARBROOK
|One Step||No||No Toilet||No|
ST MARTIN MARTINHOE
CHRIST CHURCH PARRACOMBE
ST PETER TRENTISHOE
|Steep path||No||No Toilet||No|
Wondering what our banner is? The Lyn Valley Mission Community - from the sea!
The banner heading at the top of the page depicts an accurate land profile as viewed from the sea. All our churches can be seen in the correct positions (well nearly)! The names read in the correct order. The sun is setting in an unusual position but that's designer's licence for you!
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