Exwick Community Church

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Dedicated to seeking God and serving Him in our community

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Sunday Worship

We meet on SUNDAY MORNINGS at 10:30am in the Exwick Parish Hall, Station Road. Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of each month - all who love the Lord Jesus Christ are invited! For more information, please click here.

Our MESSY CHURCH service happens on the second Sunday afternoon of each month. If you like activities and crafts, check it out!

Latest News

For all our news, events and dates, see our monthly Newsletters. If you would like to receive the Newsletters by email, and regular updates on our events, please complete the Form on our Newsletters page.

Baptismal Service: We will be having a baptism at Exmouth beach on Sunday 21st August at 2:30pm. After our Sunday morning service, we will be going down to Exmouth, either bringing a packed lunch or finding fish and chips there, and then gathering opposite the Exmouth Pavillion for the baptism. All are welcome!

A Poem: Knowing Jesus by Tim Ellis

We were inspired in the 24 July Sunday service by a poem, presented to us by Tim, on the subject of Knowing Jesus. Peter then preached on The Joy of Knowing Jesus from Philippians Chapter 3. To listen to the poem and the sermon, go to our Talks Page.

Tim Ellis invited us to join him and Karin in their woods for a Sunday afternoon 'picnic' on 17th July.

We had a great time in the fresh air under the cool shade of the trees, enjoying each other's company, singing songs, and relaxing around the firepit. Thanks for inviting us, Tim and Karin!

You might have seen on ‘BBC Spotlight’ a short snippet featuring Mark, the Exeter Foodbank Manager. It was part of an item on the ‘cost of living’ crisis and Mark was saying that donations to the Foodbank have also dropped significantly as a result.

As part of the Foodbank response, they are asking each church or community group to focus on specific items. We have been asked if we can become the ‘Cleany Uppy’ Church and collect Washing-up Liquid and Laundry Pods (not bottled or powdered soap though!)

This doesn’t mean we can’t take anything else of course, and you can always get the latest list of items urgently needed from the foodbank website HERE.

There's a box in the Parish Hall foyer for collections together with a sign so please remember the Foodbank when you do your weekly shop. If you would prefer us to go shopping for you, we are happy to do that for you and any donations can be made via the Church Just Giving page HERE. Please add a note to Marie to say it’s for the Foodbank or you can also place cash in the offering box on a Sunday Morning, again marked for the Foodbank.

Thank you all for supporting the Foodbank in the past. If you have any questions, please just ask! Graeme Salisbury

THEME THIS TERM - Spring/Summer 2022: “A love letter to the church”

This term we are going to be looking at Paul's letter to the church in Philippi. Its essentially a thank you letter to the church for its practical support and partnership in sharing the Good News of Jesus. But it’s also much more than that. Although Paul wrote the letter while in prison, it’s very optimistic in its outlook and would’ve bought great encouragement to its readers. The letter to the Philippians is a valuable reminder that God is in our situation, no matter where we are or how bad it seems. Paul had learned to praise God and experience true joy no matter what his circumstances. I trust this series will help us to do the same.

To listen to the talks, go to our Talks page.

Appeal for refugees from the war in Ukraine

Over £14,000 raised so far!

Matt Jackson and Tim Ellis visited Moldova 16-20 March, taking aid and distributing food parcels. Matt and Tim told us about their trip in the Sunday service 27 March. You can hear their talk by following this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cvVKLW6842dn9nAct5rGyd56-UJmi9RK/view?usp=sharing

They described how the Moldovans are struggling to help the Ukrainian refugees coming into their country, as there is already so much poverty in the country. And yet, they testified to the generosity of the Moldovans and their desire to help more.

Our appeal is ongoing. Matt and Chris Carter visited Moldova again in May. We want to continue supporting churches in Moldova to help refugees, and to help their local communities as well.

If you would like to contribute, you can go directly to our JustGiving page

Exwick Community Church - JustGiving

You can also donate by cash or cheque on a Sunday morning.

Please put your donations in an envelope labelled ‘Ukraine.’

Thank you!

STREET PASTORS: Ben Keenan gave a testimony in the Sunday morning service on 30 Jan. of how God is working through Street Pastors in Exeter. His talk is included in the recording for this Sunday. Go to this link to listen!

CLICK HERE to go to our YouTube channel, where you can view our online services from April 2020 to July 2021.

Pastor Peter is working from the Exwick Parish Hall Church Office. Please contact him on 07909 134066 (m) or 01392 834988 (h).

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Recommended Books

  • Next: Living for Jesus in the Real World by Matt Carvel. God wants all of you. He cares about how you spend your money, what job you get and even how you dress. Carvel walks us through what the Bible has to say about how we should live as God's people.

  • The Cross and the Switchblade - by David Wilkerson. The dramatic and inspiring true story of a small town minister called to help inner city kids everyone else believed were beyond hope.

  • The Bible in One Year - by Nicky Gumbel. Read the whole Bible in 365 days. Get the book, app, or podcast. Click here: Bible in One Year.

  • How to Pray – a simple guide for normal people’ – by Pete Greig. Very readable with lots of helpful illustrations from Pete’s own experience. The book is an accompaniment to the prayer course: Sessions | The Prayer Course - The Prayer Course

  • The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry - John Michael Comer.

  • The Bible: A story that makes sense of life - Andrew Ollerton. A great overview of the Bible, which shows how relevant it is for our lives today.

  • Singing in Babylon - Jeff Lucas. Flourishing in second-choice life situations.

We recommend ordering your books from Bridge Books, 3 Okehampton Street, Exeter.

You can now make a one-off or recurring gift to ECC in a safe way. Just use this button, which will take you to the Secure Just Giving Website. You can also add Gift Aid if you are a tax payer.