Regular Services – St Peter’s


Morning Prayer online service – Sunday 10:00 am

Each Sunday there will be a service of morning prayer by telephone at 10:00 am. We will open the line at 09:45. To join the conference call from your phone, call 0330 336 0036 and enter PIN 586191
The service is also available on Zoom. To join the Zoom video link from your computer or smart phone, see the instructions on the order of service.
The order of service is available by clicking here.

Communion Service – Sunday 11:00 am

Each Sunday at 11:00am there will be a service of communion in St Peter’s church.  Special measures will need to be observed and full instructions will be posted at the door. These include:

Before you arrive:
· Consider your own risk – you might want to look at the NHS guidance.
· We ask you NOT to attend the service if you have symptoms of Covid19.
· Bring your own hand sanitiser to the service if you can.
· You must wear a mask or face covering.

When you arrive:
· Please keep a safe distance from others until a sidesperson invites you in.
· We will ask for your name and phone number for NHS Test & Trace.
· After sanitizing your hands, you will be shown to a seat.
· You will be given an order of service – this is your own copy.
· If you need an order of service in large print, please ask a sidesperson.
· Please remain at your seat until the service is over.
· It may be cooler than expected as doors and windows will be kept open for ventilation.
· The children’s corner will not be available.

During the Service:
· There will be no singing during the service to reduce the risk of infection.
· Please say prayers and responses quietly to reduce the risk of infection.
· When we share the peace, we will remain in our places.
· Communion will be given in one kind (bread only) and without words.
· Quiet music will play, and the bread will be brought to you at your seat.

At the end of the service:
· Please do not move from your seat until a sidesperson asks you to do so.
· Your order of service cannot be reused, so please take it home.
· Please do not stop to chat while leaving the building.

See the full risk assessment by clicking here.

Private Prayer

The Greenway Chapel is open for private prayer. Government guidance on hygiene and distancing will be strictly observed. The pattern of opening is:
Mondays:          St Peter’s (Greenway Chapel)               11.00 – 12.30
Thursdays:        St Peter’s (Greenway Chapel)               1.00 – 2.30

See the risk assessment by clicking here.

Regular Services – St Thomas’s

For services at St. Thomas’s please see the News page or the calendar.

Other Services

Patronal Festival
Bell Ringers Service
Nine Lessons and Carols
Christmas Midnight Service
Mayor’s Service
Holy Week and Easter
Mother’s Day

(this list is not exhaustive)


A summary of fees prescribed by The Archbishops’ Council can be downloaded by clicking here.
For the full list of fees see the Church of England website

Weddings and Baptisms

Enquiries about Weddings and Baptisms (Christenings) should be directed to the Rector:

tel.01884 242991

For online advice about  church weddings, including qualifying connections with St. Peter’s, visit

Special Services

Enquiries about Special Services for Schools, Charitable Organisations, Youth groups etc should also be directed to the Rector:
tel. 01884 242991


Arrangements for Funerals are made by your selected Funeral Director

Extracts from our services

To hear extracts from services at St. Peter’s church click this link to the Sermons and Intercessions page.


St Peter’s Church
St Peter Street
EX16 6RP

Telephone: 01884 242991


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