St Andrew's Church, Bere Ferrers and Holy Trinity Church, Bere Alston

Welcome to our parish! We invite you to look around and get a feel for our churches. Feel free to share any comments or questions that might be on your mind through our online contact form. If you're not currently a member of our church - we'd like to take this opportunity to invite you to one of our weekly services or meetings. And of course, feel free to call our Rector.

We hope you will have a warm and welcoming experience with us as we worship and share fellowship together.

We'd also like to invite you to make an online prayer request, either for yourself or someone else, or for a situation that is on your mind.

Many blessings to you.

  • The Church Electoral Roll will be completely revised in April.  Every six years everyone comes off and has to reapply, so if you want to be on the Church Electoral Roll, please get in touch (This is completely different to the civil parish roll used for voting).

    Pancakes Galore!  Two events to commemorate Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day 5th March).  3.30 in Trinity Hall, Bere Alston – a chance to make your own pancakes, flip them, eat them, do some crafts, have a story.  Open to adults and children (if children are left a consent form is required).  Just £2.00 each.  Book with Nick Law

    Then in the evening a Posh Pancake Party in Bere Ferrers Church Hall, 7.00pm with a 3 course banquet.  Tickets at £8.00 (bring your own drinks); profits to the kitchenette and toilet work in church.  Book essential, tickets from Margaret Willmott or Nick Law.  

    Sacred Space is an opportunity to explore spirituality in word, music, art and food on the second Sunday evening of each month at 6.00pm.  Contact Nick Law for more details.

  • Thanks to everyone who helped at and came to St Andrew's Flower Festival. £777 was raised for the new facilities in the church.
  • A Community Wellbeing Event was held in the Parish Hall recently. A report can be found here.
  • Sunday 24th September 2017 saw our village commemorate the 10 New Zealand soldiers who died at the station after mistakenly getting off their train into the path of an oncoming express train exactly 100 years ago, during the First World War. There was a service in the church, which was packed to overflowing, plus ceremonies at the war memorial and the station.
  • 'Alternatives' is held on the 1st Sunday of every other month in Bere Ferrers Church Hall at 6pm. 

  • We are now on Facebook! Search for Bere Anglicans or use the link 
  • Various sermons have been posted on this site and can be viewed under the links on the left.
  • Messy Church is on the first Saturday of each month (usually!) in Holy Trinity Church Hall at 3.30pm. Please contact the Rector if you would like to help or come along.  More information on Messy Church in general can be found here
  • Bere Peninsula Food Bank. Donations for the Food Bank can be left in boxes in the two churches and in Bere Ferrers Church hall. For any further information call Chris or Graham on 841337.

  • Men's Breakfast. The first Saturday of each month in Holy Trinity Hall at 9am. Full English breakfast available, talk and question time.   Please let Brian Martin (841232) or the Rector know if you wish to attend.
  • St Andrew's Singers are looking for new members of all voices, male and female. If you might be interested in coming along to rehearsals on Monday evenings, please contact Ann Parsons on 01822 840609.

A beautiful reminder of Easter

YouTube Video: Hallelujah