“Welcome to St David’s Church, Exeter”

We are an inclusive church: we seek to offer a warm welcome to all people.                                                                           More information

 Where to Find Us

The address of St David’s Church is Queen’s Terrace, Exeter EX4 4HR.

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Coronavirus – Covid-19 – updated 11June 2022

Covid-19 Safe for Public Worship

National Covid guidance has recently been updated in the Church of England and we will be offering the chalice again at both of our churches from this Sunday. 

Following discussion at the PCC we will be offering the chalice at St David’s with two standing chalice bearers on either side of the celebrant who is distributing the bread.  At St Michael’s we will return to offering the bread and wine at the high altar.  Please note that no one is expected to receive from the chalice, but it is there for those who wish to do so.  As always, the fulness of Holy Communion can be received in one kind only.

Face coverings in church are now voluntary in church, as elsewhere and sanitizer will be available if desired.  At St David’s we will keep fully spaced seating on the south side of church at the back but the space near the kitchen will now be cleared of chairs on Sunday.  We will be reviewing other matters like the sharing of the peace in the coming weeks and please make your views known to any of your PCC representatives. And, of course, please be patient, kind and respect the personal space of other people if they don’t wish to get too close!

Face coverings in church are now voluntary in church, as elsewhere.  But please stay aware of social distancing and use hand sanitizer on entering the building.  We are pleased to be serving refreshments after our services and are grateful to those who are making this possible.  Please be patient, kind and respect the personal space of other people if they don’t wish to get too close!

  Please do not attend church if you are feeling ill or have tested positive for Covid.

Our Services:
9.30- 10.30 am Parish Communion from St David’s (also streamed on Facebook and later on YouTube)
11-12 am Mass at St Michael’s

4pm Thrive at St David’s Church

6pm Evening Prayer at St David’s Church

Tuesdays 9.30am Zoom for Morning Prayer

Tuesdays at 6pm Sung Vespers (Evening Prayer) at St Michael’s (also streamed via Friends of St Michael’s Facebook Group )

Wednesdays at 10.00am Mattins (Morning Prayer) and10.30am  Mass at St Michael’s

Thursdays: 10.30am Holy Communion at St David’s  Fridays at 9.30am Morning Prayer at St David’s AND live streamed at facebook.com/stdavidschurchexeter

Thursdays at 6pm Sung Vespers (Evening Prayer) at St Michael’s (also streamed via Friends of St Michael’s Facebook Group )

Online services available:

recordings available on Facebook (f) and Youtube buttons

Facebook live stream Parish Communion, posted later on YouTube

4pm Thrive: Zoom service

9.30am Zoom for Morning Prayer

6pm Live stream Vespers on Friends of St Michael’s Facebook Group

9.30am live stream Morning Prayer on St David’s Facebook page

Please contact us if you would like to receive our weekly parish notices with Zoom links
If you would like to speak to someone or to be phoned regularly by one of our pastoral team please let us know on 01392 660226 or by messaging our Facebook page.
May God bless you and keep you in good health and peace.

If you would like to request prayers please email us at vicar@stdavidschurchexeter.org.uk

For live streamed prayers and updates please see our Facebook Page – St David’s Church Exeter

+May God bless you and give you his peace

The PCC has now agreed a Risk Assessment process to allow our buildings to be
used by a small number of trusted groups. The Risk Assessment is available for
scrutiny here.

Covid-19 Risk assessment form

Revised Nominal Electoral Roll

Prepared for the Annual Parochial Church Meeting

The current electoral roll is available for inspection and can be obtained by emailing electoralrollofficer@stdavidschurchexeter.org.uk

Normal Service Times

All are welcome to join us for worship.

The main service on Sundays is at 9.30am. Most weeks we have Parish Communion. Children are welcome. We have a creche area towards the back of the church for parents with small children. On the 3rd Sunday in the month, we have a more informal, slightly shorter Family Service.

More about our worship, including other services on Sunday and during the week »

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Newsletter for Trinity Sunday, 12 June 2022




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If you have a concern about the safety of someone or the actions of someone working with children or vulnerable adults, please speak to someone:

 Mary Kirkland, Safeguarding Representative –  07872 626168

 Or the Exeter Diocesan Safeguarding Team – https://exeter.anglican.org/resources/safeguarding/safeguarding-team/

If you are a young person and you feel unhappy about something happening to you, you can call Childline on 0800 11 11.

The Church building

Our building was designed by W D Caroe and commissioned by Revd C J Valpy French. It was consecrated by the Bishop of Exeter on the 9th January 1900.

The Waterloo hero Alexander Cavalie Mercer is buried in our graveyard.

The church building has recently undergone a transformation, with much-needed repairs to the west end, and a remodelling of the interior to create a warm, open, welcoming space.
Our west door is now open and accessible for everyone to use. The new path also provides step free access to our parish room and west door.

Find out more about our Transformation Project »



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