St Peter ad Vincula (St Peter in Chains) is part of the Ashwater Benefice, with Black Torrington and Highampton.
A warm welcome to all vistors to our site, especially during these difficult times - Ashwater, Beaworthy, Halwill, Tetcott with Luffincott, Clawton, Black Torrington, Highampton, or wherever you might be. We are all brothers and sisters in Christ.
ALL WORSHIP SERVICES AND CHURCH EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
The church is now closed.
Special arrangements apply for funerals
God did not say that you would not be storm-tossed but he did say you will not be overcome.
This advice was offered by Julian of Norwich. She was an anchorite, a person who chose to self-isolate in a small cell attached to a church. She lived between 1342 and 1416, so when she was a child the black death was spreading like wildfire. Later in life, when she was thirty, she became very ill, with a high fever and almost died but against the odds she recovered and lived into her seventies, a good long life for the middle ages. During her illness she had several visions and when she recovered she dedicated her life to God. She lived in her tiny cell and people brought food to her and passed it through a small window. People would travel from all over the world to seek her advice through this window. She wrote of her visions and became the first English woman to write a full length book. It is called "The Revelations of Divine Love." and is a great spiritual read in times of stress and trouble. (From Cathie)
Although we can't visit each other, we can still keep in touch, by phone, email or by writing a letter.
You can share what you've been doing, during this period of separation.
To get in touch please email: email@example.com