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Welcome to Brentor Church!

Welcome to the website for the Parish of Brent Tor! Based around the villages of North and South Brentor, our parish also covers West Blackdown and Liddaton. We are part of the Church of England, in the Diocese of Exeter, and are closely related to the churches of St Eustachius in Tavistock and St Paul in Gulworthy.

Brent Tor has two churches – our official Parish Church is St Michael de Rupe, an iconic 12th century church on top of the Tor; we also have Christ Church, in the village of North Brentor.

Thy Kingdom Come 2020

Please join us and churches across the UK – and around the world – in the Archbishop’s wave of prayer between Ascension Thursday and Pentecost (Whitsun). In our area, Tavistock Area Christians Together are producing a daily video prayer – you can see them here or here.

Coronavirus 2020

St Paul writes, ‘neither death nor life… nor anything else in all creation,
will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.’

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have ordered that public worship in the Parish be suspended and the church buildings be closed.

However, the church is still at work!

You can access our streamed services here and family activities here.

The pastoral ministry of the Church will continue, albeit in different ways; which continue to speak words of hope to those who are going through difficult times.

If you need spiritual support, please contact

Lay Reader Christopher Pancheri on 01822 810285

If you need practical support, contact Brentor Community Support volunteers

Phone 07904 983958

 Email community.support@bmcneighbours.org

Call Christopher on 01822 810 285

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The Lord is my shepherd;
I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures:
he leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul:
he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil:
for thou art with me;
thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies:
thou anointest my head with oil;
my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life:
and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.

Psalm 23

The Church in Brent Tor is a small, friendly and thriving community, with regular events as well as weekly services at one or both of our churches.

While public services and events are suspended, we will be recording services with the absolute minimum number of people, and broadcasting them here.

Take a look around the site to find out more about us and what we do.

If you have any questions, queries or comments, please let us know!

About Us

We’re a small but vibrant and very active Christian community. We’re also lucky enough to have two churches, run by a dedicated team of volunteers, supported by our clergy team. On these pages you can see more about us and about our churches!

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What We Do

As well as organising services , we run a number of groups and outreach events, and support a range of charitable causes. Learn more about our activities here!

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Information

This is where you can go to find more information – whether you’re a visitor, a resident, someone looking for inspiration or prayer, or you’re after a wedding location, we hope you’ll find something here for you!

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Contact

Need to talk to someone?

Find our phone numbers here, or contact us by email!

Contact the Churchwardens+

We are responsible for the day-to-day running of the church, so any general enquiries should come to us.

If you’re interested in weddings, click here first!

Spiritual Advice+

If you are in need of spiritual advice, you can find contact details for our clergy and ministry team here.

There are also a selection of prayer resources, available on this page.