Joy 2020

Joy 2020 -  Exeter Diocese's Bishops visit North Devon

Bishop Robert, Bishop Jackie and Bishop Nick will be visiting the Barnstaple Archdeaconry for three days – Friday 6th to Sunday 8th March to inspire the churches in their local mission, help open doors, and draw new people to want to explore Christian faith.

The full programme of events can be seen here.

We are delighted that Bishop Jackie will be speaking at a Prayer and Worship evening in High Bickington Church on Friday 6th March, 7.00 - 8.00pm. All are welcome.

The following will also be of interest to members of the Mission Community:

Gift of Years workshop, Friday 6th March, 9.30 - 12.00noon, Bideford Church
An event with Bishop Robert to encourage Christians aged 60+ that they hold a vital place in the mission and ministry of the church and to offer afresh their gifts and time to God.

Visits to Chulmleigh and Torrington High Schools by Bishop Jackie and Bishop Nick, Friday 6th March

Joy 2020 Art and Craft Exhibition, Saturday 7th, 10.00am - 5.00pm, at RHS Rosemoor
A celebration of artists and creative people across the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple - spinners/calligrapher/ embroidery/ patchwork/ painters/ artists/lace maker/ jewellery/ printing/sewers/ quilter/origami/ glass/ and hopefully a potter (or some of their pots!) . FREE ENTRY to the gardens as well as the exhibition for all Joy 2020 visitors. Venue: The Garden Room at RHS Rosemoor. 

The Big Sing, Saturday 6th March, 2.00 - 5.00pm  at the Big Sheep, Abbotsham
School, Community and Church Choirs from across the Archdeaconry. Free entry for singers; £2.50 for everyone else.

Joy 2020 Art and Craft Exhibition, Sunday 8th, 10.00am - 5.00pm, at RHS Rosemoor
As for Saturday

Joy 2020 Worship Service, Sunday 8th, 3.00 - 4.00pm at Rosemoor.
A service of celebration with all three bishops! Bring your friends!