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Full results for the Sibelco Cornwood 10K Challenge and Fun Run 2017 can be found on the Cornwood Challenge 2017 page.
The next Sibelco Cornwood 10K Challenge and 4K Fun Run will be held on Saturday 22nd July 2017. Onine entry is now open. Please see the Cornwood Challenge page for more details and an entry form.
Cornwood church has decorated a tree for the Ivybridge Christmas Tree Festival. The Festival is in St John's Church Ivybridge from 10.30am to 4pm Sat 3rd, Sun 4th and Sat 10th and Sun 11th December.
Tea at the Ritz was a very successful event enjoyed by all who came. £500 was raised. Please see the Tea at the Ritz page for photos.
"Tea at the Ritz" is being held in Cornwood Village Hall on Saturday 29th October 2.45pm-5pm. Tickets £5 from Marilyn or John.
Full results and photos from the Cornwood Challenge and Fun Run held on Saturday 23rd July 2016 are available here.
Entry forms are now available for the Sibelco Cornwood 10K Challenge and Fun Run on Saturday 23rd July 2016 starting at 6.30pm. Online entry is available for the 10K Challenge at www.runbritain.com. Please see the Cornwood Challenge page for details.
The Cornwood Church AGM is in the church on Tuesday 19th April at 7.30pm.
The Cornwood Fair in the Square will be held on Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May 2016. There will be several stalls, entertainment and refresments. A fun day out for all the family. See the Fair in the Square page for more details.
There will be walk from Cornwood Church to Sparkwell Church on Good Friday 25th March. Leaving Cornwood at 10.30am.
There is a special Mothering Sunday service at 3pm on Sunday 6th March. The service will be followed by afternoon tea and cakes.
Click more to read Freddy's February Letter
The local Sir Joshua Reynolds Choir is giving a concert in Cornwood Church on Saturday 19th March 2016 at 7.30pm including a performance of Rutter's Requiem. Tickets are £7.50 from Marilyn to include a glass of wine and nibbles.
All are welcome to a service of Meditative Praise on Sunday 25th September at 6.30pm at St. Austin's Priory, Cadleigh.
All are welcome to a service of Meditative Praise on Sunday 15th May at 6.30pm at St. Petroc's Church, Harford.
All are welcome to a service of Meditative Praise on Sunday 3rd April at 6.30pm at Bittaford Church.
All are welcome to a service of Meditative Praise on Sunday 31st January at 6.30pm at St. John's hall, Ivybridge.
All are welcome to a service of Meditative Praise on Sunday 29th November at 6.30pm at St. Austin's Priory, Cadleigh.
Click more to read Freddy's November Letter
All are welcome to a service of Meditative Praise on Sunday 4th October at 6.30pm at Bittaford Church
The South Dartmoor Mission Community (SDMC) Chapter met on Tuesday 8th September at Lukesland. Please see the SDMC Chapter page for minutes of the meeting.
Full results for the Cornwood Challenge and Fun Run held on Satruday 25th July 2015 are available here. Photos are also available.
The Cantores Chamber Choir is giving a concert in Cornwood Church on Saturday 4th July at 7.30pm. Tickets £10 to include a galss of wine. Tickets from Marilyn.
The Flower Festival held 22nd to 25th May was very successful and raised over £8,500. Please see the Flower Festival 2015 page for photos of the arrangements.
Click more to read Freddy's June Letter
The minutes of the last Deanery Synod meeting can be seen here. The guest speaker was Andrew Maries, the Diocesan Consultant for Music and Liturgy.
Click more to read Freddy's May Letter
Entry forms are now available for the Cornwood 10K Challenge and Fun Run on Saturday 25th July 2015 starting at 6.30pm. Please see the Cornwood Challenge page for details.
The Cornwood Church AGM for the election of Wardens and PCC members is in the church on Thursday 16th April at 7.30pm.

For Lent we are following the York course "Praise Him" looking at songs of praise in the New Testament. We will be meeting on Thursday evenings at usually at 7.45pm. For the dates see the House Group page.

A chance to study the bible in an informal home setting. The group is open to people of all denominations or none. If you would like to come along please contact David and Suzi on housegroup@cornwoodchurch.com.

Fardel rail bridge is to be closed for essential works to strengthen the railway bridge and to improve the safety of the banking on the access to the bridge at the following times:

Sunday 15th Feb from 00:01 to 23:55 or until tree works are completed
Monday 16th Feb to Friday 20th Feb 06:00 to 18:00 each day
Saturday 21st Feb to Sunday 22nd Feb 22:00 to 10:00
Monday 23rd Feb to Sat 28th Feb 22:00 to 07:00 each day
Saturday 28th Feb to Sunday 1st Mar 22:00 to 10:00
From 22:00 on Sunday 1st Mar to 07:00 Monday 9th Mar road closed 24/7 in preparation for the main works on the weekend 7th and 8th Mar
Saturday 14th Mar to Sunday 15th Mar 22:00 to 10:00
Saturday 21st Mar to Sunday 22nd Mar 22:00 to 10:00
Saturday 28th Mar to Sunday 29th Mar 22:00 to 10:00
Saturday 4th Apr to Sunday 5th Apr 22:00 to 10:00
Saturday 11th Apr to Sunday 12th Apr 22:00 to 10:00
Saturday 18th Apr to Sunday 19th Apr 22:00 to 10:00

All are welcome to a service of Meditative Praise on Sunday 2nd August at 6.30pm at Ivybridge Methodist Church
All are welcome to a service of Meditative Praise on Sunday 10th May at 6.30pm at Harford Church
All are welcome to a service of Meditative Praise on Sunday 29th March at 6.30pm at St John's Church, Ivybridge.
All are welcome to a service of Meditative Praise on Sunday 1st February at 6.30pm at St Austin's Priory, Cadleigh.
A Swinging Thirties Music Evening will be held at Delamore on Saturday 7th March 2015 at 7.00pm for 7.30pm. Tickets £20 from Marilyn to include a 3 course supper and a glass of wine. See the Thirties Evening page for more details.

Click more to read Freddy's December Letter

God of Mission
Who alone brings growth to your Church,
Send your Holy Spirit to give
Vision to our planning,
Wisdom to our actions,
And power to our witness.
Help our church to grow in numbers,
In spiritual commitment to you,
And in service to our local community,
we ask this in Jesus' name.
Amen

Our Deanery Synod representative Wendy Harvey attended the Deanery Synod meeting at Yealmpton church on 16th October 2014. Please see the Deanery Synod page for a report.
A Musical Supper Evening will be held at Fardel Barton on Saturday 29th November. Entertainment to be provided by Cheryl Stead (mezzo soprano) and Gilbert Sanchez (baritone) accompanied by David Green. Tickets £15 from Marliyn 837441. In aid of the Heating Fund. See the Musical Supper Evening 2014 page for more details.
The music scholars of Plymouth College will give a music concert on Saturday 11th October 2014 at 7pm in Cornwood Church. Tickets are £10 and include a glass of wine and light refreshments.
Sunday 3rd August 10am, a reflective service commemorating the beginning of the Great War.
This year's Sibelco Cornwood 10K Challenge and Fun Run will be held on Saturday 26th July starting at 6.30pm. For more information and a downloadable entry form please see the Cornwood Challenge page.
The Fair in the Square will be held on Bank Holiday Monday 5th May starting at 11am. For more details please see the Fair in the Square page.
Good Friday Walk from Cornwood to Sparkwell leaves Cornwood Church 10:30am Friday 18th April
Church Annual General Meeting Mon 7th April at 7.30pm in church. For the election of Churchwardens and PCC Members.
Ivybridge Churches Together welcome you to a Taize service at 6.30pm Sunday 16th November at Bittaford Methodist Church.
Ivybridge Churches Together welcome you to a Taize service at 6.30pm Sunday 31st August at Ivybridge Methodist Church.
Ivybridge Churches Together welcome you to a Taize service at 6.30pm Sunday 13th July at The Priory, Cadleigh.
Ivybridge Churches Together welcome you to a Taize service at 6.30pm Sunday 18th May at Harford Church.
Ivybridge Churches Together welcome you to a Taize service at 6.30pm Sunday 9th March at St John's Church, Ivybridge.

For Lent we are following a Lent course based on Les Miserables using the book "Another Story Must Begin" by Jonathan Meyer. We will be meeting on Thursdays at 7.45pm. The first meeting will be on March 13th. See the House Group page for more information. If you would like to come along please contact David and Suzi on housegroup@cornwoodchurch.com.

Saturday March 22nd 7.30pm Cornwood Village Hall will be transformed into Rene's Cafe, in wartime France. Enjoy authentic French food and wine. Please do dress the part. Tickets £15 from Sim Harris (837 851). For more information see the French Supper Evening page.

Please click more to read Fr Freddy's December message.

Please click more to read Fr Freddy's November message.

Please click more to read Fr Freddy's October message.

Ivybridge Churches Together welcome you to a Taize service on the theme of Harvest at 6.30pm Sunday 6th October at St John's Church, Ivybridge.

The organ from Weston Mill Parish Church has now been installed in Cornwood church. Please see the New Organ page for photos. There was a dedication service at 3pm Sunday 29th September followed by tea where representatives from St Philip, Weston Mill presented the organ for dedication and blessing.

Mike Hodge was interviewed on the Good Morning Devon programme on BBC Radio Devon on Sunday 29th September. You can listen to it again and hear Mike playing the organ on the following link until the end of Saturday 5th October (it starts at 50 minutes into the programme):

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01gcrcb

The organ from Weston Mill Parish Church has now been installed in Cornwood church. Please see the New Organ page for photos. There will be a dedication service at 3pm Sunday 29th September followed by tea.

On Sunday 15th September 2013 we are holding two Open Gardens at:

Coltsfoot and Whingreen Hall

The gardens will be open from 2pm - 5pm and entry is £3 which covers both gardens. Tea and refreshments will be available at Whingreen Hall. The gardens can be visited in any order, and tickets are available on the gate of each garden. See the Open Gardens page for directions and a map.

SIBELCO Cornwood Challenge 2013Photos of the SIBELCO Cornwood Challenge 2013 are now available courtesy of Bryan Truscott, Joyce Butcher and Kelvin Butcher of the Cornwood Camera Club. Please see the Cornwood Challenge 2013 page. If you would like an electronic copy of any photo please contact the webmaster (Contact Us). There were several more photos taken, so please get in touch with your name (and race number if possible) and we will see if we have any of you.
Please see the Flower Festival 2013 page to see photos of this year's Flower Festival.

2013's SIBELCO Cornwood 10K Challenge and Fun Run was held on Saturday 27th July starting at 6.30pm. It was a very successful event with 142 runners in the 10K and 50 in the 4K Fun Run. The results are given on the Cornwood Challenge 2013 page.

 

Ivybridge Churches Together welcome you to a Taize service on grace at 6.30pm Sunday 4th August at Ivybridge Methodist Church.
The Devon Association of Bell Ringers brought the Major Final to Cornwood Parish Church on Saturday 8th June 2013. See the Major Final 2013 page for more information and photos.

Tales of the UnexpectedCornwood Flower Festival "Tales of the Unexpected"

Thurs 11th to Sunday 14th July 2013 10am to 6pm. Stalls and refreshments. Please see the Flower Festival page for more information.

 

SIBELCOCornwood 10K Challenge and 4K Fun Run.Cornwood 10K Challenge Saturday 27th July 6.30pm start
(registration from 4.30pm).

The 10km run is around Cornwood and Lutton, mostly on roads but with some tracks and fields. The 4km fun run (or walk) is for Under 16's, families or those just wanting fewer hills than the 10K event!

Please see the Cornwood Challenge page for more information and a downloadable entry form.
Ivybridge Churches Together welcome you to a Taize service on the Holy Spirit at 6.30pm Sunday 2nd June at St. Petroc's Church Harford.
Bellringers Competition at Cornwood Parish Church Saturday 8th June 2013
Church Annual General Meeting Tues 30th April at 7.30pm in church. For the election of Churchwardens and PCC Members.
Please click more to read Fr Freddy's April message.

Saturday 23rd March 10.30am-noon at Church House, Cornwood by kind invitation of Preston and Megan de Mendonca. Bring and Buy Stall and Draw

We are holding a Lent Bible study course on four Thursday evenings: 28th February, 7th March, 14th March and 21st March. Please see the House Group page for more information. If you would like to come along please contact David and Suzi on housegroup@cornwoodchurch.com.

We are holding a Race Night on Saturday 9th March in the Village Hall. Gates open at 7pm, first race at 7.30pm. Tickets £5 (or £35 for a table of 8). For tickets and more information please contact Sim Harris 837851
Please click more to read Fr Freddy's December message.

On Saturday 24th November we held a Murder Mystery and Supper evening at Whingreen Hall. It was a most enjoyable evening and raised £750 for church funds. Please see the Murder Mystery page for more information.

Murder Mystery and Supper evening at Whingreen Hall 7pm Saturday 24th November 2012. Please see the Murder Mystery page for more information.

Tickets include a hot supper and a glass of wine, are £15 from Marilyn 837441

Harvest Festival and Hot Supper Friday 12th October 7pm in the church. Preacher Patrick Parkes, Diocesan Resources Officer. Supper free but donations welcome.

The Book of CornwoodThe Book of Cornwood is a celebration of the people and landscape of the parish, compiled by those who live there. Now long out of print, this new digital scan of the original book is available on CD.

Please see the Book of Cornwood page for details.

 

Music Concert on Wednesday 17th October 7.30pm in the church. See the Music Concert page for more details and information about tickets.
Please click more to read Fr Freddy's September message.
The Cornwood 10K Challenge and Fun Run was held on Saturday 28th July. Congratulations to all who took part. Please see the Cornwood Challenge page for the full results.
The Cornwood 10K Challenge and 4K Fun Run will be held on Saturday 28th July starting at 6.30pm. Please see the Cornwood 10K Challenge page for more details and a downloadable entry form.
Please click more to read Fr Freddy's July message.

Our thanks to everyone involved in the Fair in the Square held on Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2012. Along with the Flower Festival this is one of the biggest village events and is only made possible because so many people help by running stalls, providing transport and in so many other ways.

Please see the Fair in the Square page for a write up and photos of this year's Fair.

An open air concert performance of HMS Pinafore will be given in the beautiful gardens of Delamore House by The Plymouth Gilbert and Sullivan Fellowship on Saturday 23rd June 19:30.

Please eee the Garden Concert page for more information and a booking form.

Come to the Fair in the Square on Monday 7th May 2012 and enjoy an excellent family fun day out!

The fair opens at 11am and includes the usual stalls: Cakes, Books, Plants, Bottles, Sweets, Trash and Treasure, Jams and Preserves and also this year: Laira Youth Band, Crooked Tempo, Zumba and Cosmo the Clown.

Church Annual General Meeting on Thursday 19th April at 7.30pm in church for the election of Churchwardens and PCC Members.
Please click more to read Fr Freddy's April message.

Saturday 31st March 10.30am-noon at Church House, Cornwood by kind invitation of Preston and Megan de Mendonca. Bring and Buy Stall and Draw

Please click more to read Fr Freddy's March message.
Many of us enjoyed a wonderful evening at Delamore on Friday 3rd February. See the Supper Evening page for photos and news on how much was raised.
Please click more to read Fr Freddy's February message.
Thank you very much to Ros and Jane for making the Christmas Pudding Mix again. The puddings were delicious! Also well done for raising £76.74.
Please click more to read Fr Freddy's January message.
Please click more to read Fr Freddy's December message.

Welcome to the new Cornwood Church website. Please let us know your thoughts, comments and any information you would like us to include by contacting the webmaster.

Please click more to read Fr Freddy's November message.


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