Festival Churches

A Festival Church is one which is purposefully set aside as fallow. Its church members need time to rest.
Support is sought from the local community and wider Mission Community to make Festival celebrations really special occasions. A Festival Church is a stopping off point to give time for recovery and reflection.

Our theological reflection and guidance document are designed to help you decide whether becoming a Festival Church is the right way forward for your church at this time.

Becoming a Festival Church – guidance

Festival Church application form

Visit our Events page for more details

Upcoming events

13th October 2pm
Becoming a Festival Church webinar

Join us to find out what it means to be a Festival Church in the Diocese of Exeter. We’ll talk through the application process and what is expected from a Festival church, and there will be an opportunity to ask us some questions.

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