Welcome to Crediton Parish Church

Arrangements in Response to Covid-19 Advice

Read on for details of:-
– Services in Church
– Services available online
– Digital Giving

In view of the current situation with Covid-19, Crediton PCC has decided that for everyone’s safety, to protect the NHS and to act responsibly in response to the Government’s efforts to drive down infections while the vaccine programme rolls out, the church will be closed to both public worship and private prayer with immediate effect.   The PCC will review this decision at their next meeting on Wednesday 10 February.  There will be a service live-streamed at 9.30am each Sunday via the church Facebook page:

We want to mirror the love that God has shown us by serving our community. As part of this, we are reaching out to people at this time. While face-to-face contact is being discouraged, we don’t want people to feel alone, isolated or abandoned.  Please do get in touch if  you, or someone you know, want someone to call you or email you of if you need help to do something like buy food or collect a prescription.  The new email set up for pastoral care is  holycrosssharing@gmail.com or get in touch with Matthew (01363 894038).

A weekly notice sheet is emailed directly to those on our contacts list and can also be found on the Latest News page of the website.  You might also like to have a go at the fortnightly quiz.

Online Weekly Services
We will continue to put the readings for the week on the website and plan to live-stream a service from the church at 9.30am every Sunday via our Facebook page.


Access the service by clicking the Facebook link here:


Digital Giving

At this time the Parish Church would appreciate donations to support the work of the PCC. We are now registered with Give a Little to enable online donations.  Please click on the donate button below to give in this way.

Click here to give to the PCC

We also have a Text Giving account via National Funding Scheme (Charity No. 1149800) operating as DONATE.
To donate £5 Text HOLYX001 to 70970
To donate £10 Text HOLYX001 to 70191

Texts will be charged at your standard network rate.   For Terms and Conditions, see www.easydonate.org

Thank you for your support.

The parish of Crediton centres around the Church of the Holy Cross, a church with a history of at least 1100 years that seeks through its members to draw everyone into the love of Jesus Christ.

Our regularly updated, website features much of the work of the Holy Cross. It is also intended to be a resource where you can find information about our Services & Events, the Clergy Team, and catch-up on the latest Rector’s News.


You can also research Courses & Learning, view Photographs from many areas of church life including our ever-popular Flower and Christmas Tree Festivals. You can find out about our choir and musical activities while ringing the changes with the bellringers and see Holy Cross work and life In Images. All this in addition to our comprehensive section on Crediton Parish Church’s building & history and the latest on our Holy Cross Appeals. Holy Cross takes its safeguarding responsibilities very seriously; view our Safeguarding page here.

The church is also now on Facebook. Please do “like” us and share your photographs of church services, people and events. Also do see our Church tour page.

Now you can help Crediton Parish Church through your online shopping. Find out about the Giving Machine and how you can help us!

We hope you will take time to investigate all the church has to offer and enjoy the site!

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Crediton Parish Church is protected by SmartWater, CCTV and alarmed motion and roof sensors.

Upcoming Events

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    Heart Attack

    Crediton Parish Church

    If you've walked through the churchyard recently you will have seen the hearts decorating the church gates and noticeboard. Please do add a heart of your own to the railings or a tree whilst on your daily walk to help the love of God shine in the neighbourhood.



Holy Cross Campaign Roof Appeal
Crediton Parish Church’s Largest Restoration Project since the 1880′s