The Salvation Army in Exeter exists to please God and make Jesus known

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Sunday Programme

Everyone is Welcome to Worship we'd love to see you!

Leaders (Commanding officers):

Majors Gordon & Margaret Fozzard

Sunday Programme times (unless otherwise stated)

9:40am Prayer meeting

Please enter quietly and join us at any time for prayer

10:30am Morning Worship

Crèche facility available for the under 3’s

Refreshments are served after worship

1 – 2 pm Community lunch

Served in our community hall for those in need

( if you would like to help with our weekly meal for vulnerable people please get in touch, we are always needing more helpers - thank you)


Celebrate Christmas with us

Messy Church

Next Messy Church Sunday 27th January 3:30pm

(Please note - all children must be accompanied)



If you are travelling to Exeter on holiday or to visit the university why not pop in - you will be most welcome.

Much of the on road parking near the hall is for residents only - please be sure you are in a paying space if parking in this area

Local car parks can be found at

December Corps Programme

December (Celebration Chorus & Brass will support worship throughout Advent)

(Collectors needed for carolling 10:30am –12:30pm Saturdays 8th & 15th & 22nd December – please speak to Phil Jones if you can help)

Sun 2nd  ~ Morning worship led by Majors Gordon & Margaret Fozzard ' What Isaiah Saw' 

Mon 3rd    ~ University ECU Carol Service at St James Park 7pm

Wed 5th    ~ Women’s Fellowship Christmas Lunch

Thu 6th    ~ Band at Monkerton 6:30pm & Meyer Court 7:30pm

Fri 7th     ~ Christingle Service 6:30pm (New, unwrapped gifts will be gratefully received for our Christmas Appeal)                                                

Sat 8th      ~ Carolling in High Street 10:30am – 12:30pm

Sat 8th      ~ Response ‘Christmas Celebration’ 6:30pm at the Church on the Green, Budleigh Salterton (all welcome)

Sun 9th    ~ Morning worship led by Majors Gordon & Margaret Fozzard 'What Ezekiel saw' (New, unwrapped gifts will be gratefully received for our Christmas Appeal)

Sun 9th     ~ Band in the Guildhall Precinct 12.30pm          

Tue 11th   ~ Band at Channings Wood Prison 6pm

Wed 12th ~ Brass ensemble St Stephen’s Church (lunchtime), Band at IKEA 6pm & Polsloe Conservative Club 8:15pm

Thu 13th   ~ Response at Woodhayes Nursing Home 2pm

Sat 15th    ~ Carolling in High Street 10:30am – 12:30pm

Sun 16th ~ Morning worship led by Major Robert Elliott 10:30am

Sun 16th ~ 'Love came down at Christmas' Family Carol Service 4:30pm (collection in aid of 'Exeter Baby Bank’ ) 

 Mon 17th ~ Band at Exeter Livestock Centre 7pm

Tue 18th   ~ Celebration Chorus Jack Simpson House 2pm & Cedars 3:15pm & at Millbrook Village 7:30pm

Thu 20th   ~ Band in Newton Poppleford 7pm

Sat 22nd    ~ Carolling in Guildhall Precinct 10:30am – 12:30pm

Sun 23rd ~ Morning worship 10:30am 'What do you see?' (includes Christmas altar service in aid of 'The Salvation Army's work overseas with victims of human trafficking' )

Mon 24th ~ Small Brass ensemble Sainsburys at Pinhoe 10:30am & Sidmouth Christingle in Youth Centre 2pm

Mon 24th ~ Carols by Candlelight 11:15pm

Tue 25th    ~ Christmas Day Service 10am followed by our Community Christmas Day meal for anyone who would otherwise be on their own 12:30pm

Sun 30th   ~ Morning worship 10:30am 'Christmas Anti-Climax?'


Prayer Focus


Please pray for: All our Corps outreach events during advent - May Jesus be seen in all we do

All those connected with this fellowship who are unwell just now, and for those who have family or personal concerns


Planned Preaching Programme – January to March 2019

Planned Preaching Programme – January to March 2019

Theme:           “Fruitfulness on the Frontline”

Aim:                Encouraging us to make a difference where we are


Foundations for Fruitfulness: January 6th                 Led by Divisional Leaders Majors Steve & Mandy White

January 13th               Commitment Sunday – ‘Bananas are not the only fruit!’

January 20th               Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – Pulpit Exchange

January 27th               ‘A life more fruitful’


A Framework for Fruitfulness:

February 3rd               (Launch of Self Denial) ‘Modelling Godly Character’

February 10th             ‘Making good work’

February 17th             ‘Ministering grace and love’

February 24th             ‘Moulding Culture’

March 3rd                   Self Denial Altar Service.  ‘Being a mouthpiece for truth and justice’

March 10th                 ‘Being a messenger of the Gospel’


Growing in Fruitfulness :

March 17th                  ‘The Gardeners’ Tale’

March 24th                 Mothers’ Day




Corps Calendar

If you would like to see details of our Corps programme follow the link below

Please click here to see our calendar

Temple Praise 2019 dates

 Temple Praise, our quarterly Praise Event has a new time for 2019 - 3:30pm

Sunday March 3rd

Sunday 16th June

Sunday 6th October




Home Groups & Monthly Bible Study Group

Home Groups are open to everyone.

Each group consists of around ten people who attend the corps (church) on a regular basis.

The primary purpose of a Home Group is to set aside time to be with others for friendship and fellowship, to explore the Bible and pray.

Please contact us for more details

Monthly Bible Study 7pm in the coffee lounge last Wednesday of the month   (Please note no group in October or December)


Mission To Men

 Men's Fellowship

awaiting 2019 dates

Throughout the year we arrange special interest events just 4 men. If you would like to know more or to go onto our mailing list please email: or




Mission to Women

Women's Fellowship meets the 2nd Wednesday in the month at 2:45pm

(Please note titles or speakers may change - always check first)

December 5th 'Christmas Dinner

2019 dates to follow soon




Are you coming to the University of Exeter?

Students studying in Exeter are warmly welcome at Exeter Temple Corps.



‘Walk Through the Bible’ 23rd February 2019

‘Walk Through the Bible’ (New Testament) Saturday 23rd February from 10am to 4:30pm

Leader - Major Graham Mizon.

The cost for the day is £14. For full details and to book please email

Fun - Raising News 2019

2019 Coffee Mornings (10 - 12 noon)

January 12th  - February 9th  -  March 9th  -  April 13th

May 11th  -  June 15th  -  July 13th  -  September 14th

October 12th  -  November 9th

If you would like to get a team together to cover one of these dates please contact Major Alan Read

Other events....

Pancake Night - 5th March 6pm - 9pm

'Building for the future' Concert - 6th April 7pm

Corps Gift Day - 7th July



Weekday Activities

NB: All activities are subject to change  and many activities close during December so please always check with leaders before attending - thank you


10am Little Treasures (Parent & Toddlers) – in our Community hall


2:15pm Mid-week fellowship & worship open to all. Doors open from 1pm for a cuppa & chat

7pm Songster (choir) practice

8:15pm Band practice  


10am Little Treasures - (Parent & Toddlers) Community hall

2:45pm Women’s Fellowship (2nd Wednesday of the month)

7pm Monthly Bible Study in the coffee lounge last Wednesday of the month only  (no study in December)


10am – 12:30pm War Cry ministry in High Street


Rainbows, Brownies, Guides & Rangers

7:30pm Response (contemporary group) rehearsal


Community supper & study group 6pm (please see Mary Wannell if you can support)

Various home groups meet during the week. If you would like to join one please ask for full details

If you are interested in any of these activities please contact us: Tel: 01392 216 553

Meet the people

our church leaders are committed to transforming the lives of people in their community

Major Gordon Fozzard

Gordon Fozzard


Major Margaret Fozzard

Margaret Fozzard