Welcome to our website for Saint Werburgh’s Church, Wembury. Our church falls within the Diocese of Exeter.
Our picturesque Church is sited above Wembury Beach, with views over the Yealm Estuary and Mewstone. Surrounded by National Trust land, it serves the parish of Wembury including the communities of Down Thomas and Heybrook Bay.
St Werburgh’s is a warm and friendly Christian family, providing Christian ministry, witness to the Gospel, and a variety of styles of worship, not allied to any particular tradition of churchmanship.
People who wish to enquire about Christian faith, or develop their commitment to it, whether formally through Baptism or Confirmation, or less formally through discussion, can contact a member of the parish team - email addresses on our contact page.
For information about Weddings, Baptisms and Funerals please go to our dedicated pages.
Our site gives you basic information about the church and our Christian life; for more detailed information please get in touch or, better still, come and see us.
To find the church
St. Werburgh’s is signposted to the south of the village, above Wembury Beach and the Marine Centre . There is no postcode for the church, but Satnav users can use PL9 0HR which lies at the bottom of our drive.
This is a quiet celebration, using a traditional-language format.
This is our principal service, with a sermon, hymns and some parts of the service usually sung.
Normally on the 2nd Sunday of each month this is replaced by a less formal Morning Praise, which some families prefer.
Children's Sunday Club meets on the 2nd Sunday of each month during school terms.They start in the Morning Praise Service with a section geared more to them, then go into the Sunday School Room to continue in their own style, while the grown-ups continue the service in church. Children of all ages are welcome.
Occasionally there is a Baptism within the 10.30 service.
Following a modern format, including hymns and a sermon.
On the 2nd Sunday in the month there is a simple Communion Service, with hymns and sermon.
This is a simple and reflective said celebration.
For saints’ days and major feasts please see the appropriate page for special arrangements.
Note the service at 9.30 am on the first Sunday of each month in Down Thomas Silver Jubilee Hall has been suspended.