The Holsworthy Benefice Homepage

  • Welcome to the Website for the United Benefice of Holsworthy, Bridgerule, Hollacombe, Pyworthy with Pancrasweek

    Mother Elizabeth BurkePriest-in-Charge 

    Holsworthy 255490  or Mobile 07990 978485   


    The Churches In Our Benefice
    St. Peter and St. Paul, Holsworthy

    St. Petroc, Hollacombe

    St. Swithun, Pyworthy

    St. Pancras, Pancrasweek 

    St. Bridget, Bridgerule

    Full Printable Benefice Service Calendar please PICK HERE 

    Special Events please  PICK HERE  

    Please Note -On the 5th Sunday in the month there is usually a whole Benefice service and each of the churches in the Benefice take a turn to host this.  Please check on the Full Benefice Service Calendar to see where this will be.

    All information on this website was correct at the time of publication but circumstances may dictate a change at short notice so please check on the Full Benefice Calendar, this is where late changes should appear.  



    Each Wednesday afternoon in term time at Holsworthy Primary School we have Open the Book


    Please see the calendar for the date of the next event.  

    3:00 to 4:30 in the lower classroom.

    All primary children and their carers are welcome.


    If you have a concern about the safety of someone or the actions of someone working with children or vulnerable adults, please speak to someone:

    • Holsworthy and Hollacombe -  Sue Bumby 01409 254023 and Helen Young 01409 259345
    • Bridgerule - Val Harris 01409 259 192 and Jacqueline Crocker 01288 381 534
    • Pyworthy with Pancrasweek  - Val Harris 01409 259 192
    • The link to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team’s contact details -

    If you are a young person and you feel unhappy about something happening to you, you can call Childline on 0800 11 11.

    Each Parish in the Benefice has placed a copy of their Parochial Church Council (PCC) Safeguarding Statement Document HERE


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