News & Events

this month at Furrough Cross?

Here at Furrough Cross we hosts a variety of regular and one-off events, including prayer events, seasonal fayres, game evenings and much more. Check out our latest dates and upcoming events in this month's Church Diary.


Monday 9th December           Carol Singing at local residential homes.

Friday 13th December           Messy Church and Christingle Service

Sunday 15th December          Christmas All-Age Worship

Tuesday 17th December        Carol Singing at local residential homes.

Sunday 22nd December         Carols by Candlelight.

Tuesday 24th December        Pyjama Service.

Tuesday 24th December        Midnight Communion.

Wednesday 25th December    Christmas Day Service.

Sing-along Afternoon

Join us for a ‘sing-a-long’ to recordings of Daniel O’Donnell in the Church on Saturday 7th December at 2.30 pm.

Our dear friend Brian Williams loves Daniel O’Donnell. So we are organising this afternoon to show Brian we care about him.

Tea and mince pies will be served.

Free admission, but contribution towards the cost of mince pies welcome.

Please leave your name on the sign up sheet if interested, to assist with catering.

Festive Cheer at the Manse

Heather And Roy invite you to join them at the manse on Saturday 21st December from 10-12 or 3-5 for festive cheer.

Everyone is welcome and let us know if you need a lift.

Thank you

A big thank you to everyone who donated 44 Christmas stockings for distribution to children in Bulgaria.

Thanks also to those who gave money for their transport. Tara and Adam who are going to Bulgaria to give them out were absolutely thrilled.

Pam Meaden

Torbay Winter Night Shelter

Furrough Cross will be hosting the night shelter for the homeless on 10th, 17th & 24th February & 2nd & 9th March 2020.

Volunteer training sessions are provisionally set for Tuesday evening 12 November at the Salvation Army in Torquay and Saturday Morning 23 November at Christchurch in Paignton.

Further details from Steve Casselden.

Torquay Community Larder

We have none of the following:

  • Coffee.
  • Sugar.
  • Cat food.
  • Dog food.
  • Tinned meat pies.

We are short of:

  • Cereals (not porridge).
  • Biscuits.
  • Meat pies.
  • Toilet roll
  • Washing up liquid
  • Tinned Fruit
  • Jam

At present we don’t need:

  • Baked beans
  • Tinned tomatoes, fish, or pulses.
  • Kidney beans

Communion Collection Charities

It was agreed at the Elders Meeting held on Tuesday 5th February 2019, that the following charities be the recipients of the communion collections for 2018/19:

• Torbay Hospital League of Friends;
• Torbay Holiday Helpers Network;
• Youth Genesis;
• Torbay Coastwatch.