Devon Churches Rural Forum

January - Rural Worship and Mission Opportunities

Below you will see a range of events in January which may provide a starting point for ideas about worship or mission opportunities for your church and community.

For ease, the events are colour coded for type - Christian Festival, Faming and Food, Tourism, Community, Social Issues, Fishing and Coastal, Nature and the Environment. When you "click here" by any event, you will be taken to the page where further information and resources can be found for all events of this type. The events are listed in date order on these pages, so please scroll down to find the event you are interested in.

This calendar will always be a work in progress. If you would like to make any suggestions for additional events to be included, and especially if you have additional resources, or develop liturgies or activities related to these events, please do email them to and we can add them to our website.


Event Date Further Information and Resources Type (see colour code)
Epiphany 6th January 2023 Click Here  
Plough Sunday Sunday after Epiphany - 8th January 2023 Click Here  
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 18th to 25th January Click Here  
Village Halls Week 24th to 30th January 2022 (2023 dates to be added when known) Click Here  
Big Garden Bird Watch Last weekend in January Click Here  
Wassail - Blessing the Orchards January Click Here  


Colour Code

Green = Farming and Food

Light Pink = Tourism

Orange = Community

Red = Social Issues

Blue = Christian Festivals

Deep Pink = Nature and Environment



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