Devon Churches Rural Forum

October Rural Worship and Mission Opportunities

Below you will see a range of events in October 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)
Harvest Festival Various Click Here  
Grandparents' Day October 2nd Click Here  
St Francis Day October 4th Click Here  
Homelessness Sunday Sunday closest to October 10th Click Here  
Apple Day 21st October Click Here  





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