St Peter's Foundation is a registered charity within the Diocese of Exeter and is based around the south Devon town of Salcombe and associated villages of Malborough, Galmpton and Hope Cove. Our scheme works closely with Kingsbridge Youth for Christ and St Mellitus Theological College Plymouth.

01548 842626​ (Office)

01548 842853 (Vicarage)

07740564997 (Mobile)

Holy Trinity Church

Church Street
Salcombe

Devon

TQ8 8DH

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LIFE

TOGETHER

Study

From September 2019 members will join the students at Saint Mellitus College in Plymouth for one day a week of study enjoying themes in practical theology like mission and evangelisation. 

DAILY PRAYER

The day begins and ends with prayer with prayer along with time for silence and contemplation. This is at the heart of what we do. In the house we have set aside a special place for doing this. 

YOUTH WORK

Several times a week there is the opportunity to do youth work. This includes leading school assemblies, going to the secondary school CU, taking a lead in a confirmation group for teens, putting on Messy Church and running a drop in parent and toddler group. 

REFLECTION

Reflection and discernment are a key goal of joining us.  There will be regular opportunity to discuss your life journey and sense of calling. This includes exploring authorised ministry within the Church of England with vocation advisors from this diocese. We also invite you to have a spiritual mentor or director and see them once a month.  

STUDY

Participants go every Tuesday to Plymouth learn about mission, scripture and theology at St Mellitus College Plymouth. There is no course work but we invite you to do some reflection as a group.  

PASTORAL

There are plenty opportunities in the parish churches to help in visiting, bring Holy Communion to the housebound and shadowing the clergy in their pastoral work. 

LEADING WORSHIP

Peters' member have been involved in delivering a range of worship services, including music ministry, reading, ushering, preaching, etc. One Christmas they even put on an outdoor Nativity play. 

PAID WORK

All our participants are allocated two days a week paid work in the service industry. A number of supporting companies like the Winking Prawn and the South Sands Hotel enthusiastically taken on our young adults. This is a core feature of our project and provides skills and contacts with other young adults. 

COMMUNITY LIFE

A big part of your time is living in community, eating with the other householders, managing the house, shopping ethically, and investing in each other.  To help we provide a chaplaincy team to support and mentor you. 

To add to your time with us we include three short placements or experiences to broaden your horizons. 

Enhancing 2019/2020

Short Placements

What does a typical week with us look like?  Although every week can be different there is a general pattern of activities.