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Last Updated: Monday, 15 January 2018

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St Leonard's Toddler Group

Last Updated: Friday, 20 October 2017

Meets in the Church Centre Wednesday afternoons (1.30 – 3.00 pm) and Friday mornings (10.00 – 11.30 am), term time only. All preschool children, babies and their carers are welcome.

Read more: St Leonard's Toddler Group

International Visitors

Last Updated: Friday, 21 July 2017

Welcome to Exeter!

Whether you are here to work or to study for an undergraduate or postgraduate course, we hope that you really enjoy your time here.

At St Leonard’s Church there are many people who would look forward to meeting you and are keen to offer friendship and maybe even a warm meal! We would love you to make this your home church during your stay in Exeter.



All international visitors, whether Christian or just interested in finding out more about what Christians believe, are welcome to our services. The details of these can be found here.


Student Focus

International students are very welcome at Student Focus, where we share a meal together before reading from the Bible in small groups. You can find out more here.


Friends International and Globe Café

We also support the work of Friends International, who organise many events (including Globe Café), Bible discussions and day trips for international students. They have a hospitality scheme, through which you can be invited to a local home for a meal. More details can be found here.


SUMMER 2017  -  Can you help?

Many international students are arriving in Exeter, to do English language courses. Many will be lonely and homesick; many come from countries where there’s no chance to hear the Gospel and they are curious about Christianity. It's a great  opportunity to welcome them and make friendships sensitively and prayerfully. We will be having a Welcome Party on Monday 3rd July. We’d love cakes to share & people to come and befriend our guests. Can you help? After that we’ll meet Monday evenings at a local pub/cafe in July & August & would welcome people who can help regularly or on a one-off basis. For more info contact Jenny Hudson, Friends International, jenny.hudson@friendsinternational.org.uk or 0775 256 0698. Whether or not you can join us, we'd value your prayers for our guests!



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Lens Monday Group

Last Updated: Monday, 15 January 2018

For all those who have reached retirement. A wide and varied programme of interesting talks in the church centre.

2017/ 2018

Date Time  
 1 Jan 10.30 am 

 New Year Coffee Morning in the Church Centre.

 15 Jan 12 noon  New Year Lunch at The Fisherman’s Cot, Bickleigh - Choice from the menu or smaller 2 course lunch £8.
 29 Jan 2.30 pm  A Talk on Exeter YMCA  - Bethan Spencer
 12 Feb 10.30 am  Look at the birds - David Harley
 26 Feb 2.30 pm  Who's who - Lens members
 12 Mar 10.30 am

 ‘Doctor in the house  -  Dr. John Searle

 26 Mar 2.30 pm

 What was happening  at Easter - Marilyn Skinner.

 16 Apr 10.30 am  Harp Recital - Fiona Austen
 30 Apr 2.30 pm

 Flower arranging for the home - Clare Louise Haynes & Margaret Drew      

 7 May  10.30 am   Summer Programme starts with a Coffee morning  


Tea £1.50 / Coffee 50p