St Francis of Assisi Church, Woolbrook


St Francis church

Woolbrook Road, Woolbrook, Devon, EX10 9XH. Click for map.

St Francis is the parish church of Woolbrook, Sidmouth and has been here since the 1930s when it was a daughter church to the Sidmouth Parish. It became independent as a Parish in 1979.

The church is open to the public for private prayer 9am - 4pm Monday-Friday

Forthcoming Events

Coffee Morning Monday 29th August 10 - 11:30am St Francis Church Hall, Woolbrook Road, Sidmouth. Variety of stalls including home-baked cakes, raffle, books, bric a brac, cards & fair trade. In aid of church funds. Large car park. 

Forthcoming Services

Saturday 25th June 10am Healing Service

Sunday 26th June 9.30am Sung Eucharist

Sunday 3rd July 9.30am Sung Eucharist

Sunday 10th July 9.30am Sung Eucharist

Sunday 17th July 9.30am Sung Eucharist

Sunday 24th July 9.30am Sung Eucharist

Saturday 30th July 10am Healing Service

Sunday 31st July 9.30am Sung Eucharist

All are welcome to attend.

The week-day and Sunday services use Common Worship. 

Wheelchair access in the church is available but sitting in the wheelchair must be at the back, or at the front, of the church.


The parish of Woolbrook: St Francis of Assisi is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Exeter’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services. The Safeguarding representative is Ron Peppin and he can be contacted on 01395 578306.

St Francis church from the entrance

St Francis church from the Altar

Rev Laura Selman - 01395 515 076 - or click here

Maggie Kitson - 01395 515808

Hall Bookings
contact Sidmouth Town Band by e-mail


Parking spaces (including disabled parking spaces) beside the church and hall.

Toilets (including disabled toilets) within the church hall.

Disabled access into church and hall is available with no steps, and hard surface from the car park; but sitting in a wheelchair in the church must be at the back or at the front.

Church Hall: next to the church.