Church of England Diocese of Exeter Tipton St. John with Venn Ottery

St John the Evangelist

Welcome to Tipton St. John Church's web page.  You can click on the news and events tab and the calendar tabs to find out what you can get involved with and we're very happy to hear from you at any time.

The parish of Tipton: St John w Venn Ottery 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, Jenny Parkin.  Please contact her on 01404 811720 if you have any concerns. 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 at  If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

If you are a young person and you feel unhappy about something happening to you, you can call Childline on 0800 11 11.

You're invited

You are very welcome at our Advent and Christmas services and events – bring your family and friends or come along on your own. Whether it will be your first time at church or you have been before, we look forward to welcoming you!

Get in touch

The Revd Mark Ward

The Vicarage
Bendarroch Road
West Hill
Ottery St Mary

EX11 1UW

Church coffee morning

In February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November, December. Every First Saturday at for 2 hours
Please note that this event will not be taking place between and
Tipton Community Hall
Next to the school on the main street in Tipton St. John,

Come and have a cup of coffee and a chat with friends, old and new! There should be baked goods and possibly other produce to buy, too - especially if you bring something with you!

1st December 7.30 pm Tipton Church