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.

Get in touch

The Revd Mark Ward

The Vicarage Newton Poppleford Sidmouth EX10 0HB

Sunday worship service via Zoom

Every Sunday at 10 a.m. for 35m

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Tipton St. John

The congregations of Tipton St. John, Venn Ottery, Harpford, Newton Poppleford and Colaton Raleigh are meeting via Zoom for Sunday worship with our Vicar, Mark Ward, and one of our Readers either leading the service or giving a reflective talk. Other members of the congregations will be reading the Bible, leading intercessory prayer or leading sung worship. Get in contact with [email protected] if you aren't already on his e-mailing list to get the meeting access code. If you are unable to join in this week the printed order of service will be available from the news page of this website by Saturday evening.

Morning Worship/Prayer Event held in a Private Home