The Parish Churches for Newport and Bishop’s Tawton, Barnstaple, Devon
We offer you a warm welcome to our churches- even at this time when our activities are limited, the church is very much still active in our communities. We are hosting zoom groups, offering in-person and online services and prayer support over the phone. If you are anxious or worried in any way and would appreciate a listening ear and prayer, please don't hesitate to call us.
Please click on the church of your choice for further details of our services and events, or follow the link to our facebook page to connect there.
Churches in Benefice
St John the Baptist
The Parish Church for Newport, Barnstaple, Devon.
Bishop's Tawton Church (St John the Baptist)
The parish church for the village of Bishops Tawton; a place to meet with Jesus, live in joyful fellowship, walk God's way and share our faith.
The parish of Bishops Tawton 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, or PSO. 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. More information is available on the Safeguarding page.