St John the Baptist, East Down

St John the Baptist, East Down is part of the Shirwell Mission Community.

We are a group of churches working together to love God and love our neighbours.

We try to do all we can to help each other grow spiritually and serve God better.

We try to be a community where absolutely everybody is welcome.

Get in touch

Revd Preb Rosie Austin Team Rector, Rural Dean of Shirwell Deanery

c/o 1 The Glebe
Bratton Fleming
Barnstaple

EX39 1RJ

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Please see another church in the Shirwell Mission Community for services in December.

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Safeguarding

Our parish of East Down: St John the Baptist is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of Exeter’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm, please contact the PSO Linda Watt. Tel: 01271 882376 or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services

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