Church of England Diocese of Exeter Meshaw

St John, Meshaw


Coronavirus Covid 19 update 10th of January 2021

We entered our third national lockdown on the 4th of January

At present churches are allowed to open for public worship and private prayer. However this may well change.

Not all of our churches are open and others still have very restricted numbers and are not running their usual range of services.

St John the Baptist, Witheridge is open on a Sunday offering Holy Communion at 9.30 am. Please contact 01884 861383 or [email protected] to reserve you place.

St Mary’s West Worlington is holding services, please contact Charles Mills for further information 01884 860651 or [email protected]

All Saints, Eggesford is holding services, please contact Michael Downward 01837 83307 or [email protected]

Please see our about us page for further information about funerals, baptisms and weddings.

We will be recording a service in Witheridge every Sunday which will be uploaded to our Facebook page and be available for emailing to you on request, [email protected] or 01884861383. The Facebook page is The Church of St John the Baptist, Witheridge. It is a closed group but please request access.

The Daily Hope telephone line is available 24/7 for hymns, prayers and reflections on 0800 804 8044. Please share this information with friends and neighbours who do not have access to the internet. Thank you.

Please go to our ‘About us’ page to get full details on how we can continue to support you and further information about funerals, baptisms and weddings.

We are part of the Little Dart Mission Community, a group of 12 churches under the leadership of our Team Rector, The Reverend Tony Rockey 01769 581712


The parish of Meshaw: St John 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 Representative (PSR) - Joy Cottey, Tel: 01769 550154

The Diocese of Exeter’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSRs.

If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA - Mr Charles Pitman Tel: 01392 345909 and / or your local authority Children or Adults Services.

If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police.

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

Vicar: The Reverend Adrian M Wells

The Vicarage The Square Witheridge Tiverton EX16 8AE

Our website

From the Reverend Steven Smith

4 Apr 2021, 9 a.m.