Church of England Diocese of Exeter East Worlington

St Mary, East Worlington


Coronavirus Covid 19 update 5th of November 2020. Under national lockdown legislation the church building is now closed for public worship. 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

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 East Worlington 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) - Ray Bassingthwaite 01884 860568

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

Find Comfort and Joy this Christmas

This special Christmas time, celebrate the greatest story of all. Wherever you are, whoever you’re with, the Christ Child’s promise of comfort and joy is for you. Find our services and events and prepare for Christmas with us.

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Team Vicar: The Reverend Adrian M Wells

The Vicarage The Square Witheridge Tiverton EX16 8AE

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From the Reverend Steven Smith

29 Nov 2020, 10:30 a.m.