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Methodist Superintendent Minister – Rev Rob Blackhall – ‘Kendor’, Hatchmoor Road, Torrington, EX38 7BU – 01805 628041
Anglican Team Vicar - Rev Madeline Bray, The Vicarage, 5 Manor Court, Parkham, EX39 5PG - 01237 451445
Buckland Methodist Contact – Dave Watson on 01237 451437
Buckland Anglican Contact – David Blight on 01237 451785


The Bishop of Exeter, the Patrons, the Archdeacon of Barnstaple and the parish representatives, are pleased to announce that subject to the completion of all legalities and occupational requirements, Rev Jane Mary Skinner has been appointed Team Rector of The Hartland Coast Mission Community. Jane is currently Team Vicar in the Golden Cap Team in the Diocese of Salisbury. Jane will be instituted by the Bishop of Exeter and installed by the Archdeacon of Barnstaple on Monday 26th November 2018.

Forthcoming United Services

Sunday 23rd September – 11am – Methodist Church – Harvest Festival – David Pett
Sunday 30th Sept – 6.30pm – Parish Church – Evensong – Rev Madeline Bray – No Service AM
Sunday 7th October – 9.30am – Parish Church – Holy Communion – Rev Madeline Bray
Sunday 14th October – 10am - Parish Church – Duncan Withall
Sunday 21st October – 10am – Methodist Church – Morning Prayer - Hilary Savage
Sunday 28th October – 10am – Methodist Church – Nancy Hall-Tomkin

Other Services

Sunday 23rd September – The Harvest Festival Service at 11am led by David Pett,

 Duty Rosters

Planned Bible Reader/Intercessions for Sunday 23rd September – David Blight/Enid Booth
Methodist Cleaning for Saturday 22nd September – Kate Slocombe
Parish Church Cleaning for September – Roy Pedlar & Tony Booth
Flowers & Coffee for Sunday 23rd September – Joyce Grigg

Planned Bible Reader/Intercessions for Sunday 30th September – Barbara Babb/Brian Chapple
Methodist Cleaning for Saturday 29th September – Carol Hampson
Parish Church Cleaning for September – Roy Pedlar & Tony Booth
Flowers & Coffee for Sunday 30th September – Jacqui Watson

Thursday 20th September – Methodist Local Preachers Meeting at 7.30pm at Langtree Methodist Church

note for Sunday 23rd September – The Harvest Festival Service at 11am will be led by David Pett, who was very involved in the setting up of the Community Shop. Items donated will be passed to the North Devon Food Bank in Bideford. There will not be a Lunch following the Services as we will be heading to the Buckland Hall to join in with the Buckland Young Farmers ‘Big Breakfast’ which runs from 9.30am-1pm

Thursday 27th September – Start of a 8 session ‘Bible Course’ from The Bible Society – This will run on 2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month at 2pm at St Nectan’s Church Room, Hartland & at 7.30pm at Buckland Parish Church Schoolroom

Friday 28th September – First of a new monthly event at Parkham from 7.30-9pm at Parkham Methodist Church – Friday phiX – Praise, Hospitality, Inspiration & Christ – Contemporary Worship with Refreshments throughout the evening

Sunday 30th September – Thornhillhead Methodist Church Harvest Festival Celebrations at Frithelstock Village Hall starting at 12.30pm with a Short Service led by Rev Rob Blackhall followed by Lunch at 1.15pm – Tickets £12 from Eileen on 01805 624325/07780 115332 or Stuart on 01805 601496/07747 704364 – Bring & Buy Stall
Sunday 30th September – Circuit Harvest Festival Service at Clovelly Methodist Church at 3pm

Thursday 4th October – Meeting at Buckland Parish Church Schoolroom at 7.30pm to discuss the Way Forward! – both PCC & Methodist Church Council are invited to attend.

There will some sessions on Leading Intercessional Prayers arranged by the Hartland Coast Mission Community – these will take place at Hartland Parish Room at 2pm on Monday 15th & 22nd October & the same content at Woolsery Methodist Church at 7.30pm on Tuesday 16th & 23rd October.

Buckland Brewer Methodist Church Facebook page – just log into Facebook & type Buckland Brewer Methodist Church

Torridge Methodist Circuit website click here
Hartland Coast Mission Community website click here