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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


24/06/2019 The Church of England/Bishop of Exeter has requested Website to publish the following notice which Website is informed is required to be published on all Church of England sites. Please note that neither this website nor this page is a Church of England site and the notice is published solely as a courtesy to the specific request for publication and relates solely to Church of England.


"... means the action the Church takes to promote a safer culture in all our churches. In order to achieve this, we need to do a lot of hard work. We will promote the welfare of children, young people and adults. We will work to prevent abuse from occurring. We will seek to protect those that are at risk of being abused and respond well to those that have been abused. We will take care to identify where a person may present a risk to others and offer support to them whilst taking steps to mitigate such risks."

The above paragraph is quoted from the Parish Safeguarding Handbook which is available here: (link to the Parish Safeguarding Handbook‚Äč

Our safeguarding Officer is Dave Watson, who can be contacted on 01237 451437, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Alternatively please contact the Team Rector Jane Skinner on 01237 431622 or the Team Vicar Madeline Bray on 01237 451445.



Forthcoming United Services

Sunday 19th January – Methodist Church – Morning Worship – Rev Madeline Bray
Sunday 26th January – Methodist Church – Covenant Service – Rev Rob Blackhall
Sunday 2nd February – Parish Church – Holy Communion – Rev Jane Hayes
Sunday 9th February – Parish Church – Worship – Rev Rob Blackhall
Sunday 16th February – Methodist Church – Morning Worship – Rev Madeline Bray

Additional Services


 Duty Rosters

Planned Bible Reader/Intercessions for Sunday 19th January – Elisa Hurley/Janet Few
Methodist Cleaning for Saturday 25th January – Jacqui Watson
Methodist Flowers/Coffee for Sunday 26th December – Jacqui Watson
Parish Church Coffee for Sunday 2nd February – Margaret Lloyd

Saturday 18th January – Coffee Morning at Torrington Methodist Church from 10am-12noon with Bacon Butties & Stalls – proceeds for the work of Andy Jerrard, the Methodist District Rural Worker.
Saturday 18th January – Coffee Morning in aid of the Australian Red Cross Relief Fund at Woolsery School Hall from 10am-1pm – Various Stalls including Cakes & a Raffle

Wednesday 22nd January – Rev Rob Blackhall will be at Torrington Methodist Church from 10am-4pm for anyone to have a private conversation around the Report on Marriage & Relationships, ‘God in Love Unites Us’
Thursday 23rd January – Service for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity at Parkham Methodist Church at 10am led by Rev Madeline Bray & Rev Andrew Vidamour – This Service is put on for the Parishes of Buckland Brewer, Alwington & Parkham but all are welcome
Friday 24th January – Friday phiX at Parkham Methodist Church starting at 7pm with Refreshments – the Evening continues with Worship & a Talk from 7.30pm – All are welcome

Sunday 26th January – Holocaust Memorial Service at Torrington Methodist Church at 6.30pm led by Rev Rob Blackhall – An Evening of Reflection, Poetry & Stories.

Monday 27th January – Buckland Brewer Parish Church PCC Meeting at 7.30pm in the Church Schoolroom

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