St John the Baptist Sampford Peverell

St John the Baptist Church

Sampford Peverell EX16 7BP

Church Warden

Vivienne Heeley (Tel 01884 822936)

Church Open


9.30 - 5.00

See 'Services' for details of Team services

Messy Church

Sampford Peverell Village Hall

9.30 - 11.30

Every 4th Sunday (not August)

For more details go to the Messy Church page

Special Events







Harvest Festival

All Age Service with

Holy Communion


Sunday 13th October

in aid of

Widows and Orphans in Rural Kenya

Followed by lunch in church

Regular Events

2nd Thursday of the month

Coffee Morning

In aid of Church funds at different venues around the village.

About usSampford Peverell is a thriving village with lots going on - with societies and events for all ages. It is well-connected with a station in the village and the M5 close by, has two pubs and a shop. There is also a Methodist ChurchThe ChurchThe church has four services a month and Messy Church meets once a month in the Village Hall. There is a church choir to lead the services, and a small band which plays on the 2nd Sunday at the All Age Service and on 4th Sundays. The servery in the church means that events and large numbers can be easily catered for.


Each of the churches within The Sampford Peverell Team Mission Community fully recognizes and accepts the House of Bishops’ Safeguarding Policy Statement “Promoting a Safer Church 2017” and commits to complying with the current Church of England and Diocesan safeguarding policies and practice guidance. In so doing we will comply with the secular multi-agency safeguarding procedures relating to children and young people and adults experiencing or at risk of harm, abuse or neglect.
The rest of our Safeguarding Policy statement can be found on our Statements pages.If you have a concern about the safety of someone or the actions of someone working with children or vulnerable adults, please speak to someone:
· The name of our Church Safeguarding Representative is Mrs Vivienne Heeley;· Her contact details are Tel: 01884 829356 · The link to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team’s contact details -
If you are a young person and you feel unhappy about something happening to you, you can call Childline on 0800 11 11.”