St John the Baptist, Sampford Peverell

St John the Baptist Church, Sampford Peverell EX16 7BP


Church Warden: Vivienne Heeley (Tel 01884 822936)


A new service, starting on October 3rd 2021. A chance to look at and talk about issues, in today's world from a Christian perspective.

October - Circles of Faith. What is important to us, as Christians? Led by Robin Budgell.

9.30am Every 4th Sunday

For details contact Robin Budgell, our Children, Families and Schools Worker

Tel: 07902 774 626 Email:


Saturday 2nd October 3.30pm Wedding

Sunday 10th October 10.00am Harvest Festival

Sunday 31st October 10.30am Remembering Service

Sunday 14th November 10.50am United Remembrance Day Service at St Peter's, Uplowman

Sunday 19th December 6.00pm Carol Service


Lammas (Loaf Mass) Tide was celebrated at St John the Baptist, Sampford Peverell at the All Age Service. The (very delicious) loaf was baked by Alistair and everyone was given a small piece during Communion.

About the village:Sampford 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. There is a Church of England Primary and Pre -School, a pub, The Globe, a Village Hall and a shop. There are sports facilities, including a cricket/football pitch and a MUGA. There is also a Methodist Church.The 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 1st 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.”