Carol Singing at Lakeview Manor, Dunkeswell

Carol Singing at Lakeview Manor, Dunkeswell


Honiton Town Band

4th December 2017 at 7.00pm

£8.95 per person

includes hot buffet

Proceeds to local churches funds


St. Mary’s Church, Hemyock

750 years CELEBRATION 1267 – 2017

St. Mary’s Choir

with Nigel Atkinson (organ)


750 years of music for the


music from 9 centuries

Sunday, 5th November 3.00pm

in St. Mary’s Church, Hemyock

followed by refreshments

Retiring donations for Friends of St. Mary’s

Mission Community Vacancy

The interviews for the position of Team Rector for the Dunkeswell Mission Community take place on Thursday 26th October.

Our thoughts are with all those involved in the interview process.


Dunkeswell Loved Ones Service

Dunkeswell Mission Community



Sunday 5th November at 3 pm


The Throgmorton Community Hall, Dunkeswell



Everyone is warmly invited to attend this informal Service where we remember our loved ones who have died, whether it was just days ago or many years ago.   Do come along with your family and friends or on your own.  If you would like the name of your departed loved one included in the list of names read out during the Service and a candle lit for him/her, then please contact:

Carol on 01404 891621 (



Talk on the Medieval Rood Screen at Plymtree


A presentation by Martin Horrell, local historian

at the Church of St John the Baptist, Plymtree

Sunday 29th October at 4.00pm

with refreshments available at 3.30pm

Admission free – donations to church funds welcome

Plymtree is considered to have one of the finest rood screens in the country.

Find out more about their history and purpose.

A warm welcome for everyone.

Vacancy for Team Rector and House for Duty Priest

We are now well under way with the process for recruiting a new Team Rector and House for Duty Priest following the retirement of Revd Rik Peckham.

The Vacancy profile is viewable from the tab at the top of the page and we are currently advertising in the Church Times.

Further updates to follow as the process continues.

Battle of Britain

Dunkeswell’s Battle of Britain Service will be held on

Sunday 17th September 2017 at 11.00am

at St Nicholas Church, Dunkeswell

All Welcome


Upottery Songs of Praise


St Mary’s Church, Upottery;

Farewell to Rik and Elaine

On Sunday 30th July 2017 we said farewell to Rev Rik and Elaine on Rik’s retirement.

St Mary’s Church, Upottery was filled with those wishing to thank Rik for all his work over the last 5 years and to bid him and Elaine goodbye and best wishes for his retirement.

The service was followed by a lunch at the Manor Rooms where Rik was presented with a cheque from the parishes for £1835.50 which Rik is using for a new bookcase. Elaine was presented with a bouquet of flowers.

Thank you Rik and Elaine – we will miss you!

Dunkeswell Summer Feast

Join us for our annual


on Saturday 1st July 2017

at The Throgmorton Community Hall at 7.30pm

Tickets £10.00 each

Tickets available from: Highfield Stores; Ann: 01404 891684 and Babs: 01404 891516