Special Services

The individual Churches have particular special services during the year, as follows;

Battle of Britain

This service is held at St Nicholas Church, Dunkeswell each September to commemorate those who lost their lives during the Battle of Britain. Contributions to the service come from the ATC and RAFA based in Honiton.

Covenant Service

This service is held at Dunkeswell each year and is a joint service with the Methodists.

Dunkeswell also has joint services throughout the year with their Methodist friends, see the website calendar or Parish magazine for details of dates and location.

American Sunday

This service is held at Dunkeswell each year to commemorate their link with the US Navy who were based at Dunkeswell during the Second World War. A representative from the US Navy is invited to attend the service each year.

Crib Service

A crib service is held just before Christmas each year at Luppitt for local children and families based around the nativity scene in the Church.


A Christingle service is held each year in all the parishes in the Mission Community around Christmas specifically for children, all of whom receive a Christingle to take with them and with well loved carols being sung.

Hour At the Cross

This service is held each Good Friday in Dunkeswell.