Events at St John the Evangelist

Outdoor Carol Service at 4:00 pm on Christmas Eve in the Churchyard! A Short service of carols, readings and prayers for all the family.

Please wear a face covering, keep 2m from other family groups and bring a torch or lantern.

We have an active social committee in our three church with events throughout the year. These are co-ordinated with events in the other two churches in our parish. Events include: regular quiz nights, Patronal and Harvest lunches, Christmas party, summer theatre and pantomime visits, skittles evening, barn dance, Exe river trip with Stuart Line. Please see our social calendar for details.

Our electoral roll is being revised for the annual meeting. if you would like to be included, or removed, please contact Fr. Robert

The Church of England (Anglican) Parish of Withycombe Raleigh with Exmouth in the Diocese of Exeter (Devon) in the UK. Our three churches are the Parish Church of St. John the Evangelist, Withycombe Raleigh; St. John in the Wilderness and All Saints’ Exeter Road, Exmouth.

The Parish Office,
The Parish Church Hall
Withycombe Village Road
Exmouth EX8 3AE​

Tel.: 01395 272239 (Monday -  Friday 10.00am  -  11.00 am)

Please see our Safeguarding Policy here

If you have a concern about the safety or someone or the actions of someone working with children or vulnerable adults, please speak to someone:
Our Parish Safeguarding Representative is Mrs. Amanda Longbottom who can be contacted on Tel: 01395 272309 or email:

Please ONLY use this number and email address for safeguarding concerns and NOT general enquiries. Thank you.

The link to the Exeter Diocesan Safeguarding Team’s contact details is –

If you are a young person and you feel unhappy about something happening to you, you can call Childline on 0800 1111