Services at

St John the Evangelist

Sadly, there are no services until further notice.

We have a 'Zoom service' at 10:45 am. If you would like to join us, please contact Fr. Robert for the Zoom Link.

With love & prayers. Fr. Robert

Sunday Services

In character we are a church within the “Anglo-Catholic” tradition, wearing full Eucharistic vestments and the Blessed Sacrament is reserved in the church. We have a beautiful and powerful set of Stations of the Cross, painted for us by a retired priest and artist.

8:00 am Eucharist. A short, traditional language service with short sermon. 40 - 45 minutes.

9:30 am Sung Eucharist. A modern language service with Eucharistic setting and hymns. Between 1 ¼ - 1 ½ hours. We share coffee in the church hall afterwards.

4:00 pm

1st & 3rd Sundays of the month: Family Service. A short, informal service for all ages, but especially for children and families. 35 – 45 minutes. Refreshments are served afterwards

2nd Sunday of the month: Healing Service. A quiet, prayerful service with hymns, during which there is an opportunity for anointing with oil and the laying on of hands for healing; for oneself, for others or for any situation or issue which troubles us. 45 – 50 minutes

4th Sunday of the month: Evensong. A traditional language sung service from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer with hymns and sermon. 45 – 50 minutes.

Weekday Services

Tuesdays at 9:00 am Eucharist (approx. 35 minutes, traditional language)

Wednesdays at 10:00 am Eucharist (approx. 35 minutes, Book of Common Prayer)

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