Welcome to the
Little Dart Mission Community

We are a Mission Community of 12 churches seeking to serve our local communities and to share the good news of Jesus Christ.

Worship Services:

Many of our churches have now re-opened for worship and details of the sevices can be found on our weekly news sheet page.


Page: Weekly News Sheet


Services do feel very different as we seek to keep each other and our communities safe.  Face masks are required unless people are exempt from wearing them.  We make hand sanitiser available and seating is set out to provide for social distancing.  We need to ask those who attend for contact details for track and trace.  Services are shorter and, as yet, we cannot all sing together.  Where Holy Communion is offered it is limited to the distribution of wafers only.


Some of our churches have chosen not to advertise services widely and others are operating a booking system to ensure that places are available for everyone on the day.

We are also continuing to worship online using a range resources including Zoom and facebook and we have recently set up a YouTube channel for The Little Dart Mission Community.  You will be able to find the channel by searching for "The Little Dart Mission Community" on YouTube or by following the link below;




Our first service will be Harvest For All which launches at 10:30 am on Sunday 04 October 2020.


Do come and join us for a joyful Harvest Service with contributions from across the Mission Community.


If you enjoy our Harvest Service please consider making a donation to the Farming Community Network (FCN) which supports farmers and their families here in the UK. A link to the FCN website is provided below:




Private Prayer:

Several of our churches will have re-opened for private prayer including Meshaw and Witheridge.


    St John the Baptist, Meshaw is open for private prayer
      Sunday morning 9 am- 1 pm and
      Wednesday afternoon from 2 – 6 pm.


    St John the Baptist, Witheridge Is open for private prayer
      Sunday morning 10 am - 12 pm
        with organ music from 11 am -12 pm

        when possible and
      Wednesday afternoon 2 - 4 pm.



The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, launched Daily Hope on Sunday 26 April 2020 as a simple new way to bring worship and prayer into people’s homes, during the lockdown period.


The free phone line – which is available 24 hours a day on 0800 804 8044 – has been set up particularly with those unable to join online church services in mind offering hymns, prayers, and reflections 24 hours a day while church buildings are closed because of the coronavirus.

The service is supported by the Church of England nationally as well as through the Connections group based at Holy Trinity Claygate in Surrey and the Christian charity Faith in Later Life.

The Wednesday Cafe

 Free Tea, Coffee, Cake and Conversation


11:00 am to 2pm in Chulmleigh Parish Church on Wednesdays. 


Currently suspended due to the current emergency


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:

Our Mission Community Safeguarding Representative is;


Revd Adrian Wells - Team Vicar and Rural Dean

Tel: 01884 861383

Exeter Diocese Safeguarding Team’s contact details;


Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser - Mr Charles Pitman  Tel: 01392 345909



If you are a young person and you feel unhappy about something happening to you, you can call Childline on 0800 11 11