Our Team

CLERGY:

Team Rector:  

The Revd Tony Rockey
Tel: 01769 581712

The Rector has overall responsibility for the twelve churches of the Little Dart Team but is the minister of the six churches in the west: Burrington, Chawleigh, Cheldon, Chulmleigh, Eggesford and Wembworthy. 

Team Vicar and Rural Dean

The Revd Adrian Wells

Tel: 01884 861383.

The Vicar has responsibility for the six churches in the east: Meshaw, Romansleigh, Thelbridge, Witheridge, East Worlington and West Worlington.

Self Supporting Minister (PTO):

The Revd John Rhodes

John is a self-supporting minister.  We welcome John to the team and look forward to sharing our ministry together.

 

Retired Minister (PTO):

The Revd Clive Jobbins.
Clive is a retired minister sharing ministry with us and is currently looking after the chruch in Burrington.

 

Retired Minister (PTO):

The Revd James Denniston
James is a retired minister sharing ministry with us and is part of the Worship Team in Chawleigh.

 

Retired Minister (PTO):

The Revd Steven Smith.
Steven is a retired minister sharing ministry with us at the eastern end of the Mission Community in Thelbridge and Witheridge.

 

For Baptisms, Weddings, Funerals

In Burrington, Chawleigh, Cheldon, Chulmleigh, Eggesford and Wembworthy please contact Rev’d Tony

 

In Meshaw, Thelbridge, Witheridge with Creacombe and Romansleigh, East Worlington and West Worlington please contact Rev’d Adrian.

ORDINAND:

We currently have one Ordinand in Training with the South West Ministry Training Course

Mrs Christine Chandler based in Chulmleigh

READERS:

Mrs Wendy Isaac (PTO)

Mr David Richardson (PTO)

Readers play an important part in the ministry of the Church of England.  Readers have a teaching and preaching ministry; leading services, teaching about our faith, preaching and undertaking pastoral visiting among other duites. Readers are licensed by the Bishop after a number of years training.

READERS IN TRAINING:

We currently have two Readers in Training with the South West Ministry Training Course

Ms Elaine Cook based in Chulmleigh,

Mrs Heather Walton based in Chawleigh

As their trianing progresses you are likely to see them in several of our churches.

LOCAL MINISTRY TEAMS:

In a few of our churches we have established worship teams who prepare and lead services. This is now a regular feature in several of our churches including Chawleigh, Chulmleigh, Thelbridge, Witheridge and East Worlington. These worship groups are suported by the clergy and have been given authority to plan and take services.

 

TEAM ADMINISTRATOR:

Vacancy

 

TEAM TREASURER:

Vacancy

 

SAFEGUARDING OFFICER: 

The Reverend Adrian Wells

 

CHURCHWARDENS:

Churchwardens have responsibility for the day to day running of their church and will therefore answer routine questions, may be contacted initially via email on our contact page.

Their names appear alongside the other information of our churches.