Welcome to the Torridge Coastal Mission Community website, serving the North Devon, Church of England parishes of Abbotsham, Appledore, Northam and Westward Ho! We are a locally connected group of parishes who share the same vision and mission, whilst also maintaining our identity and tradition within our own communities.
New Rector Appointed
The Bishops of Exeter and Crediton, the Patrons, the Archdeacon of Barnstaple, and the parish representatives are pleased to announce that, subject to the completion of all legalities and occupational requirements, the Rev’d Julie Christine Harris has been appointed Team Rector of the Team Ministry of Appledore, Northam and Westward Ho! and Priest in Charge of Abbotsham.
Jules is currently Rector for the Benefice of Christ Church Nailsea with St Quiricus and St Julietta Tickenham, North Somerset in the Diocese of Bath and Wells.
Jules will be licensed, installed and inducted by the Bishop of Exeter on Wednesday 1st March 2023 in St Mary’s Church, Appledore.
We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming Jules to Torridge Coastal Mission Community.
> Pray for our communities and for those most affected by the pandemic.
> Attend our online services if you are able.
All four churches are now open on Sundays.
St Margaret’s 10am, St Mary’s 9.15 & 10.30am, Holy Trinity 10.30am, St Helen’s 10.30am.
Please remember if you’re struggling and you feel hopeless, you’re not alone!!
Samaritans 116 123
Anxiety UK 03444 775 774
Mind 0300 123 3393
Calm 0800 58 58 58
Crisis text line (text)85258
Child-line 0800 11 11
MISSION TEAM OFFICE
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
9am – 12noon
Vickey Moth, Parish Administrator
email [email protected]
The Vestry, Tower Street, Northam EX39 1JL
Licenced Lay Ministers
Nigel Price (Licensed Lay Minister)
Anne Foster (Licensed Lay Minister)
Jon Ellis (Lay Reader PTO)
tcmc.church Webmaster: email Webmaster
We are committed to the highest standards of safeguarding for all. If you have a concern about the safety of someone or the actions of someone working with children or vulnerable adults, please speak to a member of the Clergy.
Click here to download our Safeguarding Policy
Exeter Diocese Safeguarding Team’s contact details –
Exeter Diocese Safeguarding Officer:
Charles Pitman 01392 345909 Mobile: 07889 542640 [email protected]
If you are a young person and you feel unhappy about something happening to you, you can call Childline on 0800 11 11.