ABOUT US

“Living in community as God’s people; serving the wider community in God’s world”

Set in a beautiful corner of Devon, skirting Dartmoor National Park, St Andrew’s Buckland Monachorum and the Church of the Holy Spirit Milton Combe are both welcoming, vibrant, mission-focused, outward-looking, Spirit-led, evangelical congregations with the more traditional element found within Milton Combe.


We believe in Jesus as the only way we can connect with God. He is at the centre of everything we believe and everything we do.


We believe that the Bible is the main way that God speaks to humanity and so, reliant on the Holy Spirit to direct our hearts and minds, it’s to the Bible that we turn to for God’s authoritative teaching on who He, and what life in His world is all about.


We believe in the power of prayer. We want our individual lives, our homes and our churches to be places where priority is given to seeking God in prayer.


We believe in mission; spreading the love of God through evangelism, social interaction, and community engagement, as well as supporting mission partners in other parts of the world. We believe that ‘the chief purpose of humanity is to worship God and enjoy him forever’. We realise that worship is a matter of giving our lives as living sacrifices and as such encompasses all our activity.


We believe the gospel is good news for old and young alike. We employ a full-time youth and children’s worker and engage with our local Church of England primary school in a variety of ways. We are also committed to working with and supporting older members of our parish.

Our Services

Church of the Holy Spirit - Milton Combe

There is a weekly service at Milton Combe. The service is more traditional and liturgical based. The Bible teaching is supported by hymns sung from the Ancient and Modern hymn book, and from the more contemporary Mission Praise.

The pattern of services is as follows:

1st Sunday

09:15 Morning Worship

2nd Sunday

09.15 Holy Communion

3rd Sunday

09.15 Morning Worship

4th Sunday

09.15 Holy Communion

5th Sunday

09.15 Book of Common Prayer Communion

St Andrew's Church- Buckland Monachorum

There is a weekly service at St. Andrew's. The service is more contemporary and the Bible teaching is supported by more modern songs of worship. There are children and young people groups operating each week, (except for the first Sunday of the month).

The pattern of services is as follows:

1st Sunday

08.00 Book of Common Prayer Communion

10.30 All Age Family Communion

18.30 B2 (A short Bible talk in the church followed by discussion and Beverage in the Drake Manor Inn)

2nd Sunday

10.30 Morning Worship

18.30 Book of Common Prayer Communion

3rd Sunday

10.30 Holy Communion​

18.30 Prayer & Praise

4th Sunday

10.30 Morning Worship

18.30 Youth Service

5th Sunday

10.30 Morning Worship

 
 

Who's Who

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Rumbi Mukono

Treasurer

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Tom Watson

Youth Worker

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Andy Bowden

Vicar

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Andy Farmer

Associate Minister

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Roger Watkins

Warden

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Lesley Pope

Warden

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Terry West

Buildings and Fabric

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Roy Matthews

Reader

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Mark Smith

Reader

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Angela Smith

Reader

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Phillip Tuckett

Reader

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Paul Nixon

Reader

Contact

Roger Watkins

Church Warden

01822 852504

Tom Watson

Youth & Children's Ministry

youth@buckland

churchdevon.co.uk

Helen Hopkins

Hon. Secretary

Trish Topham

Safeguarding Officer

01822 852163

Karen Price

Pastoral Care

Rumbi Mukono

Treasurer

Diana Kilby

Website Editor

01822 853671

Terry West

Deputy Warden & Website Editor

Rob Hopkins

Notices