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St Nectan's Church - Welcombe

- caring and sharing His love -

Home Page of St Nectan's Church - Welcombe


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Welcome to our website - a warm welcome also awaits you at our services on Sunday mornings at 9.30am (please see Services page for 5th Sundays)

Welcome to Welcombe!


Madeline Bray (part-time Team Vicar)


On 12 February 2018 Madeline was licensed as part-time Team Vicar to the whole Mission Community but with pastoral responsibility for Alwington, Buckland Brewer and Parkham, and has taken up residence in Parkham Vicarage (alongside the Chapel).  Madeline was ordained in 2013 serving as curate and then Associate Priest at St Mary’s Bideford.  She has one son Mike, married to Helen, and they live in Taunton.  Having been brought up in Cornwall, Madeline has lived in N Devon for 42 years – so nearly a local!


Revd Jane Hayes  (Team Curate)

Jane recently trained for Ordained Ministry with the South West Ministry Training Course.  She completed her training and was ordained in Exeter Cathedral on Sept 11 2016. 

Originally from Essex, where she worked as a Teaching Assistant, Jane moved with husband Bill to Hartland in 2013 to begin training. They share their house with a large, affectionate, ginger and white cat. Jane and Bill have two grown up daughters and one grown up son.

New website for the Village Hall :

What's on in Welcombe

Welcombe Parish Magazine

        Facebook page for St. Nectan's Welcombe.



Please follow the underlined links to explore our website


St Nectan's Church, Welcombe

is part of the Hartland Coast Team Ministry 
in the Hartland Deanery, which is in the 
Exeter Diocese of the Church of England.
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- caring and sharing His love - 

Welcombe Church is here to live out the teachings of Jesus Christ by sharing the example of His love with all who will accept it.
see Mission Statement page


Also visit the Welcombe Village Website and
Welcombe Community Shop

Looking for local accommodation?
Welcombe Village Website B&B or Self Catering

A warm welcome awaits you!

Welcombe Parish Magazine

The Welcombe Newsletter normally comes out on the last Sunday of every other month. The deadline for articles to be submitted is the Sunday prior to the last Sunday. Contributions please, preferably by email, to Richard Willows:  



Every Sunday at 9.30 except 5th Sundays, when there is a joint service at one of the Churches in the Team.




Welcombe Church Services

sunday school

Sunday Club

Click here to go to the Alpha Page

caring & sharing

St Nectans Church Mission Statement


Bell Ringers Click Here!

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  This site was last updated on 17th March 2018 by  Howard Pankhurst  who would welcome any comments and suggestions