Lockdown Wedding!

Saturday 15th August  2020. We celebrated the wedding of Elizabeth Allin and Terence Aggett. Another first for St Edmunds in lockdown.

St Edmunds PCC meeting

This was St Edmunds PCC meeting last Wednesday afternoon, August 5th. It almost rained, a local cow kept putting her oar in, we had to dodge the traffic noise and the wind in the trees above us. Some of us juggled the paperwork with the necessity of staying upright and … Read More

First post-lockdown service.

St Edmunds, Dolton opened tentatively again after three months of closure this morning with a Morning Prayer service. There were 20 of us spread out across the church and it did seem quite alien at first. We came in brilliant sunshine, suitably distanced, but delighted not only to see familiar … Read More

St Edmunds Church.   Re Opening soon?

You may have heard that the Government have said churches can now open. Perhaps we should emphasise it is for private prayer only. The Church of England have a wide range of church communities and not all of them are able to provide a safe environment for worshippers and church … Read More

VE Day 75 years

Our church buildings may be closed for services at the moment, but the spirit of VE Day 2020 was evident in the church porch at St James’, Iddesleigh

Good Friday walk of witness 2020

Though as a Benefice we are unable to walk together this beautiful Good Friday morning, Bev Thouless has walked the journey and taken photographs for us to join in. Let us all give thanks for the beauty that surrounds us as we remember those suffering today, as a result of … Read More

Harvest service, supper and auction – Iddesleigh – 2019

A few images of a most enjoyable evening which began with the annual harvest service in St James and concluded with an auction of produce following the supper in the Northcott Hall at Iddesleigh. Huge thanks to our wonderful auctioneer Andy Lane who provided much mirth during the proceedings.

Devon Historic Churches Day

Here is a picture of a small group of parishioners who walked with Rev Susan Oldham on Saturday 21st September 2019 from church to church – Monkokehampton to Dolton – to take part in the annual ‘Ride and Stride’. This is an event held to raise the profile of churches … Read More

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