Welcome to Winwaloe's Church, East Portlemouth, South Devon
Do come and visit us, if you are in the area, to enjoy this historic Church or to join us in a Service.
St Winwaloe's is an Anglican Church in the Start Bay Group of Churches within the Exeter Diocese.
Our Patron is Mr Mark Jephcott.
Where are we?
The Church is situated at the top of East Portlemouth Village.
We have a range of Services, one every Sunday, from traditional to modern, with a regular Family Service. Visitors and their children are always warmly welcomed. See Services for further details.
St Winwaloe's is a popular church for weddings and we consider it a great privilege to host your special day. If you would like to have an informal chat about possibilities contact the churchwarden, Lindsey, on 01548 842330 or email Lindsey@rickham.net.
Our Village Hall is a lovely venue for wedding celebrations and is very close to the church. Contact Hall Secretary Kim Harris on 01548 844005 for more details.
The Parish Church of St Winwaloe is a symbol of the presence of God and a focal point of the Christian Faith within the village of East Portlemouth, wherein all who participate in the activities of the Church seek to mutually support all people who live in and visit the Parish. See Our Vision.
History of the Church and Village
The Church and the village both have long and interesting histories. An outline of these is given in the section on History.
St Winwaloe's has an active bell-ringing group. See the section on Bell Ringing.
The Link provides information on both the church and other aspects of the village. See the section on Magazine
We hold an annual Fete on a Thursday in August to raise funds for the Church, Village Hall and 2 or more charities. See section on the Church Fete.
Jephcott Organ Recital
An organ recital is held each year in memory of Sir Neil Jephcott Bt., who died in 2012. See section about the Jephcott Organ Recital.
St Winwaloe's links with South Africa
Following the visit of two of our Parishioners to Goedgedacht in South Africa, East Portlemouth supports a feeding programme there. See the section on South Africa for further information.