Supporting your Church

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Supporting your Church

All our churches depend on the generous support and financial giving of those who are regular or occasional attendees. In these current times each of our six churches are each noticing the drop in income due to the lack of services and collections. The expenses involved in maintaining our buildings and contributing towards the wider team ministry and the work of the Diocese of Exeter continue, however. Locally and nationally, the Church of England receives no direct state funding so we would be grateful if you would consider and continue your financial giving in this period. There are several different ways you can give but the two most efficient ways of making regular donations are by using the Parish Giving Scheme* or by Standing Order from your bank account. Please contact your Treasurer for more information or advice on the best way to making one-off donations at this time.

Do watch this message from the Bishop of Exeter also.


Please contact the relevant PCC Treasurer for advice on making a donation:

  • St John the Baptist, Bishopsteignton – please contact John Plumb on 01626 775507
  • St Michael, Teignmouth – please contact Christine Vince on 01626 776329
  • St James, Teignmouth – please contact Andy Harding at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 07880 921653
  • St Mary the Virgin, Ideford – please contact Robert Gillett at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • St John the Evangelist, Luton – please contact Kath Vooght on 01626 775426
  • St Nectan, Ashcombe – please contact Carolyn Bourne on 07860 198238
  • Shaldon parish - please contact Helen Commander at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..




The Parish Giving Scheme has an online facility to create and manage regular donations. More details, including links to individual parish "landing pages" can be found here.

The Parish Giving Scheme also operates a Telephone Giving Service (St James', St Michael’s, St Mary the Virgin and St John's Luton only*), which is designed to enable prospective donors to set up a regular Direct Debit donation to your parish* over the phone.

The service operates on weekdays between 9am and 5pm. Prospective donors can set up a regular gift to their parish* by calling the dedicated telephone line on 0333 002 1271. A PGS administrator will take callers through the sign up process which normally takes around 15 minutes. New donors will need to have the following information to hand:

  • Personal bank account details
  • The name of the parish they wish to donate to
  • They will need to confirm if they want to increase their gift in line with inflation each year
  • They may choose to make their donation anonymously (which will hide their name from the parish)
  • Confirm if they are eligible for Gift Aid
  • The PGS Code for their Parish: 
    • St James, Teignmouth West – 151501851 
    • St Michael, Teignmouth East – 151501841 
    • St Mary, Ideford – 150615174
    • St John, Luton - 150615178

Existing PGS donors can also use the same contact number to update their current PGS giving.


*Please note, Bishopsteignton and Ashcombe are not yet enrolled in the PGS.