Working together with local Churches



Baptist Union – Declaration of Principle

The Basis of the Baptist Union is:

That our Lord and Saviour – Jesus Christ, God manifest in the flesh – is the sole and absolute authority in all matters pertaining to faith and practice, as revealed in the Holy Scriptures, and that each Church has liberty, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, to interpret and administer His laws.

That Christian Baptism is the immersion in water into the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, of those who have professed repentance towards God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ who 'died for our sins according to the Scriptures; was buried, and rose again the third day'.

That it is the duty of every disciple to bear personal witness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and to take part in the evangelisation of the world.


Westward Ho! Baptist Church

A family church dedicated to our Lord Jesus Christ, serving the local community at Nelson Drive, Westward Ho!, with Sunday Services at 11.00am and 6.30pm, and many other community activities in the week.


Appledore Baptist Church

A family church right in the heart of Appledore, located close to the Quay and the car park.

Main Sunday Service starts at 10:30am, with uplifting praise and worship, an encouraging message from the Bible, times of prayer and the opportunity to stay and talk over coffee following the service!


Abbotsham Baptist Church

A friendly church located in the pretty village of Abbotsham, with a relaxed and informal style – Sunday Services start at 10.30am.


Grosvenor Church

Grosvenor is a community of around 500 adults and 250 children with roots dating back to 1842.

Weekly Sunday Services at 10.00am at Old Station Road, Barnstaple.  We also have congregations which meet in Torrington and Bideford.


Holy Trinity Church, Barnstaple

Based in the busy market town of Barnstaple, we worship together on Sundays at 10.30am, which is the highlight of the week, and the central focus of our identity as Christians.


St Mary's Church, Bideford

Holy Communion Service at 10.00am, where we worship using a flexible combination of old and new, traditional and modern.

Christian teaching and doctrine according to the Church of England, attracting a variety of people from differing Christian backgrounds.


Lavington Church, Bideford

Main Service (including Junior Church) at 11.00am each Sunday, with uplifting Worship and Bible Teaching, helping us to understand what it means to live a Christian life in today's world, and where you will always find a warm welcome.


The Rock Church (+ Coffee Bar)

The Rock (part of the International Network of Churches) has a regular Sunday Service which takes place at 11.00am every two weeks at the Kingsley School Theatre.

Their popular Coffee Bar is located in Grenville Street, and is renowned for outstanding food and drinks, a place for meeting family, friends and colleagues, and connecting with the local community.