Exe Valley Mission Community

ExploreChildren's Groups and Resources

Welcome to our Children's page. Following on from the lock downs, our Messy Church meetings at Rackenford School have now resumed and a new Explore Service is also being run monthly at Rackenford Church.


Join us for a relaxed service with children and families in mind.

Come and explore. It will be fun and welcoming, with activities, stories, stories and craft.

Open to all with access to a toilet. Appoximately 45 minutes - we would love to see you there. These services will be every second Sunday of the month - pop it in your diary.

The next Explore service will on Sunday 14th October 2023 at 9.15am

Christian Activity Sheets for Children

If you are looking for things to do with your family, so you can find some fun activity sheets, song ideas, story and other fun ideas for your family to do this week on the Roots website. They are free to download and we'll be posting new links each week.

This Week's Sheet: 24th September 2023

More Activity Sheets


Our usual activities...

In the Exe Valley we run groups for children and youth throughout the week. Below you will find details of some of our regular groups:

Holiday Club 2023

The annual Holiday Club returned in 2023 as 'Explore Outdoors 2023'

Earth, fire, wind and water - GO WITH MO!

For Children aged 5-11.


Messy Church

We are running Messy Church at Rackenford School every Wednesday afternoon during school term time from 3.30pm until 4.30pm.

Steph would really appreciate some help if anyone is willing and able.

Contact the Church Office if you are able to help by calling 01884 250417.



If you have a concern about the safety of someone or the action of someone working with children and vulnerable adults, please speak to someone:

Cindy Trick is the Mission Community Safeguarding Representative. She can be contacted on 01363 866621 or cindy@trickfamily.eclipse.co.uk.

The Diocesan Safeguarding Team are:

  • Safeguarding Adviser - Mr Costa Nassaris
    01392 294969 / 07809 33950
  • Assistant Safeguarding Adviser - James May
    01392 294969
  • Assistant Safeguarding Adviser - Rebecca Lane
    01392 294975 / 07889 542640
    Email: rebecca.lane@exeter.anglican.org

For more information about the Exeter Diocesan Team, please see the Diocese Website.

If you are a young person and you feel unhappy about something happening you can call Childline on 0800 1111. Please see our Safeguarding page for full information and policies.