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 11th June 2023

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: 28th May 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

We were able to run our annual "Holidays at Home" / Holiday Club in 2022 and we are planning to do it all again in 2023!

If you're interested in helping out next year, please let us know!

See photos from 2022 and out more here...


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

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.