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The Willand Team

Revd Simon Talbot

Rector, Willand, Uffculme, Kentisbeare & Blackborough
Simon is the Rector of St Mary's and has oversight of all the churches in the Culm Valley Mission Community. As Rector he leads a team of both clergy and members of our church family as we seek to worship God, grow in our faith and help others experience God’s love in their life. He is available to talk about any aspect of church life, special services, or if you are interested in exploring the Christian faith.

Simon is married to Rachael, has four children and enjoys running and road cycling.

Contact: Rev Simon Talbot tel:562570 simon@thetalbots.org.uk


Rev Gudrun Thomas

Gudrun joined our team in 2019 for 4 years or so as she gains experience as the final part of her training to be a vicar. Gudrun works with each of the churches in our Mission Community but mainly focuses on Willand and Uffculme.

Gudrun is an Exeter City season ticket holder, enjoys running around the lanes of our local area and joining in with various Park Runs.

Contact: Rev Gudrun Thomas tel: 840622

Assistant Clergy

Rev Paul Hockey
Rev Canon Stephen Little

Church Wardens

Rod Sparkes
Sandy Hancock


Church Hall Booking Secretary

Carol Britton tel: 01884 841434


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