Marldon Church

Church Hill, Marldon, Paignton, Devon TQ3 1SL

Welcome to Marldon Church

Marldon ChurchWe form part of the Totnes Team of nine churches, which offers a wide range of opportunities to journey in community and to grow in faith through traditional and informal worship.

If there is a particular matter that we can help you with, whether that is planning a christening, wedding or funeral or joining one of our groups or if you’d like to hear more about the charitable work we do locally, nationally and internationally, please take a look around our website or contact us.

Whether you are new in faith or whether you have been a Christian for many years we recognise that growing in faith and being transformed by the knowledge of God’s unconditional love for each of us is a lifetime’s journey. We are companions on the way, learning from and with each other and supporting each other through the ups and downs of life.

If you come along to a service do introduce yourself – and please join us for coffee in the Village Hall afterwards.


Sundays at 10am

Marldon ChurchHoly Communion (1st, 3rd & 4th Sundays)

Village Worship (2nd Sunday)

Junior Church is in the Community Room at the Village Hall every Sunday.

Refreshments in the Village Hall are available after every service. Cake Stall on the first Sunday.

5th Sundays: Team Service. The next one will be on Sunday 30th June (details to be announced).

For details of Zoom and Phone-in services please get in touch with the Totnes Team.

The Church is open for visitors and private prayer every day from approx 9am-5pm.

We also have a number of other ways in which we can be together, as well as on Sundays.

Click here for details of other services and events

All are welcome


Lent, Holy Week & Easter

During Lent, we are offering a short Night Prayer (Compline) every Wednesday evening via Zoom (click here to join at 9pm). Download service sheet here.

  • 10th March 10am Village Worship for Mothering Sunday
  • 24th March 10am Palm Sunday Holy Communion
  • 28th March Maundy Thursday short Holy Communion at 5pm with Watch to follow intil 9pm.
  • 29th March Good Friday 10am Walk of Witness from Top Shops to Village Hall (with hot cross buns); 2-3pm Hour at the Cross: a time of quiet,  led reflection.
  • 31st March 10am Easter Day– Family Communion at 10am with decorated egg/bonnet competitions & churchyard egg hunt.
  • Wed 10th April 10-12 Children & Families Craft & Spring Activities Morning in church ‘Ready, steady, grow!’ including bug trail in churchyard.



Prayer treeIf you would like prayer for yourself, someone else or for a situation that concerns you, please add a leaf to our prayer tree. We will pray for you in our services and as individuals.

And feel free to light a candle for someone. Stay a while and think of them.



Supporting the Church

St John Baptist Church is dependent on the generosity of those who worship here, live locally or visit our lovely church. Your donations will support our ministry and mission, and also help with the day to day aspects of looking after the building – and take a look to find out other ways of supporting the church including A Taste of Marldon and Compton – a book of delicious recipes!

Click here to make a donation

Thank you



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

If you are a young person and you feel unhappy about something happening to you, you can call Childline on 0800 11 11.

Should you wish to read the Parish Safeguarding Policy and supporting documentation in full, please contact Stephanie Webb.