Communications and Press Office

The Communications team aims to share good news about the work that the Church of England in Devon is doing, tell the stories that need to be told and provide advice and support for clergy and parishes in dealing with local and national media.

We run the diocese website and social media channels, produce a monthly magazine, an e-newsletter Roots, compile a monthly prayer diary and publish an annual calendar.

We can provide media training, including social media and broadcast training for your church. The national Church of England Media Centre also has loads of great advice for making the most of your church communications: https://www.churchofengland.org/digital-labs

The Team:

Chloe Axford, Communications and Engagement Director

Tel 01392 294905 or 07889 523776

Email Chloe

Abigail Meeke, Church of England ‘Devon’ Magazine Editor

Email Abi

Revd Nicky Davies, Prayer Diary and Calendar Editor

Email Nicky

Who do I call?

For media requests or help dealing with a call from the media please contact Chloe on 01392 294905 or 07889 523776 in office hours. For urgent, out of hours requests, call 01392 294919.

If you need to add or amend an entry on our database, please email Janet Goddard.

Publications and Newsgathering

If you would like to contribute a story for our website or magazine or have an event you would like us to report on please  email the Communications Team.

The Church of England Devon Digital magazine is published each month and is found on the website in lots of different formats so that it can be inserted in to your own parish magazines or church news sheets. Links are emailed out to all PCC secretaries for whom we have an email address when the new edition is ready. If you would like to receive a link yourself please let us know.

Useful Downloads

List of subjects to consider in a communications audit

Advice on handling calls from the media

Advice on writing for websites

Social Media Guidelines

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Growing in prayer, Making new disciples, Serving the people of Devon with joy
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