Welcome to St Benedict’s


  • Annual Church Meetings on Tuesday 30th

    Our Annual Meeting of Parishioners to elect churchwardens will be held on Tuesday 30th May at 7.15pm followed by the Annual Parochial Church Meeting directly afterwards at 7.30pm.

    Click the picture to go to our noticeboard to see the official meeting notices.

  • Morning Prayer in St Ben’s and our Benefice

    Come along to join us in the Office of Morning Prayer now held in St Ben’s on Tuesdays at 9am. Morning Prayer is now held on Wednesdays in St John’s at 9am. On Fridays, a Celtic style morning office, put together by our curate Kieron, is held in St Margaret’s Chapel, also at 9am.

  • Weekday Communion

    Holy Communion is held weekly in St Ben’s on Fridays at 10am. This is a short service of about half an hour following Common Worship. Please join us then.

    St John’s also has a weekly Holy Communion service on Wednesdays at 10am.

  • Holy Communion at St Ben’s on Sunday 4th June at 11am

    You are invited to join us for this traditional Communion service following our familiar pattern using Common Worship.

  • This week’s news sheet

    Click/tap on the picture to download/view the news sheet for the week commencing Sunday 28th.

  • Come and Sing Taizé

    Join us as we gather in St Ben’s to sing Taizé together at 7pm for an hour every other Tuesday through June and July. The next meeting is on June 6th.

  • Weekly Prayer List

    Click the picture to see who especially needs your prayers this week.

  • Contemplative Prayer Group

    A group meets for contemplative prayer every Thursday at 3.30pm in the Lower Hall of Our Lady St Mary of Glastonbury (behind the Catholic Church on Magdalene Street).

    There’s a short introduction from (for example) the Desert Fathers, Benedict, Ignatius of Loyola, the Carmelites – Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross, Brother Lawrence (The Practice of the Presence of God). This is followed by half an hour’s silence, after which there’s an opportunity for sharing.

    For more information phone Helen Marquis on 01458 831267.

  • Archbishops’ Prayer for Ukraine

    Click the picture to read a prayer from our Archbishops Justin Welby and Stephen Cottrell.


For downloads of daily readings and other news items that could affect you, take a look at St John’s News page by clicking here.

Hiring our building and booking events

If you want to hire our building or book a wedding, baptism or other service, please go to our Booking and Contact page.

Official Noticeboard

Click the picture to go to our page for official notices and documents. Note that details of services and other activities are not posted there.

Inclusive Church

St Ben’s is part of the Inclusive Church network. Click on the logo to read more on our Who We Are page.

Click the icon to check us out on Facebook

Our Google events calendar can be viewed here


Safeguarding refers to the range of plans and activities that are put in place to protect children and adults who may be vulnerable to abuse and neglect from being harmed. Safeguarding in the church community – making our church safe for young people and vulnerable adults – is everyone’s responsibility.

Our Parish Safeguarding Policy can be viewed here.

If you wish to report concerns or possible abuse, please contact one of the following: