Welcome to St Benedict’s


  • Morning Prayer in St Ben’s and our Benefice

    Come along to join us in the Office of Morning Prayer held in St Ben’s on Wednesdays at 9am. Morning Prayer is also held on Tuesdays in St John’s and Fridays in St Margaret’s Chapel, all at 9am.

    Morning Prayer at Meare on Thursdays will restart in the Spring.

  • Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

    The annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity runs this year from Tuesday 18th to Tuesday 25th January. Services are being held each day except Saturday at 11am going around Glastonbury’s churches with evening Zoom sessions at 7pm for those unable to be in church. In addition there is a service in St John’s on Sunday afternoon (23rd) where the guest preacher is a moderator of the United Reformed Church (URC) .

    For details of which church has a service on which day, and for Zoom details, visit this link to St John’s website.

    This week of prayer comes via Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTIB). Click the picture for more information shown on their website.

  • Jolly January!

    On Sunday afternoons in January, starting on the 9th, we will be holding new Jolly January events between 3 and 6pm. There will be food and fun for all. Come along.

    Click the picture for more details.

  • Weekly Prayer List

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

  • New Curacy in June

    We are delighted to announce that Kieron Rowley is to become Assistant Training Curate from 12th June. Kieron was a Verger at Wells Cathedral and is currently at Cuddesdon Theological College; he will be serving his title here full-time. We hold him in our prayers as he prepares to join us.

  • Cartoon of the Week

    Click on the picture to see a different cartoon each week by Dave Walker from his “Cartoon Church” website.


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 Get in Touch 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: