What is prayer? A conversation with God – as both our Lord and a friend….


We pray for our villages and the wider world every morning in our churches:

Monday 10am Middle Chinnock – 8.30am Montacute
Tuesdays 9.30am Norton – 8.30am Odcombe
Wednesday Chiselborough (In your own time)
Thursday 5.00pm West Chinnock
Saturday 4.45pm St Mary’s Stoke.

Prayer for schools:
We meet in Saint Catherine’s Montacute 9:30am each second Tuesday to pray for local schools.

On Sunday mornings we have lay-led prayers of intercessions. Anyone who would like to be involved should speak to a minister. To request prayer for a person or situation please speak to the churchwarden before the service.

Night prayer or Compline is offered during Lent in our churches.

Prayer walking: usually in August we gather to walk and pray for our villages in Montacute, Odcombe and Stoke – please see pew sheets for details.

Individual prayer Our church buildings are usually open daily – and available for private prayer.

Prayer for others: To join a confidential prayer chain -either email or by telephone – please contact Chris Howat (telephone:01935 881440) or Barbara Aldridge (

Prayer ministry is available on request after morning services –please ask one of the ministers

Need help praying? contact one of our ministers from the Who’s Who page link.

Quiet days are offered in Lent and advice on retreats is available – please ask Revd Annie.

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Ministry Of Care

We are part of The Church of England
within the Diocese of Bath and Wells

‘I have come that they may have life in all its fullness’  (John 10 )



When and where, learn more about us and the types of services we offer across the benefice


Meetings, Groups and activities, find out what’s going on across the Benefice on our Events Page


We would love to hear from you. Please contact us via the details on the Who’s Who page