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


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

Monday 8am Middle Chinnock – 8.30am Montacute
Tuesdays 8am Norton – 8.30am Odcombe
Wednesday 8am Chiselborough
Saturday 4.45pm St Mary’s Stoke.

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

On Sunday mornings we have lay-led prayers of intercessions in our churches. To request prayer for a person or situation please speak to the minister or churchwarden before the service.

First Mondays: prayer for our schools.
We meet in Saint Catherine’s Montacute 9:15am each first Monday to pray for local schools.

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) or Barbara Aldridge (email)

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

Night light 8pm on the first Sunday of June, July and August in St Peter and St Paul, Odcombe: an occasion for personal prayer without words -just candles and quiet music.

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 one of our ministers.

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Ministry Of Care


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

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 )