ST BENEDICT'S CHURCH, GLASTONBURY

Site updated 09/04/19

HEADLINE: Palm Sunday Spring Praise. Sunday 14th at 6pm

Finding Us

St Benedict's is located near the top of Benedict Street, which continues down from the bottom of Glastonbury High Street. Click here for a map (in a new window), courtesy of streetmap.co.uk.

Our regular service schedule is shown below.

Contact email: Email address.

St Benedict's viewed from the west

Who are we?

We are a Church of England congregation which forms part of a United Benefice with St John's in the High Street, and St Mary's at Meare.

Click here to read more about us and our worship.

History

The church was originally dedicated to St. Benignus or St. Bennings and retained this until the middle of the 17th century. Bishop Benignus was a great friend and disciple of St. Patrick and became his successor.

Click here to learn more, here to access an educational resource pack for schools in PDF format (~760 KB) and here to download a PDF file of the pictures that go with the resource pack (~26 MB).


REGULAR SERVICES

First Sunday of each month:

8.00 am

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Holy Communion (BCP)

11.00 am

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Benefice Eucharist (lasts just over an hour).
Uses Common Worship (modern language); mostly said.

Second Sundays:

8.00 am

-

Holy Communion (BCP)

11.00 am

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Shared non-eucharistic worship with Glastonbury United Reformed Church.
Venue alternates between St Benedict's and the URC
but service is at 10.30 am when at the URC.
See church notice board or church online diary for details. Followed by coffee and biscuits.

Third Sundays:

8.00 am

-

Holy Communion (BCP)

9.30 am

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Eucharist
Service relocated from St John's during reordering.

11.15 am

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Café Church
Fellowship and informal worship shared around tables with tea, coffee and biscuits.
Followed by a simple lunch.

Fourth Sundays:

8.00 am

-

Holy Communion (BCP)

9.30 am

-

Eucharist
Service relocated from St John's during reordering.

11.15 am

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Worship and Word (lasts about an hour).
A non-eucharistic service with Bible teaching.

Fifth Sundays:

United Benefice worship with St. John’s and Meare. Venue and times vary. See here for details.

Every Tuesday:

9.00 am

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Morning Prayer (lasts about 25 minutes)

10.30 am

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Eucharist (lasts about 40 minutes)
Moved from Thursday

Every Wednesday:

9.00 am

-

Morning Prayer (lasts about 25 minutes)

Details of other events in St Benedict's can be found here and events in the Benefice can be found at our Benefice diary site here.

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