Benefice of Somerton

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  • Somerton
  • Somerset
  • TA11 6RW

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         All Saints Kingsdon Church


Historically, the Church was first mentioned in 1242 The building is of blue lias stone with hamstone dressings and the earliest part of the church is believed to be the nave which is of 12th century origin. The 70 ft church tower was added at the west end in the 15th century but had originally been built above the north chapel. The pulpit dates from 1627 and the font bowl is of 12th century origin.

We are currently in Vacancy and during this period contact details are shown below. We also offer ministry through baptisms, weddings, funerals, and pastoral care of all in the area.

During the Vacancy If you would like to avail yourself of any of these services or for any other reason, please contact the Benefice office by email Tel: 01458 273499 or use email Tel: 07483137623 and these will be monitored regularly.

Details of Services can be found on the Services page of this website

Following the recent interviews and the recommendation of the Parish representatives, we are pleased to announce that the Bishop has appointed the Reverend Judith Swan to the post of Priest in Charge of the Parishes of Somerton, The Charltons, Kingsdon, Long Sutton and Long Load and Pitney. This appointment is subject to a satisfactory completion of the usual statutory checks made on all clergy taking up a new post.

Details of a Service of Welcome will be announced in due course. 

                 Church Wardens  Carol Fraser


                  Lay Chair  Nick Allan  01935 840878

                 Secretary Cath Lewis 01935 841599

                 Treasurer - Tony Steele-Perkins Tel: 01935 840184

                   Parish Safeguarding Officer 

                   Bel Allan more information on Safeguarding Page

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