Benefice of Somerton, Charltons and Kingsdon

All Saints Kingsdon Church


With the drop in coronavirus infections and with the numbers who have been vaccinated we are re-opening Somerton Church for live worship.

Therefore we are now booking for:-

Ash Wednesday 17th February 10 am Communion

Sunday 21st February 11am Communion

Both of these services will also be broadcast on zoom.

To book please call 01458 272029 or email

The "Virtual Worship" and "music items are updated regularly.

It is now mandatory to wear face coverings when worshiping.

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.

Sunday Services are held each Sunday.

The first Sunday 11.00 am Family Worship, Second Sunday 6.00pm Evensong, Third Sunday 6.00 pm Evensong and the Fourth Sunday 9.30am Holy Communion. we regularly have a "Benefice Together Holy Communion" around the churches in the Benefice.

There are of course  additional services in the churches of the Benefice on Sundays. Details of services can be found on the website and also on the Benefice Magazine "Contact" available in church or on this website.

We also provide services for Weddings, Funerals and Baptisms. 


Church Wardens

Mrs Bel Allan Tel: 01935 840878

Parish Safeguarding Officer Bel Allan more information on Safeguarding Page


Lay Chair and Secretary - Mr Nick Allan Tel: 01935 840878

Treasurer - Mr Tony Steele-Perkins Tel: 01935 840184