Welcome to our Benefice

Somerton ChurchCharlton Mackrell Church

Charlton Adam ChurchKingsdon Church


The United Benefice of Somerton with The Charltons and Kingsdon, three parishes who seek to work together to promote the Kingdom of God in this area.

During the National period of mourning at the death of The Duke of Edinburgh our Chruches will be open every day for prayer up to and including Sunday 18th April as follows:

St Michael's, Somerton 10am - 3pm

St Peter and St Paul, Charlton Adam 10am - 4pm

St Mary the Virgin, Charlton Mackrell  10am - 4pm

All Saints, Kingsdon 9.30am - 3pm

Details of our Services and how to book a place are on Worship and Fellowship page of the website.

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

It is now mandatory to wear face coverings when worshiping.

Alan Symonds

Priest in Charge: 

Revd Alan Symonds

The Vicarage Sutton Road, Somerton 

Tel: 01458 272029



Jenny Gollop Tel 01458 223516

Benefice Assistant:

Geraldine Taylor

Benefice Office, The Vicarage, Sutton Road, Somerton.

Tel: 01458 272029



If you have any concerns over Safeguarding matters for Vulnerable Adults or Children in our churches please contact the Parish Safeguarding Officers - whose details appear on our Safeguarding page

Or you can go directly to the Diocese of Bath & Wells Safeguarding page using the link below which also has an out of hours phone number to contact.