In the heart of beautiful rural Somerset, and sitting within the Glastonbury Deanery you will find the Wheathill Priory Benefice. It consists of four vibrant church communities:

  • Barton St. David Parish Church,
  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, Keinton Mandeville,
  • All Saints Church at Kingweston
  • St. Peter’s Church at West Lydford.

We are enthusiastically overseen by a dedicated Ministry Team, each church benefits from the support of its Church Wardens and Parish Church Council. A small supporting Admin team helps co-ordinate the various services and events, prepare the Parish magazine and our web presence.

We all welcome you to our villages and trust you find what has sent you here.

At the heart of our church community is the regular opportunity to meet together and praise God. Holy Communion, Morning and Evening Prayer BCP services and more modern and informal Praise services form the basis of our church life. We meet each month as a Benefice and we regularly include All Age services to help welcome in families and youngsters to the Lord’s community. A full list of forthcoming services is always available, together with details of special church related occasions and other local community events, We have a range of friendly initiatives aimed at supporting our local teenagers, youngsters and tiny tots – so please come and get involved!

Our quintessentially English churches make perfect venues for important family occasions; Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals. Contact us to find out more.