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Dates for your diary:

     Details of all the Church services in the Benefice can be found on the ‘Services’ Page

Every Thursday - Village Cafe

The Village Cafe is open every Thursday morning from 10am until noon in the Village Hall (please see below for details of Mudford Village Hall).  

You can enjoy a great cup of coffee or tea and, perhaps, treat yourself to a toasted teacake or slice of delicious apple cake, and meet your friends.

You will also find the ‘Church Stall’ with a good range of second-hand books and other items.  All proceeds from this stall go towards the upkeep of the church.

Do come along for a happy and sociable morning!

Please note:  there will be no Cafe on 13 December - see below!

     Please see the ‘Services’ page for dates and details of all          December and Christmas Services in the Benefice

          as ever - all are welcome at any of these services

  Please speak to Reverend Barbara or any of the Churchwardens for further                      information - details on ‘Who’s Who’

Wednesday 5 December - 7.30pm - the last of our Home Study Group sessions looking at the                                Eucharist - see the page for information

Saturday 8 December - the Friends of St. Mary Christmas Lunch at the ‘Lamb and Lark’,

   Details from Carol Gordon on 01935 422165 or Marguerite Batchelor on 01935 850812

Thursday 13 December - Christmas Lunch in Mudford Village Hall

  A delicious three course lunch  - tickets £12 available now from Jean Jones 01935 850770

                                                Booking essential!

      See ‘Rector’s Reflections’ for other interesting things to do during December!



                                 Benefice Choir               

  The Benefice Choir goes from strength to strength under the Musical Directorship of   Ken Sherring, and their voices have been much appreciated at various Benefice   Services.

  Meetings are generally on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00am, and weekly   on Saturdays leading up to a service or concert at which the choir is due to sing.    

  No auditions are held, although it is helpful if members can read music, and

  Ken can often supply MIDI files for those who find them helpful.               

  If you would like further information please contact Jane Perrin by email, at:



           Please contact Jane Perrin for details of future rehearsals

                            Mudford Village Hall

This well appointed Village Hall is available for hire for private functions or for commercial use.

Please contact:

Chairman and Bookings Secretary - Jean Jones - 01935 850770

Vice-Chairman - Philip Muscutt - 01935 850070

Secretary - Fiona Richardson - 01935 479555

Treasurer - Heather Rowlands - 01935 851690

Hire Charges:

All Day Rate (9am - Midnight)      Local                 £82

                                               Non-local           £153

                                               Commercial        £170


Morning (9am - 1pm)         Local £22; Non-local £44; Commercial £50

Afternoon (2pm - 5.30pm)  as above

Evening (6pm - Midnight)   Local £38; Non-local £65; Commercial £70

For further information please contact any of the above Management Committee




                            Yeovil Street Pastors

Street Pastors are now out on the streets of Yeovil every Friday and Saturday night from 10pm until about 3.30am to give help and support to any young person who needs it.

Yeovil currently has 50 Street Pastors.  Each team consists of at least 4 members, each of whom will work a minimum of one night a month.

Here is what one of the team says “A shared emotion I have experienced with other Street Pastors is the buzz you get from being out in the night-time economy.  Spiced with the interaction and rapport with both the public and other professionals out at that time of night, by and large I have felt most welcomed.  The positive encouragement and admiration expressed by many underline the need for our presence in Yeovil.  Another dynamic that has astounded me is the synchronisation of our involvement on the streets with the directions brought about by our Prayer Team’s intercessions - this combination awakes the sense that we are a real and active channel for God to make changes in our town.”

For more information see

You can support the work through an annual donation.