St John's Church


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Welcome to St John's Church, Glastonbury

A Christian Spiritual Centre at the Heart of the Town for everyone.

Find out more about our mission statement & aims here. Should you wish to arrange for a wedding, baptism or funeral, please contact us through the Parish Office initially or go to the Forms section of our Publications page and complete and return the appropriate one.


St John’s 2019 services — when and where

St John's church building is closed for all of 2019 to undergo major refurbishment.
St John's people, including the choir, will worship at the two other churches in the benefice.
Changes to St John's traditional location and time are underlined.
Some services for St Ben's or Meare congregations are listed to show where timing is tight.

1st Sunday of the month (March 3)

8am Holy Communion (BCP, Book of Common Prayer 1662) at St Ben's

11am Holy Communion combined service at St Ben's

5pm Evensong at St Ben's (location some months will vary)

Ash Wednesday (March 6)

10:30am Holy Communion with ashing at St Ben's

7:30pm Holy Communion with ashing at St Ben's

2nd Sunday (March 10)

8am Holy Communion (BCP) at St Ben's

(St Ben's and URC shared service -- venue alternates: 11am at St Ben's in March / 10:30am at URC in April (etc)

11am Holy Communion combined service at St Mary's Meare

5pm Healing Service at St Ben's

3rd Sunday (March 17)

(no 8am service)

9:15am Holy Communion (St John's rite) at St Ben's

(11:15am Café-style service at St Ben's)

4th Sunday (March 24)

(no 8am service)

9:15am Holy Communion (St John's rite) at St Ben's

(11am Matins at St Mary's Meare)

(11:15am Worship & Word at St Ben's)

5th Sunday* (March 31)

10:30am Joint benefice communion at St Ben's

Mothering Sunday. Note time change for this service (10:30 not 10 o'clock). And remember clocks go forward today.

(* In 2019, fifth Sundays occur only in March, June, September and December; venue alternates between St Ben's and Meare)

Every Tuesday

9am Morning Prayer at St Ben's

10:30am Holy Communion at St Ben's

10:30am Holy Communion at St Patrick's Chapel, Glastonbury Abbey

Every Wednesday

9am Morning Prayer at St Ben's

Every Friday

9am Morning Prayer at Abbey House

The vicar adds: "All this will constantly be discussed and, if necessary, changed, but I hope that this will work for the next 12 months."


Upcoming Events

Abbey Parishes online diary
Tuesday 31st July - Tuesday 31st December 2024

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This Saturday: the Great Scrapstore Challenge

Fun catwalk event in town hall for children and adults to show off outfits made from recycled material  more
Added: 25th March 2019

Builders at work renewing St John's

Work is well underway on the year-long project -- called Securing the Future -- to renew the interior of St John's church building.  more
Added: 26th February 2019

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Securing The Future

Securing The Future Logo

To create a modern, fresh, and flexible interior within a medieval church building to enhance worship, to provide an open space for a variety of worship and community activities, and to display and celebrate the historical legacy of the building and its prominent place within the Town of Glastonbury.

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Contact Us

St John's Church
High Street

01458 830060