St Mary's, Stoke-sub-Hamdon

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“One of the most interesting Churches I have seen : containing portions of extreme beauty” - SIR GILBERT SCOTT, IN 1856

The Chancel and Nave, of Ham stone, erected about 1100, formed the original Norman Church which was without Tower, Transepts or Porch. Many traces of the building's Norman heritage are clearly visible both inside and outside the building.

Set at the foot of Ham Hill it is in a beautiful rural Somerset setting and is well worth a visit if travelling down the A303.

Worship styles range from Book of Common Prayer to modern liturgy with a music group leading our praise to God.

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Mrs Lesley Strutt
2 Hamdon Close
Stoke sub Hamdon
TA14 6QN
(01935) 826471 (Administrator)

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BCP Holy Communion
A quiet, reflective service with minimal ceremony, with the traditional Prayer Book liturgy, a short Bible-based sermon and no hymns.
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for ¾ hour
Book of Common Prayer
Morning Worship
All 10.00am services are held in St Mary's Church (TA14 6UF) except on the first Sunday each month, when our Family Service is held in The Memorial Hall in West Street (TA14 6PZ), not in the church building. These are informal services with facilities for children of all ages, Bible-based teaching for both children and adults, and worship in song led by a music group. Once a month we hold a Common Worship Holy Communion Service. Prayer ministry is available every week after the service.
Every Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Coffee
Evening Worship
Once a month we hold a Common Worship Holy Communion Service. On other Sundays the service is Common Worship Evening Prayer. All our evening services are formal but friendly, with minimal ceremony, Bible-based preaching, modern language and hymns accompanied by the organ.
Every Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Common Worship


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Jesus-Ministry training and ministry. Alpha for Youth and Adults. The Marriage Course.
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Hall for Hire Hall is situated in the village centre and is ideal for childrens parties or small meetings. Contact Ann on mobile 07709 609488 for prices and availability
Other information
Priest in charge: The Revd Peter James THOMAS
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 11009
Built: 1100
Style of worship: Evangelical
Our Patron: Church Patronage Trust
Archdeaconry: WELLS (511)
Deanery: IVELCHESTER (51107)
Benefice: Stoke sub Hamdon (01/361 T)
Parish Legal Name: STOKE SUB HAMDON (510179 1/179)
CofE Church Info: (601179 1/179)
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The current editor is: Lesley Strutt

This page was last updated on Tuesday 8th December 2015
St Mary's : Church Lane, Off East Stoke Road, Stoke-sub-Hamdon, Somerset, TA14 6UF

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