St Nicholas Parish Church, West Pennard

We welcome you to worship with us.   We offer a broad range of services including a family service, Modern Language services and Book of Common Prayer services as below but please see our schedule of events for specific dates and for special events such as coffee mornings, Lent courses, and Christmas and Easter season services.  We offer child friendly services and welcome well behaved pets.     We host weddings, baptisms, and funerals when requested.   After service events may be hosted at the West Pennard Village Hall.  Please contact [email protected] for details.

Please also visit the website of West Pennard Village School (a Church of England School) which is located next to the Church  at .

Please read the guidance on pandemic safeguards on the News and Notices page for details about what pandemic safeguards will be observed or use the link below.      We have started more normal Holy Communion practice at the altar with two alternatives; Traditional kneeling at realm or Host dipped in Sacrament.

Scheduled Upcoming Services below

1) Parish Communion, 9:30AM, 11th February 2024

2) Ash Wednesday, Morning Prayer, 9AM, 14th February 2024 at Baltonsborough

3) Ash Wednesday, Benefice Holy Communion, 6:30PM, 14th February 2024 at Baltonsborough

4) Morning Praise, 11AM, 18th February 2024

5) Parish Communion, 11AM, 25th February 2024

6) Matins, 11AM, 3rd March 2024

7) Parish Communion, 10th March 2024

8) Morning Praise, 17th March 2024

9) Palm Sunday Benefice wide Holy Communion with procession from Baltonsborough School to Church, 10AM 24th March 2024 (No service at West Pennard)

10) Maundy Thursday, Holy Communion at West Pennard, 6:30PM, 28th March 2024

11) Good Friday Walk of Witness from Butleigh to Baltonsbourough, 10AM start , 29th March 2024

12) Last Hour of the Cross, 2PM, 29th March 2024 at West Bradley

13) Passiontide Taize Service, 6PM, Butleigh

Note: No Good Friday service at West Pennard

14) Easter Sunday Holy Communion, 11AM, 31st March 2024

Please note our separate webpage for safeguarding information and contact details below for our Benefice Safeguarding officer.

Location of Church : Church Lane, West Pennard, Somerset BA6 8NT (at top of Church Lane, some parking available)

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.  (John 14:27)

Please contact us with any questions or requests at [email protected] or Benefice (Church) Office at 01458 851681.



If you notice a safeguarding issue relating to a vulnerable child or adult, please contact, David Willis at [email protected]

Please see our full description of resources on safeguarding elsewhere on this web page.

Get in touch

Christopher J. Hopkins, Priest in Charge

Brue Benefice Office is in Baltonsborough
at The Old Hall House, Ham Street,
Baltonsborough, Somerset BA6 9PX

Office is staffed on Thursdays and Fridays only but phone is monitored daily.
Phone 01458-851681
Email: [email protected]

Benefice Office
01458 851681
Church Warden, West Pennard
01458 833133

Our website

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All Age Parish Communion

In January, February, March, April, June, July, October, November. Every Fourth Sunday at for 1 hour
Please note that this event will not be taking place between and
St Nicholas Parish Church, West Pennard
Church Lane West Pennard Glastonbury BA6 8NT, BA6 8NT, United Kingdom

.Parish Communion using modern language for all ages but child friendly and child centred.


If you notice a safeguarding issue relating to a vulnerable child or adult, please contact, David Willis at [email protected]

If you have information about a safeguarding situation where a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention call the emergency services on 999. Do not delay.

Please see the Church of England link at or the diocese link at 

A PDF from the Church of England on the subject is also available at

Please enter any of these links in your browser to access them.