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.

A book of condolences has been placed in the church for those who wish to express sentiments relating to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

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 several alternatives.   Please listen for options at the service.

Scheduled Upcoming Services below

1) Book of Common Prayer Communion, Sunday 4PM, 11th September 2022

2) Special Service of Commemoration Marking the death of her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,  Sunday 11AM, 18th of September 2022

3) Family Parish Communion and Harvest Festival, Sunday 11AM, 25th September 2022

4) School Harvest Festival, Monday 2PM, 26th September 2022

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

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 at 01458 851681.



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.

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]


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West Pennard

Matins - Morning Prayer . Alternative months using Book of Common Prayer or with Modern Language, held most months at 11AM on the first Sunday of the month. In May, Rogation Sunday.