Facilities and features


We have two toilets close by the main church area, though these are quite small. In addition we have a disabled toilet and additional toilets in the entrance lobby to the Hall which is directly connected to the main church building. T

These are available in the female toilets in the Hall lobby area.

There is room to accommodate bicycles outside the church, but there is no particular designated area. There is a railing that can be used to lock a bicycle to and sometimes it is possible for the bicycle to be brought into the building.

Free on street parking is available near the church

There is an accessible toilet available in the Hall next to the church and there is level access from the church to this building.

Please contact us if you require support in this area.

Car parking is on street parking outside the church and is free.

Level access to the main church and halls is possible from the road to main facilities.

Hearing (induction) Loop

Standard large print service sheets are available, please be in touch if you are visiting and require more specific print / digital requirements and we will do our best to make this available to you.

Assistant dogs are welcome and there is a green space opposite the church and a dog waste bin 20 yards from the church entrance.

There is usually gluten free refreshments at all our main events.

The priest at St. Francis is a Qualified Sign Language Interpreter and can arrange for signed services if requested in advance.

Our Building

A set of glass images depicting the life of St. Francis are displayed in the lobby area.

Open all year round on Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 1pm - 4pm in the Church Hall. Hot drinks and refreshments available.
Activities available - puzzles, beetledrive, rummy cub, quilt group (fortnightly), table tennis, air hockey. Children welcome but require supervision by a parent or guardian.

Music and Worship

We have a small enthusiastic group who are looking to develop their musical skills but we are currently without a choir director.

Groups, Courses and Activities

We aim to have a variety of study courses each year for all interests and abilities. Please check our notices for more information. We usually start the course at the beginning of each year.

Beavers meet on Friday evenings at 6pm. This is NOT organised by the Church.

We encourage everyone to be a part of a study group or pursue their own personal interests in developing and growing in their bible knowledge and faith. Please contact Rev. Catherine Carlyon or our Reader Gerald Swayne for more information.

Brownies meet on Tuesday evenings in the Church Hall at 6pm. This is NOT organised by the Church.

CAP is launching its new money coaching course in the summer of 2023 and this will be available in the autumn. Check the Christian's Against Poverty website for dates. These courses are usually held face to face, but there are online courses now available.

Cubs meet on Thursdays in the Church Hall. This is NOT organised by the Church

An independent exercise group 'Funky Fit' on Fridays at 2:30pm. All abilities welcome. Pay per session £5

We run a Holiday Club during August with on site events and off site visits.

Scouts meet on Friday evenings in the Church Hall. This is NOT organised by the Church.

Help for Visitors

WiFi is available to church / hall users

Friday mornings from 10 -12 midday

Other Features

We collect food which is taken to Bridgwater Food Bank at which some of the congregation volunteer.

Our services are usually live streamed via Facebook. We are currently fundraising to upgrade our Audio Visual system.

Please be in touch if you are interested in hiring our halls (large and small)
Gerald Swayne 01278 256445