St Stephen's Winsham

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you here at this historic church, which sits at the centre of the parish of Winsham

All are welcome here!

For all Baptism's and Weddings, please contact our admin team at [email protected] or 07972016511 email is best.

For Funeral's, please contact our Rectors who will be happy to help. The Rectors are the Reverends Philip & Michelle Butcher, a husband-and-wife team who share the role. They can be contacted on 01460 221286 / e: [email protected]

Here at the Two Shires Benefice, we are an inclusive church family of Five churches. Therefore, we run events across all of the parishes, that one and all are invited to.

For Children:

On a Friday we run a toddler group for all preschoolers of any age, for all types of care givers to join. We play, laugh, craft, snack, sing and read together or not some of our children simply enjoy being with other children. This is held at St John rooms (Tatworth) between 10-11:30 am. There is a small car park and a secure garden for the children to play in. This toddler group runs every Friday term time. For more information please email: [email protected]

Every 3rd Sunday we run a Sunday school st St Johns (Tatworth) at 10:15 am, this is for children of any age to come and eat together, craft together and hear stories. For more information contact: [email protected]

For matters relating to the church building and grounds please contact the churchwarden of the parish, Mr Peter Saunders on 01460 43299 .

Church of England webpages:

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Revd Philip Butcher

The Vicarage 3 Home Farm
TA20 2SH

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What's on

Monthly Services in the Two Shires Benefices

Monthly. Every Sunday at for 1 hour
St Michael & All Angels
Knapps Lane Chaffcombe Chard, TA204BJ, United Kingdom
St Mary Magdalene
Cricket Lane Cricket Malherbie Ilminster, TA190PW, United Kingdom
The Blessed Virgin Mary, Thorncombe
Fore Street Thorncombe Chard, TA204NE, United Kingdom
St John the Evangelist
Waterlake Road Tatworth Chard, TA20 2NZ, United Kingdom
St Stephen's Winsham
Church Street Winsham Chard, TA204HX, United Kingdom

Please see the details on the download for when services happen across the Benefice in a typical month.

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An impromptu snapshot of some of the things happening the Benefice that are wonderful things! There are lots more - do write in with your own reflections!


"Our parish of Winsham is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of Bath & Wells’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO, Mr Peter Saunders on 01460 432991, or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Ben Goodhind on 01749 588917. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services."

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