Church of England Diocese of Bath & Wells Goathurst

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

There is an induction loop system available (use the T-setting on a hearing aid) but a microphone system is installed.

The Church has a single copy in very large print of most of the hymns - certainly those in common use. Should a visitor require rthis for a service please ask the sidesperson.


Our Building

St Edwards dates from 1430 and has many interesting featuresx


Music and Worship

St Edwards has a peal of six bells which are used mainly for weddings and by visiting ringers. Unfortunately at the moment these are out of use as we await repairs to stays and one of the bells.

St Edwards has a two manual electronic organ with full pedalboard. 28 speaking stops including eight on the pedals.

The book of Common Praqyer is used for evening services ion the fourth Sunday of each month - Holy Communion and if there is a fifth month then Evening Prayer (said but with sung canticles)


Groups, Courses and Activities

Held in the village hall on the last Tuesday of each month. Free coffee, tea and biscuits between 11 and 12. All are welcome with usually between 15 and 20 villagers and friends.


Help for Visitors

There is a guidebook available but it is in the process of being revamped so only a few copies of the current edition are available.

Church open from 9am until 5pm every day bar Boxing and New Year's Day.


Other Features

There is a very effective audio system with the prospect of using audio files. As yet no visual display is available.