Church of England Diocese of Salisbury Symondsbury

About Us

St. John the Baptist, Symondsbury is one of eight churches spread over the four parishes which make up the

Benefice of Eggardon and Colmers in south-west Dorset.  

Askerswell / Loders / Powerstock / Symondsbury Church takes its responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who may be at risk very seriously, and works in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we work in accordance with best practice at all times.

Our Parish Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded [here]

If you have any Safeguarding questions or concerns you can contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer, Glynis Ronald on 01308 459415 or the diocesan safeguarding officer Heather Bland on 07500 664800 or email hea[email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>

To see a calendar of all Sunday Services across the United Benefice, click on one of the links below:-

Services this month          Services next month

Calendars for the individual churches are available using the Services and Events tab here on A Church Near You.


Bell Ringing

Are you interested in Bell Ringing? If you are then please read on.

We are currently enrolling & training people to ring the bells at the Church, If you would like to join us we would be very glad to see you.

For further details please contact Mrs Alison Harp using the contact us facility here on A Church Near You.  Your message will be forwarded by the Benefice Administrator