Serving the people of Taunton town centre and beyond through our tradition of catholic sacramental worship.

The congregation of this church works together and with others to:

  • Provide and promote Christian sacramental worship

  • Develop and share a place in which to find peace, meaning, and identity

  • Serve and care for individuals. the community, and the world, as followers of Christ

                    We also subscribe to the aims of Inclusive Church


       Christ, when he was lifted up did not say

       "I draw some people to myself"

       He said

       "I draw all, all, ALL"                Archbishop Desmond Tutu

During 2015:



National Churches Trust

St. Margaret's Hospice

St. Mary Magdalene's Organ Renovation Fund

The Jemima Layzell Trust

Marakissa Clinic for Malnourished Children


We continue to support:


The Open Door

Taunton Association for the Homeless

Christian Aid


Somerset Churches Trust

Taunton Christians Together

St John's serves Taunton as part of a Benefice with St Mary Magdalene


The Incumbent is Rev Rod Corke of St Mary Magdalene

Rev Jane Eastell is the Associate Vicar with responsibility for St John's

as shown on the Contacts page of this website

Website updated on 18th October 2016

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