In the love of Christ
To the Kingdom of God
Through the fellowship of the Holy Spirit

St John the Evangelist Parish Church

An Inclusive Church

Our website is being revived. 

In the meantime, you are very welcome to visit us on Wednesday lunchtimes 
for our mid-week Eucharist at 12:15,
 or on 
Sunday mornings for our main Eucharist at 10:00


Contact details

St John's is in a Vacancy at the moment. 
We are very grateful to local clergy who have stepped forward to enable us to continue celebrating - especially to: 
Tobie Osmond, Julia French, Clifton Graham, Richard Cloete and Mark Smith.

Phone enquiries can be directed to the churchwarden Mike French on 01823 710798 or 07494 905600.

Concerts and Heritage

On the second Friday of each month there will be a lunchtime concert in St Johns 

Our first, on May 13th, featured the Skylark Quartet in a splendid programme of English and French 20th Century music. Many thanks to Judith, Lynn, Victoria and Jo for a truly virtuoso performance of a varied set of pieces. The Skylarks can be found at www.skylarkquintet.com. 

On May 28th we will open for a heritage afternoon with refreshments from 2.30pm and a talk from Mary Siraut, editor of the Victoria County History, at 3pm. 

Our next lunchtime concert will be on 10th June. The Mornington Ensemble will celebrate English song from the reigns of both Queen Elizabeths to mark the Platinum Jubilee. 

Safeguarding Information

Our safeguarding officer is Mr Paul Lewis

SAFEGUARDING AT ST JOHN'S If you have concerns about safeguarding, please contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer by phone on 07929068015.


St John the Evangelist, Taunton is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Bath & Wells’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.


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