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 2018, through our concert season, we have supported:
- National Centre for Folk Arts, Halsway Manor

- Open Door

- Musgrove Park Hospital League of Friends "Bed appeal"

- St. Margaret's Hospice

- International Red Cross

- Freewheelers Emergency Voluntary Service

- Archie Project - part of the Reminiscence Learning Dementia Charity


and we continue to support:

- Christian Aid

- Taunton Foodbank

St John the Evangelist Church
serves Taunton as part of a Benefice with St Mary Magdalene


The Incumbent is the Vicar of St Mary Magdalene
The Rev Tobie Osmond has been appointed as Vicar Designate
who will be licensed as Vicar on 31 October 2019

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

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Safeguarding Officer: 

Paul Lewis

07929 068 015


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