Welcome to our Website

St John the Baptist Church,


We are Worshipping and Serving God

in the Parish and Communities

on the Eastside of the River Parrett

(including Eastover and Kings Down)

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Quick Tour of St John's

We are part of the Church of England

We are also a member of Inclusive Church which means we are working hard to include everyone, irrespective of economic power, gender, mental health, physical ability, ethnicity / heritage or sexuality. All of who you are is welcome at St John's

Contact: Revd Lis Sparrow 01278 422540 revlisstjohnbridgwater@gmail.com

We take Safeguarding very seriously.

If you have any concerns for a child or a vulnerable adult please contact our parish Safeguarding Officer (a voluntary position) Mary Winning 01278 433301 or the Central Diocesan Team . Our Safeguarding Policy & Contact Details here

We hope you find our website informative

We are always interested in hearing your thoughts, comments and suggestions.

Below is some essential information which can also be found in more detail on other pages.

We meet to together to Worship God on:

In the church building

Sunday 10:30am Holy Communion with Hymns

We are continuing to take a precautionary approach toward Covid. This includes encouraging people to continue to wear face coverings, including whilst we sing. Every other pew will be ribboned off so keeping 2m behind and front. If you want a bit more space, sit near the wall and place the “leave a gap” card next to you.

(No need book, we have fitted everyone in so far)

1st Wednesday of Month 10am Holy Communion

Said Communion service in the Lady Chapel

Online via St John's Facebook Page

Monday 6pm Compline (Pre-recorded)

Wednesday 10am Midweek Worship (except 1st Wed of Month)

If you have any questions or queries please contact the Vicar:

Revd Lis Sparrow 01278 422540 or revlisstjohnbridgwater@gmail.com

News & What's On

It maybe easier for you to view on here Facebook Group Page is here RSS Feed Link is here

Life Events ~ Occasions when Our Story and God's Story meet

Just Ask -St John's is with you every step of your journey

Baptism or Christening






Enquiries for Christenings (Baptism), Weddings & Banns, Renewal of Wedding Vows, Funerals

please contact Revd Lis Sparrow on 01278 422540

Historical Baptism, Marriage and Burial Records

The majority of these records are held centrally at Somerset Heritage Centre https://www.somerset.gov.uk/births-ceremonies-and-deaths/copies-of-certificates/Please check with them before approaching the church