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The Church of St John the Baptist in Carhampton, Somerset, England is a Grade I listed Anglican Church. The first church in the village stood to the east of the present church and was dedicated to St Carantoc a Welsh monk of the 6th century. The current church was built in the 11th or 12th-century and entirety restored between 1862 and 1870.
Visitors are also warmly welcomed to the Sunday Services, do stay behind after the service for Coffee/Tea & biscuits and a chat!
The beautiful church is usually open during the day and visitors are warmly welcomed whether they wish to sit quietly and pray or to admire our beautiful building. We hold an informal 15 minute prayer meeting every Friday at 9 am.
We hold regular Coffee Mornings on the First Saturday of every month when you can drop by for a coffee or a nice “cuppa” and home made cake or biscuits (sometimes a bacon roll or toasted teacake or fresh doughnuts). See what is on offer for sale, this varies according to the time of year: Home made cakes, jams and Chutney, Infused Oils, “pre-loved” clothing, books and bric-a-brac and in the Spring/Early Summer garden & Indoor plants and in the Autumn Fruit & Vegetables.
Safeguarding: For safeguarding details please see our diocesan website:
To speak to someone about safeguarding please contact a member of the diocesan safeguarding team:
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Glenys Armstrong, 01749 685135
Diocesan Assistant Safeguarding Adviser, Helen Humphreys, 01749 685103
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