Church Information

Position Vacant for Vicar in a ‘house for duty post’

4 RURAL SOMERSET PARISHES near FROME, working in close harmony are seeking someone for a House for Duty role.

Set in the stunning countryside of the Mendip Hills you would be warmly welcomed by our active and supportive congregations who have worked together during the interregnum.  The agreed pattern of ministry for this house for duty post is to work 6 sessions including Sunday each week.

Who do we seek? Someone who is wanting to share their faith with us and encourage a sense of the church being part of everyday village life.

What can we offer in return? Supportive PCCs with a Benefice administrator

Being part of the Frome Deanery in a 4 bedroom bungalow in the heart of Mells village

Strong support from retired clergy and lay worship leaders

Applications to be received by: 14th June, 2024

Shortlisting via Zoom: 20th June, 2024

Visits and interviews: 10th and 11th July, 2024

For more details and an application pack, please contact

Charlie Peer, Acting Archdeacon of Wells,

adwells@bathwells.anglican.org

“A picture can convey 1000 words” so please take a look at our Profile to get to know us better.

We have 2 Service per month + 3 Benefice Services per year. Join us for communion every 3rd Sunday at 9.30am. Or every 4th Sunday for an informal non-liturgical lay -led service comprising of sung worship, extemporary prayer, Bible reading and a short reflection

Our services are filled music and a welcoming community that will make you feel right at home and usually followed by tea, coffee and cake

The Church is open every day from 8am – 10pm

Our Grade 1 listed C12th church was built on earlier foundations in 12th Century during Norman times. The walls consist of random rubble with a stone dressing. The church has many features of other architectural periods. It was lengthened and a the tower added in 13th Century. The three stage tower has corner buttresses and a saddleback roof. The porch was built in 14th Century and the North Transept in the 18th Century. The Minstrel Gallery is Elizabethan and can be accessed from an outside staircase on north west corner of the tower. Also of note are the fine Jacobean boxed pews seating only 80. The ribbed barrel vault ceiling from the 17th Century.

If you would like to donate to our church fund, please use link below

Flower & Cleaning Rota

Please follow link below for Rota

We also have a biannual church yard tidy up, usually Spring and Autumn. Dates on Events Page and Village WhatsApp Group

Church Warden – Sally Rosa – greatelmpcc@outlook.com