St Mary's Huish Episcopi

   Parish of Huish Episcopi cum Langport 

SAFEGUARDING : This church takes the protection of children and vulnerable adults seriously.  
Our Benefice Safeguarding Officer is TAMMY PERKINS. 
Please contact her with any Safeguarding concerns by email :
You will find our Safeguarding Policy on the Safeguarding Page of this website.  
Our Diocesan Safeguarding Team also offers advice on Reporting Concerns or Abuse – here: 

Join a group on Monday Evenings 7 pm for  Word for the Week, considering and discussing the Bible readings for the following Sunday. Location usually the Rectory Huish at 7.00 pm. Join us for the next meeting on 9th December at Millbrook (Clive's house)

Forthcoming services at St. Mary's Huish Episcopi (includes Christmas)

8th December Second Sunday of Advent

8.00 am Holy Communion*

10.30 am Benefice Sung Holy Communion# + Baptism

15th December Third Sunday of Advent

8.00 am Holy Communion*

9.15 am Sung Holy Communion# 

22nd December Fourth Sunday of Advent

8.00 am Holy Communion*

11.00 am Informal and Dementia Friendly

23rd Monday 10.30 am Dementia Alliance Carols

Christmas Eve Tuesday 24th

4.00 pm Blessing of the Crib Family Service

11.30 pm Midnight Mass#

Christmas Day Wednesday 24th (Liturgical colour White)

8.00 am Holy Communion*

29th December  First Sunday of Christmas

10.30 am Benefice Holy Communion*

 #BCP Historic Book of Common Prayer  *Common Worship, modern style of English and Worship


Every Thursday, 10am, St Mary’s, Huish Episcopi 

Quiet communion service with a chance to stop afterwards for a coffee & chat

Other services in the Benefice:  

15th December Sunday

6.30 pm Carol Service at St Andrew's Aller

19th December Thursday

5.00 pm Christmas Celebration Low Ham's Church in the Field

22nd December

6.30 pm Celebrate Christmas at Playing Field Aller

4.30 pm Carol Service High Ham St Andrew's

24th Christmas Eve 

Midnight Mas ar High Ham St Andrew's

25th Christmas Day

10.45 Holy Communion at Aller St Andrew's

                 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Greeting Cards on Sale in St Mary's

Cards featuring all the Stained Glass Windows of St Mary's Church plus other images are on sale in the church. Also notelets with sketches of St Mary's from the East and the South . 

Many thanksAll proceeds go to St Mary's Church.

Still available for sale: a few First Edition Prints of a Local Map 
This is a piece of unique artwork covering the area of Huish Episcopi, Langport and Wearne, 
painted by Clive Sills of Huish Episcopi
to commemorate the Queen's Diamond Wedding Anniversary. 
Are you new to the area? 

Perhaps we can help with information or help get you connected.Use enquiries to make initial contact we can give you an information pack. 


The Benefice Administrator is Sarah Cox.  
Her location is the Benefice Office, The Rectory, Huish Episcopi, TA10 9QR.

Administration Office Opening Hours: Monday - Thursday 9.00am until 2pm

tel. 01458 251881 or email:

St Mary's Church is normally open from 7.00 am until dusk or later Sunday to Friday, Saturdays opening is around 9.00 am and closure around 5.00 pm.


Our Area Churches

The Benefice, Rector Jess Pitman includes:

St Mary's, Huish Episcopi cum Langport; 
St Andrew's Aller; and St Andrew's High Ham 

Levels Arc Benefice, Vicar Jane Twitty, includes:

Holy Trinity, Long Sutton; St Catherine's, Drayton; St Peter and St Paul's, Muchelney; 

St John the Baptist, Pitney.                        

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