Tatworth & Forton

Places of Worship

St John the Evangelist Church and Church Hall,Waterlake Road, Tatworth
St John's is the local Parish Church covering Tatworth, South Chard, Perry Street, Chard Junction, Chilson and Chilson Common.  Contact: Reverend Philip Butcher 01460 221286.
Assistant Priest: Judith Abbott  01460 220689

Main services: Sundays: 10am (except 5th Sun.); 8.30am 2nd and 4th Sundays; 6.30pm 2nd and 3rd Sundays.

Tatworth Wives Group:
Meets on the 4th Thursday of the month in the Church Room. 
A group of women affiliated to the church meet for entertainment and interesting speakers. Every year there is a project to raise money for charities ( mainly local) by holding coffee mornings, teas and outings.

TCYC Youth Club every Friday at 7pm in term time.

Kingdom Kids
( children 5-11 yrs) every Sunday in term time at 10am in Church Hall.

Occasional Alpha Courses, Bible Studies. Children's Holiday Club in Christmas, Easter and summer holidays. Contact: The Vicarage, 3 Home Farm, Tatworth, TA20 2ST Tel: 01460 220237
Hall bookings: 01460 221553

Sanctus Music Group and Choir

Sanctus Music Group meets Fridays at 10am
Choir meets Fridays 6pm
New members are very welcome. 

Contact 01460 220237 for further information.




South Chard Church, Post Office Lane, South Chard, Somerset, TA20 2PN. Tel: 01460 221215
Email: admin@southchard.org ; www.southchard.org
A vibrant church, represented by people from all walks of life and with a wide range of age and experience. The church thrives in a family atmosphere where everybody is made to feel welcome and included.

South Chard Parents and Toddlers.
This group provides a relaxing and friendly environment. Coffee, sofas and chatting for parents. Toys, fun and friends for children. All are welcome £1.00 per session.

"Emerge Chilled".
A Thursday night youth drop in for years 7+. Inclusive and "chilled" the evening is filled with chatting, laughter, pool, computer games and food! Admission free.

Somewhere Over the Rainbow.
An over 55s social club. Meeting every Monday afternoon the group's aim is to encourage social interaction well being and healthy living, with relaxation and laughter being a priority.

Kids Club.
Provides fun packed weekly sessions on Saturday mornings for children (aged 5-11 yrs.). Using games dancing, craft and conversation the club promotes exercise and helps children develop self esteem and social skills.

South Chard Cinema.
On selected days in the school holidays we screen new and pre-DVD release children's films providing a fun experience and much needed activity.


Bethel Strict Baptist Chapel, School Lane, South Chard, Chard, TA20 2PR

Times of services: 

Lord's Day. Morning.  10.45 a.m.  Preaching Service                           
                 Evening.     6 p.m.     Preaching Service
                 Week Evening.   Prayer Meeting, Wednesday.  7.15 p.m.

We use the Authorised King James'  Bible and the Gadsby's Hymnbook. 
Visitors are welcomed.  Contact:  Pastor. Tel. 01460 65370




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