Flower group

St John's is an old and lovely church, and we are lucky to have a flower group whose members create beautiful flower displays each week to compliment and enhance the building and it's features, as well as showing off the glory of God's creation. For special events and festivals in the church calendar our floral group really pulls out all the stops and the church has many visitors who call in to admire the flowers....

Crafty ladies

When? Every 1st and 3rd Thursday, from 7:30pm. Where? In the St John's Schoolroom's building in the ground floor room. What? This friendly, relaxed group was started as a way of creating banners and furnishings for our church building. As well as putting their creative skills to work, this group provides a great opportunity to invite along those on the fringes of church life, enables relaxed conversations and the building of friendships.  

Youth @ St John’s

Our key aims are to see the young people of Yeovil coming to know and love Jesus as their Lord and Saviour, fully grasping God’s amazing, gracious love for them; and then helping them to grow into mature disciples who are equipped to live out, and be active in sharing the good news of Jesus with others. In order to work towards these goals, we have a variety of activities for 11-18 year olds. Friday Youth Who? School...

Events for seniors

Captain's Table: When? The first Saturday of each month. Where? St. Andrew's Church Hall What? A lunch club for seniors and those who live alone. Come along with or without your friends, make new friends and enjoy lunch with others. £6 for a 2 course lunch, a thought for the day and some entertainment!   Holiday @ Home: When? Holiday @ Home takes place once a year, usually in August or September. This very special holiday is an all day event for those of mature...


Children’s groups take place on 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Sundays during the 10:30am service. We spend the first part of the service together in church with the children usually leaving for their groups after the children’s talk. Groups take place in the Schoolrooms, which is located a short distance across the green outside St John’s. On the first and fifth Sundays, we have all age services for which children stay in the service. The following...

Fellowship groups

We currently have approximately 150 people meeting in fourteen Fellowship Groups in the parish. When? These are midweek groups, meeting twice a month on either a Tuesday or a Wednesday evening. Where? The groups meet in the host's homes, all of which are situated primarily in Yeovil, but with a couple in Sherborne. What? Our fellowship groups exist for three principal purposes: To study the Bible together in a small group To support one another in prayer To develop deeper Christian friendships If you are interested...

Music group

At St John's we are blessed with a large and faithfully committed group of musicians who play for many of our services. The band meets every Monday evening to rehearse for the coming services.   “I will declare your name to my brothers and sisters; in the assembly I will sing your praises.”

Women’s ministry

TCP (tea, croissant and prayer or toast, coffee and prayer...take your pick!):
When? This group meets once a month on the fourth Saturday, from 9:00 till 10:15am. Where? In the downstairs room of the Schoolroom's building. What? At this group a continental breakfast is shared, conversations will ebb and flow, lives are shared, prayers are spoken, all in a supportive and informal space.

St John’s model railway group

This group was started for, and by, the train enthusiasts in our midst.