Welcome to “Wivey and The Hills”!

Wiveliscombe, or Wivey as it known locally, is west of Taunton in Somerset, near to Exmoor National Park. Our Church of England Benefice comprises of churches in Wiveliscombe and the villages of Langley Marsh, Waterrow, Chipstable, Raddington, Clatworthy, Huish Champflower, Brompton Ralph and Tolland – villages nestled in the nearby Brendon Hills.

Our churches are open, but we are still producing online worship! Please see our online church area for our latest online broadcasts, or the news and information area for details on what is going on, the latest notice sheet and magazine.

Connect to the St. Andrews Facebook page using the button below for regular live broadcasts too.

Location Details

Church Street Wiveliscombe TA4 2LR

Latest Online Broadcasts

Grounds for hope – God at Work

Rosie Riley talks about ‘God at work’ Today’s reading is from Isaiah 40 This week’s notice sheet can be found here. Prayers are by Harry Benson Rosie’s earlier talk plays after the end of this service, as it adds context to her talk today, for those who would like to hear that.

Protecting the humble

13th Sunday after Trinity This weeks Bible reading is Matthew 18:15-20 Click here for this weeks Notice sheet Click here for this month’s Benefice Magazine

“Who do you say I am?”

11th Sunday after Trinity James Kendall considers Jesus’s question With acknowledgment to the choir of St Martin’s in the field, for the 1st Hymn

Latest Information


Exmoor Weekend is Coming to ST. ANDREW’S and Covid Safe Friday 2nd October 6-7p.m & 9-10 p.m. Misha Mullov-Abbado JazzMisha and his group will play a set of original compositions from this star of the jazz scene. Saturday 3rd October 3-4 p.m & 7-8 p.m. Elisabeth Brauss, PianoTo celebrate the return of concerts after the lockdown, Elisabeth’s recital features works by Scarlatti, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Chopin Stunning young pianist, winner of numerous international competitions and a BBC New Generation Artist.…

Church Services Resume

Sunday morning services at St Andrew’s will resume as from this Sunday 19th July at 10.45 a.m. This week, the service will be Morning Prayer. To minimise the spread of infection, we shall meet in the churchyard during July and August. Individuals will be asked to keep  a 2 metre safe distance. Members of households can sit together without distancing. We shall only meet inside the church if the weather makes outdoor worship impossible. Please bring your own chair(s) No…

Opening Churches for Private Prayer

As from this Monday 15th June Each church in the benefice will devise its own schedule of opening for personal private prayer, because there are restrictions and safety procedures which must be observed to protect those praying from the risk of infection and all are able to open for private prayer in accordance with governmental and diocesan guidelines. The Hills Churches St Michael’s, Raddington and St Mary Magdalene, Clatworthy are open 11am till 12 noon on Sundays, St Peter’s, Huish…

Happy Ordinary Time, everyone!

(If you’re wondering what that is, it is the period between Trinity Sunday (the climax of all the spiritual observances which began with Holy Week) and Advent Sunday on 28th November. But don’t get the idea that it will be “ordinary” in the sense of hum-drum, boring , or soporific: “ordinary” in this context means “ordered” – in other words, given a structure and a purpose. And that purpose is to live and grow in the life of God’s Spirit whom…