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Bruton and Cary Deanery


Vacancies for Deanery Secretary and Treasurer

These essential roles in the life of the Deanery are currently vacant.

If you can help fill them, please contact the Lay Dean - download the advert below for more details.

Deanery Visit
by Bishop Michael

Monday November 27th

7.00pm - 9.00pm at

Batcombe Jubilee Hall


An opportunity to tell the Bishop

what life is like in your church & community;

to hear what is happening in the Diocese;

and to ask the Bishop questions.


Please let the Lay Dean know if

you are planning to attend - download the invitation below.

Our Churches

Find out more about the individual churches and benefices that make up

the Bruton and Cary Deanery

Deanery Handbook

Download the new Deanery Handbook produced by

the Bath & Wells Diocese

March 2023
Deanery Synod

Tuesday March 21st

7.30pm at

North Barrow Village Hall


Presentation of Options for Pastoral Reorganisation

Ascension Day

Deanery Eucharist

7.00pm - Thursday May 18th

St Peter & St Paul's Church, Wincanton

followed by light refreshments


Guest preacher:

The Ven Anne Gell

Acting Dean of Wells Cathedral

July 2023
Deanery Synod

Tuesday July 5th

7.30pm at

North Barrow Village Hall


Deanery Elections


Approval of Deanery Plan for Pastoral Reorganisation


Art in Church

October 2023
Deanery Synod

Tuesday October 19th

7.30pm at

North Barrow Village Hall


What does

the future hold?   


Diocesan Finances

with Matthew Pinnock

Diocesan Head of

Finance and Operations

Anchor 1

November 2022
Deanery Synod

Thursday November 10th

7.30pm at

North Barrow Village Hall


Criteria for Clergy Deployment and

Supporting our Communities

this Winter

September 2022
Deanery Synod

Saturday September 3rd

9.30am at

North Barrow Village Hall


Workshops preparing for pastoral reorganisation

in the Deanery

June 2022
Deanery Synod

Wednesday June 8th

7.30pm at

North Barrow Village Hall


"Resourcing the Future of Ministry in the Deanery"

Ascension Day

Deanery Eucharist

7.00pm - Thursday May 26th

St Mary's Church, Bruton

June 2021
Deanery Synod

was held on Zoom

and was an opportunity to find out 

"What our Churches may look like

Post Pandemic"

with Revd Jane Chamberlain

Diocesan Head of Ministry for Mission


March 2020

Deanery Synod

welcomed the new Area Dean,

the Revd Kevin Rogers,

and the new Assistant Area Dean,

the Revd Tristram Rae Smith.

The speaker was Gary Watson, the Diocesan Giving and Funding Adviser

Living and Telling the Story in Bruton and Cary Deanery

The Deanery Mission Plan

Mission Plan Update - July 2018

March 2022
Deanery Synod

was held on Zoom

on Tuesday March 29th

and focussed on

"God Calls Everyone

- Enabling Ministries

in the Local Church"

with Julia Hill

Diocesan Head of

Deanery and Parish Support

November 2021
Deanery Synod

was held on Zoom

on Thursday November 4th

and focussed on 

"Talking Jesus

in the Rural Context"

with Revd Andy Gray

Diocesan Faith Sharing Enabler

March 2021

Deanery Synod

was held on Zoom and elected the Deanery Officers and Standing Committee for the rest of the 2020/23 Session.  There was also an opportunity for discussion in breakout rooms.

The November 2019

Deanery Synod

was an opportunity

to find out more about

General Synod and the Church Commissioners 

with Jay Greene 

General Synod Member

and Church Commissioner 

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