Welcome to Wellsprings Benefice

we are one community that worships together across five unique and inspiring churches In the heart of Wiltshire, comprising the parishes of Bulkington, Potterne, Poulshot, Seend and Worton & Marston

Services this Sunday 15th Nov


10.00am - Available live on Zoom

The theme this Sunday is:

The five talents

A recording of the service available here

Sunday 8th November Remembrance Service available here

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Latest Pew Sheet

Open for private prayer !

“I was glad when they said unto me, “let us go to the house of the Lord.”” (Psalm 122 v1) 

Seend, Potterne, Poulshot, and Bulkington churches will be open for private prayer from Sunday 5th July from 9-5pm.  The churches will then be locked for cleaning and will re open the following Sunday. 


We are following the guidance laid down by the Government regarding social distancing . Please use the hand sanitiser on entry and only sit where directed. 

Worship From Home

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Some useful links:

Pray as you Go https://pray-as-you-go.org has daily prayer you can listen to.


Lection 365 https://www.24-7prayer.com/dailydevotional is a prayer app you can download and listen to.


Every day the Church of England website publishes a prayer for the day https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-and-worship/join-us-daily-prayer/todays-prayer 


Sunday worship on the BBC can be found here https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qnds


There is also the daily service here on Radio 4  https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006wzfs


Some reflections from Salisbury Cathedral https://www.sarum.ac.uk/category/sarum-blog

Church of England resources:

You may also be interested in some of the central Church of England resources:

  • To light a candle in prayer - click here

  • There are also more worship resources - click here

  • For advice on Spiritual Communion during the Coronavirus outbreak - click here


Above all; we pray for all those who are concerned with making decisions about the Corona virus, those involved in front line healthcare and those who are already ill. Keep safe and please do get in contact with us if there is anything we can do to help.



The Wellsprings Benefice Team Ministry is committed to safeguarding children, young people, victims of domestic abuse, and vulnerable adults.

We have adopted the Church of England's policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England website via this link.

If you have a safeguarding issue then please contact our local safeguarding officers for the Benefice:

Mrs Sarah Leckie        01380 739064

Mrs Liz Futter            01380 828485

or the Rector 

Revd Ali Bridewell     01380 739064

If you want to speak to the Diocesan safeguarding team or someone outside the church then you'll find the Salisbury Diocese safeguarding contacts via this link to the Salisbury Diocese web page.

You'll also find the Wellsprings Benefice safeguarding page right here and via the menu at the top of the site under More information.

About Us

The Wellsprings Benefice was formed in November 2017 from the former parishes of Seend, Bulkington and Poulshot and joining with the parishes of Potterne, Worton and Marston to form the new Benefice, which is set within stunning rolling Wiltshire countryside.

Our area is noted for its many springs and wells which remind us of scriptural references to the “living water” we find in Jesus Christ. 

Our parishes are situated adjacent to the market town of Devizes. We are surrounded by areas of outstanding natural beauty mainly given over to farmland and unspoiled chalk downland which is rich in wildlife, history and archaeology. 

Our five churches are served by a Team Rector, an Associate House for duty priest, a Licensed Lay Minister, and a number of other clergy and licensed laity, together with the Churchwardens and Parochial Church Councils. 


Bulkington - Christ Church


Poulshot - St Peters

This will be a link to the website for this church

Seend - Holy Cross

SN12 6NT

Worton & Marston - Christ Church

Church Lane


SN10 5SH

Benefice Services 

Come Worship with Us!

This Sunday 15th November

10.00am - Available live on Zoom

The theme this Sunday is:

The five talents


We are still worshipping and praying together. You can join us by clicking here to sign up to our members area to get a link to our live services.

Live Morning Prayer:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00am


Evening Prayer:

Tuesday and Thursday 6:00pm


Sunday Services 10:00am.

Church Aisles

Contact Us

Wellsprings Benefice
The Rectory

9 Coxhill Lane



SN10 5PH

01380 739064

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