There are two churches in Charlton Musgrove. St Stephen’s in Rectory Lane is the medieval parish church; while St John’s is a Victorian memorial chapel in Barrow Lane, and stands in the village burial ground. Together they form part of the United Benefice of Charlton Musgrove, Cucklington and Stoke Trister with Bayford, where the Rev. Joanna Penberthy is the rector. In all, there are five churches in the benefice.