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Diocese reshapes its support teams
3rd August 2021
As the diocese seeks to ensure its work is as local, sustainable and positively impactful as possible, work is underway to reshape the structure of the diocese’s Support Services team, which currently includes the Ministry for Mission, Central Services and Education teams.
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Chaplain to hedgerows, and those who wander them, and to pilgrims and pilgrimage
30th July 2021
'A chance to talk about and discuss God’s wonderful creation, start to learn, and understand your spiritual place in life and to reconnect with his natural world.'
Open Chaplain to hedgerows, and those who wander them, and to pilgrims and pilgrimage

Stepping down as Lay Chair of Diocesan Synod
30th July 2021
Bishop Ruth thanks Mary Masters for her 'wisdom, knowledge, listening ear and willingness to speak for and on behalf of others', as she steps down after six years as Lay Chair
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Bishop Ruth asks us to ‘Fix our eyes on Jesus’ in her address to Synod
30th July 2021
'Jesus, the one in whom all we need can be found, and the one who holds out his hand to lift us from the fear'
Open Bishop Ruth asks us to ‘Fix our eyes on Jesus’ in her address to Synod

God calls…everyone, everywhere
28th July 2021
Archdeaconry Days - 6 to 12 February 2022
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New bishop: have your say!
20th July 2021
As part of the process of finding our new bishop, people across the diocese are being asked to share their views
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School mural based on Go Team's Bible Chat Mat initiative
16th July 2021
Primary School brings the community together to design and paint a mural which reflects its Christian values and encourages conversations about the Bible.
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Prayers and hymns on the water in the rain
16th July 2021
Revd Ann Gibbs blesses rowing club's two boats before joining the crews for an evening row
Open Prayers and hymns on the water in the rain

Seeing first hand the effects of the climate crisis
15th July 2021
Join us on the farm to find out how farmers in Somerset and Africa are working to combat the effects of climate change.
Open Seeing first hand the effects of the climate crisis

Bath & Wells reps prepare for last General Synod of their term
8th July 2021
A thank you for our General Synod reps and some farewells
Open Bath & Wells reps prepare for last General Synod of their term

Bath and Wells welcomes our new Lay Curates
8th July 2021
The newly licensed Lay Curates will now begin their curacy in parishes across the diocese
Open Bath and Wells welcomes our new Lay Curates

Making new connections and being inspired by others
8th July 2021
More than fifty join the first diocesan gathering of pioneers and pioneer enablers
Open Making new connections and being inspired by others

Go Team announce Autumn Term Events plan
7th July 2021
The team pause their usual Inspire events and instead offering an online, one-hour, ideas and resources chat each month.
Open Go Team announce Autumn Term Events plan

Same Sea Different Boats
2nd July 2021
A quilt created by pupils, parents and staff as part of a wellbeing project reflects experiences of pandemic.
Open Same Sea Different Boats

"Truly blessed by God and loved by him."
27th June 2021
New priests are ordained in Bath and Wells
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New Diocesan Registrar
25th June 2021
Welcoming Christopher Jones and saying farewell and thank you to Roland Callaby
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Welcoming a new member of the Property Team
25th June 2021
Owain Wynne is the Property Manager for Bath and Wells
Open Welcoming a new member of the Property Team

St Bartholomew's CofE First School learn about living with dementia
24th June 2021
At St Bartholomew's Primary School in Somerset, the Forget-me-not Council, led by Alice Samuel, has shown fantastic initiative in helping the children learn more about those living with dementia.
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The Ordination of Priests 2021
24th June 2021
Ordinations being held at Wells Cathedral and at Holy Trinity Combe Down
Open The Ordination of Priests 2021

A big thank you for all our teaching staff
23rd June 2021
Bishop Ruth met with educators from around the diocese to say thank you and offer a time of reflection and prayer.
Open A big thank you for all our teaching staff

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