News


Fomer Churchwarden honoured for his services to his community

24th May 2024

Harry Meade from Goathurst, has been awarded the British Empire Medal.


General Election

24th May 2024

Putting prayer and participation at the heart of the General Election

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An inspired community project engages children and families

22nd May 2024

"We are so thankful that our churches are growing and we are filled with excitement about the future."

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Intentionally Intergenerational in both North and South Somerset

21st May 2024

On two evenings last week, over 70 people gathered to talk about intergenerational worship.


Art exhibition to mark Anti-Slavery Day

21st May 2024

The exhibition seeks to shed light on this grave injustice and inspire collective action to eradicate it.

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Outdoor sketching group encourages members to explore faith more deeply

21st May 2024

Drawing On meets in Collett Pak, Shepton Mallet every week to connect with nature and express their creativity through drawing.

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Marking the 30th anniversary of the ordination of women to the priesthood

16th May 2024

'You did not choose me, but I chose you and I appointed you to go out and bear fruit - fruit that will last.'

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Diocesan Day of Prayer - 7 September 2024

13th May 2024

The Diocesan Day of Prayer takes place on Saturday, 7 September. Archbishop Justin will be joining us as we come together across the diocese to pray for the growth of our churches and the transformation of our communities.

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A new look for the environment section!

10th May 2024

We’re pleased to let you know that the Environment section of the Bath and Wells website has been redesigned.


Plans to create a permanent base for Haywood Village Church are launched

10th May 2024

“God has done amazing things at Haywood village so far. It is exciting to see how he will build his church and how the plans will come to fruition.”

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A chance to celebrate God's wonderful creation on Earth Day

9th May 2024

Flax Bourton Church brings family and friends together to enjoy activities, exhibitions, food and fun all based around caring for creation.

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Week of Prayer for Children and Young People: 1 – 7 July

8th May 2024

In the first week of July, the Go Team are inviting churches across our diocese to take part in a week of prayer for children and young people.

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Faith and Festival on the School Field

3rd May 2024

'Enabling students to learn about, reflect on, and perhaps journey deeper within, their relationship with God.'

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Encountering God outside

3rd May 2024

Exploring our outdoor spaces for mission, worship, and the stewardship of creation

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Zambia - Bath & Wells Link

3rd May 2024

Bishop Michael discusses how the link can continue to develop and flourish with clergy in Zambia and learns about some wonderful projects developed with the support of parishes in Bath and Wells.

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Manna interview: Amplifying young voices

30th April 2024

Cesca Priestley, Growing Faith Adviser, tells us why it’s important to listen to young people.


Safeguarding Newsletter - April 2024

30th April 2024

The latest newsletter from the Safeguarding team is now available.

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Manna mailing: Bishop's letter

30th April 2024

A challenge offered by Michael Beasley, Bishop of Bath & Wells

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Manna Mailing: Empowering young people

30th April 2024

We are all called to live and tell the story of Jesus. For young adults this calling can sometimes be challenging, they often encounter indifference or even hostility. In Bath and Wells we strive to support our young people and encourage them to trust in the power of the Holy Spirit to guide and empower them.

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Phase 2 of the Common Fund consultation coming to a close

26th April 2024

The last of the phase two Common Fund consultations took place last night (25 April). The feedback form will remain open until midnight on Sunday, 28 April.

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