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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
Open "Truly blessed by God and loved by him."

New Diocesan Registrar
25th June 2021
Welcoming Christopher Jones and saying farewell and thank you to Roland Callaby
Open New Diocesan Registrar

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.
Open St Bartholomew's CofE First School learn about living with dementia

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

Churches join in week of prayer for young people
23rd June 2021
From 13-19 June, churches across the diocese along with households, schools and diocesan staff joined together in a week of prayer for young people. Find out how it went...
Open Churches join in week of prayer for young people

Thinking of reaching out to young people, but not sure where to start?
23rd June 2021
This story from Timsbury may inspire you and your church ...
Open Thinking of reaching out to young people, but not sure where to start?

Bath community comes together to reflect on Windrush
21st June 2021
Bishop Ruth joined members Bath's Caribbean community at Christ Church Bath on Windrush Sunday
Open Bath community comes together to reflect on Windrush

Zambia mourns the passing of Bishop John Osmers
18th June 2021
The Right Revd, John Osmers, former Bishop of Eastern Zambia has died in Lusaka.
Open Zambia mourns the passing of Bishop John Osmers

Singing outside church as part of the first Front Garden Music Festival
17th June 2021
Revd Martin Little and his band join other Sedgemoor musicians in spreading a little lockdown cheer from their garden.
Open Singing outside church as part of the first Front Garden Music Festival

Diocese to say farewell to Chief Operating Officer
17th June 2021
Sharon Kindleysides, who joined as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and diocesan secretary in September 2020, is to leave the Diocese of Bath and Wells.
Open Diocese to say farewell to Chief Operating Officer

Process to appoint new bishop begins
14th June 2021
Following the retirement of Bishop Peter in May, the process to find his successor has begun. The diocese is now looking to the future, and taking the necessary steps needed to select the next Bishop of Bath and Wells.
Open Process to appoint new bishop begins

Ordinations in Bath and Wells in 2021
11th June 2021
The ordination of priests and deacons to take place at Petertide and Michaelmas in Wells Cathedral
Open Ordinations in Bath and Wells in 2021

Manna interview: Time to step up
10th June 2021
Manna interview: Dr Peter Brotherton, is Lead Director for Climate Change at Natural England, the government’s agency for the natural environment, and Environment Officer for Peterborough Diocese.
Open Manna interview: Time to step up

An outdoor service and churchyard exploration on Environment Sunday
10th June 2021
"The earth is the Lord's and everything in it." Psalm 24:1
Open An outdoor service and churchyard exploration on Environment Sunday

Climate relay to COP26 to go through diocese
10th June 2021
Join the Young Christians Climate Network as they travel through Bath and Wells on their way from Cornwall to Glasgow to highlight the need to care for God's creation.
Open Climate relay to COP26 to go through diocese

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