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Thy Kingdom Come 2021
5th May 2021
Light up the world with prayer. New resources and lots of ways churches, families and individuals can be involved.
Open Thy Kingdom Come 2021

Could you become a Diocesan Ambassador for the Children's Society?
29th April 2021
Jess Meale from the Children's Society outlines what the role involves and how you can work with the charity.
Open Could you become a Diocesan Ambassador for the Children's Society?

Chaplain at Europe's biggest building site
23rd April 2021
Ewen Huffman walks alongside the workforce at Hinkley Point C
Open Chaplain at Europe's biggest building site

Head of Property and Glebe
23rd April 2021
Welcoming James Millard to his role in the Diocese of Bath and Wells
Open Head of Property and Glebe

Outside Stations of the Cross for young people
22nd April 2021
Children in Wedmore enjoy interactive Easter journey in the church grounds.
Open Outside Stations of the Cross for young people

Anti racism taskforce report welcomed by Bishop Ruth
22nd April 2021
She joins the Archbishops of the Church of England in pledging to be the generation to halt the cycle of inaction in the church on racism.
Open Anti racism taskforce report welcomed by Bishop Ruth

New Christian Values Bible Chat Mats Launched
21st April 2021
Following the successful launch of the first Bible Chat Mats in March 2020, the Go Team and Education Department are excited to be unveiling 19 brand new Bible Chat Mats!
Open New Christian Values Bible Chat Mats Launched

Twin my Vaccine campaign raises more than £120,000
20th April 2021
Hundreds give generously to Revd Scott and Rowan Patterson's JustGiving page set up to help the world's poorest get the coronavirus vaccine.
Open Twin my Vaccine campaign raises more than £120,000

From Facebook volunteers to forming new friendships
16th April 2021
Going from needs to fellowship thanks to links forged in difficult times.
Open From Facebook volunteers to forming new friendships

Working with national company to support local communities
15th April 2021
How Revd Deborah Perreau teamed up with the food retailer COOK to deliver meals to people in need
Open Working with national company to support local communities

Diocesan Peacebuilding Adviser appointed
15th April 2021
Simon Keyes takes up new unpaid role, working alongside other volunteer advisers who contribute to the work of the diocese.
Open  Diocesan Peacebuilding Adviser appointed

We welcome a new pioneer
14th April 2021
Revd Gill Sakakini joins Bath and Wells as pioneer priest in the arts.
Open We welcome a new pioneer

Village church receives lifeline funding
14th April 2021
"It’s not been without its setbacks, but every time we’ve had a setback God’s hand has been on it, he has been watching over us."
Open Village church receives lifeline funding

Remembering HRH the Duke of Edinburgh
13th April 2021
Liturgical resources and online book of condolence for parishes marking the death of Prince Philip.
Open Remembering HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

"We thank God for his long life and his service to our country"
9th April 2021
The bishops share their sorrow at the death of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh with video messages.
Open "We thank God for his long life and his service to our country"

Bishop Peter and Bishop Ruth express sorrow at death of Prince Philip
9th April 2021
Bishops respond to the news on behalf of the Diocese of Bath and Wells and the people of Somerset.
Open Bishop Peter and Bishop Ruth express sorrow at death of Prince Philip

North Somerset welcomes Syrian families
8th April 2021
In the last few years Nailsea has played its part in welcoming Syrian families from war-torn areas and refugee camps.
Open North Somerset welcomes Syrian families

The Welly Angels are back with a message of joy and new life
7th April 2021
The Angels are back at St. Johns in Wellington
Open The Welly Angels are back with a message of joy and new life

Community creates ‘joyful and colourful’ Easter display
6th April 2021
The benefice of Creech St. Michael, Ruishton and Thornfalcon had an egg-sellent time in the in the run up to Easter, in a community-wide Easter egg decoration project. As well as decorating eggs, members of church and wider community and church community also knitted and crocheted eggs and flowers and over 120 metres of ‘vine’.
Open Community creates ‘joyful and colourful’ Easter display

The Queen pays tribute to Bath and Wells Maundy Money recipients
1st April 2021
Two people from Bath and Wells are among 95 people who’ve received special thanks from the Queen today in recognition of the contribution they have made to their community and their church.
Open The Queen pays tribute to Bath and Wells Maundy Money recipients

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