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Living in Love and Faith: join the conversation
1st January 2022
Church communities across Somerset are being encouraged to take part in a process of learning and praying together as part of discerning a way forward for the Church in relation to matters of identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage.
Open Living in Love and Faith: join the conversation

Carol Service for farmers from inside the livestock ring
16th December 2021
An opportunity to bring farmers, their families and friends together at a time when many have felt isolated and cut off from their communities.
Open Carol Service for farmers from inside the livestock ring

Christmas Tree Festival brings community back together
15th December 2021
Hundreds turn out to enjoy the festival which this year had a Christmas card theme.
Open Christmas Tree Festival brings community back together

Farewell to David Maggs
10th December 2021
We say goodbye and thank you to David as he leaves to take up a new post with the Clewer Initiative.
Open  Farewell to David Maggs

Celebrating four years of the Pioneer Project in Bath and Wells
10th December 2021
'So many of the things we hoped for have already started happening.'
Open Celebrating four years of the Pioneer Project in Bath and Wells

Pupils create a gratitude Christmas tree
8th December 2021
Decorations have a message of thanks from children in the school.
Open Pupils create a gratitude Christmas tree

New school prayer space for Advent
8th December 2021
With the start of Advent, the Advent Prayer Space came to West Pennard CE School.
Open New school prayer space for Advent

Pupils take steps to school's reduce carbon footprint
8th December 2021
Taking meter readings, recycling waste and planting trees all part of the plan.
Open Pupils take steps to school's reduce carbon footprint

Bringing light and hope to the whole village.
8th December 2021
Community comes together to decorate the churchyard for Advent.
Open Bringing light and hope to the whole village.

At the heart of Christmas
2nd December 2021
Across Bath and Wells we will be gathering onsite and online to celebrate Advent and Christmas.
Open At the heart of Christmas

Interview: A time to celebrate
30th November 2021
Emily Hatton, who features in our Advent campaign, prepares for her first Christmas as a Youth Minister
Open Interview: A time to celebrate

Diocese’s Support Services reshaped to offer more localised support
26th November 2021
The diocese has reshaped its Support Services team as it seeks to offer more focused support to parishes in their mission activity and to achieve savings due to the financial pressures it faces from reductions in Parish Share income, exacerbated by the impact of the Covid pandemic.
Open Diocese’s Support Services reshaped to offer more localised support

Palace goes quiet for clergy days
25th November 2021
Clergy from across the diocese gathered at the Bishop's Palace this week, to attend the annual Archdeaconry Advent retreat days.
Open Palace goes quiet for clergy days

Creating a church community around the campfire
25th November 2021
'What do you do when your toddler starts school and you can't make it to the church parent and toddler group?' That was the question that Watchet and Williton realised many parents were facing and the church has come up with an innovative solution.
Open Creating a church community around the campfire

A rainbow of reflection for West Pennard
23rd November 2021
The children of West Pennard CE Primary School have created a beautiful Hall display entitled 'A rainbow of reflection'
Open A rainbow of reflection for West Pennard

Interim Diocesan Secretary for the diocese
23rd November 2021
Rosemary Pearce has joined the diocese as interim Diocesan Secretary.
Open Interim Diocesan Secretary for the diocese

Facing the financial challenges together
22nd November 2021
Bishop Ruth's letter to PCCs and treasurers outlining how we addressing the financial hurdles we face.
Open Facing the financial challenges together

Church community considers carbon footprint
21st November 2021
Taking a look at the existing heating system and discussing the way forward
Open Church community considers carbon footprint

A special Carol Service
21st November 2021
For children with special needs, their family and carers
Open A special Carol Service

New General Synod representatives share their first experiences
21st November 2021
"through our denomination, and as members of the Body of Christ, we are one."
Open New General Synod representatives share their first experiences

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