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Members of the Anglican Alliance meet in Wells

15th September 2023

The Alliance is made up of members from every continent in the world. "It's like the world has come to Wells."

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Pioneer Minister organises village fundraising event

15th September 2023

"A great opportunity to take the church out of the building."

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Bishop Michael visits the Giant's Garden in Frome

15th September 2023

"A place that’s restoring people, helping the environment and showing our love and care for each other."

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A transformative garden project takes root.

15th September 2023

A community garden with growing space for young adults is being established on land neglected and forgotten for more than ten years

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Welcoming Caroline Boddington to Wells Cathedral

15th September 2023

Caroline will be co-opted on to the Chapter of Wells Cathedral at the next meeting in September

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#ComeOnBoard

13th September 2023

Primary and secondary schools across Bath and Wells are looking for people over the age of 18 to become governors. Could you add to their number or know someone who could? Could you become a school governor?

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Bishop Ruth seconded to the role of Acting Bishop of Coventry

13th September 2023

It has been announced that Bishop Ruth has been invited to be the Acting Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Coventry following the retirement of the Bishop of Warwick, the Rt Revd John Stroyan and the appointment of the Bishop of Coventry, the Rt Reverend Dr Christopher Cocksworth, as the Dean of Windsor. 

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A pupil from Wells Cathedral School sings with the Lusaka Cathedral choir

13th September 2023

Mila Tsoneva, who is a specialist vocal scholar, travelled to Zambia to further her knowledge of African choral traditions. 

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Chew Magna hosts first of Bishops’ Autumn Deanery Visits

8th September 2023

People from across Chew Magna Deanery gathered at St John’s Church Hall, Keynsham on 7 September for the first in a series of autumn visits from our bishops.

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Safeguarding Newsletter September 2023

5th September 2023

The latest update from the Safeguarding team

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St George’s Wilton Community Fridge has officially opened

4th September 2023

St George’s Wilton Community Fridge has officially opened, launching its efforts to combat food waste within the local community.

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Archbishop Albert enthroned as the new Bishop of Lusaka

3rd September 2023

On Sunday 2 September, we hold Archbishop Albert Chama, and the people of the Diocese of Lusaka, in our thoughts and prayers, as Archbishop Albert is enthroned as the new Bishop of Lusaka.

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A seaside baptism: St. Peter's Portishead

31st August 2023

On a sunny Sunday in July, the community of St. Peter’s, Portishead gathered for the baptism of youth member Jacob. The church joined together and worshiped on the beach before heading down to the waterfront for the ceremony itself.

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How churches have been helping their communities this summer

31st August 2023

Throughout the school summer holidays, churches across Bath and Wells have been providing chances for community support through a blend of food, faith, and enjoyment.

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Bishop's letter: Learn from the Master

31st August 2023

Bishop Michael shares his thoughts on discipleship in the September Manna mailing.

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Manna interview: Encouraged in faith

31st August 2023

Dr Marjay Pallant, All Saints, Trull talks about growing as a Christian thanks to her membership of Small Groups.

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Manna feature: A lifelong journey

31st August 2023

As Christians we’re not called to attend church, we’re called to follow Christ, to be His disciples. But how do we respond to that call? And how is your relationship with Christ?

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Safeguarding Sunday 2023

30th August 2023

A time to reflect on our safeguarding journey.

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A new chaplaincy for St Dunstan's

30th August 2023

At the start of a new term Fr Kieron Rowley reflects on the relatively new chaplaincy at St Dunstan's Secondary School in Glastonbury

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The privilege of being involved in Open the Book

30th August 2023

As the new academic year begins, Open the Book teams across our diocese will be springing into action and bringing Bible stories to life for children in our Primary Schools.

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