News


We welcome the new Dean of Wells

26th June 2024

The Very Revd Toby Wright, has been installed as the Dean of Wells

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A journey of faith and transformation

21st June 2024

Sam Thompson a former engineer talks about his calling to ordained ministry

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A joyous journey to Zambia

21st June 2024

Assistant Curate, Revd Nick Jerrett and Reader Nick Lewis, from Blackdown Benefice have recently returned from a memorable and enriching visit to Zambia.

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A persistant call

20th June 2024

‘I am not the person I was at the beginning of this journey.' Jane Hoe is one of those who will be ordained in Wells.

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Family Max 2024

18th June 2024

Last weekend the Go Team hosted their annual Family Max day where clergy families from across our diocese gathered together at the Mendip Activity Centre.


May/June Safeguarding newsletter

14th June 2024

All the latest news from the Safeguarding team

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Manna interview: Encouraged by prayer

10th June 2024

Malcolm Critchley, who is undertaking the Lay Ministry Foundation Course, explains how it has broadened his perspective on prayer.

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Caring for Creation - Church Tent at the Bath and West Show

6th June 2024

At this year’s Bath and West Show, the central theme of the church tent was Caring for Creation.


National 'battle of the bells' competition comes to St John's Church Chilcompton

6th June 2024

Ten teams from around the country will compete for the coveted Taylor Trophy, in the final of The National 12 Bell Striking Contest.

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Honoured for empowering girls in Uganda

5th June 2024

Vicki Beach, who received an MBE for her work supporting girls in education, has also set up brass band and is appealing for donations of instruments for the young musicians.

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St James's Church, Yeovil welcomes Indian congregation

31st May 2024

Around 100 people came together at St James for the first gathering of Mar Thoma Church, an Indian congregation that will be meeting at St James for worship every two months.

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11 year old from Locking Church is one of the youngest elected bell ringers

31st May 2024

Sophie Taylor, inspired by her father, James, discovered her passion for bell ringing a year ago

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The Revd Charlie Peer to be the next Archdeacon of Bath

30th May 2024

Charlie Peer has been appointed as the new Archdeacon of Bath replacing Adrian Youings who is leaving to take up a leading role with a Christian charity.

Charlie Peer appointed as new Archdeacon of Bath

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.

Drawing On sketch group organised by Pioneer Gill Sakakini

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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