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.

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!

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.

From Facebook volunteers to forming new friendships

16th April 2021

Going from needs to fellowship thanks to links forged in difficult times.

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

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.

We welcome a new pioneer

14th April 2021

Revd Gill Sakakini joins Bath and Wells as pioneer priest in the arts.

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."

Remembering HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

13th April 2021

Liturgical resources and online book of condolence for parishes marking the death of Prince Philip.

"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.

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.

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.

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

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'.

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.

Welcome to our new website

30th March 2021

Part of a collaboration with 20 other dioceses to create a standardized website that will serve dioceses across the Church of England.

Sharing Easter joy

29th March 2021

Watch Bishop Peter's Easter Sunday message and find out how Christians across Somerset are sharing joy and hope this Easter.

Bishop Peter announces retirement

29th March 2021

Rt Revd Peter Hancock, is to take early retirement on medical grounds as he continues his recovery from treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia.

Outdoor congregational singing allowed from Palm Sunday

29th March 2021

New guidance on singing in churches before and after Palm Sunday.

Prayers for climate change protestors

29th March 2021

Dr Ben Buse, a lay worship assistant in the Benefice of Cheddar, Draycott and Rodney Stoke, is serving two weeks in Wandsworth prison for contempt of court for his climate activism.

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