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Art installations for Holy Week

29th March 2021

A series of art installations created almost entirely with resources that would have otherwise gone to landfill is to be displayed in the churchyard of St John's church Glastonbury during Holy Week.


Angels of Joy proclaim the good news that Christ is risen!

29th March 2021

This Easter, the Wellington team of churches have been working together to share hope and joy with the community through the angels of joy project.


Share in the journey of Christ this Holy Week

29th March 2021

Watch our Holy Week reflections


'Twin my Vaccine' campaign raises more than £100,000

15th February 2021

Revd Scott Patterson and his wife Rowan's Just Giving campaign to help the world's poorest get the coronavirus vaccine


Fishing for donations to maintain church

15th February 2021

Margaret uses her grandson's telescopic fishing net to visit homes of regular church goers on the estate and collect their regular donations each month


Hon Assistant Bishop Rob Martin shares a reflection for Sunday 14 February

15th February 2021

This week's reflection for use in online services is shared by Hon Assistant Bishop Rob Martin, a retired Bishop in our diocese.


Live prayer service for those who mourn

15th February 2021

Join Bishop Ruth for an hour of prayer live on Facebook for those who have died, and those who loved them.


Review into past safeguarding cases underway by diocese

5th February 2021

All Church of England clergy in the Diocese of Bath and Wells have been asked to check their records to ensure that all safeguarding concerns have been reported to appropriate authorities.


Prayer card for people at home due to coronavirus

5th February 2021

We have produced a prayer card which parishes are welcome to use to put through the doors of those who are self isolating.


Bishop Ruth reflects on the challenges faced by Covid-19

5th February 2021

Encouragement from the Bishop


St Michael's Without offers charity space to expand PPE production

5th February 2021

Although churches in the UK are closed at the current time, St Michael's Without in Bath has permission to open its doors following a call for help from their community.


Bishop Peter's coronavirus prayer pilgrimage

5th February 2021

Bishop Peter is to undertake a series of pilgrimages on foot around the diocese, as churches begin to reopen, praying for the communities he passes through.


Bishop William thanks Bath and Wells for its support following floods in Zambia

5th February 2021

Bishop William from Eastern Zambia has thanked the people of Bath and Wells for their generous donations to help provide aid to support those devastated by recent floods.


Martin Gillmore – a life remembered

5th February 2021

Prayers have been said for Martin Gillmore, Bath and Wells Diocesan Chaplain among nomadic people, who died at the weekend.


Honoured by the Archbishop of Canterbury

5th February 2021

Charles Curnock from Bath has been honoured by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby in this year's Lambeth Awards which are given for outstanding contribution to the Church and wider society.


St Andrew's Taunton brighten up lockdown

5th February 2021

Members of St Andrew's Church congregation, together with Rowbarton Methodist Church members, have formed a yarnbombing group and have been using time in lockdown to knit and crochet bright shapes to give the people of the area a smile and to let them know they are in their thoughts as they pass the church hall.


New App designed to eradicate labour exploitation on British farms

5th February 2021

A new app designed to help tackle labour exploitation and modern slavery in the farming, horticulture and food production sectors has been launched by the Church of England's modern slavery initiative.


Bishop supports foodbank's summer holidays appeal

5th February 2021

As schools break up for the summer holidays, Bishop Peter is supporting a foodbank appeal for games, jigsaw puzzles, colouring books and pens, to help carers entertain children and young people over the summer holidays.


Pilot project to support victims of modern slavery in Somerset wins funding

5th February 2021

Hidden Voices Somerset Victim Support Project for Victims of Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Exploitation has been awarded more than fourteen thousand pounds.


Coming together to help those in need

5th February 2021

Christians and churches in Weston super Mare have been working together to support the homeless and those in poverty during the coronavirus crisis.

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