Changes to the strapline of our diocesan logo

12th April 2024

Living and telling the story of Jesus. Reflecting our desire to emphasis our diocesan vision more strongly, and explicitly name Jesus.

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Join us for phase two of the Common Fund consultations

10th April 2024

Phase two of the Common Fund Consultation takes place from 15 to 25 April 2024. An in-person event is taking place in each archdeaconry, and two on Zoom.

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Knife Angel comes to Taunton

5th April 2024

The sculpture, aimed at raising awareness of the effects of violence and aggression, has gone on display in the centre of Taunton.

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Quantock Foodbank drives innovation with a fully electric mobile pantry

5th April 2024

The Quantock Foodbank, a vital lifeline for families in need, now has a fully electric vehicle to take groceries to outlying villages.

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Writhlington school celebrates SiAMS success

2nd April 2024

St Mary’s Church of England School in Writhlington, Radstock has been praised for its ‘inspirational leadership’ and a ‘deeply supportive, caring culture’ in a recent report.

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Safeguarding newsletter - April 2024

28th March 2024

Read the Easter newsletter from our safeguarding team, which includes details of Easter cover, a free DBS eligibility training opportunity and details of a brief Safeguarding Dashboards survey.

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Celebrating Easter

28th March 2024

A time for contemplation, renewal, and rejoicing.

Chrism Eucharist: A time of renewal, blessing and reflection

26th March 2024

Affirming the ministry of all God's people: bishops, clergy, deacons, readers, and all those in lay ministries across the diocese; and the whole people of God. 

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Maundy Money 2024 recipients

24th March 2024

Philip Andrews and Jenny Jeffery have been honoured for their ministry and service to the Church and their communities

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Holy Week Experience at St Paul’s Church in Weston-super-Mare

21st March 2024

St Paul’s Church is running a free, thought-provoking Holy Week Experience with an immersive walk-through prayer event

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More than 180 attend 'Inspirational' schools conference in Wells

19th March 2024

Participants say they left School Leaders and Parish Partners Conference 2024 inspired about how to embrace spirituality, with the very young as well as with older children.

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Diocesan Synod gathers in Weston-super-Mare

18th March 2024

Synod discussed the vision for the diocese, the Common Fund methodology proposals and heard from Sharon Prentis Deputy Director of the Racial Justice Unit.

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Silver Eco Church Award for St Nicholas Church, Henstridge

15th March 2024

St Nicholas is one of only 11 churches in the diocese to receive the silver award.

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I will walk 500 miles

15th March 2024

Hinkley Point C Lead Chaplain, Ewen Huffman walks The Camino de Satiago and also hopes to raise money for a mental health charity.

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Chrism Service at Wells Cathedral Tuesday 26 March

15th March 2024

People from across the diocese, lay and ordained, are invited to join the Holy Week service.

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Bishop Michael to visit Zambia

14th March 2024

Bishop Michael will undertake his first visit to Zambia as Bishop of Bath and Wells next month.

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Diocesan Healing Advisory Group Newsletter and Resources February 2024

4th March 2024

The Healing Forum Newsletter is available now.

Sharing knowledge, wisdom and friendship at the Administrators' Day

2nd March 2024

More than 30 parish administrators take part in a training and support day in Wells

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Inspiring people to listen and to hear each other and God

1st March 2024

'Listening can seem a simple task, something everyone can do, whereas in reality it can be a challenge.' Sharing the experience of a church listening course

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Fostering fellowship and fun at board games nights for young adults

1st March 2024

A regular meeting space for young people in Weston to enjoy some company and competition helps build community among the 18 - 30 age group.

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