Creating a space for young people to encounter God

1st March 2024

More than 300 young people from all corners of Bath have signed up to take part in the A2 nights monthly gatherings for young people held at St Matthew’s Church.

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Somerset artists create a unique art exhibition in Martock Church

1st March 2024

An immersive response by four artists to the Easter themes of ascension and love, which is grounded in the locality of Martock, the Levels and Somerset.

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Wells Cathedral announces changes to its admission guidelines

1st March 2024

Wells Cathedral will remain free to enter for worship, prayer, and to light a candle. Free passes will be avail able for parishioners in the diocese. Anyone who is on the parish electoral roll (or Cathedral Community Roll) is eligible to apply for a Wells Cathedral Parish Pass.

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Fr John Kapambwe from Zambia is welcomed by Blackdown Benefice

29th February 2024

A benefice lunch and prayers followed by visits to local villages and schools; getting involved in assemblies and watch Open Book performances. 

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Bishop Michael visits Bath University

29th February 2024

Bishop Michael spent time meeting and praying with staff and students as he toured the campus with the University Chaplain, Nigel Rawlinson.

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Exploring creativity in Christian ministry

29th February 2024

Using the arts to share faith and connecting to communities by creating together.

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Manna interview: A time to reflect

28th February 2024

Grant Swarbrooke, Head of Swainswick School in Bath, shares their Easter plans.

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Manna mailing: Bishop's letter

28th February 2024

Bishop Michael shares an Easter message in this month's Manna mailing.

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Manna feature: Sharing the Easter story

28th February 2024

With Easter falling at the end of March this year, preparations are well underway for some creative celebrations across Bath and Wells during Holy Week – in our churches, in our schools, as well as in our homes and outdoor spaces.

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Archdeacon of Bath to leave and take on new charity sector role

26th February 2024

Adrian Youings will be leaving his role as Archdeacon of Bath in June this year to become the Head of Supporter Relations for Christian charity, Care for the Family.

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Coming together to provide life-saving equipment and help

25th February 2024

Members of All Saints Church in Wrington raise money to buy a Community Defibrillator and undertake CPR training

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Sharing ideas and resources for telling the Easter story

20th February 2024

Being inspired to share the amazing Easter story with our communities

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Goathurst church offers support to young families

19th February 2024

"We firmly believe that God’s hand has been on this initiative, He went before us and is guiding our journey as we seek to do His will.”

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Common Fund consultation continues

16th February 2024

More than 250 people have now attended sessions for the Common Fund consultation which is currently underway.

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How to: Filling out the Energy Footprint Tool (EFT)

16th February 2024

Dan Wills, Bath and Wells Net Zero Enabler, offers a step-by-step guide to filling in the EFT

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Bishop leads pop-up Ashing Service in Wells

13th February 2024

The Bishop of Bath and Wells led a pop-up Ashing Service in the centre of Wells on Ash Wednesday.

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Bubble Church - a new monthly church service for young families

8th February 2024

“A puppet-packed, Jesus-centred, coffee-and-croissant-fuelled, 30 minute kids and families adventure.”

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Her Majesty, The Queen attends a Service of Celebration at Bath Abbey

2nd February 2024

The service was held to mark the 850th anniversary of St John’s Foundation which provides shelter and support for older adults in the city and works with children locally to make sure they have the best start in life


Manna interview: Making a difference

2nd February 2024

Pippa Rayner, Wilder Projects Coordinator for Somerset Wildlife Trust, talks about our partnership.


Bishop's letter: Our precious gift

2nd February 2024

As Christians, while we may look to reduce our own carbon footprint, we are called to be stewards and witnesses of a much more radical resource. The clue is in the word ‘ecology’.

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