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Eco-Arts Festival to Celebrate and Protect Nature

19th July 2024

New Christian worshiping community Combines art and care for God’s earth at a new festival in Shepton Mallet

Eco-Arts Festival Shepton 2024

'Good afternoon Glastonbury!' Bishop Michael addresses festival crowd

30th June 2024

Bishop Michael asked the crowd at Glastonbury Festival to contemplate a different reality when he took to the Pyramid Stage at 3pm on Sunday, 30 July.

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Junior park run helps build community

26th June 2024

Designed to be positive, welcoming, and inclusive, the Nailsea junior parkrun has swiftly become a popular community event.

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Moving Up celebrations

26th June 2024

"It had a great impact on our pupils, who all reflected positively on the time spent together.” 

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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

Plans to create a permanent base for Haywood Village Church are launched

10th May 2024

“God has done amazing things at Haywood village so far. It is exciting to see how he will build his church and how the plans will come to fruition.”

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Zambia - Bath & Wells Link

3rd May 2024

Bishop Michael discusses how the link can continue to develop and flourish with clergy in Zambia and learns about some wonderful projects developed with the support of parishes in Bath and Wells.

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Recognising the unity and diversity of four parishes in a benefice

17th April 2024

The Athelney Benefice plan a Rogation Walk. Using St Athelwin as their focus they contemplate how they are one church in four locations

Rogation and St Athelwin Athelney Benefice

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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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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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

Listening Street

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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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.”

Goathurst stay and play

More than 200 people enjoy Experience Narnia at St Barnabas Church, Bath

2nd January 2024

People from all parts of the local community took part in the experience based on the book "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe", by C.S Lewis

Cair Paravel Narnia

Manna feature: Taking action for good

18th December 2023

Christian communities across Bath and Wells support the neighbourhoods they serve in a host of different ways – from the more traditional support for initiatives such as community fridges and foodbanks that address food poverty, to walking alongside their community and fostering community growth in more unexpected places like football clubs and workplaces.

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Chaplaincy at Bath Christmas Market

7th December 2023

"A great joy and privilege to offer a welcoming presence, a listening ear, to discern where the Holy Spirit is at work, and to join in"

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Young people gather in Yeovil for a Movement Worship Night

8th November 2023

They toasted marshmallows and drank hot chocolate, before coming together inside for a worship evening, hosted by Movement, in partnership with local churches.

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Community groups come together for Harvest Flower Festival

26th October 2023

Fellowship and fun was enjoyed by everyone at the festival, St Stephen’s Church, Bath.

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