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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

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Caring for Creation - Church Tent at the Bath and West Show

6th June 2024

At this year’s Bath and West Show, the central theme of the church tent was Caring for Creation.


A new look for the environment section!

10th May 2024

We’re pleased to let you know that the Environment section of the Bath and Wells website has been redesigned.


A chance to celebrate God's wonderful creation on Earth Day

9th May 2024

Flax Bourton Church brings family and friends together to enjoy activities, exhibitions, food and fun all based around caring for creation.

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Encountering God outside

3rd May 2024

Exploring our outdoor spaces for mission, worship, and the stewardship of creation

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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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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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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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Manna interview: Making a difference

2nd February 2024

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

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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’.


Manna feature: Making space for nature

2nd February 2024

Across Bath and Wells our churches are working with local communities and schools to care for the environment, with more than a third of churches in the diocese engaged with the Wilder Churches project.

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Weston Repair Cafe celebrates a year supporting the community

28th November 2023

Bringing the community together to take greater care of the environment

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Bath Abbey Open Evening to celebrate completion of £21 million Footprint Project

22nd November 2023

An oportunity to celebrate all that's been achieved and to thank those that have supported the project

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Learning about a more sustainable approach to flower-arranging

22nd November 2023

Together Taunton churches take a step towards an eco-friendlier ministry in flowers

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Engaging with God through the beauty and wonder of butterflies

31st October 2023

"Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life. And everyone deserves a little sunshine."

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Eco Advent – A Journey to Christmas

11th October 2023

This December, we’re inviting families and households across our diocese to join us on a special Advent journey that combines the spirit of the season with our commitment to caring for God’s creation.

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Pupil chaplains help St Andrew’s Church achieve bronze eco-award

3rd October 2023

Earlier this year, the Pupil Chaplain team at Backwell Junior School took part in a discussion about caring for the environment with Bishop Michael Beasley. Following this discussion, the chaplains decided to get involved in St Andrew’s Church’s application for the Eco Church award.

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Caring for God's creation

29th September 2023

St James's Church in Taunton use ancient, more biodiversity friendly, methods to cut the grass in the churchyard

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Members of the Anglican Alliance meet in Wells

15th September 2023

The Alliance is made up of members from every continent in the world. "It's like the world has come to Wells."

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Creative route to Bronze Eco Church award

15th August 2023

The church of St Michael and All Angels, Flax Bourton, is celebrating after gaining the award. The church community employed some unique ideas, alongside some well-established ones, to reach their Eco Church goal. 

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