St Peter’s Church, Staple Fitzpaine gets new environmentally-friendly toilet

11th May 2023

The compost toilet required no foundations, water supply, or access for machinery to install it.

The Messy Church Goes Wild Roadshow comes to Somerset

28th April 2023

People from across the diocese get hands on and experience of the new ‘Messy Adventures’ material.

Manna interview: Going greener

4th April 2023

Sue Carpenter explains how St James, Taunton is caring for creation in its church grounds for the benefit of the wildlife, the church and the local community.

Bishop's letter: The joy of Easter

4th April 2023

Bishop Ruth shares a message for Easter

Manna feature: Coming together to care for creation

4th April 2023

It’s been three years since Bath and Wells declared a climate emergency and committed to Net Zero by 2030. During that time church communities have been making changes in a host of ways, all doing their bit to care for creation and help us achieve our goals, and in November we achieved A Rocha’s Bronze Eco Diocese status.

Church school becomes national Growing Champion School

9th February 2023

St Margaret’s Church of England School, Tintinhull is one of just five schools appointed by the Royal Horticultural Society as a Champion School

‘Vertically Integrated Decarbonisation’

16th December 2022

Bath University use The Bishop’s Palace to study how to decarbonise historic buildings.

Bronze Eco Diocese award for Bath and Wells

30th November 2022

Award ‘demonstrates the diocese’s commitment and progress towards Creation Care and Net Zero Carbon’.

Churches enjoy outdoor Harvest

5th October 2022

Churches across Bath and Wells have been celebrating Harvest, and many have taken advantage of the good weather and continued the outdoor celebrations they first introduced during the Covid pandemic.

Volunteers transform garden at Bath dementia charity

4th October 2022

Volunteers from St Francis' Church, Keynsham spent a day refurbishing the Overgrown RICE Centre garden, to make it a more spacious and attractive relaxation space for patients, families and staff to enjoy.

Working together to create an outdoor space everyone can enjoy

2nd September 2022

A local park formerly used by drug dealers and addicts is transformed by volunteers.

Loss and Damage Action Day

17th August 2022

On Thursday 22nd September you are invited to participate in Loss and Damage Action Day, an initiative to support people around the world who are suffering the harshest effects of climate change.

Famers locally and in Africa share experiences of climate change

22nd July 2022

Gathering at Glebe Farm to hear about the direct effects of the climate emergency on farmers and farming communities.

Generous donation helps church become greener

1st July 2022

The anonymous gift paid for the installation of solar panels on the church roof.

Climate Awareness Day - Making Ripples this Harvest

24th June 2022

Find out how the climate crisis is impacting farmers in the UK and Africa. Learn how we can all be part of 'wave of change.'

A busy time in the garden at St Margaret's School

25th March 2022

Pupils help create a community garden, plant saplings, grow vegetables and still have time to write to The Queen.

How to begin the journey towards an Eco Church award

11th March 2022

Diocesan Environment Officer answers some of the questions you have.

Farewell to David Maggs

10th December 2021

We say goodbye and thank you to David as he leaves to take up a new post with the Clewer Initiative.

Pupils take steps to reduce school's carbon footprint

8th December 2021

Taking meter readings, recycling waste and planting trees all part of the plan.

Church community considers carbon footprint

21st November 2021

Taking a look at the existing heating system and discussing the way forward

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