School is recognised for its work tackling global poverty

29th November 2023

Pupils at St Bartholomew’s CE Primary School have been presented with a Bronze Award from Christian Aid’s Global Neighbours Scheme for their global citizenship work.

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Diocesan Synod November 2023: reflecting on the past and planning for the future

28th November 2023

From Lament to Action, domestic violence, care for creation and financial matters were just some of the items on the agenda for members of Diocesan Synod gathered at Canalside in Bridgwater on Saturday, 25 November.


Silent Vigil for Peace in Bath

21st November 2023

An chance to come together, to pause, reflect and stand in solidarity with the parts of the world where there is conflict, injustice, and unrest.

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Interfaith Week 12 November - 19 November

2nd November 2023

An opportunity to come together to consider how best to create a just, peaceful, and harmonious world.

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Bath Abbey launches a new website containing details of its memorials

3rd August 2023

The new memorial website is the result of 8 years of research by Bath Abbey’s archive team of staff and volunteers which was carried out as part of the Footprint Project, funded largely by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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Discussing racial justice

19th April 2023

Racial Justice Sunday is on 22 April this year and to mark the 30th anniversary of the death of Stephen Lawrence, Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) and Christian Aid brought together several leading thinkers from various churches in Britain and Ireland to discuss the legacy of Stephen’s racist killing, and the current state of race relations in Church and society in Britain and Ireland. Join the conversation.

Wells Cathedal and transatlantic slavery

23rd March 2023

Conference in Wells shares research carried out into the city's links with the slave trade and launches a self-guided trail to historic sites in Wells which have links to British slavery.

Prayers for God’s blessing for same-sex couples take step forward

13th February 2023

The Church of England’s General Synod has welcomed proposals which would enable same-sex couples to come to church after a civil marriage or civil partnership to give thanks, dedicate their relationship to God and receive God’s blessing.

Draft prayers asking for God’s blessing on same-sex couples are published

18th January 2023

Draft prayers of thanksgiving, dedication and for God’s blessing for same-sex couples as they give thanks for their civil marriage or civil partnership.

New Inclusion and Diversity Adviser for the diocese

16th August 2022

We welcome Sally Beazley who has joined Bath and Wells as Inclusion and Diversity Adviser.

Living in Love and Faith: join the conversation

20th December 2021

Church communities across Somerset are being encouraged to take part in a process of learning and praying together as part of discerning a way forward for the Church in relation to matters of identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage.

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