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.
- Children and young people
- Church buildings
- Everyday Faith
- From our parishes
- From the bishops
- Giving and funding
- Inclusion and diversity
- Mental health
- Other organisations
- People news
- Prayer and spirituality
- Social Justice
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.
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.
An opportunity to come together to consider how best to create a just, peaceful, and harmonious world.
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.
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.
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.
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 of thanksgiving, dedication and for God’s blessing for same-sex couples as they give thanks for their civil marriage or civil partnership.
We welcome Sally Beazley who has joined Bath and Wells as Inclusion and Diversity Adviser.
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.