More than 250 people have now attended sessions for the Common Fund consultation which is currently underway.
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The diocesan Giving and Funding Team has created ‘Ways to Give’ – a simple and effective way to promote all the possible ways in which someone can give to their chosen church.
Natalie Wainwright takes on the new role supporting parishes.
Churches are encouraged to apply for funding for one of the 59 grants available for any project or activity that qualifies.
The local community, both church members and non-members, raised £150,000 for the bells at The Church of St Peter and St Paul in North Curry to be recast.
The Church of England has announced today (12 October) that it is to provide £15 million for dioceses to help churches struggling to pay energy costs.
Grade I Listed St Peter and All Hallows in West Huntspill uses the funding to repair the building and provide support for the whole community.
To support churches and individuals in exploring how giving and generosity plays an important role in our discipleship and mission, the diocese has just appointed Kate Mayo as Local Giving Adviser for Bath Archdeaconry.
The anonymous gift paid for the installation of solar panels on the church roof.
A Diocesan Day of Prayer planned for Thursday 30 June.
'We followed God's guidance to be generous, to be a witness and not to stand by, but to act.'
Hearing the stark realities of the financial challenges, Synod is reminded 'We are not in this alone... we are in this together.'
The Church of England has published a 'toolkit' of resources for parishes seeking to help refugees and evacuees from Ukraine in the wake of the Russian invasion of the country as diocese sets up online donation page for those wishing to help.
The Old Deanery formerly the base of central offices of the Diocese of Bath and Wells is to be marketed by global real estate agents Savills, from 11 March 2022.
St. Peter and St. Paul's Church Muchelney, near Langport on the Somerset Levels, has moved one step closer towards its plans to become a community hub after receiving a £12,500 grant from South Somerset District Council.
'So many of the things we hoped for have already started happening.'
Bishop Ruth's letter to PCCs and treasurers outlining how we addressing the financial hurdles we face.
Thousands are raised by the church community to pay for the repair and restoration of the bells and bell tower
Hundreds give generously to Revd Scott and Rowan Patterson's JustGiving page set up to help the world's poorest get the coronavirus vaccine.
"It's not been without its setbacks, but every time we've had a setback God's hand has been on it, he has been watching over us."