Diocesan Synod July 2024 – ‘Facts are favourable’

12th July 2024

Read the latest from Diocesan Synod and the AGM of the Diocesan Board of Finance, including an update from General Synod, the proposed new methodology for the Common Fund and a financial update from the DBF.

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'Good afternoon Glastonbury!' Bishop Michael addresses festival crowd

30th June 2024

Bishop Michael asked the crowd at Glastonbury Festival to contemplate a different reality when he took to the Pyramid Stage at 3pm on Sunday, 30 July.

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A weekend of celebrations as our new priests and deacons are ordained

30th June 2024

We pray for all those who were ordained at Wells Cathedral

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Celebrating Lay Ministries in Bath and Wells

26th June 2024

Coming together to give thanks for all that lay people give to the life of the church and to their community

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Moving Up celebrations

26th June 2024

"It had a great impact on our pupils, who all reflected positively on the time spent together.” 

Moving Up celebrations 2024

St James's Church, Yeovil welcomes Indian congregation

31st May 2024

Around 100 people came together at St James for the first gathering of Mar Thoma Church, an Indian congregation that will be meeting at St James for worship every two months.

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The Revd Charlie Peer to be the next Archdeacon of Bath

30th May 2024

Charlie Peer has been appointed as the new Archdeacon of Bath replacing Adrian Youings who is leaving to take up a leading role with a Christian charity.

Charlie Peer appointed as new Archdeacon of Bath

General Election

24th May 2024

Putting prayer and participation at the heart of the General Election


Marking the 30th anniversary of the ordination of women to the priesthood

16th May 2024

'You did not choose me, but I chose you and I appointed you to go out and bear fruit - fruit that will last.'

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Plans to create a permanent base for Haywood Village Church are launched

10th May 2024

“God has done amazing things at Haywood village so far. It is exciting to see how he will build his church and how the plans will come to fruition.”

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Week of Prayer for Children and Young People: 1 – 7 July

8th May 2024

In the first week of July, the Go Team are inviting churches across our diocese to take part in a week of prayer for children and young people.

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Zambia - Bath & Wells Link

3rd May 2024

Bishop Michael discusses how the link can continue to develop and flourish with clergy in Zambia and learns about some wonderful projects developed with the support of parishes in Bath and Wells.

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Our common direction

12th April 2024

Bishop Michael shares his thoughts on how we can move forward together to achieve our aim of growing church and transforming communities.

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Join us for phase two of the Common Fund consultations

10th April 2024

Phase two of the Common Fund Consultation takes place from 15 to 25 April 2024. An in-person event is taking place in each archdeaconry, and two on Zoom.

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Knife Angel comes to Taunton

5th April 2024

The sculpture, aimed at raising awareness of the effects of violence and aggression, has gone on display in the centre of Taunton.

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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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Maundy Money 2024 recipients

24th March 2024

Philip Andrews and Jenny Jeffery have been honoured for their ministry and service to the Church and their communities

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Holy Week Experience at St Paul’s Church in Weston-super-Mare

21st March 2024

St Paul’s Church is running a free, thought-provoking Holy Week Experience with an immersive walk-through prayer event

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More than 180 attend 'Inspirational' schools conference in Wells

19th March 2024

Participants say they left School Leaders and Parish Partners Conference 2024 inspired about how to embrace spirituality, with the very young as well as with older children.

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Chrism Service at Wells Cathedral Tuesday 26 March

15th March 2024

People from across the diocese, lay and ordained, are invited to join the Holy Week service.

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