Goathurst church offers support to young families

19th February 2024

"We firmly believe that God’s hand has been on this initiative, He went before us and is guiding our journey as we seek to do His will.”

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Bubble Church - a new monthly church service for young families

8th February 2024

“A puppet-packed, Jesus-centred, coffee-and-croissant-fuelled, 30 minute kids and families adventure.”

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Her Majesty, The Queen attends a Service of Celebration at Bath Abbey

2nd February 2024

The service was held to mark the 850th anniversary of St John’s Foundation which provides shelter and support for older adults in the city and works with children locally to make sure they have the best start in life


Common Fund consultations underway

1st February 2024

Over 70 people attended the first Common Fund consultation at St James, Taunton on Tuesday, 30 January, to discuss the proposed changes to the way we calculate what parishes are requested to contribute into our Common Fund.

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Revd Deborah Perreau receives award from Somerset Council

15th January 2024

Deborah, Deanery Mission Priest for Somerset South, received the Community Resilience Award from Somerset Council in acknowledgment of her exceptional efforts following severe flooding. 

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The next Dean of Wells announced

15th January 2024

The King has approved the appointment of the Reverend Canon Toby Wright, Team Rector of Witney and Honorary Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, to be appointed as Dean of Wells, in succession to the Very Reverend Dr John Davies.


South Petherton churchwarden recognised in New Year honours list

2nd January 2024

Steve Harrison, Churchwarden at St Peter and St Paul Church in South Petherton has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in recognition of his service to the local community

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More than 200 people enjoy Experience Narnia at St Barnabas Church, Bath

2nd January 2024

People from all parts of the local community took part in the experience based on the book "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe", by C.S Lewis

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Village Nativity Trail helps families experience the Christmas story

21st December 2023

West Lydford, church volunteers creating a Christmas experience to bring the nativity story to life for local children and families

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Talking about faith using the beautiful landscape all around

6th December 2023

More than 40 adults and children gathered in Middlezoy for the 'Autumn Days – Close to God’s Creation' event to explore the Nature Trails and discuss faith

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A new carol for Advent composed in Wiveliscombe

5th December 2023

Revd Hugh Allen has created his very own Advent song, using a traditional German tune and adapting it with words for a 2023 audience.

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Weston Repair Cafe celebrates a year supporting the community

28th November 2023

Bringing the community together to take greater care of the environment

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Hundreds join Christmas lights switch on at St John’s Church Milborne Port

28th November 2023

An opportunity to put the church at the centre of the community and put the community at the centre of the church

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Bath Abbey Open Evening to celebrate completion of £21 million Footprint Project

22nd November 2023

An oportunity to celebrate all that's been achieved and to thank those that have supported the project

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Learning about a more sustainable approach to flower-arranging

22nd November 2023

Together Taunton churches take a step towards an eco-friendlier ministry in flowers

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Football success thanks to the support of local church and lay pioneer

10th November 2023

Sharing in the positive things that are happening in their community

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A joyous day as 86 people are confirmed

9th November 2023

People of all ages, from all parts of the diocese were confirmed at Wells Cathedral surrounded by those who have supported them on their journey.

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Young people gather in Yeovil for a Movement Worship Night

8th November 2023

They toasted marshmallows and drank hot chocolate, before coming together inside for a worship evening, hosted by Movement, in partnership with local churches.

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Welcoming families into the church on Halloween

7th November 2023

All Saints Church in Trull opens its doors to welcome in children and parents

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Engaging with God through the beauty and wonder of butterflies

31st October 2023

"Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life. And everyone deserves a little sunshine."

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