National 'battle of the bells' competition comes to St John's Church Chilcompton

6th June 2024

Ten teams from around the country will compete for the coveted Taylor Trophy, in the final of The National 12 Bell Striking Contest.

Bell ringing comp Chilcompton

Honoured for empowering girls in Uganda

5th June 2024

Vicki Beach, who received an MBE for her work supporting girls in education, has also set up brass band and is appealing for donations of instruments for the young musicians.

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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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11 year old from Locking Church is one of the youngest elected bell ringers

31st May 2024

Sophie Taylor, inspired by her father, James, discovered her passion for bell ringing a year ago

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Fomer Churchwarden honoured for his services to his community

24th May 2024

Harry Meade from Goathurst, has been awarded the British Empire Medal.

Outdoor sketching group encourages members to explore faith more deeply

21st May 2024

Drawing On meets in Collett Pak, Shepton Mallet every week to connect with nature and express their creativity through drawing.

Drawing On sketch group organised by Pioneer Gill Sakakini

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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A chance to celebrate God's wonderful creation on Earth Day

9th May 2024

Flax Bourton Church brings family and friends together to enjoy activities, exhibitions, food and fun all based around caring for creation.

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Recognising the unity and diversity of four parishes in a benefice

17th April 2024

The Athelney Benefice plan a Rogation Walk. Using St Athelwin as their focus they contemplate how they are one church in four locations

Rogation and St Athelwin Athelney Benefice

The Easter Experience

12th April 2024

An interactive way for children and young people to explore the Easter story.

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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

Maundy Money recipients 2024

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

St Paul's Holy Week experience

Silver Eco Church Award for St Nicholas Church, Henstridge

15th March 2024

St Nicholas is one of only 11 churches in the diocese to receive the silver award.

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Sharing knowledge, wisdom and friendship at the Administrators' Day

2nd March 2024

More than 30 parish administrators take part in a training and support day in Wells

Administrators' Day

Inspiring people to listen and to hear each other and God

1st March 2024

'Listening can seem a simple task, something everyone can do, whereas in reality it can be a challenge.' Sharing the experience of a church listening course

Listening Street

Somerset artists create a unique art exhibition in Martock Church

1st March 2024

An immersive response by four artists to the Easter themes of ascension and love, which is grounded in the locality of Martock, the Levels and Somerset.

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Wells Cathedral announces changes to its admission guidelines

1st March 2024

Wells Cathedral will remain free to enter for worship, prayer, and to light a candle. Free passes will be avail able for parishioners in the diocese. Anyone who is on the parish electoral roll (or Cathedral Community Roll) is eligible to apply for a Wells Cathedral Parish Pass.

Wells Cathedral

Manna feature: Sharing the Easter story

28th February 2024

With Easter falling at the end of March this year, preparations are well underway for some creative celebrations across Bath and Wells during Holy Week – in our churches, in our schools, as well as in our homes and outdoor spaces.

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