Ordained in the Cathedral where he spent time as a Verger

29th September 2022

Kieron Rowley is one Bath and Wells #NewRevs to be ordained deacon at Wells Cathedral 2 October.

From the Far East to Somerset

29th September 2022

Mark McKnight is one of Bath and Wells #NewRevs to be ordained deacon 2 October 2022

First local giving adviser appointed

18th August 2022

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.

Bringing a creative approach to training

16th August 2022

This month we welcome Revd Preb Ronnie Crossman who takes on the role of Ministry Training Team Leader for Bath and Wells.

New Inclusion and Diversity Adviser for the diocese

16th August 2022

We welcome Sally Beazley who has joined Bath and Wells as Inclusion and Diversity Adviser.

Chaplain receives Honorary Fellowship from Bath Spa University

29th July 2022

'A great and rare honour and not something often awarded by universities to retiring staff.'

Bath and Wells is recruiting for a new Diocesan Secretary

14th July 2022

The diocese is working in partnership with Green Park Recruitment to appoint to this senior post.

10 New Lay Curates are Licensed

1st July 2022

The group will begin work in the parishes where they will serve their curacies.

We welcome Claire Horton

1st June 2022

Claire joins us as the Deanery and Parish Development Adviser for Bath Archdeaconry and Magnificat Advocate

Zambia and Bath & Wells mourn the loss of Bishop David

27th April 2022

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of the Rt Revd David Njovu, Bishop of Lusaka.

Maundy Money honour for two people from Bath and Wells

22nd April 2022

'It was truly one of the highlights of my life and something that will remain with me all the rest of my life.'

New High Sheriff of Somerset takes up her post

8th April 2022

Jennifer Duke, a church warden for more than two decades, made her Declaration of Office at Wells Cathedral

New Christian Communities Development Leads

31st March 2022

Mandy and Richard Priestley take on new role

Diocesan Ambassador for The Children's Society

4th February 2022

Nicky King from Wincanton begins her new voluntary role working for the charity in Bath and Wells.

Meet the new Lay Chair

13th January 2022

At the last Synod on 2021, Caroline Mason was elected as the new Lay Chair of Diocesan Synod, replacing Mary Masters.

Farewell to David Maggs

10th December 2021

We say goodbye and thank you to David as he leaves to take up a new post with the Clewer Initiative.

Diocese's Support Services reshaped to offer more localised support

26th November 2021

The diocese has reshaped its Support Services team as it seeks to offer more focused support to parishes in their mission activity and to achieve savings due to the financial pressures it faces from reductions in Parish Share income, exacerbated by the impact of the Covid pandemic.

Interim Diocesan Secretary for the diocese

23rd November 2021

Rosemary Pearce has joined the diocese as interim Diocesan Secretary.

New General Synod representatives share their first experiences

21st November 2021

"through our denomination, and as members of the Body of Christ, we are one."

Revd Kate Scott, the new Bishops' Chaplain

1st November 2021

We welcome Kate to her new post at the Bishops' Palace and say a fond farewell to Revd Canon Dr Graham Dodds as he retires.

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