The office of Churchwarden is a vital and ancient part of the Church of England. Churchwardens have served the Church since its beginnings and are directly responsible to the Bishop. Very often they liaise with the Archdeacon over matters to do with church life, governance, buildings and worship.

This page provides links to areas of the website of most use to churchwardens. If you have a suggestion of a page that should be featured please let us know.

The archdeacons of Bath, Wells and Taunton

Visitations 2022

Churchwardens and licensed clergy are required to attend one of the visitations in June 2022. Find out more about the visitations.


Church buildings and land

Find all our resources to help you manage your church buildings and land in this section.


Christian Giving and Funding

A host of resources to help you raise funds for your church are available in this section.

Safeguarding logo


Safeguarding is the responsibility of us all. Find out your responsibilities and information about training courses for safeguarding.


Training for Churchwardens

Want to improve your skills. Find out what courses are available.


Legal advice

The latest guidance from Harris & Harris, our diocesan registrars.


Greener church

Find resources to help your church care for creation.