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Funding step forward for flood church
13th January 2022
St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church Muchelney, near Langport on the Somerset Levels, has moved one step closer towards its plans to become a community hub after receiving a £12,500 grant from South Somerset District Council.
Open Funding step forward for flood church

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.
Open Meet the new Lay Chair

Join with us this Lent
11th January 2022
Join with us this Lent as we explore ‘Knowing You, Knowing Me, Knowing God’. There’ll be a range of resources focusing on the themes of offering and receiving welcome, hospitality, inclusion, and generosity as a way of better knowing and understanding others, ourselves, and God during Lent 22 and beyond.
Open Join with us this Lent

Meet the presenters of our new Archdeaconry Day podcast
7th January 2022
Millie and Sam introduce themselves ahead of the launch of The Calling Podcast.
Open Meet the presenters of our new  Archdeaconry Day podcast

Bishop Ruth's Christmas message
22nd December 2021
Reflecting on what is at the heart of Christmas.
Open Bishop Ruth's Christmas message

Digital resources for churches this Christmas
22nd December 2021
With some churches making changes to their plans in the run up to Christmas, The Church of England Digital Team has pulled together a reminder of some resources that churches may want to share with their communities to compliment what's planned locally, whether online or onsite.
Open Digital resources for churches this Christmas

A Festive Friday Night Experience
21st December 2021
Responding to the 'need for young people to receive the love of God in a practical way'.
Open A Festive Friday Night Experience

Manna interview: A safe space to think, discuss, pray and reflect
27th December 2021
Assistant Curate and Chaplain Ruth Motion shares her thoughts on the LLF course.
Open Manna interview: A safe space to think, discuss, pray and reflect

A new year message from Bishop Ruth
1st January 2022
The light of a star to guide us. Bishop Ruth reflects on what 2022 may bring us and what we have to look forward to.
Open A new year message from Bishop Ruth

Living in Love and Faith: join the conversation
1st January 2022
Church communities across Somerset are being encouraged to take part in a process of learning and praying together as part of discerning a way forward for the Church in relation to matters of identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage.
Open Living in Love and Faith: join the conversation

Carol Service for farmers from inside the livestock ring
16th December 2021
An opportunity to bring farmers, their families and friends together at a time when many have felt isolated and cut off from their communities.
Open Carol Service for farmers from inside the livestock ring

Christmas Tree Festival brings community back together
15th December 2021
Hundreds turn out to enjoy the festival which this year had a Christmas card theme.
Open Christmas Tree Festival brings community back together

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.
Open  Farewell to David Maggs

Celebrating four years of the Pioneer Project in Bath and Wells
10th December 2021
'So many of the things we hoped for have already started happening.'
Open Celebrating four years of the Pioneer Project in Bath and Wells

Pupils create a gratitude Christmas tree
8th December 2021
Decorations have a message of thanks from children in the school.
Open Pupils create a gratitude Christmas tree

New school prayer space for Advent
8th December 2021
With the start of Advent, the Advent Prayer Space came to West Pennard CE School.
Open New school prayer space for Advent

Pupils take steps to school's reduce carbon footprint
8th December 2021
Taking meter readings, recycling waste and planting trees all part of the plan.
Open Pupils take steps to school's reduce carbon footprint

Bringing light and hope to the whole village.
8th December 2021
Community comes together to decorate the churchyard for Advent.
Open Bringing light and hope to the whole village.

At the heart of Christmas
2nd December 2021
Across Bath and Wells we will be gathering onsite and online to celebrate Advent and Christmas.
Open At the heart of Christmas

Interview: A time to celebrate
30th November 2021
Emily Hatton, who features in our Advent campaign, prepares for her first Christmas as a Youth Minister
Open Interview: A time to celebrate

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