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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Diocesan Synod gathers in Weston-super-Mare

18th March 2024

Synod discussed the vision for the diocese, the Common Fund methodology proposals and heard from Sharon Prentis Deputy Director of the Racial Justice Unit.

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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

Creating a space for young people to encounter God

1st March 2024

More than 300 young people from all corners of Bath have signed up to take part in the A2 nights monthly gatherings for young people held at St Matthew’s Church.

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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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Sharing ideas and resources for telling the Easter story

20th February 2024

Being inspired to share the amazing Easter story with our communities

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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.”

Goathurst stay and play

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

Cair Paravel Narnia

Manna feature: Taking action for good

18th December 2023

Christian communities across Bath and Wells support the neighbourhoods they serve in a host of different ways – from the more traditional support for initiatives such as community fridges and foodbanks that address food poverty, to walking alongside their community and fostering community growth in more unexpected places like football clubs and workplaces.

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Chaplaincy at Bath Christmas Market

7th December 2023

"A great joy and privilege to offer a welcoming presence, a listening ear, to discern where the Holy Spirit is at work, and to join in"

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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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Community groups come together for Harvest Flower Festival

26th October 2023

Fellowship and fun was enjoyed by everyone at the festival, St Stephen’s Church, Bath.

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Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset visits Hinkley Point C to meet the Chaplaincy team

20th October 2023

'A new Christian Worshipping Community being born though the ministry of a Chaplaincy.'

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Highlighting the plight of modern slaves on Anti Slavery Day

20th October 2023

Slavery is happening in every town, city and in rural communities. It is the most vulnerable of our society that are at risk of exploitation. 

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St. John's Church - unique art exhibitions inside the church

16th October 2023

Bringing beautiful, thought-provoking creativity to Highbridge, which can come into conversation with the beauty and depth of the Christian faith.

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Bath Spa University welcomes its first full-time University Chaplain

4th October 2023

"Katy’s chaplaincy offers the students and staff at Bath Spa a spiritual paradigm though which to explore and understand life."

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Welcoming our new Readers

3rd October 2023

”It is that sense of determination that pervades Reader ministry across the diocese, that determination to serve Jesus Christ as trained and licensed theologians in the wide variety of different ways that Readers are called to do.”

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Pioneer Minister organises village fundraising event

15th September 2023

"A great opportunity to take the church out of the building."

Haywood village church

Bishop Michael visits the Giant's Garden in Frome

15th September 2023

"A place that’s restoring people, helping the environment and showing our love and care for each other."

Giant's Garden Frome

A transformative garden project takes root.

15th September 2023

A community garden with growing space for young adults is being established on land neglected and forgotten for more than ten years

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