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

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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

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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

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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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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.

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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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Coming together to provide life-saving equipment and help

25th February 2024

Members of All Saints Church in Wrington raise money to buy a Community Defibrillator and undertake CPR training

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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.”

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Bubble Church - a new monthly church service for young families

8th February 2024

“A puppet-packed, Jesus-centred, coffee-and-croissant-fuelled, 30 minute kids and families adventure.”

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Her Majesty, The Queen attends a Service of Celebration at Bath Abbey

2nd February 2024

The service was held to mark the 850th anniversary of St John’s Foundation which provides shelter and support for older adults in the city and works with children locally to make sure they have the best start in life


Common Fund consultations underway

1st February 2024

Over 70 people attended the first Common Fund consultation at St James, Taunton on Tuesday, 30 January, to discuss the proposed changes to the way we calculate what parishes are requested to contribute into our Common Fund.

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Revd Deborah Perreau receives award from Somerset Council

15th January 2024

Deborah, Deanery Mission Priest for Somerset South, received the Community Resilience Award from Somerset Council in acknowledgment of her exceptional efforts following severe flooding. 

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The next Dean of Wells announced

15th January 2024

The King has approved the appointment of the Reverend Canon Toby Wright, Team Rector of Witney and Honorary Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, to be appointed as Dean of Wells, in succession to the Very Reverend Dr John Davies.


South Petherton churchwarden recognised in New Year honours list

2nd January 2024

Steve Harrison, Churchwarden at St Peter and St Paul Church in South Petherton has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in recognition of his service to the local community

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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

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