A new carol for Advent composed in Wiveliscombe

5th December 2023

Revd Hugh Allen has created his very own Advent song, using a traditional German tune and adapting it with words for a 2023 audience.

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Hundreds join Christmas lights switch on at St John’s Church Milborne Port

28th November 2023

An opportunity to put the church at the centre of the community and put the community at the centre of the church

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Eco Advent – A Journey to Christmas

11th October 2023

This December, we’re inviting families and households across our diocese to join us on a special Advent journey that combines the spirit of the season with our commitment to caring for God’s creation.

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Celebrating Christingle by the seashore

22nd December 2022

Hot chocolate, mulled wine and prayers togetehr on the beach.

Community comes together to share the Christmas story

16th December 2022

More than 100 watch the retelling of the nativity on the streets of the Exmoor village of Porlock.

Bishop Michael's Christmas message 2022

15th December 2022

Reflecting on the message sent by the angels to the shepherds

You are invited!

5th December 2022

Everyone is invited to follow the star and join us at church services and other ways this Christmas. Why not invite a friend to come along to your church this year?

Bishop Ruth's Christmas message 2021

22nd December 2021

Reflecting on what is at the heart of 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'.

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.

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.

Pupils create a gratitude Christmas tree

8th December 2021

Decorations have a message of thanks from children in the school.

New school prayer space for Advent

8th December 2021

With the start of Advent, the Advent Prayer Space came to West Pennard CE School.

Bringing light and hope to the whole village

8th December 2021

Community comes together to decorate the churchyard for Advent.

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

A special Carol Service

21st November 2021

For children with special needs, their family and carers

Star Trail Voyager visits schools in Portishead

19th November 2021

Sharing the Christmas story with a generation of children

Angels of Hope

5th February 2021

The Angels of Hope installations have been put up outside St. Johns church in Wellington and across the surrounding area to remind people of the hope we have in Christ.

Timsbury Angel Trail brings cheer and hope

5th February 2021

Over the weekend of 12th and 13th of December a dazzling array of 51 angels appeared around the village in gardens, on drives and on a roof.

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