Life Project
Job opportunity – closing date 16th April 2023

Life Project (Bath) currently have a vacancy for an Activity Leader (Cooking and Nutrition)  You will lead activities focused on food preparation and developing life skills with adults with learning disabilities. The successful candidate will have experience of cooking for 12+ people, ideally have experience of working with and supporting adults with learning disabilities or […]

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News & Information March 2023

Hello Christian Friends, we hope your journey through Lent is full of blessings and you are finding encouragement and inspiration through pray.  We hope the Lent Prayer Books distributed throughout the churches have also been a source of encouragement. 2023 has certainly been full of prayer and listening to God. The year started with an […]

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News & Information – Welcome 2023

Welcome to 2023, let’s fill it full of Prayer  [Tues 21st Feb] The Right Worshipful The Mayor of Bath Councillor Rob Appleyard leading Prayers at the Guild Hall, Bath for Church and Christian Project Leaders on 16th January.     On Monday 16th January Christian leaders from Churches and Charities came together in the Guild […]

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News & Information – December 2022

Wishing you a very blessed and joyful Christmas Bath has been very blessed once again to have a Mayor who is a faithful servant not only to the city of Bath but also as a Christian.  BathCAN’s Director Joanne Schofield caught up with The Right Worshipful The Mayor of Bath, Councillor Rob Appleyard over a […]

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Bath Christmas Market Quiet Chapel

Christmas Market Quiet Chapel A place of peace and calm The city centre churches are hosting a Quiet Chapel at St Michael’s Within (behind the Cross Baths) during the Bath Christmas market. The Chapel will be open from 3pm to close each day of the market (Friday 25/11 to Sun 11/12) and for every hour […]

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News and Information – October 2022

A warm welcome to November and news and information from around our Christian Community To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:   A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;   A […]

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Advert: Children and Families Minister [closing date 25/11/22]

St Luke’s Church Bath, Children and Families Minister We are a friendly, medium-sized local church on the south side of the city with a desire to serve God and our community.  We are seeking to appoint a Children and Families Minister who has the vision to shape and oversee the church’s work with children under […]

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The Welcome, 14th October 7.30 at Bath Abbey

  Ben, Moyra and all the young people involved in The Welcome would like to encourage you to pray or support this event in any way you can.

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News and Information – September 2022

Christian Action Supper In September BathCAN hosted a Christian Action supper at the Forum Cafe.  On a very wet early-September evening we enjoyed some wonderful hot food, Christian fellowship amongst Church and project leaders and a short presentation from Paul Wagstaff, Regional Partnerships Manager at Compassion UK.  When we are all struggling with so many […]

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News and Information – August 2022

It’s been a long hot summer but you haven’t all been resting with your feet up!  The Christian community has been busy and you want to share what you’ve been doing and what is still to come….. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Three Course Meals and Fellowship Nexus Methodist Church open their doors on Wednesday evenings to welcome anyone […]

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News and Information – July 2022

A walk with Hilary Long, Genesis; Earlier this year BathCAN’s Director Joanne, started to walk through Bath with Christian and Project leaders from our City. We will be putting the series up in full on our website in the autumn.  In the meantime we will be bringing you a “slice” of audio, enough to take […]

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News and Information – May 2022

Pray, Pray, Pray… June and May!  all about prayer (and for the other 10 months of the year? ….. let’s pray) 24-7 Prayer is up and running and what a blessing!  Not only to the city but to the world.  Bath is truly shining the light of Jesus out and into the world with tourists […]

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24-7 Prayer starting Thursday 26th May 2022

You are welcome to the Prayer Room at any time 24 hrs a day from Thursday 26th May. It is such a comfortable space in the centre of Bath. 24-7 Prayer in the new Prayer Room, In the old chapel behind the Abbey BA1 1LT  Sign up here

24/7 Prayer Launching at Bath Abbey on Tuesday 24th May

Launch: Bath Abbey, Tuesday 24th May 7.30pm – 9pm Start of 24-7 Prayer, Thursday 26th May, in the new Prayer Room in the Old Chapel behind the Abbey Belinda Thomas, Ben Knowman and Julie Wykes  

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News and Information for April 2022

Why should I ?…… NEWS, NEWS, NEWS is all about prayer. There is just one thing this month. . . . Yes you may already know about this. Yes! this may be the 2nd, 3rd or 4th time you’ve seen this information and that’s a good thing.  How many times, and to how many people […]

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24/7 Prayer – Launch Event at Bath Abbey

Join us for the launch of 24/7 Prayers in Bath Abbey on 24th May at 7.30pm   Your opportunity to join with 78 nations praying across the world.  Non stop prayer.  24/7 is an international, interdenominational movement of prayer, mission and justice; a non-stop prayer meeting that has continued for every minute of this century […]

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News and Information for March 2022

Dear Christian Friends, we have gathered some new, information, updates and events from across the Christian community in Bath and surrounding villages for you.   We hope you will find something helpful, interesting and encouraging. …………….. Last year during our Lent Prayer series we asked for your prayers for The Hive.  Today we want to bring […]

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Tuesday 1st March, Bath Abbey 7.30pm

We very much look forward to seeing you tonight at 7.30pm in Bath Abbey. Fruit of the Spirit: Love Let us start our journey through Lent praying together as One in Christ Heavenly Father, we pray that each day our ears will be open and we will listen to what you are saying,  we pray […]

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News and Information for February 2022

…in this months News and information from the Christian Community we have, Lent Pray for Bath launch Tuesday 1st March;  Sign up for daily Lent prayers gathered from across our City and beyond; Time on your hands?; HOTS; Are you ready? REALLY ready?

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LENT 2022 – Pray for Bath

Tuesday 1st March 7.30pm You are warmly invited to Bath Abbey to join with Christians from across the City and beyond to launch Lent 2022 with Pancakes and Prayers. PRAY FOR BATH every day during Lent Every year thousands of Christians from all our churches pray for our city during the period of Lent.  This […]

Rev Stephen Girling
Rev Stephen Girling

In the comfortable new offices of Bath Abbey on a very cold frosty January I met with Rev Stephen Girling to find out what 2022 holds for the Church of England in Bath.  Stephen (as he said I could call him) joined Bath Abbey’s clergy team in 2015.  He is the Abbey Missioner. Explaining his […]

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Coffee Break in Twerton

Coffee Break with Mike Smith member of Life Church, The Forum, Bath We have an informal chat over coffee with a member of the community to share what they are doing to show the love of Jesus to the city of Bath Have you driven through Twerton and seen people litter picking?  digging, weeding or […]

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Lending your skills and expertise to Twerton

Gods Wonderful Railway Richard is the Marlbrook Team Rector, and he leads St Michael’s in Twerton together with his wife, Catherine. “I feel like God has given Catherine and I a big vision for Twerton….. It’s a wonderful place but sometimes it is hard to realise that vision, often it feels like the vision is […]

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News and Information for January 2022

“…BathCAN does have a very important role in terms of helping the churches understand each other better and work together….”  Rev Stephen Girling, Bath Abbey. 40 days of Lent 2022 Wednesday, March 2nd to Saturday April 16th Hmmm?!  I’ve never been good at Mathematics but I counted more than 40 days! As BathCAN are now starting […]

George Hickman
Can you accommodate a student?

My Name is George Hickman, I’m a student at the University of Bath returning for my fourth and final year of University next September, as I am currently on my placement year!  Just to give you a bit of background on myself. I am originally from Sussex near Gatwick area and attend a Baptist church […]

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Call for Steering Group Members

BathCAN has been prayerfully discerning its future and how we should continue to engage with the unity and kingdom building in Bath. We have been greatly helped by many church and project leaders on zoom connections and face to face.  Your answers to questionnaires have been vital.  Thank you for your honesty and wisdom. We […]

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Bath Youth for Christ AGM Show

Dave Joyce, Director of Bath Youth for Christ tells Joanne what you can expect on Wednesday night.

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Christians came out to pray on Tuesday 2nd November

Christians came out from all across Bath on Tuesday 2nd November to pray for those the needs laid on our hearts.

Tuesday 2nd November 7.30pm

Come and join with Christians from all across Bath as we pray together as one.  At Bath Abbey on Tuesday 2nd November at 7.30pm.  Followed by refreshments.

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3 Minutes with Alan Dixon

Just before Alan Dixon retired as the County Ecumenical Officer for Somerset in April 2021 I had a chat to see how he really felt about his “retirement retirement” and what stood out about his time in the Role.  

BathCAN Interviews all the Police and Crime Commissioner Candidates

The role of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) is to be the voice of local people in policing and to hold the Chief Constable to account.

Appointment of new Ecumenical Officer for Somerset

Revd Canon Jonathan Lloyd is appointed Somerset County Ecumenical Officer.