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Dementia Friendly Churches

Calne Baptist Church invites you to join us to explore ways to make our churches welcoming and inclusive to people living with Dementia.  Calne Baptist Church,  Castle Street, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0DX  Saturday 27th October  10.00am – 1.00pm  Coffee and registration from 9.30am – 10.00am   Our talks and discussions will help us to understand:  What it means to be a Dementia […]

Introducing INVEST

Over the last year a number of church leaders across our network have been meeting to pray and discuss the need to develop new leaders in our churches. A few churches within our Baptist network already run an internship programme. Bristol Baptist College have developed a Wednesday Discipleship formation stream; Seventy-two co-ordinates Forge Training in […]

Chaplaincy Visiting in North Bristol

Please consider displaying the attached poster and promoting within your community the idea of Chaplaincy Volunteering in the Bristol hospitals.  As you will see from the poster, we are running a programme this autumn for people to explore volunteering as a ward visitor, meeting people in hospital who may or may not express a faith. […]

New CYM Chaplaincy Course

CYM launch a new Chaplaincy Masters Course in 2018 The Institute for Children Youth and Mission (CYM) is launching a new suite of postgraduate courses in autumn 2018 in Chaplaincy with Children and Young People. This will run alongside their well-established MA courses in Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology, and Professional Practice and […]

Bristol City of Hope Report

On 5th May 2018, over 200 leaders from different sectors across Bristol came together at City Hall to focus on some of the social challenges that Bristol faces. This event, organised by Christian Action Bristol and Mayor of Bristol, Marvin Rees, was a unique opportunity to hear about some of the great work being done […]

Don’t miss Bridge Builders

The WEBA Regional Team have secured a unique opportunity for our pastoral leaders* to sample the Bridge Builders training on Wednesday 4th July. This will be a one day workshop on ‘Handling Conflict Constructively’. Here’s what Alisdair Longwill says about his own experience of Bridge Builders: “I’ve been to countless conferences and events in the […]


Firestarters are conversations involving nine fast growing Baptist churches, with each event offering 24 hours to ‘learn, expect and act’. Firestarters are not conferences with a perceived expert keynoting, as useful as that is. Nor are they retreats with guided self-reflection, as vital as that is. They are conversations hosted by some of these churches experiencing this surprising growth. Two […]