Mission

A ‘Better Story’ Supporting Prayer and Mental Health

Bristol digital company wins contracts to support prayer and mental health as lockdown triggers surge in accessing faith online. Lockdown has driven innovation in many sectors – but a Bristol company is at the forefront of perhaps one of the most surprising new developments of all; the thriving relationship between faith and technology. Digital impact […]

A Space for HOPE in Clevedon

Churches Together in Clevedon formed the Clevedon Chaplaincy Team in 2018 to serve the retail and business communities in the town, to be alongside people in their everyday lives and to be a pastoral Christian presence in the workplace. You may recall our article about the team in WEBA News at the time. Since then […]

Partnership at Pentecost

Celebrations are usually about getting together, and the celebration of the birth of the church is no different! Last weekend churches across our region joined together, overcoming a range of challenges, to work together as one church to celebrate and to share with those who didn’t know, what Pentecost is all about. We’ve asked three […]

Congratulations Jon!

We’re delighted to let you know that following quite a unique journey, Jon Thurlow was commended by webnet as one of our Regionally Recognised Leaders last October. Ordinarily we’d be asking Jon to share something of his story at the Summer Gathering and AGM, but as things are a little different this year we’ve asked […]

Home Mission Update

The regular rhythm of many aspects of our lives has been significantly interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  However, some things do continue – albeit in a slightly or even very different form.  As I sit at my desk writing this, I am preparing for our annual webnet Home Mission Grants Awards meeting.  This week several […]

The Open Door of Lockdown?

Regional Minister Lindsay Caplen shares how lockdown has created an ‘open door’ in her neighbourhood these past few weeks. My kitchen has smelt particularly aromatic recently as I have, amongst other things, attempted to bake bread, hot cross buns and marmite biscuits (mmmmm.) The first two have required yeast to make them rise. Yeast is […]

Wotton Under Lockdown

In Wotton (an area which includes around 10,000 people), a community group called Wotton Area Mutual Aid (WAMA) was set up very early on in the Coronavirus crisis by a number of concerned individuals and caring charities in the community. In this article, Wotton Baptist Church’s minister Tom Wharin tells us more about how the […]

Tom Elliott

Let’s face it, for most people who don’t know Jesus yet, coming into a church for a Sunday morning service or going to a Christian event for the first time can be a bit weird. But what if their first experience over the threshold of a church or a Christian event was a fun night […]