Pastoral Leaders

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 […]

Taking a funeral – during the Coronavirus outbreak

Alex Drew took her dad’s funeral on 25 March, just two days after the Government announced strict new restrictions to minimise the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. She shares how her family adapted to provide a meaningful service. The Government announcement meant a lot of change to our original plans, which had already been evolving with […]

Coronavirus: Advice and Information for Churches

The Regional Team are seeking to support churches and ministers in webnet in practical ways and through prayer as we face these challenging times together. We strongly urge everyone to monitor the advice from the Government regarding coronavirus.  The government has announced that from 4 July 2020, Places of Worship in England will be permitted to open […]

Borderlands Leaders Conference 2020

A stormy welcome awaited 81 of us at the Saunton Sands Hotel in North Devon as we gathered together for our annual Leaders Conference. It was fantastic to welcome ministers, youth-children- and community workers, as well as spouses from across our network of churches, quite a few joined us for the very first time! Our […]

WEBA Becomes webnet

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new logo and name as part of the ongoing development of our ministry in the West of England. Our core convictions remain unchanged, but in practice the West of England Baptist Association of churches is a network, and so we’ve altered our logo and our name […]