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Home Mission Update: 6 Months of Faithful Giving

On 23rd March 2020, the Prime Minister announced the news of a three week lockdown in order to stop the spread of COVID-19.  From that date we entered an unprecedented time of social restriction, in which many normal social interactions were prohibited.  Some people very sadly have been bereaved, some made redundant, and many have […]

Encouragements in Lockdown: Young People

Lockdown has had a huge impact on youth ministries across webnet and beyond. In this article, Dan Ovens shares how, despite the obstacles, God has continued to faithfully be at work in and through young people. Hi, my name is Dan and I am a youth pastor at Corsham Baptist Church. Like many youth workers, […]

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 […]

Baptist Insurance Grants

Eden Netherton: Transforming a neglected community through faith Being at the heart of a deprived area is always a challenge for churches, both financially and emotionally. So Baptist Insurance Company was delighted to provide support to the ongoing missional work of the Eden Netherton team based at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Liverpool.  For 50 years, […]

Home Mission Update: The Stowe in Lockdown

The Stowe, Wichelstowe are one of our Home Mission supported churches who seek to live as a values-based community.  These values are what The Stowe call their ‘DNA’ to which they covenant annually. Core to the DNA are the values of; ‘laying down our lives’ and ‘being an unconditional blessing.’ Along with these, lockdown has […]

The Question of Racial Injustice

Representing the Keyboard Trust Bristol and in his role as Chair of Churches Together in Greater Bristol/Together for Bristol, Baptist Minister Eric Aidoo has made the following statement this week, in response to the death of George Floyd and the subsequent protests in the United States and in Bristol where Eric lives and ministers. Dear […]

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 […]