Weba News & Updates

News, updates & stories from our community

Continuing Ministerial Development

Continuing Ministerial Development as core to our understanding of Baptist Ministry and Leadership No pastoral leader can operate in isolation from the support, friendship and advice of others in ministry. A healthy approach to ministry involves a commitment to both ongoing learning and accountability. This benefits the pastoral leader themselves, their families and their congregation […]

Sowing Seeds of the Gospel

When we recently heard about Norman and Pat Fuggle’s wonderful ministry among seniors in the retirement village where they live, we asked them to tell us more. Here’s their story… Six years ago we were in our 7th year of retirement living in Yate. Norman was an elder at Chipping Sodbury Baptist Church with responsibility […]

Where Following Jesus Costs The Most

Over the past year, we’ve all experienced a measure of isolation and restriction. 2020 had us all floored, it had me at times. We’ve met as scattered believers; doing church at home and online, masked and worshipping in silence; few of us could have predicted how much could change. But what if isolation, restriction were […]

For such a time as this…Pray!

When we pray, God hears. As we enter into this new year, probably more than any other year, I’ve become very conscious there are so very few constants I can rely upon. As I write, my wife Maggie is planning to return to school, but we’re aware that could all change before I even complete […]

Rhythms of Grace

2020 was a challenging year for all of us involved in church leadership. Many of us have had to learn new skills very quickly and under difficult circumstances in order to respond to a constantly changing situation. Challenging times can affect our wellbeing and so we wanted to begin the new year with some opportunities for […]

Home In Mission 2020

As we come towards the end of this quite unprecedented year, we’d like to say thank you for your faithfulness in praying for and giving to our Home Mission churches, our emerging expressions of church, and towards resourcing others in the mission of God. We’d also like to share with you and celebrate some of […]

Clevedon Worship Leaders Release New Song

‘Glimpse’ is the latest song to be released by Luke Wareham and Rachel Mason, two worship leaders and songwriters from Clevedon Baptist Church. The song has been produced by brothers Tim and Jonny Stephenson and was released on the 20th of November 2020. Luke and Rachel released their first EP ‘Whisper’ in March this year with […]

Autumn 2020 Safeguarding Training Update

Face to face training is not possible for the foreseeable future. The Excellence In Safeguarding Update film is therefore a temporary measure until we are able to return to face to face training, and we will make sure that all churches are made aware as soon as it is possible to resume our normal training […]

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.  From Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December, the Government is taking the following action to help control the […]