Weba News & Updates

News, updates & stories from our community

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 […]

Revealing Times at Oasis Church Bath

We recently asked Church Leader at Oasis Church Bath, Jo Dolby, how things are going in Bath. Below is her encouraging response as well as a video about their Food Parcel Project When lockdown first hit, things got weird pretty quickly. The streets were empty, the roads were quiet, some shops and restaurants were even […]

A ‘Home Edition’ Sleep Out for Pam

While most of us were snuggling down under the duvet covers in our cosy homes on Friday evening, Pam a church member at Clevedon Baptist Church, along with 26 others around the region, slept outside in her garden to raise money for Bristol’s inHope charity to help provide food and shelter for people facing homelessness. […]

The Kite’s Tale: A Story of Adoption

It’s Adoption Week this week (12-18 October) and it’s a real delight to share with you here the story of how Cheddar Baptist Church’s Molly Ashton came to write a book for children and families going through the adoption process: What books spring to mind when you think about adoption? “Anne of Green Gables” for […]

Time to get Image Conscious

In a recent social media post from Baptists Together, we were helpfully reminded of the importance of ensuring that we’re not in breach of licensing agreements when it comes to using images. If you didn’t see it you can read it here, as well as find helpful websites for free good quality images: “At the […]