Welcome to Our Churches

Welcome to the Benefice of Widcombe. We offer traditional Sunday morning services in our beautiful historic parish church - St Thomas à Becket; and vibrant band-led contemporary worship on Sunday evenings at our larger Victorian church - St Matthew’s, known to all as St Matts.


For more information on what's on this week



Listen to or download the latest Sunday evening talks



Our monthly parish newsletters with notices and vicar's blog



For any questions, bookings or to simply say 'hello'


Recent Sermons

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    2018: Carols by Laser Light

    02/Dec/2018: Tim Buckley speaks on the Christmas Story at the Carols by Laser Light service. Read More

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    2018: Jesus – Who do you say I am? – Messiah

    25/Nov/2018: Tim Buckley speaks on Jesus as Messiah from Matt 16.13-18: 'But what about you?’ he ask

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    2018: Jesus – Who do you say I am? – Truth

    18/Nov/2018: Sarah Buckley and Sue Wakeley speak on Jesus as Truth from John 14.1-14 and 1 John 5:18

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God is calling us to be a Christian community that reaches out to the parish and beyond,
to invite people to encounter God's grace.
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Upcoming Services & Events


8am St Thomas

Holy Communion (CW): a quiet spoken service at the

"We want to be a dynamic and vibrant church, seeking to be a blessing to the City of Bath, and beyond, with a three-fold perspective: Upward (radical worship of God), Inward (discipleship and community life), and Outward (mission focused; towards friends, family, our community, the city and beyond)..."


Christmas Lunch, Wednesday 5th December, St Matthew's Organised by the Wednesday Coffee Morning t

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Whether you enjoy the modern approach of our Carols by Laserlight service at St Matt's or the sereni

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Life Hubs  Life Hubs are our mid-week small groups, meeting in homes around the

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St Matthew's is one of two churches that make up Wid

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