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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    2019: Abiding – Psalm 27

    17/Mar/2019: Julie Campbell speaks on Abiding from Psalm 27: 'One thing I ask from the Lord, this on

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    2019: Pruning – Intentional disciples

    17/Feb/2019: Jenny Buckler speaks on pruning - a sign of God’s favour and kindness in our lives from

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    2019: Come Deeper– Intentional disciples

    10/Feb/2019: Tim Buckley speaks on God calling us to come deeper into Him; it is in the deep waters

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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

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10.30am St Matts

Contemporary worship - doors open 10am. Church from a different perspective - all welcome.

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10.30am St Thomas

Morning Prayer: a traditional service led by our lay team. Alternating CW and BCP. Tea and coffee se


8am St Thomas

Holy Communion: a quiet spoken service using BCP. All welcome.

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10.30am St Thomas

Sung Eucharist (CW): a traditional service with hymns. Tea and coffee served afterwards. All welcome

"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)..."

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Bath Community Gospel Choir- Saturday 30th March 2019.

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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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