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: How the Lord builds up His church

    22/July/2018: Jenny Buckler speaks from Acts 9.31 on the church being built up by the Lord: 'Meanwhi

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    2018: ‘I will build my church’

    08/July/2018: Julie Campbell speaks from Matthew 16:13-19 on Jesus building his church. Jesus said i

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    2018: The Fruit of the Spirit

    24/June/2018: In the final sermon on the The Fruit of the Spirit, Adrian Youings, Archdeacon of Bath

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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


5 pm St Matt's

A contemporary service, band-led worship. Café from

"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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Summer services and open times for visitors St Thomas is open for visitors from

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Summer Sundays (all at St Matt's unless otherwise stated) 15 July - 6pm Baptisma

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Congratulations to our wonderful curate, Jenny Buckler, on her priesting on 30th June. It was a fabu

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The parish office will be closed throughout August due to staff holidays and essential maintenance a

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