Church Team

Welcome to Jenny Buckler

Welcome to Jenny Buckler, our new curate! Jenny comes to us from Frome, via Trinity College in Bristol. She was ordained deacon at Wells Cathedral on 2nd July and is looking forward to meeting as many people as possible on 9th July, which is her firs

St Thomas summer opening

St Thomas à Becket is the Parish Church of Widcombe and the oldest city church in Bath, built between 1490 – 1498 by John Cantlow, Prior of Bath Abbey, reputedly on the site of a previous Norman chapel. Situated in a most picturesque and tranquil

St Matt’s Summer Programme

Sunday evening programme for July and August 2017   2, 9, 16 & 23 July Sunday evening services will run as usual at St Matt’s, at 5pm, with the café open from 4.30pm   30 July: Prayer service 6 August: Church Barbecue 13 August:

Mid week programme Summer 2017

Pastorates usually take place at St Matt’s on the first Wednesday evening of the month, starting at 7.30pm – all are welcome. In July there will be a Pastorate on Wednesday 5th. There will be no Pastorates in August. Life Hubs are smaller


This year’s Annual Parochial Church Meeting was on Tuesday, 25th April, 7.30pm at St Thomas. Churchwardens were elected as follows: St Thomas Angie Frith and Sian Lewis St Matt’s Bill James and Andrew Udale-Smith PCC members were elected as f

NEW St Matt’s service time 5pm – 6.30pm from 4th September

The contemporary service at St Matt’s will start at 5pm from 4th September 2016. The café will open at 4.30pm. Our services should usually finish by 6.30pm. Children are always welcome at the service! Activities for primary school-age children

Mothering Sunday gets Tim thinking about buildings…

On 6th March we celebrate Mothering Sunday, or Mother’s Day, as it’s most commonly known today. “Mothering Sunday”, although rightly a great opportunity to say “thank you” to our Mums, is actually more special than just that. Many yea

I’m not religious, I’m a vicar!

Recently, while out and about shopping, I got into conversation with a barista in a local coffee shop and we chatted about what we did at weekends. I mentioned that I’m often quite busy with church, to which the young guy, seemingly interested, ask