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Black Lives Matter

July 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Black Lives Matter
Votive candles
At Bath Abbey we have been closely watching events in the USA and UK, and we recognise the great gravity of the issues raised by the Black Lives Matter movement. We support the CTE (Churches Together England) Presidents’ call for…

Bath Abbey Choir

July 27, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey Choir
Bath Abbey choirs of Girls and Lay-clerks singing at a service
Here is a joint statement from Revd Canon Guy Bridgewater, Rector of Bath Abbey, and Huw Williams, Bath Abbey’s Director of Music: “We are thrilled to be starting public services in the Abbey from 2 August. While we’ll have music…

Abbey Bounce Back Appeal

July 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Abbey Bounce Back Appeal
Bath Abbey West Front
Since its recent re-opening, Bath Abbey has launched a Bounce Back Appeal to raise urgently needed funds to support its continuing work and care of its building. During lockdown around 140,000 people have not been able to come to the…

Saying goodbye and thank you to our Girls’ Choir Leavers

July 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Saying goodbye and thank you to our Girls’ Choir Leavers
Five of our Girls Choir who are leaving this year
A small number gathered in the Abbey on Sunday for a trial service, which will help us work towards starting services again in August. It was the first time members of the Abbey family have been able to worship together…

Extending opening hours: 10am – 4pm daily

July 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Extending opening hours: 10am – 4pm daily
Bath Abbey from the south
We are delighted to be in a position now to extend our opening hours. From Monday 6th July, the Abbey will open for prayer and visiting from 10am to 4pm each day. We continue to pray for our clergy and…

Charles Curnock honoured by Archbishop of Canterbury

July 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Charles Curnock honoured by Archbishop of Canterbury
Charles Curnock pictured left and Bath MP Wera Hobhouse pictured right at the Roman Baths with Bath Abbey in the background
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has announced this year’s recipients of Lambeth Awards for outstanding contributions to the Church and wider society. Among the recipients is a name familiar to us, our very own Charles Curnock who received The…

Bath Abbey re-opening for private prayer

June 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey re-opening for private prayer
Bath Abbey will re-open today, Monday 15 June, for private prayer in partnership with churches across Bath. The Abbey’s opening times will be: Mondays – Saturdays – 4.30pm-6pm, and Sundays – 11am-1pm. Individuals can come in to pause and reflect,…

Bath Abbey prayer team “humbled” and “moved to tears” by prayer requests

June 2, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey prayer team “humbled” and “moved to tears” by prayer requests
Kalyn Mallard, a member of the Bath Abbey Prayer Team
Seeking support or reassurance from prayer is more important now than ever. Since lockdown, Bath Abbey has continued to offer prayers for people online through its ‘Just Ask’ campaign. At the touch of a button, you can submit your prayer…

Bath in Lockdown – The Church Responds

May 28, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath in Lockdown – The Church Responds
Bath in Lockdown - The Church Responds
There have been many examples of compassionate care around the city of Bath during the Coronavirus lockdown. Supporting key workers and their families, caring for the vulnerable, volunteering in neighbourhoods – expressions of goodwill have abounded. Revd Stephen Girling (Bath Abbey)…

Prayers for ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ available online soon

May 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Prayers for ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ available online soon
Thy Kingdom Come
Each day from Ascension Day to Pentecost (21 May to 31 May) we will be praying together for ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ in a ten minute service led by Abbey Ministers, available in our daily and weekly worship online section from…

Bath Abbey Weekly Notice Sheet

This weekly publication, distributed in our Sunday services, includes information about our services, upcoming events as well as our community and prayer groups. This will be sent to you by email if you use the sign up. Or, you can download the latest week below:

Footprint Project News

You will find the latest news and developments about the Footprint Project here:

Footprint Update_July 2020