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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…

Thought for the Day and prayers for 75th Anniversary of VE Day

May 7, 2020 | Comments Off on Thought for the Day and prayers for 75th Anniversary of VE Day
An old, black and white photo of the outside of Bath Abbey
Bath Abbey joins the nation in celebrating the 75th anniversary of VE Day tomorrow and is encouraging people to take part in the national programme of events remotely in their homes or gardens.  A special ‘Thought for the Day’ to remember…

Just Ask…[email protected]

April 27, 2020 | Comments Off on Just Ask…[email protected]
Just Ask Logo
Bath Abbey is encouraging people to “just ask” if they would like prayers said for themselves, loved ones or those at the frontline fighting the Coronavirus.  Because of the government’s lockdown measures, all church buildings are closed until further notice.…

Tell us 3 things you would like to give thanks for

April 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Tell us 3 things you would like to give thanks for
Two hands in the shape of a heart
“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances”…says Paul as he writes to the Thessalonian church. Take a look at what the Abbey community is giving thanks for and rejoicing over this week. Do please let us know…

Abbey bells heard by locals on Easter morning

April 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Abbey bells heard by locals on Easter morning
Ellacombe chimes rung on Easter morning 2020
Our church bells were still able to ring out on Easter morning thanks to two of the Abbey’s bellringers being given special permission to use the Ellacombe Chime which enables all the bells to be chimed by a single person.…

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:

Abbey Annual Review 2019-2020

The Annual Review for 2019-2020 is now available here. If you'd like a printed copy, we kindly ask if you could please download and print this yourself, as we're only printing a small number of copies this year. If you'd like a printed copy but are unable to print this yourself, please speak to a Churchwarden or pick one up from the Abbey Office.

Footprint Project News

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

Footprint Update - July 2020
Footprint Update - October 2020