St Matthew's Church, Bath, Widcombe

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St Matthew's Church, Widcombe Hill, BA2 6AA

St Matthew's is a large church, built for the Victorians. Its beautiful spire dominates the village and houses the bells that were once situated at St Thomas, but were taken apparently following a bitter battle in the porch of St Thomas between the churchwardens!

During the 1970's it was refurbished to provide the Parish Hall and various smaller meeting rooms. Towards the end of the last century, weekly attendance fell to the point where it was no longer feasible to continue regular worship here. However, it is still used for some larger services, prayers and is an excellent building for use by other communities such as local schools for their nativity services.

It is the largest church in Bath (with the exception of the Abbey) and consequently is a very useful venue for holding events. The church, hall and meeting rooms are available for hire, either for regular events such as aerobics classes, or for one-off large events, parties and exhibitions.

Checkour website for more information.  http://widcombebenefice.org.uk/churches/#stmatthews

We currently have a vacancy for a Vicar. Services are held at our sister church, St Thomas a Becket by local clergy and our own team.

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Mrs Sophia Coleman
The Orchard,
Forefield Rise,
Widcombe,
Bath BA2 4PL
(01225) 465065

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Tuesday

Morning Prayer
Come and join us for a few quiet moments, following the Book of Common Prayer.
Weekly
Every Tuesday at 7:30 AM for 20 minutes
Book of Common Prayer

Thursday

Evening Prayer
Come and join us for Evening Prayer, for a quiet time.
Every Thursday at 4:00 PM
Youth Group Bell Ringing Live Music / Concerts Regular Book of Common Prayer Services Conservation Area Spire/steeple Organ Assistance Dogs Toilets Baby Changing Facilities
Bookings

Big venue, popular for theatre groups, dance and weddings. For more information contact Mrs Sophia Coleman, The Orchard, Forefield Rise, Bath BA2 4PL. Email [email protected]

Visit our Church

Prayers on Tuesdays 7.30 am and Thursdays 4.00pm. You are welcome to just turn up!

Nurture Courses

 
Other information
Clergy: The Revd Timothy Simon BUCKLEY
A Church Near You ID: 11075
Archdeaconry: BATH (512)
Deanery: BATH (51201)
Benefice: Bath Widcombe (01/423 K)
Parish Legal Name: Bath, Widecombe (510258 1/258)
CofE Church Info: (601258 1/259)
Short URL: acny.uk/11075/
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The current editor is: Sophia Coleman

 
 
St Matthew's Church : Widcombe Hill, Bath, Widcombe, Avon, BA2 6AA

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