St Thomas a Becket, Bath, Widcombe

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St Thomas à Becket Church, Church Street, Widcombe Bath BA2 6AZ

St Thomas à Becket is a beautiful small Norman church situated in one of the most picturesque and peaceful locations in Bath. It was built between 1490 and 1498 by John Cantlow, Prior of Bath Abbey. All who come here cannot help but be charmed by its aura.

Despite its peacefulness, there is a hive of activity by the dedicated members of the church who strive to maintain not only the building in its glory but also the other meaning of the word 'church' - the loving community and friendship that comes through active worship.

We welcome developments and hope that new members may feel able to join in at any level, from coming to church to enjoy our traditional yet informal style of worship, to participating in the wide range of Christian activities that we offer.

Opening times - As well as the regular Sunday morning services and twice-weekly prayers, the church is also open to visitors each Sunday from the beginning of May to the end of September, between 2.30 and 5.30pm.

Check our website for more information. http://widcombebenefice.org.uk/churches/

We currently have a vacancy for a Vicar. Services are held by local clergy and our own team.

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

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Sunday

Holy Communion
Quiet, traditional said service with no hymns.
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for ¾ hour
10.30 Service
Traditional worship with Communion on 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month, alternating with Morning Prayer and Common Worship. Friendly and relaxed atmosphere in beautiful intimate surroundings. Coffee always served afterwards
Every Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Coffee Common Worship
Regular Choir Regular Book of Common Prayer Services Grade 1 Listed Building Conservation Area Tower Stained glass Guidebooks / notes Organ Back to Church Sunday Wheelchair Access / Ramp Wheelchair accessible toilets Hearing / Induction Loop Assistance Dogs Toilets Baby Changing Facilities
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Popular venue for Weddings.

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The church is open to visitors each Sunday from the beginning of May to the end of September, between 2.30 and 5.30pm.

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Clergy: The Revd Timothy Simon BUCKLEY
A Church Near You ID: 11074
Built: 1490
Archdeaconry: BATH (512)
Deanery: BATH (51201)
Benefice: Bath Widcombe (01/423 K)
Parish Legal Name: Bath, Widecombe (510258 1/258)
CofE Church Info: (601258 1/258)
Short URL: acny.uk/11074/
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The current editor is: Sophia Coleman

 
 
St Thomas a Becket : Church Street, Bath, Widcombe, Avon, BA2 6AZ

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