• Local Government

    Bath is the principal centre of the unitary authority of Bath and North East Somerset

  • Churches

    There are 69 active churches in Bath, with approx 6,000 Christians. Many of them are active volunteers in their local communities.

  • Population

    The population of Bath is 84,000

  • Aquae Sulis

    Bath was first established as a spa with the Latin name, Aquae Sulis (‘the waters of Sulis’) by the Romans sometime in the AD 60s

  • The Abbey

    Bath Abbey has been a place of worship since 757AD

  • World Heritage Site

    The City of Bath was inscribed as a World Heritage Site in 1987

    A List of the all churches in Bath
  • Visitors

    Bath attracts over a million staying visitors each year, and 3.8 million day visitors

  • Employment

    Bath has a large service sector, and growing IT and creative industries, providing employment for the population of Bath and the surrounding area

  • Education

    The city has two universities, several colleges and many schools

  • Deprivation

    5 areas of Bath are in the top 20% deprived areas in the country

Welcome to this network, linking together all the Christian churches, agencies, projects and individuals in Bath – for the people of Bath

This website is an overall guide to the Christian scene in Bath, with contact details, and news on networks, projects, events and activities in the city for everyone to enjoy.

Love Bath 2015 – Bath Abbey

Sunday 21 June,

Songs of Praise in the Abbey, followed by the Love Bath Street Party outside its doors. 

“Serving the City … Strengthening communities … Restoring lives … Together”


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The Reverend Geoffrey Studdert-Kennedy

22 November Come and learn more of  The Reverend Geoffrey Studdert-Kennedy; ‘Woodbine Willie’.  World War One Chaplain Extraordinary, poet, prophet and passionate seeker after truth.

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Prayer Meeting For The Suffering Church

24 November Held on the fourth monday of each month this group meets to pray for Christians suffering because of their faith all over the world.

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Bath YFC Carol Concert

12 December This December join us for an evening of alternative carols at St Michaels without as we will be hosting a joint event with the church, which will take a look at the meaning of Christmas.

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