• 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

  • 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.

Community Builders Conference

Saturday 8 November, 10am to 4pm including a buffet lunch

  • This conference is about Christians in Bath being united to change the places where we live and work.
  • Speakers include Steve Clifford, General Director of the Evangelical Alliance, and Paul Crossley, Leader of BANES Council.
  • Exhibition of Bath’s Christian projects. For full details, and to register, see conference leaflet.
  • If you want to see Christians united in action in the Bath area, then come to this Conference.

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


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BathCAN helps all the different Christian networks in Bath to keep in touch


Prayer For Healing – John Mellor

3 September John Mellor, one of Australia’s most respected ministers of healing, is coming to Bath. He travels the world praying for healing and miracles in people’s lives.

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Liberate Conference – Mercy Ministries

6 September A one day conference to empower and equip you to be the woman God has made you to be.

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Conflict Management And Handling Difficult Conversations

19 September Everyone in life has at times had to manage disagreements (conflict) with others both in work and personal situations. Understanding how you face and handle conflict is a useful skill to have as is handling difficult conversations.

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