Welcome to Our Churches

Welcome to the Benefice of Widcombe. We offer traditional Sunday morning services in our beautiful historic parish church - St Thomas à Becket; and vibrant band-led contemporary worship on Sunday evenings at our larger Victorian church - St Matthew’s, known to all as St Matts.


For more information on what's on this week



Listen to or download the latest Sunday evening talks



Our monthly parish newsletters with notices and vicar's blog



For any questions, bookings, Safeguarding issues or to simply say 'hello'


Recent Sermons

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    2019: God’s call to be an Apostolic Community

    7/July/2019: Tim Buckley speaks on God's call to be an Apostolic Community. Daniel 2.20-21: 'Praise

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    2019: His story, my story – Father’s Day

    16/June/2019: On Father's Day, Andy Percey speaks on the love of our Heavenly Father for each of us

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    2019: His story, my story – The 4 faces of God

    2/Jun/2019: Tim Buckley speaks on the four faces of God: Lion, Ox, Man, Eagle; the four Branches: Ki

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God is calling us to be a Christian community that reaches out to the parish and beyond,
to invite people to encounter God's grace.
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Upcoming Services & Events

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10.30am St Thomas

Holy Communion (CW): a traditional service with hymns. Tea and coffee served afterwards. All welcome


5pm St Matt's

Contemporary worship: band-led worship with teaching and prayer ministry. Youth group and creche mos


Coffee Morning

Drop in for tea, coffee, biscuits and a chat. All ages welcome!  

St Matts sky

10.30am St Matts

Contemporary worship - doors open 10am. Church from a different perspective - all welcome.

"We want to be a dynamic and vibrant church, seeking to be a blessing to the City of Bath, and beyond, with a three-fold perspective: Upward (radical worship of God), Inward (discipleship and community life), and Outward (mission focused; towards friends, family, our community, the city and beyond)..."