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.


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Our monthly parish newsletters with notices and vicar's blog



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Recent Sermons

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    2019: Worship Centred, Holy Spirit Encounters

    21/July/2019: Tim Buckley speaks on two of the values of St Matt's: Worship Centred and Holy Spirit

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    2019: His story, my story – The fiery furnace

    14/July/2019: In the His story, my story series, Tim May speaks on Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego in

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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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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

BASIS Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart BASIC

A three-day Christian men’s retreat based on John Eldredge’s book Wild at Heart. We’ll be a group of


Coffee Morning

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

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10.30am St Matts

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

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10.30am St Thomas

Morning Prayer: a traditional service led by our lay team. Alternating CW and BCP. Tea and coffee se

"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)..."