Mission is the living out of our faith in the world, bringing the love of god to humanity through prayer and action. We place great emphasis on three means of doing this: Hospitality, Generosity, Inclusion.
We are lucky enough to have an ancient and absolutely beautiful church which we wish as many as possible to enjoy, whether christian or not. We have strong links with ‘Living Springs’, the LGBT church in Bath, and are looking for ways to share our ministry.
Quiet Garden Afternoons
Be still and know that I am God. Be still and know that I am. Be still and know.
The Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Charlcombe is the oldest church in Bath still with regular worship. It has welcomed people for a thousand years. The building and garden are places of great peace, offering space and refreshment.
Generally on the third Tuesday afternoon of each of the summer months there is a led Quiet Afternoon. Each leader will bring thoughts and reflections within which to contemplate and pray in the beauty of the garden.
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We are a small country church community in a vibrant city – and yet only 10 minute drive from the centre.
The church is generally open every day from 10-4 and is lovely place to sit quietly – perhaps as part of a country walk. You are welcome to morning prayers on a Tuesday at 9am, which is quite a solemn and intimate occasion, or come and sample our communion on Sunday mornings when the church is pretty full – we would be delighted to welcome you.