The Diocese of Bath & Wells is a network of 570 Anglican churches in 496 parishes, serving a community of 900,000 people. They are here to help resource and encourage confident Christian communities in Somerset and have been doing that for over 1100 years.
Around 300 clergy and central staff work for the Diocese. They are further supported by over 370 active Readers (lay ministers) and volunteers in every parish.
Within the Diocese are 180 church schools seek to provide the highest possible standard of education within a distinctively Christian context.