Weba News & Updates

News, updates & stories from our community

Corsham Cleans Up

This story of many hands expressing God’s love and making the impossible possible was sent to us by Corsham Baptist Church. We’ve changed the names involved. Mark’s friends at Corsham Baptist Church were aware that he’d been through a lot, much of it beyond his control. Difficult circumstances in his family and relationships had led […]

Forge Training dates in 2018

Forge offers training for mission where you are, and WEBA will be partnering with ForMission to provide this training opportunity for the third year running. Some of you may have picked up flyers about Forge at WEBA events during October 2017 – if that’s you, we just need to let you know that one of […]

Home Mission Update: Overview of 2017

Throughout the year we aim to share stories about what your giving to Home Mission is achieving around the West of England. Once a year, we’d like to give you a bigger picture. The list below covers each Home Mission grant awarded in WEBA for 2017. Please take this opportunity to pray for these very […]

Home Mission Update: Bristol Uni Chaplaincy

Mike Peat, University of Bristol Free Church Chaplain, is supported by your giving to Home Mission. Those of you with children at University will hopefully be encouraged by the way chaplaincies like Mike’s offer care and support for new and returning students:  “The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, […]

WEBA Christmas Cards for Home Mission

Each of the last four years, WEBA Communications Co-ordinator Ruth Whiter has produced an original Christmas card illustration sketched at a particular time and place in this region. This year, we are making all four cards available to buy to raise a little extra money for Home Mission. The cards come in a pack of […]

Data Protection and our churches

Many of you will be aware that new Data Protection Regulations, GDPR, are coming into force in May 2018. This will have profound implications for the way many charities work, especially those who have large mailing lists for fundraising purposes. Churches will need to work out what they need to change as a result of […]

The Esther Collective is coming to Bristol

18 to 30 somethings have been called the ‘Missing Generation’ in our churches. WEBA is partnering with Girls’ Brigade Ministries to provide space for a learning community of women in this age group. This follows successful Esther Collectives in Huddersfield and Birmingham. Charlotte Hendy, who spoke to Ministers at the WEBA Ministers Conference last February, […]