BathCAN

About Us

Our purpose is... 

To help to bring churches and Christians in the Bath area together in prayer, discernment and action around a common purpose to build justice, mercy and hope for individuals and local communities.

Our current priorities are...

...Organising united prayer events and activities

...Providing a network of communications

...Encouraging and supporting existing social action projects

...Working with other networks and agencies to meet unmet needs and provide positive support to local communities

Our objectives for 2020 are...

1  Organising united prayer events and activities

To build the level of coordinated and shared prayer across the city, through existing and new activities, and through strengthening the communications networks that explain and request strategic and specific prayer needs.

2  Providing a network of communications

To develop the level and quality of our communications within the Christian network, and to the external audience, including media and focus events.

3  Encouraging and supporting existing social action projects

To develop a set of support mechanisms for social action projects in the B&NES area (including both those that are overtly Christian and those with Christian values) to develop relations, and provide appropriate support.

4  Working with other networks and agencies to meet unmet needs and provide positive support to local communities

To participate in the new Compassionate Community Hub, and build relationships with the coordinators of other sector networks, and use the BathCAN churches network to look for solutions to help meet unmet needs in our communities.

5  Developing our governance and management

To become a CIO, and employ a Director, and develop the role.

6  Participating in the Transformation agenda

To participate in the Transformation agenda that is building in the Christian community in the City of Bath.