Welcome to the Locking Deanery website. We are a group of 28 Anglican churches serving North Somerset.

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Locking Deanery serves one of the fastest growing populations in the south west of England with over 100,000 people and 20 percent growth forecast by 2036. We represent 28 Church of England churches in the Diocese of Bath and Wells with around 2000 members who seek to live and tell the story of Jesus.

Please have a look at the other pages of this website to find out more about the life and work of the Deanery and please feel free to get in touch via the contact page if you need further information.

The Locking Deanery Prayer:

Heavenly Father,
On the coast and in the countryside,
in the town and in the village,
we, your people, commit ourselves to
living and telling the story of Jesus.
You know our minds, what’s on our hearts,
our plans and our dreams.
Send your Holy Spirit and inspire our work,
that young and old, churched and unchurched,
may grow in the knowledge and love
of your Son, our Saviour, Jesus Christ.