Listen to this new song by John Bell from the Iona Community which sums up all our hopes for the future.Click to play: We will meet
The appalling death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police and the subsequent Black Lives Matter protests have brought the issues of racism, oppression, inequality and injustice once again into the spotlight, where they should be. These are issues that the Diocese of Bristol, like many organisations, has … Continue Reading →
Rage rises tongues of flame sear bones, sinew and muscle wrapped in brown skin limbs writhe against batons lips swell with beatings eyes bleed, jaw cracks wrapped in brown skin shackled. starved. raped. gouged. hunted. choked. lynched. poked. injected. stripped. drowned. expelled. trampled. airbrushed. kneed. medicated. gassed. gunned down down … Continue Reading →
A personal perspective The events that have unfolded since George Floyd’s very public killing has caused me to catch my breath, pause — pause, and exhale. As a writer I often find myself penning a poem to process my thoughts and feelings in response to confronting issues. The rawness of … Continue Reading →
Martin explored the theological, environmental and community challenges which the pandemic is raising in our own country and across the world. He stresses the importance of joining together as faiths to practically respond to the social and economic challenges, within an anxious and ever-changing environment. Watch the recording
Archbishop Welby has produced a useful video explaining the church policy on the closure of our Church buildings.
What is KIT? It might just be a regular phone call to check in on how our friends are. It could be offering help with practical things like shopping, IT support or other needs. We are a community of friends who are intent on finding hope in these difficult times … Continue Reading →
Will is a student worker at the Anchor church in Birmingham and recently did a reflection on Solitude and wilderness.
Did you know that the Partnership of Churches in Old Town publish a regular magazine full of local interest and spiritual insights
Alistair Senior is one of our friends, son of Christine and Gervin Senior. He was inspired to record this poem and has shared it with us.