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 →
Click above to read the Christ Church, with St Mary’s, annual report and financial statements of the Parochial Church Council (PCC) for the year ended 31 December 2019.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has launched a FREE national ‘phone line as a simple new way to bring worship and prayer into peoples’ homes whilst church buildings are closed.Daily Hope offers music, prayers and reflections as well as full worship services from the Church of England at the … Continue Reading →
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 →
We continue our programme of seasonal sermons in the hope that we can all be in worship together soon. In the meantime you can hear our regular Sunday services on our website. Summer Programme 2020 May 3rd (All Age) At Lake Galilee: John 21: 1-14 May 10th Naomi … Continue Reading →
During the coronavirus emergency, our church, like many organisations today, is suffering severely from a lack of funds. Our finance team is working hard to implement cost savings, whilst still allowing us to maintain a clear and effective presence in the community. We are especially grateful to our many regular … Continue Reading →
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are calling for Church of England churches to put public worship on hold and become a “different sort of church” in the coming months to face the challenge of coronavirus. In a joint letter, Archbishops Justin Welby and John Sentamu said it was now … Continue Reading →
Did you know that the Partnership of Churches in Old Town publish a regular magazine full of local interest and spiritual insights
In an unprecedented move, church leaders came together on Wednesday 1st April. The morning video conference included senior religious leaders from around Britain and Ireland who shared the situation in each of their jurisdictions. The initiative originated with Archbishop Justin Welby who wanted to offer an opportunity for leaders to … Continue Reading →