Letter from Rt Revd Vivienne Faull

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 →

I Can’t breath

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 →

Black Lives Matter

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 →

24 Hour Free Phone line

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 →