24 Aug |  “An amazing week” at Soul Survivor 2016

When Julie and Chris heard about the Diocesan camp at Soul Survivor this year, the volunteer youth leaders from St Thomas a Becket (Pucklechurch) jumped at the opportunity to take their small youth group along to the popular Christian youth gathering. Julie and Chris reflect on an amazing …

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24 Aug |  Young people voice thoughts on ‘church’

Young people from churches in Swindon Deanery were invited to be part in a consultation to find out their views on faith and church life. The consultation was divided into two sections which unpacked the young people’s opinions on the purpose of church …

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03 Aug |  Shakespeare in 24 hours

Members of St Augustine Church, Swindon are calling on the town to lend them their ears for a special Shakespeare-inspired fundraiser. The church heading unto the breach with a 24-hour reading of the Bard’s plays and sonnets to commemorate the …

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29 Jul |  Jonathan, 10, on connecting with God

Jonathan, who was born with cerebral palsy, speaks about sharing his faith with family and friends.

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14 Mar |  Bristol Nightstop helps homeless young people

When young homeless teenagers are desperate for a place to sleep, Susanne Frank has a warm bed for them to use. She is one of a growing number of people opening up their homes to youngsters in need of somewhere …

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17 Dec |  Christmas Through the Keyhole

Hundreds of children have played detective in a Bristol church as they found out more about Christmas. St Stephen’s Southmead was transformed into scenes from the Nativity as part of the Christmas Through the Keyhole project. The trail was created by Redland Education …

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13 Oct |  Help combat food poverty in Bristol

In the school holidays some children are without enough food and suffer from holiday hunger. Can you volunteer to combat food poverty in Bristol this October half-term?   At St Luke’s Church in Barton Hill (east Bristol) they are responding to …

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12 Oct |  Breaking the cycle

Once I started, the words just came. There was no anger. I kept my voice really calm and I actually felt calm. If you’ve got faith, it does give you the words.

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08 Oct |  Walking with our children in faith

On the day I was pretty nervous. We had to stand at the front of the church and explain why we were choosing to be baptised. We said it in our own words.

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06 Oct |  Life to the Max – Joel’s story

For Joel, growing up in a vicarage is very different to the home life his peers experience. The phone ringing all the time, constant meetings in the lounge and your Dad leading assemblies at your school! Thankfully, for the last seven years Joel has had the …

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