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Faith at Home
First published on: 3rd June 2020
Faith at Home is a national campaign that builds on the work of Growing Faith and Everyday Faith to support the faith development and pastoral care of children and young people.
Open Faith at Home

NEW DEAN OF BRISTOL ANNOUNCED
First published on: 3rd June 2020
Her Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of Canon Dr Mandy Ford as the new Dean of Bristol.
Open NEW DEAN OF BRISTOL ANNOUNCED

Big take up for innovative new giving options
First published on: 28th May 2020
As lockdown continues and church services continue take place online, new services to support parishes in continuing to encourage generosity are having a significant and positive impact.
Open Big take up for innovative new giving options

Under-fives key to significant church growth 
First published on: 22nd May 2020
New research shows that young families with children under five could be a vital element for church growth. 
Open Under-fives key to significant church growth 

Diocesan Synod Report - March 2020
First published on: 25th March 2020
Synod report from March 2020
Open Diocesan Synod Report - March 2020

Faith without walls.
First published on: 20th May 2020
To support 'Life groups' in his benefice, Revd Mark Terry has produced 10 sessions titled 'Faith without walls'.
Open Faith without walls.

Despite the effects of the pandemic Musician and Composer finds a new connection with God.
First published on: 15th May 2020
For such a time as this, Roger has successfully built on the contribution of our rich liturgy. 
Open Despite the effects of the pandemic Musician and Composer finds a new connection with God.

Finding our way as a diocese in the time of Covid-19
First published on: 14th May 2020
Bishop Viv explores what impact Covid 19 might have on the diocese, the church and the future. This was originally written for a Bishop’s Council meeting on Thursday 7 May.
Open Finding our way as a diocese in the time of Covid-19

Bishop of Swindon back in the saddle and raising money for Christian Aid
First published on: 12th May 2020
On Sunday 10 May, the Bishop of Swindon began a 120 mile cycle ride that he will complete over this Christian Aid Week 10 - 16 May 2020.
Open Bishop of Swindon back in the saddle and raising money for Christian Aid

Thy Kingdom Come - Online in 2020!
First published on: 12th May 2020
Due to Covid-19 Thy Kingdom Come is going to look slightly different this year, but we are still uniting, across the globe to pray 'Thy Kingdom Come'
Open Thy Kingdom Come - Online in 2020!

What is your church's energy footprint?
First published on: 12th May 2020
If you’ve wondered what the size of your church's energy footprint might be, help is now at hand. The Church of England has launched a new, simple tool to measure the amount of carbon produced annually by heating and lighting your church buildings.
Open What is your church's energy footprint?

Sue Gent announced as Adviser for Ordinands and Vocations (Diocesan Director of Ordinands)
First published on: 12th May 2020
The Bishop of Bristol, the Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Sue Gent.
Open Sue Gent announced as Adviser for Ordinands and Vocations (Diocesan Director of Ordinands)

Receive telephone donations via the Parish Giving Scheme
First published on: 12th May 2020
While our church buildings are closed, it's more important than ever to offer people different ways to give money to support the church. 
Open Receive telephone donations via the Parish Giving Scheme

Advice on stewardship in this time of distancing
First published on: 12th May 2020
One aspect of Covid-19 that is in almost every news bulletin is the financial impact that it will have, what should you do?
Open Advice on stewardship in this time of distancing

Caring for the environment during this time of distancing
First published on: 12th May 2020
The coronavirus outbreak has changed daily life for us all. Some of us are serving as frontline keyworkers, others are still travelling to and from work whilst maintaining social distancing.
Open Caring for the environment during this time of distancing

Easter Day Message from Bishop Lee
First published on: 12th May 2020
his message from Bishop Lee was broadcast on Easter Sunday 2020 on BBC Radio Wilts.
Open Easter Day Message from Bishop Lee

An Easter Pledge 2020
First published on: 12th May 2020
With Easter this weekend, YourNeighbour.org wants to get the message far and wide that the Church is here for the nation.
Open An Easter Pledge 2020

Holy Week and Easter
First published on: 12th May 2020
Archdeacon of Bristol, The Venerable Neil Warwick offers a messages for Palm Sunday and a call for us all to reconnect with God.
Open Holy Week and Easter

Top tips on how to use your Church Fundraising Handbook
First published on: 12th May 2020
Your church has been given a Church Fundraising Handbook, but is it gathering dust on a shelf?
Open Top tips on how to use your Church Fundraising Handbook

Tap Twinning
First published on: 12th May 2020
Tap Twinning: A Tearfund campaign to Stop The Spread of Coronavirus
Open Tap Twinning

Going Digital - resources to help the Church stay connected
First published on: 12th May 2020
There are a range of new and existing Christian resources available for people to engage with at this difficult and challenging time in the life of the nation and the world.
Open Going Digital - resources to help the Church stay connected

Lighting Candles of Kindness
First published on: 12th May 2020
Candles have been burning in windows across the Diocese as Christians pray for all those affected by the Coronavirus.
Open Lighting Candles of Kindness

Revd Elveen Mead announced as new priest-in-charge of Stratton
First published on: 11th May 2020
The Bishop of Bristol, Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, is pleased to announce that Revd Elveen Mead has been appointed vicar of Stratton.
Open Revd Elveen Mead announced as new priest-in-charge of Stratton

From the Archbishops and Bishops of the Church of England. 24 March 2020
First published on: 11th May 2020
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement last night, it is imperative that for the health of the nation and in order for the National Health Service itself to manage the increase in those requiring medical help.
Open From the Archbishops and Bishops of the Church of England. 24 March 2020

Revd Raymond Adams announced as Acting Area Dean for Swindon
First published on: 11th May 2020
The Bishop of Bristol, Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, is pleased to announce that Revd Canon Raymond Adams has been appointed Acting Area Dean of Swindon, effective from 1 April.
Open Revd Raymond Adams announced as Acting Area Dean for Swindon

Churches find new ways of practically serving their communities
First published on: 11th May 2020
Churches are stepping up to help thousands of worshippers and the many others who looking for spiritual, practical and emotional support as they face the challenge of the coronavirus.
Open Churches find new ways of practically serving their communities

Day of Prayer and Action: light a candle March 22
First published on: 11th May 2020
Church leaders in Britain and Ireland have called on Christians to take part in a National Day of Prayer and Action about Coronavirus on Sunday 22 March.
Open Day of Prayer and Action: light a candle March 22

How the season is unfolding – An update from Bishop Lee
First published on: 11th May 2020
While out cycling in January, Rt Revd Lee Rayfield, Bishop of Swindon, came off his bike after hitting a patch of black ice.
Open How the season is unfolding – An update from Bishop Lee

Faith Manifesto sets out aspirations for Bristol
First published on: 11th May 2020
Representatives of different faiths in Bristol - including the Anglican Church - have launched a Faith Manifesto that shares five goals that they believe will contribute to the future well-being of the city.
Open Faith Manifesto sets out aspirations for Bristol

Coronavirus - Guidance for Parishes
First published on: 11th May 2020
We appreciate that there has been growing concern within the Diocese about the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Open Coronavirus - Guidance for Parishes

#LiveLent - Six week eco challenge for North Wilts churches
First published on: 11th May 2020
Five congregations in North Wiltshire have taken on a challenge to go green this Lent.
Open #LiveLent - Six week eco challenge for North Wilts churches

Parish Share Thank you 2019
First published on: 11th May 2020
Our grateful thanks for your church gift of Parish Share in 2019
Open Parish Share Thank you 2019

#LiveLent - Churches take first steps towards saving energy
First published on: 7th May 2020
A Bristol church has been finding ways of cutting its carbon footprint with an Energy Audit of its building.
Open #LiveLent - Churches take first steps towards saving energy

HOPE Prayer Spaces
First published on: 7th May 2020
41% of practising Christians say that a spiritual experience or an experience of the love of Jesus was a key influence in their coming to faith – so if we help more people to experience God’s love and presence, more of them will come to know him for themselves.
Open HOPE Prayer Spaces

Rural Giving Day
First published on: 7th May 2020
Hosted by North Wiltshire Deanery Tuesday 24 March 10.am to 2.30pm at St Mary’s Hullavington.
Open Rural Giving Day

Beating the drums for Ghana Day
First published on: 7th May 2020
At the end of January 2020, Langley Fitzurse Church of England School, near Chippenham, held a Ghana Day to raise money for the young woman they sponsor. It was bit different from the usual cake sale!
Open Beating the drums for Ghana Day

Rod Symmons announced as Adviser for Curacy
First published on: 7th May 2020
The Bishop of Bristol, Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, is pleased to announce that as part of the re-shaping of the Ministry Development Team, Revd Dr Rod Symmons is to take the role of Adviser for Curacy.
Open Rod Symmons announced as Adviser for Curacy

General Synod sets 2030 Net Zero carbon target
First published on: 7th May 2020
The Church of England’s General Synod has set new targets for all parts of the church to work to become carbon ‘net zero’ by 2030.
Open General Synod sets 2030 Net Zero carbon target

Local Business Network breaks down church barriers
First published on: 7th May 2020
Reaching out to the community can mean different things in different contexts. Fr Charles Sutton, Vicar at All Saints Clifton, reflects on how the church is offering the Christian message to the shops and businesses in Clifton.
Open Local Business Network breaks down church barriers

Bristol Church creates new monastic community in heart of the city
First published on: 7th May 2020
A Bristol church is bringing together a group of four Christians to experience a modern monastic lifestyle in the city.
Open Bristol Church creates new monastic community in heart of the city

Contactless Giving at St Andrew's Castle Combe
First published on: 7th May 2020
St Andrews Church Castle Combe has recently started using the Goodbox Core to help it fundraise through contactless giving. Michael Constable, treasurer at the church, reflects on its impact.
Open Contactless Giving at St Andrew's Castle Combe

Bishop Viv’s Lent Reflections at Bristol Cathedral
First published on: 7th May 2020
On Tuesdays in Lent, the Bishop of Bristol, the Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, will offer a series of reflections at Bristol Cathedral on the climate crisis, drawing on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book 2020 Saying Yes to Life by Ruth Valerio.
Open Bishop Viv’s Lent Reflections at Bristol Cathedral

Bishop Lee: "Trusting God in every season"
First published on: 7th May 2020
While out cycling in January, Rt Revd Lee Rayfield, Bishop of Swindon, came off his bike after hitting a patch of black ice, and needed a five hour operation on his leg and now faces the slow process of recovery. He shares his experience and reflects on how God is speaking to him through the accident.
Open Bishop Lee: "Trusting God in every season"

The Invitation to Heal
First published on: 7th May 2020
In his new book ‘invitation to heal’, Michael Harvey considers the scientific links between the act of invitation and healing, drawing from Luke 9 where Jesus sends the disciples out to preach the Good News and to heal.
Open The Invitation to Heal

Church Action in a Climate Emergency conference
First published on: 27th January 2020
A day conference to support churches in taking further action to care for our shared environment.
Open Church Action in a Climate Emergency conference

FairGround - living responsibly in God's creation
First published on: 21st January 2020
One of the ways B+A Church in Bristol gathers together is through its Little Churches. These are communities of people that meet throughout the week on different days in the church, homes, pubs and other venues across Bristol.
Open FairGround - living responsibly in God's creation

Thy Kingdom Come Beacon Weekend
First published on: 17th January 2020
We are so excited about Thy Kingdom Come 2020! Between 21 May and 31 May 2020, millions of Christians worldwide will unite in praying that more people would come to know the amazing love of Christ.
Open Thy Kingdom Come Beacon Weekend

Have you thought of being “Neighbourly”?
First published on: 21st January 2020
Neighbourly is an online platform connecting businesses with causes. This generally looks like donations of food surplus, volunteer teams going out for a day to join a project, and sometimes funding.
Open Have you thought of being “Neighbourly”?

Gift Aid your donations
First published on: 21st January 2020
As it comes up to the end of the financial year, now is a good time to review Gift Aid, and to make sure that your congregation are making the most of this opportunity.
Open Gift Aid your donations

Safeguarding Dashboards
First published on: 21st January 2020
Safeguarding in the Church of England has changed considerably in recent years, and is likely to continue changing in the foreseeable future.
Open Safeguarding Dashboards

Fr Toby Boutle announced as new priest-in-charge of Swindon New Town
First published on: 19th January 2020
The Bishop of Bristol, Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, is pleased to announce the appointment of Fr Toby Boutle as the priest-in-charge of the parish of Swindon New Town.
Open Fr Toby Boutle announced as new priest-in-charge of Swindon New Town

Are you ready to #LiveLent?
First published on: 17th January 2020
This years focus is on the Environment. Get your copy of the Archbishop of Canterburys Lent book (with accompanying videos and group questions), as well as corresponding booklets with reflections for both adults and children.
Open Are you ready to #LiveLent?

AMPLIFY: The Young Evangelists Academy
First published on: 17th January 2020
Amplify is a partnership between; Hope Together, The Message, Youth For Christ, Pais Movement, Church Of England, Scripture Union, Alpha, Luis Palau, Redeemed Christian Church Of God and the Evangelical Alliance.
Open AMPLIFY: The Young Evangelists Academy

A statement regarding the documentary on Bishop Peter Ball
First published on: 15th January 2020
Over the last two nights, BBC2 broadcast Exposed: The Church's Darkest Secret, which looked at the sexual abuse carried out by the former Bishop of Gloucester, Peter Ball, and the attempts to bring him to justice.
Open A statement regarding the documentary on Bishop Peter Ball

Latest news from DBE 2019/20 - Term 3
First published on: 9th January 2020
Please click the link below to download the latest Diocesan Board of Education newsletter for Term 3 (2019/20).The newsletter is for heads, teachers, governors, church school workers, clergy and anyone else who may benefit.
Open Latest news from DBE 2019/20 - Term 3

How to ‘Light the Night’
First published on: 23rd April 2020
Light the Night is a beautiful and uniquely peaceful way to honour the memory of loved ones. Light the Night launched in Bristol in 2019 with thousands of candles lit up in St Pauls Graveyard, Bedminster.
Open How to ‘Light the Night’

A Christmas message from Bishop Viv
First published on: 25th December 2019
This Christmas message was originally given as at the Christmas Day Eucharist at Bristol Cathedral 2019.
Open A Christmas message from Bishop Viv

Parish Giving Scheme continues to grow
First published on: 19th December 2019
The Parish Giving Scheme is growing across the Diocese with 66 churches and just under 1,100 donors now using the scheme.
Open Parish Giving Scheme continues to grow

Christmas Greetings and office opening times 2019
First published on: 17th December 2019
Happy Christmas from the Diocesan Support Services team!
Open Christmas Greetings and office opening times 2019

Evangelising at the Station for Christmas
First published on: 18th December 2019
Members of the Avonside Evangelism Group took to standing at a train station to invite commuters to Christmas services recently. Revd John Monaghan, vicar of St Edyth's, Sea Mills, reflects on their efforts.
Open Evangelising at the Station for Christmas

AYF Uganda Choir to play Swindon church
First published on: 18th December 2019
AYF Uganda Choir is returning to the Diocese of Bristol in the New Year for a concert at St Barnabas Church in Swindon.
Open AYF Uganda Choir to play Swindon church

The Three Week Christmas Fair
First published on: 12th December 2019
Image by Pete WilsonChurches in Swindon have been working together to put on a three-week Christmas fair.With this year marking the 50th anniversary of the Old Town partnership of churches.
Open The Three Week Christmas Fair

A Green Guide to Christmas
First published on: 12th December 2019
Christmas is a time of giving - but it can also be a time of waste. From the plastic packaging to the piles of wrapping paper and wasted food filling our dustbins, festivities can have an unseen impact on our environment. 
Open A Green Guide to Christmas

Involving Pupils in Collective Worship
First published on: 7th December 2015
Case Study of Good PracticeSutton Benger and Langley Fitzurse in the Draycot Benefice, along with Kington St Michael who is part of the Chippenham Deanery, are schools which all have a school worship council.
Open Involving Pupils in Collective Worship

A Spaceman Came Travelling
First published on: 12th December 2019
Children will be blasting off for Christmas when an astronaut brings good news to a Swindon church service.
Open A  Spaceman Came Travelling

School raises awareness of Climate Change with protest
First published on: 11th December 2019
Children at St Helen's CE Primary School have been making their voices heard as they raised awareness of the Climate Emergency.
Open School raises awareness of Climate Change with protest

Environment Group calls for greater action on Climate Change across the Church
First published on: 1st November 2019
The Church of Englands Environmental Advisory Group has called for all parts of the Church to recognise the Climate Crisis and step up its action to safeguard God's creation.
Open Environment Group calls for greater action on Climate Change across the Church

Stewardship Update Nov19
First published on: 15th November 2019
In this stewardship update; FREE Church Fundraising Guide, an updated Diocesan grants guide, a new parish giving scheme resource and contactless giving deals.Church Fundraising Handbook.
Open Stewardship Update Nov19

Discover the joy of Christmas in new Church of England video
First published on: 9th December 2019
With dragons, talking carrots, and even a surprise comeback for ET all vying for centre stage in the annual festive advertising bonanza.
Open Discover the joy of Christmas in new Church of England video

Bristol Faith Leaders’ General Election Message
First published on: 5th December 2019
Coordinated by the Bishop of Bristols OfficeAs faith leaders in the city of Bristol, we are proud of this beautiful, diverse and creative city.
Open Bristol Faith Leaders’ General Election Message

Encouraging engagement with BAME people in our churches
First published on: 6th December 2019
Revd Dr Cathy Okoronkwo, who was appointed Vicar of All Saints and St Barnabas, Swindon in September, recently represented the Diocese at the CMEAC DLP/MEAC Officers residential conference.
Open Encouraging engagement with BAME people in our churches

Get your Christmas services on A Church Near You
First published on: 2nd December 2019
Remember to update your A Church Near You pages with your Advent and Christmas services and events! A Church Near You receives more than 12 million page views each year and 81 per cent of people who come to the site are first-time visitors.
Open Get your Christmas services on A Church Near You

Videos to promote Christmas services
First published on: 3rd December 2019
Promote Christmas services without the hassle this Christmas…Premier Digital Award winners Go Chatter have launched a new customisable video website.
Open Videos to promote Christmas services

Pattern Church celebrates first birthday!
First published on: 2nd December 2019
Swindons newest Anglican church turned one this week. Having launched at the start of December 2018, Pattern Church celebrated its first birthday on Sunday 1 December, with two services at 10am and 4:30pm at the Platform on Faringdon Road.
Open Pattern Church celebrates first birthday!

Reflections on Black Friday
First published on: 29th November 2019
Today is Black Friday that moment in the year when shops and websites offer huge savings as they attempt to tempt customers into spending their money.
Open Reflections on Black Friday

Record numbers flock to Cathedral
First published on: 28th November 2019
Englands cathedrals have witnessed their highest Easter congregation numbers in recent years, while visitor numbers increased by a million on the previous year, statistics published today show.Bristol Cathedral has followed the trend seeing more peop
Open Record numbers flock to Cathedral

‘Education for Wisdom, Knowledge and Skills’ - Diocesan Education Conference 2019
First published on: 26th November 2019
This year's Diocesan Education Conference took place in November. The day was enjoyed by school leaders: headteachers, senior leaders, clergy and church workers who engage with young people and schools.
Open ‘Education for Wisdom, Knowledge and Skills’ - Diocesan Education Conference 2019

Revd Becky Waring announced as next Area Dean of Bristol South
First published on: 8th November 2019
The Bishop of Bristol, Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, is pleased to announce that Becky Waring has been appointed Area Dean of Bristol South. Becky has the been vicar of St Martins Knowle since 2016. Previous to her ministry at St Martins, Becky was a Lice
Open Revd Becky Waring announced as next Area Dean of Bristol South

Revd Will Fairbairn announced as new vicar of Redland Church, Bristol
First published on: 8th December 2019
The Bishop of Bristol, Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, is pleased to announce that Will Fairbairn has been appointed vicar of Redland Church in Bristol.Will has been curate of Ascension Church in Southampton since 2017. Prior to that he spent three years at
Open Revd Will Fairbairn announced as new vicar of Redland Church, Bristol

How Eco is your Church?
First published on: 20th November 2019
Four churches across the Diocese have received our first Eco Church awards.
Open How Eco is your Church?

We’ve declared a climate emergency!
First published on: 20th November 2019
When the vote was passed unanimously, the room filled with cheers, applause and even a whistle or two.
Open We’ve declared a climate emergency!

31 plastic bottles make a school uniform
First published on: 20th November 2019
As a head teacher, you may expect any number of questions from parents when you launch a new school uniform but does it crinkle? is a rather unusual one! Yet at The Deanery CE Academy in Swindon its a fair question to ask, as the uniforms are partly
Open 31 plastic bottles make a school uniform

Dementia Church events in Nov 2019
First published on: 1st November 2019
A range of events linked to our support of Dementia Friendly Church are running this November.
Open Dementia Church events in Nov 2019

Bishop Viv addresses Synod - Nov 2019
First published on: 19th November 2019
And God blessed them...I wonder what you think blessing someone or something means or achieves (and Bishops do lots of blessings of people and of things, in my early experience particularly of loos)?
Open Bishop Viv addresses Synod - Nov 2019

New Diocesan Cycle of Prayer
First published on: 19th November 2019
Prayer is an amazing gift which strengthens our relationship with God; it has the power to change us and the world around us.
Open New Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

Pattern Church thanks Allchurches Trust for Grant Award
First published on: 13th November 2019
In late May Pattern Church in Swindon was awarded a significant Allchurches Trust grant for which the church and the Diocese is extremely grateful.
Open Pattern Church thanks Allchurches Trust for Grant Award

The Diocese remembers
First published on: 5th November 2019
Across the Diocese acts of remembrance took place on Remembrance Sunday as those who serve and have fallen to protect our democratic rights are remembered. Thousands joined services across at churches right across our region to participate.
Open The Diocese remembers

DBE Newsletter Term 2 2019-20
First published on: 8th November 2019
Please click the link below to download the second Diocesan Board of Education newsletter of the year.
Open DBE Newsletter Term 2 2019-20

37% of parishes running youth provision
First published on: 5th November 2019
To fulfil our call to proclaim afresh the Good News in each generation, the Diocese has, through its 'Creating connections' vision prioritised reconnecting with children and teenagers, young adults and families.
Open 37% of parishes running youth provision

St Johns Parks and Walcot Community Choir
First published on: 21st August 2019
The parish of Parks and Walcot, Swindon is amongst the 10% most deprived in the country and receives Lowest Income Communities Funding. This has supported them in developing a ministry amongst unchurched women on the estate.
Open St Johns Parks and Walcot Community Choir

When a rector moves on...
First published on: 5th November 2019
When a much valued Rector leaves a group of 8 rural parishes to move on to be an Archdeacon there is a temptation to feel things are never going to be as good again. But of course that is not the case.When Revd Christopher Bryan left the Gauzebrook P
Open When a rector moves on...

Nominations open for 2020 DAC Awards
First published on: 1st November 2019
Who will you nominate for a 2020 DAC Award?Each year the DAC recognises a number of projects via its awards scheme.
Open Nominations open for 2020 DAC Awards

1,000 people attend Enquiry and Christian Basics courses
First published on: 4th November 2019
In 2018, as part of the Statistics for Mission returns, parishes across the country were asked whether they had run any enquiry or Christian basics courses that year.
Open 1,000 people attend Enquiry and Christian Basics courses

Church School Partnership Award for Christ Church Infants & Christ Church Downend
First published on: 1st November 2019
Christ Church Infants School and Christ Church Downend have been working together, welcoming each other to their premises and sharing events for many years.
Open Church School Partnership Award for Christ Church Infants & Christ Church Downend

Bishop Viv’s Lent book: Saying YES to Life
First published on: 22nd October 2019
Bishop Viv has chosen Saying Yes to Life by Ruth Valerio as the Diocesan Lent book for 2020. This forms part of a Church of England Lent campaign. Churches are encouraged to use the resources for their Lent courses and the spiritual and practical act
Open Bishop Viv’s Lent book: Saying YES to Life

CofE Advent and Christmas Resources
First published on: 1st November 2019
#FollowTheStar 2019Follow the Star invites you to experience the wonder and excitement of the Wise Mens journey as they travel towards Jesus.
Open CofE Advent and Christmas Resources

Youth-focused lectionary resource launched
First published on: 3rd October 2019
One of the glories of the Church of England is its liturgical worship and the patterns, forms and words through which public worship is conducted.
Open Youth-focused lectionary resource launched

Mothers Union and The Clewer Initiative
First published on: 1st November 2019
Mothers Union has gone into partnership with The Clewer Initiative to support the tackling of Modern Day Slavery. (The Clewer Initiative is the Church of England's response to Modern Day Slavery).
Open Mothers Union and The Clewer Initiative

Visitors for Uganda50 in London
First published on: 1st November 2019
Written by Aura Hart, Mothers Union Diocesan PresidentAs part of the Uganda 50 celebration, we who are members of the Mothers Union in the Diocese of Bristol were delighted to have the opportunity to meet up with fellow members from Uganda they were
Open Visitors for Uganda50 in London

New course to help parishes grow young leaders
First published on: 10th April 2019
The Diocese of Bristol is committed to engaging with younger generations and to growing leaders of all ages to serve in both the church and the world.
Open New course to help parishes grow young leaders

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