Posts from 2018

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Remembrance

by Terrie Smith

POPPIES The Church is now back to normal after the wonderful display last weekend, many have commented on how stunning it all looked. Knitted, crocheted and felt poppies will now be stored for use maybe next year or certainly in 2020 when it will be the 75th Anniversary of the end of WW2!! There are several photos […]

Charity Choir Concert

by Terrie Smith

THE GREAT BRITISH DAY CHOIR , made up of 3 choirs from Mangotsfield, Staple Hill and Knowle, are holding a Charity Concert on Saturday 24th November at 7pm (doors open from 6.30pm) at St Martin’s Church Knowle. Come along and enjoy an evening of fun songs from the Great Day Choir and special guests. Proceeds […]

Safeguarding Training

by Terrie Smith

This training (C1 Foundation) is for those who lead activities (with children and/or adults) and is a requirement by the Diocese. Please let me know if you are or are not able to attend. If you are not sure if this course is for you please see me. Thanks Ruth And a reminder that all […]

Remembrance Weekend – Poppies

by Terrie Smith

REMEMBRANCE WEEKEND 10 – 11 NOVEMBER There is a lot of interest being shown by local schools, groups and shops regarding this special weekend and information is now being sent to the local press. Please take flyers from back of Church and do keep knitting poppies! There is a box at the back of church […]

Christmas Fair Preparation

by Terrie Smith

CHRISTMAS FAIR SATURDAY 24th NOVEMBER 12 – 4pm This is now only 6 weeks away now and there is a lot of organising to do. We need help to “man” stalls – please add your name to the list on the shelf in church if you are able to help. To help us plan and […]

Christmas meal

by Terrie Smith

We are booked for our annual Christmas Meal on Monday 17th December at The Grapevine. Please sign up if you are coming on list at back of church, the menu is in church. Menu choices and full payment by mid-November please. Any queries please ask Teresa

Harvest Flowers

by Terrie Smith

Once again we are appealing for volunteers to help decorate our church for Harvest. We will do them on Friday 5th October between 10 and 11am. If you can not make this time then we are suggesting that you come at a convenient time that suits you. There is no special colour scheme just a […]

The Light Course and Confirmation

by Terrie Smith

There is going to be a Confirmation Service.at Christ Church Downend at the end of November. In preparation for this service, there will be a Light Course starting on September 27th 7.30pm at the Vicarage, for about 5 weeks for any who would like to explore questions around what it is to be a Christian […]

Knitted Bible Stories

by Terrie Smith

There will be a display of knitted bible stories/characters at Bristol cathedral from 1st August to 20th August. They were on display last autumn in Warmley, Bitton, Syston and Mangotsfield and lots of people from around the area had a good look. So if you missed them last time around or would like a second […]

Resound Food bank

by Terrie Smith

“We were please to have been able to supply summer holiday food for 14 local families the week (19thJuly) This is our third year doing this project. Thanks for your donations for this and generally in the past months” Current shortages for July. They have NO stock of 1 litre cartons of Fruit Juice, Tomato […]