Posts by Terrie Smith

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Creat800 Update

by Terrie Smith

We continue to need funds to assure completion of the work on St James and to purchase other essentials such as the chairs. We recently received notification of a 20K award from Garfield Weston, however removing some of the loose plaster prior to preparing the walls for decoration has revealed some cracks which will need […]

Annual Toy Service – Reminder

by Terrie Smith

SUNDAY 1st DECEMBER ADVENT SUNDAY we have our toy service. Again Social Services would appreciate gifts of toiletries, both for male and female clients and also toys for the pre-school age group either to be used as gifts or to be used in the children’s centres as they have no budget to purchase new toys. […]

Choir Christmas Concert

by Terrie Smith

THE BRISTOL MILITARY WIVES CHOIR are holding their annual Christmas concert at Christchurch Downend on Thursday 5th December at 7.30pm. Performing with them as their special guests this year are the Downend School Lads Choir, and the compere for the evening will be BBC Radio Bristol’s Richard Lewis. Tickets are available online at the following […]

Christmas Fair Preparations

by Terrie Smith

Preparations for the Christmas Fair have started and we are asking for your help with donations and to help on the day. During October, we welcome donations of sweets, chocolate and bottles please, to put on the various stalls. Then, during November other donations will be welcome including: toiletries, pickles, books, craft items, good quality […]

The Christmas Meal

by Terrie Smith

Our annual Christmas Meal is booked at Grape Vine on Monday 16th December 7.00pm. Menu will be available soon – with a sign-up sheet in the Church Hall.

Fundraising Appeal Update

by Terrie Smith

Thank you so much to those who have already responded so generously to the appeal for funds for our Create 800 building project. We need urgently, collectively, to be able to pledge the repayments of a potential loan to enable us to complete the work in good time. If you are yet to respond please […]

Resound Shopping List – Harvest Donations

by Terrie Smith

This is the current Resound Food Bank Shopping List –  We will be donating all our Harvest gifts to Resound foodbank, please see the separate Harvest list 2019 and also ensure all donations have a long “Use by” date. Please bring your donations to the Church Hall where they will be collected and taken down […]

Silent Auction for Amazing Theatre Tickets!

by Terrie Smith

There is a Silent Auction taking place for four theatre tickets to see either Matilda or Phantom in London, or the Pantomime at the Bristol Bristol Hippodrome. The package includes an interval drink and programmes. Forms are available in the Hall on Sundays or have a word with Shirley Green, or leave a comment on […]

Season of the Talents – Update

by Terrie Smith

Our season is now nearing the Harvesting of funds and announcing how we have done so far. This will take place at the Harvest Service on Sunday 6th October so do please complete your forms and place them with your monies collected in the envelope provided by next Sunday so we can do a count […]

Parish Church Hall – Hire Opportunities

by Terrie Smith

Opportunities are now available to hire St. James Parish Church Hall, Richmond Road, Mangotsfield midweek, during the daytime either on a regular basis or for a ‘one off’ event. The hall has seating available for 70 people, a small kitchen, a stage, toilets, including facilities for the disabled and baby changing. There is also a […]