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Invitation to a special Queens Jubilee Celebration - Pentecost on College Green, Bristol on 5 June 2022
First published 25th May 2022
You are invited to a special Queens Jubilee Celebration - Pentecost on the Green on Sunday 5th June 2022 at College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TJ from 6.30pm-8.30pm.
Open Invitation to a special Queens Jubilee Celebration - Pentecost on College Green, Bristol on 5 June 2022

Sight Loss Friendly Church taster sessions happening throughout June and July
First published 25th May 2022
The Zoom taster sessions are a fantastic opportunity to hear more about the initiative and ask any questions you may have
Open Sight Loss Friendly Church taster sessions happening throughout June and July

Breakthrough ruling allows churches and charities to take stronger environmental action
First published 24th May 2022
Trustees of charitable trusts, including schools and churches, are now allowed to prioritise the climate change outcomes of their investments
Open Breakthrough ruling allows churches and charities to take stronger environmental action

Giving workshops for church leaders to be held in June
First published 24th May 2022
How do we build a new, generous culture?
Open Giving workshops for church leaders to be held in June

Christ Church Swindon beer festival – sun, swing, and pints in pews
First published 19th May 2022
More than 1,000 punters came to the two-day church fundraiser last weekend
Open Christ Church Swindon beer festival – sun, swing, and pints in pews

Pattern Church begins weekly dinner for Ukrainian arrivals 
First published 17th May 2022
The Table is a way for Ukrainians and their Swindon host families to support each other and make new friends
Open Pattern Church begins weekly dinner for Ukrainian arrivals 

Bishop Viv extends very warm welcome to new 'participant observers' at the House of Bishops
First published 16th May 2022
Rt Reverend Vivienne Faull, Bishop of Bristol would like to welcome new ‘participant observers’ at the House of Bishops.
Open Bishop Viv extends very warm welcome to new 'participant observers' at the House of Bishops

Rebecca Cross talking about Mental Health Awareness Week 2022
First published 13th May 2022
Rebecca Cross from the Diocese of Bristol talking about Mental Health Awareness Week 2022.
Open Rebecca Cross talking about Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

New Mothers’ Union Bristol president Jacky Fredrickson to be commissioned at St Mary’s Yate
First published 11th May 2022
”The Mothers’ Union has transformed my life”, says Jacky
Open New Mothers’ Union Bristol president Jacky Fredrickson to be commissioned at St Mary’s Yate

Join in for Art Wednesdays in June and July!
First published 3rd May 2022
Everyone is welcome to take part in a series of evening art sessions which are taking place on several Wednesdays in June and July.
Open Join in for Art Wednesdays in June and July!

Happy Eid Mubarak to our Muslim communities
First published 2nd May 2022
A special Eid message from Rt Revd Dr Lee Rayfield and everyone at the Diocese of Bristol.
Open Happy Eid Mubarak to our Muslim communities

Bristol church representatives come together to debate contested heritage
First published 29th April 2022
Representatives from churches with historical connections to the Transatlantic Slave Trade were invited to a meeting at Bristol Cathedral earlier this week.
Open Bristol church representatives come together to debate contested heritage

Bristol Diverse Doors Open Day takes place next month!
First published 25th April 2022
Bristol Multi-Faith Forum (BMFF) is organising this year’s Bristol Diverse Doors Open Day on Sunday 8 May from 9.30am to 5pm
Open Bristol Diverse Doors Open Day takes place next month!

60 chocolate eggs donated to the Bristol North West Food Bank
First published 25th April 2022
Easter eggs donated to Bristol North West Food Bank
Open 60 chocolate eggs donated to the Bristol North West Food Bank

Join the launch of the ‘Talking Jesus 2022 Report’
First published 20th April 2022
You're invited to the ‘Talking Jesus 2022’ report launch on Thursday 28th April at 2.00pm and 7.30pm to discover the results of ground-breaking research answering what people think of Jesus, Christians, and evangelism in the UK today.
Open Join the launch of the ‘Talking Jesus 2022 Report’

St Augustine’s Church, Swindon marks National Day of Reflection with stunning dove artwork
First published 20th April 2022
More than 2000 paper doves are now flying high inside St Augustine’s Church, Swindon to mark the recent National Day of Reflection on 23rd March.
Open St Augustine’s Church, Swindon marks National Day of Reflection with stunning dove artwork

Submit your application to the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust NOW!
First published 20th April 2022
The end of April deadline for applications to the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust for repairs and improvement projects is rapidly approaching!
Open Submit your application to the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust NOW!

Mousefest raises £1,000 for St Mary's Church in Bitton
First published 20th April 2022
Last month, St Mary's Church in Bitton held a two day exhibition with a difference to raise as much money as possible for their Development Programme.
Open Mousefest raises £1,000 for St Mary's Church in Bitton

Holy Week and Easter engagements at Bristol Cathedral
First published 15th April 2022
We have a number of events and engagements taking place at Bristol Cathedral and everyone is very welcome!
Open Holy Week and Easter engagements at Bristol Cathedral

Clergy and Licensed Lay Ministers gather for annual Maundy Thursday renewal of vows
First published 15th April 2022
On Thursday 14 April, Clergy and Licensed Lay Ministers gathered for the annual Maundy Thursday renewal of vows at Bristol Cathedral.
Open Clergy and Licensed Lay Ministers gather for annual Maundy Thursday renewal of vows

Transforming Church update – working groups and draft strategy 
First published 28th March 2022
Diocesan Synod votes in favour of the draft strategic plan  
Open Transforming Church update – working groups and draft strategy 

"I believe we will see more young people in our churches again" – meet youth leader Lydia Chancellor
First published 21st March 2022
Lydia is the new Youth and Children’s Missioner for Yate and Fromeside Mission Area
Open "I believe we will see more young people in our churches again" – meet youth leader Lydia Chancellor

"Look forward with eagerness to what lies ahead" – Diocesan Synod March 2022
First published 21st March 2022
The Bishop of Bristol's presidential address at Diocesan Synod, held at Holy Trinity Church, Bradley Stoke
Open "Look forward with eagerness to what lies ahead" – Diocesan Synod March 2022

Bishop of Bristol speaks about migrant domestic workers in House of Lords immigration bill debate
First published 10th March 2022
On Tuesday 8 March in the House of Lords, the Right Revd Vivienne Faull, Bishop of Bristol, spoke on a proposed amendment to the Nationality and Borders Bill
Open Bishop of Bristol speaks about migrant domestic workers in House of Lords immigration bill debate

Local churches to join prayers across Europe for Ukraine
First published 1st March 2022
The Diocese in Europe will be leading prayers for peace in Ukraine on Tuesday 1 March at 6pm
Open Local churches to join prayers across Europe for Ukraine

"Since, then, we have such hope; we do not lose heart" – Bishop Viv's sermon at St Monica Trust
First published 28th February 2022
Bishop Viv spoke about finding hope in dark days during a service at the North Bristol retirement village
Open "Since, then, we have such hope; we do not lose heart" – Bishop Viv's sermon at St Monica Trust

New plaque in Bristol Cathedral to commemorate first women ordained in the Church of England
First published 23rd February 2022
The plaque will be unveiled at a Eucharist service on 12 March with Bishop Viv marking the anniversary of the ordination
Open New plaque in Bristol Cathedral to commemorate first women ordained in the Church of England

Eco parish February 2022 update: will Bristol be the first Silver-awarded Eco Diocese?
First published 22nd February 2022
Bishop Viv’s Eco Church Challenge, environment-focused Lent courses, Big Harvest and more
Open Eco parish February 2022 update: will Bristol be the first Silver-awarded Eco Diocese?

St Stephen’s Southmead to celebrate life and memories of church hall
First published 22nd February 2022
The White Hall has been an enormously important focal point for the community for decades” – Revd Jon Roberts
Open St Stephen’s Southmead to celebrate life and memories of church hall

St Saviour's Coalpit Heath welcomed into Fromeside Benefice
First published 21st February 2022
“This offers us a wonderful opportunity to work together” Revd Malcom Strange
Open St Saviour's Coalpit Heath welcomed into Fromeside Benefice

Revd Jordan Ling appointed as Adviser for Clergy Wellbeing
First published 16th February 2022
Jordan will hold the post alongside her role as vicar at King’s Way Benefice
Open Revd Jordan Ling appointed as Adviser for Clergy Wellbeing

Bishop of Bristol speaks in House of Lords debate on immigration bill
First published 15th February 2022
"If we are serious about destroying the business model of modern slavery...we must find ways of incentivising and supporting all victims to come forwards" – Bishop Viv
Open Bishop of Bristol speaks in House of Lords debate on immigration bill

Bristol church youth group plants trees on BBC Songs of Praise
First published 19th January 2022
"It was a privilege to be a part of the Queen’s Green Canopy” – Head of Youth Ministry at Christ Church Downend
Open Bristol church youth group plants trees on BBC Songs of Praise

Richard Leaman is new Secretary and CEO at Bristol Diocese
First published 19th January 2022
Richard is an experienced charity CEO, having previously led Guide Dogs for the Blind and Tall Ships Youth Trust
Open Richard Leaman is new Secretary and CEO at Bristol Diocese

Last chance to train LLF facilitators
First published 19th January 2022
Final opportunity for churches to start Living in Love and Faith discussion groups before April deadline
Open Last chance to train LLF facilitators

Hazelnut’s new project helping Christians respond to climate crisis
First published 19th January 2022
The Potting Shed is a 6-month online course involving discussion sessions and classes taught by experts
Open Hazelnut’s new project helping Christians respond to climate crisis

"The right to protest is essential for those who feel unheard" – Bishop Viv, House of Lords
First published 18th January 2022
The Bishop of Bristol yesterday participated in a debate about the new police and crime bill
Open  "The right to protest is essential for those who feel unheard" – Bishop Viv, House of Lords

"There is a long history of protest within the church" – Bishop of Bristol
First published 17th January 2022
Bishop Viv comments on the acquittal of climate protester Revd Sue Parfitt
Open "There is a long history of protest within the church" – Bishop of Bristol

"Uncertainty and loss of control is also the world into which Jesus was born" – Bishop Viv's Christmas message
First published 22nd December 2021
On the fourth Sunday of Advent, the Bishop of Bristol gave her Christmas message live on BBC Radio Bristol and BBC Radio Wiltshire
Open "Uncertainty and loss of control is also the world into which Jesus was born" – Bishop Viv's Christmas message

"Multi-faith activities are hugely important for mutual friendship and understanding"
First published 22nd December 2021
Bishop Viv and the Roman Catholic Bishop of Clifton visited the Park Row Synagogue earlier this month for the building's 150th anniversary
Open "Multi-faith activities are hugely important for mutual friendship and understanding"

Revd Sally Robertson appointed as new Area Dean for Swindon
First published 20th December 2021
Sally will take the post over from Revd Trudie Wigley, who has been elected as Chair of Clergy in Bristol Diocesan Synod
Open Revd Sally Robertson appointed as new Area Dean for Swindon

Eco parish December update
First published 19th December 2021
This update looks back on some of the environmental achievements of the past year, to inspire us and give us hope for what we can accomplish together in 2022
Open Eco parish December update

Churches provide support in UK debt crisis – case study 
First published 14th December 2021
A case study of how our two resourcing churches are providing support to those in need.
Open Churches provide support in UK debt crisis – case study 

O Come All Ye Faithful: A quick guide to carol services in 2021
First published 10th December 2021
As well as a huge choice of churches offering traditional carol services this Christmas, there are many outdoor and varied carol services to choose from across the Diocese of Bristol.
Open O Come All Ye Faithful: A quick guide to carol services in 2021

Revd Jacqui Kean appointed as Vicar of St Aldhelm's Bedminster and St Paul's Southville
First published 9th December 2021
The Bishop of Bristol says Jacqui will be a “a great blessing to the communities”
Open Revd Jacqui Kean appointed as Vicar of St Aldhelm's Bedminster and St Paul's Southville

"The Holy Spirit is working in our lives today" – confirmations at Bristol Cathedral
First published 7th December 2021
Bishop Viv confirmed 23 people during a service on 5 December
Open "The Holy Spirit is working in our lives today" – confirmations at Bristol Cathedral

Christingle with a twist
First published 1st December 2021
The pandemic showed us that there are many creative ways to hold Christingles, and that innovation has continued this year as churches across the diocese hold a variety of celebrations.  
Open Christingle with a twist

Ordination of Nicola Harris, Chaplain for Housing
First published 23rd November 2021
Mrs Nicola Frances Harris will be ordained as Deacon in Bristol Cathedral on 25 November, to be Assistant Curate at the Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity and to be Chaplain for Housing in the diocese.
Open Ordination of Nicola Harris, Chaplain for Housing

'Courage, the devil is dead' – Diocesan Synod November 2021
First published 23rd November 2021
The Bishop of Bristol's address from the first in-person Diocesan Synod meeting since the start of the pandemic.
Open 'Courage, the devil is dead' – Diocesan Synod November 2021

Bishop of Bristol speaks in House of Lords debate on police crime bill
First published 19th November 2021
Last month Bishop Viv contributed to a number of House of Lords debates on topics including the new police crime bill, climate change risk and ethnicity pay gap reporting
Open Bishop of Bristol speaks in House of Lords debate on police crime bill

Eco parish November update: Seed bombs and solar tiles
First published 18th November 2021
How our local churches have been answering the call to create a just and sustainable world in the Diocese of Bristol recently
Open Eco parish November update: Seed bombs and solar tiles

Inside the COP26 “Blue Zone”
First published 18th November 2021
Beth John, a longstanding member of Holy Trinity Hotwells, was selected to take part in the Christian Climate Observers Programme at COP26 in Glasgow. Here, she shares her experience with us.
Open Inside the COP26 “Blue Zone”

Remembrance Day 2021
First published 11th November 2021
Bishop Viv and Bishop Lee will be attending remembrance events in Bristol and Swindon on Sunday 14 November
Open Remembrance Day 2021

Refurbished church holds confirmations in North Wiltshire
First published 10th November 2021
Bishop Lee confirmed eight people during a service at St Peter & St Paul on 7 November
Open Refurbished church holds confirmations in North Wiltshire

Remembrance Day 2021: Revd Mark Nam laid wreath on Whitehall commemorating Chinese 'forgotten army'
First published 9th November 2021
The Chinese Labour Corp (CLC) was was a force of 140,000 Chinese workers recruited by the British government in the First World War
Open Remembrance Day 2021: Revd Mark Nam laid wreath on Whitehall commemorating Chinese 'forgotten army'

'A moment of joy and blessing' – confirmations at Westbury Park
First published 5th November 2021
Bishop Viv confirmed two people during a service on 24 October
Open 'A moment of joy and blessing' – confirmations at Westbury Park

Bishop of Bristol supports call for mandatory Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting
First published 26th October 2021
Bishop Viv hopes the Church of England might consider participating in a pilot study
Open Bishop of Bristol supports call for mandatory Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

COP 26: A critical moment for protecting God’s creation
First published 25th October 2021
Diocesan involvement in COP26 and the fight for climate justice
Open COP 26: A critical moment for protecting God’s creation

Bishop of Bristol appoints new Diocesan Secretary and CEO
First published 25th October 2021
The Bishop of Bristol and the Chair of the Bristol Diocesan Board of Finance are delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Leaman as the new Diocesan Secretary and CEO. 
Open Bishop of Bristol appoints new Diocesan Secretary and CEO

Share your good news of God’s saving love this Christmas
First published 21st October 2021
Please tell us how you or your church will connect with the Heart of Christmas this year, and be part of the Church of England’s Christmas launch 2021
Open Share your good news of God’s saving love this Christmas

Eco parish October update: Cop26 and Climate Sunday services
First published 20th October 2021
There is so much happening as we move into autumn, celebrate harvest and prepare for a busy season of environmental action – here is just a taster of some of the goings-on across the diocese.
Open Eco parish October update: Cop26 and Climate Sunday services

General Synod Election 2021 results
First published 18th October 2021
New General Synod members have been elected to represent the Diocese of Bristol
Open General Synod Election 2021 results

Prisons Week: By Revd Tricia Roberts, Chaplain at HMP Bristol
First published 12th October 2021
Revd Tricia Roberts writes about HMP Bristol, and makes suggestions on how to pray for the prison. Resources for Prisons Week are also included.
Open Prisons Week: By Revd Tricia Roberts, Chaplain at HMP Bristol

Lay ministers licensed at Bristol Cathedral
First published 8th October 2021
Read the stories of the LLMs who were licensed this year
Open Lay ministers licensed at Bristol Cathedral

Ashton Keynes Primary celebrates 150th anniversary
First published 8th October 2021
The school marked the birthday with an official opening of its new learning hub, which was blessed by the Bishop of Swindon
Open Ashton Keynes Primary celebrates 150th anniversary

"A very special day" – confirmations at All Saints Clifton
First published 7th October 2021
Bishop Viv confirmed three people during a service on 3 October
Open "A very special day" – confirmations at All Saints Clifton

Homeless Sunday, 10 October 2021
First published 6th October 2021
On Homeless Sunday, churches and individuals take time to reflect upon homelessness and the issues surrounding homelessness in the UK.
Open Homeless Sunday, 10 October 2021

Harvest Festival live – Holy Trinity Westbury on Trym
First published 27th September 2021
The BBC Radio 4 service included a sermon from Revd Canon Dr Martin Gainsborough and worship led by the church choir
Open Harvest Festival live – Holy Trinity Westbury on Trym

Revd Lydia Morey announced as new interim priest-in-charge of St Peter’s Penhill and St Philip’s Upper Stratton
First published 21st September 2021
Lydia will be working part time in the parishes and part time as a Japanese and Chinese teacher
Open Revd Lydia Morey announced as new interim priest-in-charge of St Peter’s Penhill and St Philip’s Upper Stratton

Renewed and rejoicing – St Mary’s Purton finishes Renewal Project
First published 21st September 2021
Almost 200 people came to the open day celebration of the Grade I-listed medieval church
Open Renewed and rejoicing – St Mary’s Purton finishes Renewal Project

North Swindon celebrates launch of new church, The Well
First published 21st September 2021
The new plant from Pattern Church, Swindon, welcomed over 150 people to its first service on Sunday 12 September
Open North Swindon celebrates launch of new church, The Well

Anti-Slavery Day Services, Sunday 17 October
First published 21st September 2021
Anti-Slavery Day provides a national opportunity to raise awareness of the dangers and consequences of modern slavery, human trafficking and exploitation.
Open Anti-Slavery Day Services, Sunday 17 October

“The transforming power of Jesus Christ working in a new generation” Bishop of Bristol confirms Christians in Horfield
First published 20th September 2021
Bishop Viv confirmed seven young people during a service at Holy Trinity church in Horfield
Open “The transforming power of Jesus Christ working in a new generation” Bishop of Bristol confirms Christians in Horfield

Holy Trinity Church Kingswood celebrates 200th anniversary
First published 17th September 2021
"Memories were shared, old friends remembered and community renewed as we had fun together in ways that have not been possible for so long" – Revd Beverley Charles
Open Holy Trinity Church Kingswood celebrates 200th anniversary

Local teenage author to share powerful life story at Roofbreakers event
First published 15th September 2021
Jonathan Bryan is a disability activist and the author of highly-acclaimed book, ‘Eye Can Write’, which tells his powerful story of communicating through his eyes
Open Local teenage author to share powerful life story at Roofbreakers event

Advent and Christmas Resources 2021
First published 15th September 2021
‘At the heart of Christmas’ is the Church of England's theme for 2021, and a range of digital and print content has now been released.
Open Advent and Christmas Resources 2021

New canon begins ministry at Bristol Cathedral
First published 24th August 2021
The Revd Jonnie Parkin was installed as Canon Missioner at Bristol Cathedral on Sunday 22 August 2021 at 3.30pm by the Bishop of Bristol, the Rt Revd Vivienne Faull
Open New canon begins ministry at Bristol Cathedral

How can your church be more mental health friendly?
First published 22nd August 2021
Mental health first aid courses will be available this autumn across Bristol Diocese
Open How can your church be more mental health friendly?

New church to serve North Swindon communities
First published 9th August 2021
The Well will hold its first service in a local school this September
Open New church to serve North Swindon communities

Nominations open for General Synod Elections 2021
First published 30th July 2021
Nominations have opened for General Synod, the Church of England's decision-making and governance body, for its next five-year term 2021-2026.
Open Nominations open for General Synod Elections 2021

Eco parish summer update
First published 27th July 2021
As the temperature’s been rising this month, so has environmental action across the Diocese. This round up shares the latest news.
Open Eco parish summer update

Bristol Cathedral seeks moon volunteers
First published 21st July 2021
Volunteer guides are needed for the Museum of the Moon this summer
Open Bristol Cathedral seeks moon volunteers

Bristol Diocese provides emergency relief to Ugandan clergy and their families
First published 21st July 2021
Anglican clergy across Uganda are facing food shortages as a result of ongoing Covid-19 lockdowns
Open Bristol Diocese provides emergency relief to Ugandan clergy and their families

Updated Covid-19 Guidance for Churches
First published 20th July 2021
Following the lifting of the majority of legal Covid-19 restrictions on 19 July, the Church of England has updated and streamlined its guidance and documentation.
Open Updated Covid-19 Guidance for Churches

Compton Greenfield church celebrates 850th anniversary with tree blessing
First published 20th July 2021
A commemorative service in All Saint's churchyard saw Archdeacon Neil Warwick deliver a homily and the congregation come together in worship.
Open Compton Greenfield church celebrates 850th anniversary with tree blessing

Bishop of Bristol appoints three new Honorary Canons
First published 19th July 2021
The Bishop of Bristol, the Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, is pleased to announce that three new canons have been appointed for the College of Canons in the Diocese of Bristol.
Open Bishop of Bristol appoints three new Honorary Canons

Revd Sam Sheppard appointed Priest in Charge of Christ Church Hengrove and St Augustine's Whitchurch
First published 19th July 2021
The Bishop of Bristol, the Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, is pleased to announce that Revd Sam Sheppard has been appointed as Priest in Charge of the parishes of Christ Church Hengrove and St Augustine's Whitchurch.
Open Revd Sam Sheppard appointed Priest in Charge of Christ Church Hengrove and St Augustine's Whitchurch

Getting ready for Living in Love and Faith courses this autumn
First published 15th July 2021
The Diocese of Bristol invites parishes and groups to begin preparation for LLF courses in the autumn
Open Getting ready for Living in Love and Faith courses this autumn

Bishop of Bristol appointed new lead bishop for buildings
First published 14th July 2021
The Bishop of Bristol, Vivienne Faull, and the Bishop of Ramsbury, Andrew Rumsey, will jointly take over the role.
Open Bishop of Bristol appointed new lead bishop for buildings

Bishops ordain new deacons and priests at Bristol Cathedral
First published 5th July 2021
The Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, Bishop of Bristol, ordained 22 candidates as priests and deacons during four services at Bristol Cathedral last weekend.
Open Bishops ordain new deacons and priests at Bristol Cathedral

Bishops ordain new deacons and priests in Bristol Cathedral services this weekend
First published 2nd July 2021
The Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, Bishop of Bristol, will ordain 22 candidates as priests and deacons during four services over the coming weekend.
Open Bishops ordain new deacons and priests in Bristol Cathedral services this weekend

Bishop of Swindon joins Cathedrals Cycle Route relay
First published 29th June 2021
To launch the Cathedrals Cycle Route, a cycle relay is taking place this summer between each of the 42 Church of England cathedrals.
Open Bishop of Swindon joins Cathedrals Cycle Route relay

Crosslight Swindon launches face to face debt advice appointments
First published 22nd June 2021
A collaboration between Pattern Church and Crosslight Advice, Crosslight Swindon has a vision to restore dignity and renew hope to those in need by alleviating poverty and improving financial capability.
Open Crosslight Swindon launches face to face debt advice appointments

Bishop's Address to the Diocesan Synod
First published 22nd June 2021
The Bishop of Bristol, the Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, addresses the Diocesan Synod in June 2021.
Open Bishop's Address to the Diocesan Synod

Bristol Diocese starts group for disabled people
First published 18th June 2021
The group will begin meeting in July via Zoom
Open Bristol Diocese starts group for disabled people

Talks begin on ways of commemorating the lives of those enslaved by Thomas Daniel
First published 18th June 2021
Following a meeting with Gloria Daniel, the Bishop of Bristol and the Dean of Bristol committed to exploring ways of commemorating the lives of those enslaved by Thomas Daniel in those buildings where there are memorials to him.
Open Talks begin on ways of commemorating the lives of those enslaved by Thomas Daniel

Thousand-mile climate relay to pass through Bristol Diocese
First published 17th June 2021
More than 400 people have signed up so far to walk or cycle the Youth Christian Climate Network relay due to travel the UK this summer.
Open Thousand-mile climate relay to pass through Bristol Diocese

Wild Church established in North Wiltshire Mission Area
First published 17th June 2021
Wild Church enables people to worship and engage with God in a fresh way through creation.
Open Wild Church established in North Wiltshire Mission Area

Online support space launched for Chinese-heritage clergy
First published 17th June 2021
The Teahouse aims to amplify minority voices within the Church of England and provide community
Open Online support space launched for Chinese-heritage clergy

Thank You Day aims to bring communities together
First published 1st June 2021
The nation’s first ever national Thank You Day is happening on Sunday 4 July, to say thank you to all those in our communities who’ve helped us through the pandemic.
Open Thank You Day aims to bring communities together

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