Maternity Leave

Emma's maternity leave begins on March 5th for a year. We are very fortunate in that joining the ministerial team during her leave will be Revd Dr Ian Bailey and Revd Canon John Bowes. Ian will be seconded to us from St Peter's Henleaze for a year on a 15 hour a week basis and will work  alongside Mike and the rest of the ministerial and leadership team. John is, of course well known to most of you and will be leading worship/preaching at one 8am per month and one 10.15am/11.30. Plans are now in place for covering almost all of Emma's workload while she is away, but if you do have any concerns please do talk to any of the members of the leadership team....
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Lent Course: Too busy not to pray

This year our Lent Course is based on a book which I think will ring bells with all of us. It’s called ‘Too busy not to pray’. Of course we probably most often express it as ‘Too busy to pray’ it’s not that we don’t want to or that we don’t intend to but life is so busy it’s really hard to find the time and space we need to pray. This Lent Course – adapted from the book of the same name shows us that it’s precisely when we’re at our most busy when we need to pray the most. Over the course of the weeks of Lent it will gently lead us into a new way of thinking about our prayer lives and will help us make a more central place in our lives for that most important of things – spending time with God. If you’ve ever wished you could pray more or better then this is the...
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FILM NIGHT: Black Gold

Title: FILM NIGHT: Black GoldLocation: WP MethodistLink out: Click hereDescription: Black Gold is a 2006 Documentary about the Coffee Trade in Ethiopia. As Café culture goes global and the ways we can drink our coffee seems never ending (which of us hasn’t been confused by the bewildering array of options in any café) so the plight of the coffee farmer grows. This challenging and enlightening film will ensure you never feel the same about a cup of coffee ever again. The next film night is on Tuesday 20th March, featuring The Age of StupidStart Time: 19:30Date: 2012-02-21...
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