Rev Tanya Lord’s Resignation

A few weeks ago, I was delighted to be at the Cathedral as Bishop Vivienne Faull was enthroned as the new Bishop of Bristol. It was a service hugely moving in parts and reminded me of my own installation and licensing here at St Stephens almost 6 years ago.  I

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A Reflection on Kids Matter

  During the spring, St Stephen’s Church hosted Kids Matter. Kids Matter is a programme for any parent or carer who wants the best for their child(ren) and is looking for a safe place to talk through some of the highs, lows and everything in between. Debbie, a mother of

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Summer Holiday Club

We are excited to confirm that, in conjunction with Community Church, we will be running a holiday club across three days on Tuesday 14th, Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th August. The theme for this will be Creation Using Narnia: Through the Wardrobe.  

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Assistant Children’s Support Worker

  St. Stephens Parish Church, Southmead is a growing developing church with a calling to support children and families in the parish. We are seeking an Assistant Children’s Support Worker to work with our Children’s and Families Support Worker and join our team to develop this work. We are looking

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Alpha

Alpha is a series of evenings exploring the Christian faith. We will eat a lovely home-cooked meal together, listen to a talk about the Christian faith and discuss the important questions in life. Alpha is for everyone and no question is out of bounds. Our next course starts on 6

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Upcoming CAP Money Course

The CAP Money Course is a free, short course that makes managing your money simple. The CAP Money Course will teach you budgeting skills and a simple cash-based system that works. In just a few weeks you will get to grips with your finances so you can budget, save and

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CALLING ALL PEOPLE WHO LOVE DRAMA IN SOUTHMEAD!

Would you like to take part in a Christmas drama that will be performed at the Christmas Carol service, here at St Stephen’s Church, on the 17th December? If you are between 0 and 150 years old (basically any age!) and you love drama this is for you! This will

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Harvest Service

We would like to invite you to celebrate Harvest with us on Sunday 15th October at 10.00 am. Please bring some food donations for “The Sisters of the Church” in St Paul’s. Following the service, we will be having a ‘Bring and Share Brunch’ and we would be delighted if

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Advent Quiet Reflection

With thanks to Rev. Brenda Dowie, this year’s themes is “Travelling to Bethlehem”. There will be four evenings of poetry, prose, music and quiet contemplation. Why not take some time out to reflect on the true meaning of Christmas. The evenings will be run on 28th November, 5th December, 12

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Make Lunch is Back!

On Monday 23rd October and Wednesday 25th October, we will be opening our doors for crafts, fun and games and to provide the community with lunch. Please do come along for an opportunity to have some lovely food, fun with the children and perhaps the chance to make some new

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