Virtual Church

Tomorrow morning (Sunday 29th March) we are going (well, trying) to use Zoom. Zoom is a cloud platform for video and audio conference calling. What this means is that we can communicate with each other in real time from the comfort of our homes. To be able to join in

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St Stephen’s Public Statement

May the God of peace and love be with you my friends. Services at St Stephens Southmead have been paused until further notice. How will we continue to be the church at prayer and worship, serve our community and support one another practically and pastorally: Worship On Sunday morning at

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Hi friends, Last night Boris Johnson has made another startling announcement. I’m feeling a little in shock having heard it. Here in England, in Bristol and in Southmead, we’re being put into a situation as close to a lockdown as I can imagine, and I’m sure a number of us

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Coronavirus Update from Rev Jon

The Peace of the Lord be with you my friends. This Sunday, the worship of St Stephens Church might look a bit different, but lets still worship together! Due to all public services being paused nationally, I am inviting you all to join together, with a lot of others Christians

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We Have Appointed a New Vicar!

The Bishop of Bristol, Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, is pleased to announce that Revd. Jon Roberts has been appointed Vicar of St Stephen’s Southmead. Jon will move to Southmead in October 2019 and his collation service will be at St Stephens on Monday 25th November 2019 at 7.30pm, with light

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Safeguarding at St Stephen’s

At St Stephen’s we want to do everything we can to keep people safe and run activities to a high standard. We are especially mindful about the safety of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Our policy is to ensure those in a leadership role working with children, young people

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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. We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting another term of the

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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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