BRF Centenary Celebration service

Our mission partner BRF is celebrating a special service to mark its 100-year history.

It will premier on Sunday 24 April at 3pm on their Youtube channel. You can also watch it afterwards.

Click here for the BRF YouTube channel…

Psalm 31 prayed from bomb shelters and bunkers

Watch Ukrainians praying Psalm 31 from bunkers and bomb shelters in this video (courtesy of biblesociety.org.uk).
 

Dinah Roe-Kendall: Simeon and Anna with the Christ Child

At our service on 30 January Ian Jennings spoke about Luke 2.22-40 and the impact that Dinah Roe Kendall’s painting made on him. Here is the painting! You can watch his talk below (start at 23 min 20 seconds for the reading and 26min 25sec for the talk).

Parenting for Faith

Watch Christoph’s talk on parenting for faith from our Boxing Day service. This talk is based on Luke 2.41-52 (The 12-year-old Jesus in the temple). The reading is included in the recording.

 

01 Pause for Advent: Made Good

Our first advent reflection – with an unplanned interruption!

This Advent, let’s pause for Advent a couple of times a week.

Based on Jo Swinney’s book “The Whole Christmas Story”.

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Nicky Gumbel’s Confession – with Giles Fraser

In his sermon on 17 October at 10.30, Christoph mentioned the story of Nicky Gumbel. Here is a video in which he tells it to Giles Fraser.

You can watch the service from 17 October by clicking here…

Safeguarding Sunday: Two videos

Today is safeguarding Sunday. Here are two videos to help us engage with this important topic. It needs all of us to create a safe and healthy church!

 

VIDEO 1 (for adults): “What is your normal?” Creating a safe and healthy culture

 

VIDEO 2 (for children and parents): Keeping you safe

 

Our safeguarding officer Samantha Carter would like to hear from you if you have any concerns about safeguarding. Click here to email her…

Faith@Work

Christoph speaks to Olivia Drewett, a junior doctor in Bristol, about her work and faith.

 

 

God is in charge – there is no better reason to rejoice!

As true in 2021 as ever: “Hallelujah! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigneth.”

 

Holy Innocents: “I am Mary”

Tomorrow, Monday 28th December, we are remembering the “Holy Innocents” – the darkest part of the Christmas story. Watch a powerful film based on those events. Thank you to Stephen and Alison Barrett for sharing this link; their son Matthew Barrett is the executive producer. (12 minutes)

NOTE: This film may not be suitable for younger children as it contains images of war and violence. Please watch the film first without children.