Good and Bad Feelings

This year our summer teaching programme will be based around some of the things we feel. Some will be things we wish we did not feel, and others things we would love to experience more of. The themes will be… Read more

October is Getting Closer!

We have will have a good number of Ugandan visitors in Swindon in October as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Bristol Uganda Link in October. We will need to offer hospitality to some people for five days and… Read more

A Year of Big Demands

The Queen described 1992 as her “annus horribilus”. (Horrible year.) The years 2018 and 2019 may be remembered by the PCC in the same way as far as the church building is concerned. The subsiding floor The subsiding floor has… Read more

Bishop Viv and the Environment

The Diocese has recently appointed an Environmental Officer. This person will be employed for two days a week specifically with the aim of reducing the carbon footprint of the churches in our diocese. This is a thoroughly biblical concept. Psalm… Read more

Sneak Preview

Next week we will be giving full details of the result of the 7th share applications. PCC made a decision on Monday and we will be giving full information as to exactly where the money will be going to in… Read more

The Stained Glass Window

Jean offered last year to put in a window in memory of Andrew. PCC discussed the design which she offered and, with minor changes agreed by the family, unanimously agreed to it. It will be placed in the church room… Read more

What about Sub Teams?

When we first started sub teams we did not really know much about them. We just knew that PCC meetings could be more productive. Lots of people discussing the same thing once a month means you don’t get so much… Read more

Ten Reasons to Serve

Service is the writing that goes through the stick of rock that is our Christian lives. Jesus defined his life by it. “I am among you as one who serves.” It is the reason the King has come. Christians are… Read more

The aim of the Strategic Plan

The aim of the Strategic Plan is to be a thriving church in 2024. Not a declining one or one which is just getting by. We want to see more people involved. (We really should say, “ever more people involved.”)…. Read more