Christmas is Coming!

We are approaching one of the busiest times in the church’s year and there is plenty going on. Here is a list of all that is happening in December. Do please make sure these events are in your diary. Saturday,… Read more

Going Higher

We hope to have the new plinth, designed to raise our communion table a little higher, in place for Sunday. There was a widespread feeling that, although the table felt right in terms of space, it did not necessarily feel right in… Read more

Craft Club Gets to Work

A sizeable group of people meets on Wednesday afternoon as a craft club. All kinds of things get made, in a very friendly atmosphere. This year, they’re putting aside their knitting, sewing, crocheting etc. to give Santa’s elves at hand to wrap… Read more

Bishop Viv at James Wilks

We will be welcoming Bishop Viv, the new Bishop of Bristol, at our regular communion service in James Wilks House on Wednesday. She is on a visit to Swindon during that day and was keen to join in with events… Read more

Scout Post

If you want to send cards to people in Swindon, the scout post is the cheapest way to do it. This year, you will be able to get your stamps in church from the scouts themselves. You can have your… Read more

New Treasurer

I am delighted to let you know that the post of Treasurer has been filled. James has agreed to become our Treasurer. James will follow Andrew but in a different way. Our aim is to promote simplification, automation and to… Read more

Pattern Church Update

There has been a change in the plan. The Pattern Store requires a considerable amount of work both inside and outside. Some of this was expected given the age and condition of the building. In addition, the decision has been… Read more

Say It With Chocolate

The Real Advent Calendar All children love an advent calendar. It lets them see how close they are getting to Christmas. Mostly they contain pictures of Santa, or Disney Movies. The Real Advent Calendar is different. It is a nativity… Read more

Carol Service Choir

This year the Carol Service is Sunday, 23rd December and the rehearsals will be Monday 3rd, 10th and 17th. Alison would love to hear from you if you would like to sing.

New Archdeacon

Following the wonderful ministries of Alan Hawker and Christine Froude, we are currently seeking a  new Archdeacon for Malmesbury (our Archdeaconry) and Bristol. Interviews were held last week, and we will bring you new of the appointment as soon as it… Read more