Financial Planning for 2020

The FF&G sub team meets on Monday evening. The 2020 budget is going to be high up the agenda. Our diocese has taken some very bold steps in the past few years. It set up two new Resourcing Churches in… Read more

Filling Station

The next date for Filling Station is Thursday, 12th September. Mary has set out the envelopes for those of you who volunteer for Filling Station on the table in the foyer for you to collect. Filling Station works to feed… Read more

Message from the Churchwardens

Hopefully you will notice that the worship area is a lot brighter now. On Tuesday, all the lights were replaced. Sharon and Sam want to thank everyone who turned up to help move the dais and chairs to enable the… Read more

Serenity prayer

Last week John Ortberg quoted a prayer in his sermon on Serenity. You may not have been familiar with it or taken it all in, so here it is if you wish to use it for yourself. God grant me… Read more

Message from Bill

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, as I near the time to go to Senegal I just want to thank you with all my heart. The response to me sharing the work of Mercy Ships with you all and sharing… Read more

Adults and Children in the Holidays

We have a virtual preacher this morning. John Ortberg is pastor of Menlo Church California, an ECO Presbyterian church with more than 4,000 members. He is also a prolific author. If you enjoy this sermon, you can hear John again… Read more

Bill is Off!

We say farewell to Bill this morning. He embarks on an amazing three months on board the hospital ship, Africa Mercy. We will keep in touch with him while he is away. And no doubt hear some great stories on… Read more

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