Advent Celebration

On Sunday 11th December we will be holding our annual Advent Celebration for young people in Year 4 and upwards. We will play games, scoff a roast dinner, pull crackers, and enjoy a candlelit reflection on the advent season. Please get in touch at for details if you know a young person who would like … [Read more…]

Autumn Courses 2016

As the nights draw in and autumn’s season of mists and mellow fruitfulness sets in, we are turning our thoughts to our own fruitfulness with three autumn courses. Alpha is for those wanting to explore the fundamentals and questions of the Christian faith – and those wondering if there’s more to life………. Alpha gets underway … [Read more…]

St. Stephen’s Gardens – 2015 update

The gardening mornings were a real pleasure once again as we benefited from more support from the community including some incredible diligent weeders – existing beds have matured and the new bed on Lansdown Road sprung into life together with the paths in the woodlands being restored by wood chippings donated by Charlie Samler. We … [Read more…]

Church grounds update

We need your help in our garden! Bob Carlton Porter updates us on the church grounds and what we can all do to help. Dorothy Frances Gurney’s poem God s Garden has the unforgettable line You’re closer to God’s heart in a garden than any place on earth. After the Tower was repaired in 2005 we were left … [Read more…]


On Remembrance Sunday our children created a beautiful tribute to the 29 men remembered on our church s WW1 memorial The children made poppies from tissue paper with a green paper leaf attached to each one with the name of one of the 29 men written on it by the children. They planted these in … [Read more…]

Church Grounds update 2014

Awards for the gardens! With some delight I broke the habit of a lifetime and actually collected our Silver Award in the category Horticultural achievement by community group at the evening Awards ceremony in Bath – even more delight followed when Barry Cruse e-mailed me that he had collected an Outstanding Certificate from South West … [Read more…]