Lifting the burden

  Jesus said, ‘Come to me all who labour and are heavy laden’. What might it mean for a someone does not yet follow Christ or come to church, to ‘come to Jesus’? How does a person find Jesus today?  What does Jesus have to offer to the person who does come to...

A new start?

Dear All I wonder if you, like me, are looking forward to a new start? As I write, we are beginning to relax covid restrictions.  A new era begins in some ways.  Also by the time you read this you will know whether we have ‘brought it home’ in terms of the Euro...

Hope of Freedom

Dear All, What are you looking forward to? Is it a restful weekend?  Or maybe a holiday in the future?  Or something even longer term? Looking forward has been a dangerous occupation in recent months.  Hopes are easily dashed, with plans having to be postponed or...

Open Gates

Dear All, Do you remember the days when queues for certain events were disorganised rabbles?  Maybe a museum opening involved the lifting of a barrier, then a stampede to the ticket booth.  These days, thankfully, there is more organisation and decorum.  However...

Moving forward!

VISION STATEMENT: ‘Knowing God, Showing God, Sharing God’   We want to see this statement realised in fresh ways. In this time of Coronavirus and the immediate aftermath, Frenchay Parish Church commits to: PRAY: for each other, for our parish, for God’s kingdom...