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...

Fantasy Kingdom?

I was recently watching Dan Cruikshank on BBC iplayer, visiting the Bavarian castles designed and overseen by King Ludwig II in the late 19th Century.  He built his own mini Versailles, and his dream turrets and underground caverns following the imagination of Richard...