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Monday
Oct102011

Joint Service for All saints

On 30th October at 10.15am  St. Aidan's will be joined by the other 6 East Bristol partnership churches for a service for 'All Saints Tide'.

 

In the afternoon at 3.30pm St. Aidans will hold a Service during which we can remember those Loved Ones no longer with us. This is a quiet service of reflection where you will be invited to light a cndle in remembrance of your loved one. It is an opportunity to be with others in a similar situation, all welcome.

Tuesday
Sep272011

Great Things Happening in the Church Hall

Grea things have been happening in the church hall thanks to the buildings and plant group from the Ministry Leadership Team.

The meeting room has been completely redecorated, and the ladies and accesible toilets are nearing completion of their refurbishment. The Gents is next.

This work has been supported by grants from various local organisations and makes the facility a welcoming resource.

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR A FULL UPDATE ON COMPLETION, INCLUDING 'PHOTOS OF A FETCHING COLOUR SCHEME!

Monday
Sep052011

Aidan's Ascot - Race Nite

A very enjoyable evening was had by all at the annual Aidan's Ascot Race Nite which took part in the St. Aidan Parish Community Hall. Very well done to the Social Team for their hard work in organising it and a big thank you to the following local businesses who were kind enough to sponsor the event -

The Trooper - Hanham Motor Company - Farrows Fish and Chips - Gingells the Butchers - The Stop gap Cafe - Dynamic Signs - Booze and Food - Summerhill Bakery - Wash and Vac Centre - AMS Refreshment - Summerhill Motors - The Pied Horse - Pick of the Bunch and The Horse and Jockey 

Tuesday
Aug302011

A Service for St. Aidan's day

As is our custom, we moved the celebration of St. Aidan to the nearest Sunday, so this year we celebrated on 28th August.

We were joined in our celebration by congregations from two of our partnership churches, St. Ambrose and St. Michaels. And this year we were also joined by two of our ecumenical neighbours, Summerhill and Wesley Memorial methodist churches.

This made for an excellent atmosphere and a really good celebration. It also made a great opportunity for the making of New friends and the renewing of established friendships.

Rev. David James, the incumbent of St. Ambrose and St. Leonard celebrated and Rev. Trevor Denley, Associate Minister at St. Aidan's preached.

Later in the year St. Aidan's will be on 'Pilgrimage' to both St. Ambrose and St. Michaels, and early in the new year will be travelling to Summerhill Methodist.

See the gallery for pictures of our St. Aidan cake.  

Wednesday
Jul202011

Jesus in St. George, Messy Church Holiday event

Over 70 children joined Messy Church over the 3rd, 4th and 5th of August in St. Aidan's church hall for the Summer Holiday event.

We learned about Jesus' life and work, especially about Feeding the Five Thousand, about The Wise Man building his house on Rock and the Foolish Man on Sand, and About the Sower of Seeds. We sang lots of songs with plenty of actions.

We painted full size Self Portraits, made Bread (being used for communion on Sunday 7th )

By recyling old boxes etc. we  made a representation of the St. George area of Bristol by Junk Modelling.

We made Kites, planted Geraniums, and did loads of other Messy Things!

 

Messy church happens every week during the school term at our local school on a Wednesday from 3.30pm 'till 4.15pm and is regularly attended by an average of 15 children.

This is a joint initiative with Summerhill Methodist church our ecumenical partners.

See the ' Gallery' for pictures.