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Fundraising Events ~ 2022
We are delighted to re-start the community fundraising support for our 2 Parish Projects, following such a long delay due to covid.
We look forward to easing ourselves back into spending fun, social time together again as a parish and helping the amazing work of Grassroots Suicide Prevention and The Patrick Wild Centre in 2022.

Our first event is 11th March - see poster - Soup and Shopping! There will be pre-loved clothes of various styles and sizes for you to browse through, plus some children's toys.
Come along for a soup lunch and a shop or just pop in during the afternoon & 'get browsing'!

Please put these dates in your diary and more info (plus ticket sales) will follow soon:
*Mother's Day Sale - after Mass on Sunday 27th March - with gifts, refreshments and a cake sale.
*Easter Cake Sale and Raffle - Sunday 10th April (Palm Sunday)
*The Unity Singers Concert - in the church on Saturday 28th May at 7.30pm
*Summer Cream Tea afternoon - Sunday 12th June

Look out for more posts on all of these events over the coming months and please make contact if you are able to offer your help for our fundraising activities.


A message from the Christian Climate Action Bristol group.
Please read and attend one of the meetings if you can (in person or via zoom).

Act or Die: Christians and the Climate Crisis ~ The Responsibilities of Christians in these Times

“We have to act quickly. What we do, I believe, in the next 3-4 years will determine the future of humanity.” Sir David King, former chief scientific advisor to the Blair and Brown administrations (February 2021)

“If governments are serious about the climate crisis, there can be no new investments in oil, gas and coal, from now – from this year.” Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (May 2021)

The penny has dropped – COP26 has failed and no one is coming to save us. Christians around the world are finally realising this climate crisis is about God’s creation, it’s about brutal economic collapse and it’s about mass death on an unprecedented scale – in the next twenty years. The failure to act decisively by the Government, multinationals, and banks amounts to a decision to inflict indescribable suffering on billions of the poorest people on this planet by refusing to cut carbon emissions sufficiently. There is no greater crime, no greater transgression of Christian ethics – or any ethics. We cannot be bystanders – our faith does not allow us to be.

'Christian Climate Action Bristol' has arranged two meetings to discuss the urgent situation we are facing and to ponder together what we can do about it beyond the steps we are no doubt already taking to address this crisis. The meetings (the second being a repeat of the first, to allow a choice of dates) will be held at

Cotham Parish Church, Cotham Road, Bristol BS6 6DR
From 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm, on:
Friday, 25th February
Thursday 3rd March

They will include an update on the current climate science from Professor Colin Davis B.Sc (Hons), Ph.D (UNSW); plus personal testimonies from Revd Sue Parfitt, Dr Ruth Jarman and Val King, regarding the connection with their faith. There will also be time for group discussion about what we might be able to commit to doing.

In addition, there will be a zoom meeting for Christians across the UK, given by Dr. Larch Maxey, a leading climate crisis speaker, and activists Revd Sue Parfitt and Revd Mark Coleman. This will take place at 3.00 pm – 4.30 pm on Sunday 27th February.

Register here:

Over the next few months, thousands of people – students, trade unionists, members of the churches and people from all walks of life are preparing to do whatever it takes, non-violently, to prevent the Government from extracting from the ground more oil and other fossil fuels.

There will be sustained action in March and April demanding that the Government initiates a rapid transition to renewables. It is unthinkable that the poor would be left to suffer and die from the Government’s failure to act.

Please share the all-important dates of these meetings with other Christians. Similar invitations are being sent to Christian communities up and down the country. It’s time for us to accept that faith demands action. When faced with undeniable outright evil we know what to do: we must stand up together in prayerful non-violent resistance.

This is what people will be doing as part of Just Stop Oil, the new networked campaign bringing together many groups for mass civil disobedience this spring. In these meetings, we will discuss how the churches can be part of this Campaign.
Please share this information widely.
Yours in love and hope,
Dave Mitchell, on behalf of Christian Climate Action Bristol
Christian Climate Action Bristol Co-ordinators.
If you’d like to join the CCA Bristol WhatsApp group, please let us know your mobile number.

We also have a Facebook page:

Christian Climate Action (the national organisation) have an excellent website, where you can sign up for regular emails:

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