People

Holiday Bible Club will have Seaside Rock theme

Jun 23 2017

OH we do like to be beside the seaside - or, at least, the next best thing, at Downend Baptist Church. ... Read More

Didn't they have a lovely time?

Jun 23 2017

A TRIP to Wales was this year’s annual outing for the Mothers’ Union & friends from Christ Church Downend. Forty-nine women, and, yes, men, took a coach to Cardiff Bay and LlancaiachFawr Manor for a day of sightseeing and enjoying good company. ... Read More

Women's talents? Say it with flowers

Jun 23 2017

FAMOUS ladies throughout history have been depicted in floral displays at a church in Hanham. ... Read More

Knitters help sick children bear up

Jun 23 2017

LADIES from Downend's Knit and Natter group have been putting their skills to good use by helping sick children. ... Read More

Local girls are world champions

Jun 23 2017

TWO 12-year-olds from the Downend area have returned triumphant from the United States after the cheerleading world championships. ... Read More

Messy cook? Just what we're looking for!

Jun 23 2017

SOME folk find cooking a meal for four people an ordeal while others don’t bat an eyelid at catering for hordes. ... Read More

Washing cars for Uganda funds

Jun 23 2017

The young people of Christ Church Downend joined forces with the India Youth team to put on a car wash to raise funds for Uganda mission trips. One Sunday morning in May, while everyone was in Church, the young people and their leaders washed cars as part of “Serving Sunday”. £284.42 was donated and it was shared between the Wilson family & Jonny Dobson. ... Read More

15 years of service, rain or shine

Jun 23 2017

A few showers might have changed the venue of the lunch, but nothing could dampen the sense of celebration at Christ Church Downend on June 4th as we marked 15 years since Jo and Shahne Vickery came to the parish.... Read More

Prize items in auction

Jun 23 2017

A HARRY Potter book signed by actor Daniel Radcliffe was one of the prize items in an auction organised by young people from Christ Church Downend’s Team India. ... Read More

'We value our volunteers - and would love some more!'

Jun 23 2017

A DOWNEND charity shop that supports children and young people with cancer has been celebrating with their volunteers for a national awareness week and is now calling for more helpers in their fight for young lives. ... Read More