Holiday Bible Club will have Seaside Rock theme
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?
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
FAMOUS ladies throughout history have been depicted in floral displays at a church in Hanham. ... Read More
Knitters help sick children bear up
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
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!
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
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
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
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!'
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