September 17, 2018

Last Saturday around 30 young people came together for the Acts of Eden youth event. This event was a joint venture between Yate, Fromeside and Zion United Church.

The young people spent the afternoon involved in various ecological activities encouraging care for the en...

September 12, 2018


The two things that stick in my mind most from the cycle ride for Gloucester historic Churches Trust (apart from the acute pain in the top of my thighs following the climb up from Dyrham to Tormarton) were the people I met en route and the beauty of the
countryside in...

September 11, 2018

On Sept 2nd the congregations of Fromeside and Yate walked along the Frome Valley Walkway to meet for a celebration service at St Peters. About 70 people attended the service and we heard a message that we are like the streams of water flowing from the throne in Ezekie...

September 10, 2018

Last Saturday eight people from Yate parish joined the CPAS growing leaders course at St Nix. The course helps those take their faith to new levels as they explore where God is calling them in their lives. Please pray for this course and for those offering themselves i...

September 3, 2018

Listen to Chris' story by Clicking on the picture below

September 1, 2018

A few months ago the ministry team in Yate decided to do a sermon series on Faith in Everyday Life. This focuses on the book of James. Then just as we start the National Church begins a campaign for finding faith in everyday life. 

It's a great campaign and gives us pra...

July 19, 2018

As you may have seen the diggers have arrived in north Yate and the building of the new estate has begun. Well, so far there are the beginnings of a road and lots of containers. To reach out in everyday mission to the people of north Yate we have formed a small mission...

July 11, 2018

Sometimes you hear something and you think, that just can't be true. Today I was reliably informed that there was a Psychic pig on This Morning predicting the football results. It turns out it was true after all. A quick YouTube search and you find Phil interviewing th...

June 22, 2018

On the 1st of July I will be ordained as a priest in Bristol Cathedral, exactly one year to the date after being ordained deacon. Who knew that 24 years after the first 32 women were ordained on 12 March 1994 in Bristol Cathedral (including Reverend Sue Restall from St...

April 30, 2018

I went to see Avengers Infinity War on Sunday and it was great. The only problem is you have to keep up with the Marvel universe. To enjoy it you will have had to have seen nearly all the new Marvel films and it helps to watch a couple of geek previews on youtube too....

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