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St Paul’s Church Clifton

 Sunday 21st July 2024 – Eighth Sunday after Trinity

10.30am Benefice Eucharist and online

Help save paper by downloading the service booklet here.
The Youtube link is here, available from 10.30am

 The full list of services from July to October 2024 is here

Wednesdays at 4:15pm – Evening Prayer

St Paul’s is open to visitors every Wednesday between 1.15pm and 4:45pm
All are welcome to explore, pray, contemplate, or chat to our welcome team

CANCELLED: Wednesday 17 July Lunchtime Concert
Please note that due to building works and repairs at St Paul’s, Joshua Hutchinson’s Lunchtime Concert on Wednesday 17 July has been cancelled. We apologise if this comes as a disappointment. This concert will be rescheduled in the autumn.
Our next Lunchtime Concert will be on Wednesday 24 July, 1:15pm – Mark Watkin-Price – guitar, voice, chansonnier.

Visit our OEM Lunchtime Concerts page for more information.

Latest News

Apply to be our next Organ Scholar

Apply to be our next Organ Scholar! Applications for our UoB/UWE Organ Scholarship are now open... Vacancy from Autumn 2024 | Applications for this scholarship are invited from prospective or current University of Bristol or UWE students of any subject. To find out more, click here. Enquiries and requests for application forms should be sent to St Paul’s Church: please email peirsonmargaret@gmail.com. St Paul’s is an Inclusive Church where all are welcomed without expectation, and the...

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Welcome to our new Curate, Becky James!

Welcome to our new Curate, Becky James!

We are delighted that Becky James is going to be joining us at St Paul’s and Cotham to continue her curacy. Ordained Deacon last summer Becky began her curacy in South Bristol alongside regular chaplaincy ministry in the BRI and Children's Hospital. Becky has worked as a teacher, specialising in languages, and more recently as Children’s Minister at St Mary Redcliffe. She trained alongside Adrian at Sarum and they look forward to working alongside each other as fellow curates in the Benefice....

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Connections March/April 2024

Connections March/April 2024

This month’s poerty-heavy issue of Connections is on the theme of ‘Place; a subject I chose inspired by some of David’s reflections during Lent ( you can read them in the recent e-newsletters!) The question of what it means to have a faith that is grounded in our particular time and place is one that’s interested me for a while, and was brought home for me last year by our recordering project. Seeing the new church hall being put to such good use by all our different functions, from Early...

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One Equal Music 

Our music foundation, One Equal Music has entered its second phase of development under new project Development Officer, Joshua Hutchinson. One Equal Music seeks widen access to musical opportunities in order to improve wellbeing, foster community, raise confidence, and encourage talent. From St Paul’s and throughout the city, we are doing this through our Singing for the Brain initiative, East Bristol Schools Outreach Programme, and Choral Scholarship Programme. We also host concerts and creative events as a way to showcase our work and raise funds to maintain our projects. Click here to find out more, support our work, and get involved…

About us and Safeguarding

St Paul’s Church, Clifton is an Open, Inclusive, Enquiring, Thoughtful and Creative Christian Community within the Church of England.

Issues of social justice and protection of the earth are central to how we live out our faith.

We seek to be a place for people of all traditions and backgrounds to celebrate and explore faith and spirituality, and we hope you will find resources and inspiration here wherever you are on a journey of faith.

We welcome people who are gay, straight, married, single, civilly partnered, transgender, bi-sexual, divorced, and separated.

We are committed to being a safe space for all and we follow all established church guidelines and policies in relation to Safeguarding.

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