Being Together

St Paul’s doesn’t just happen on Sundays. 

Emmaus Groups

Apart from regular Sunday services, there are four discussion groups that meet regularly at different times during the week in member’s homes – topic discussions are determined by individual groups and new members are always welcome.

Vic n Paul’s 18-25s

St Paul’s has a long history of welcoming and supporting students –  we are host to the University of Bristol’s Church Choir, singing at services during term time, often visiting the pub after practices and a fun summer tour schedule – check out their beautiful singing on our Music page.

Together with Victoria Methodist, who are just down the road and with whom we share inclusive values, we host a group for 18-25’s – both students, and early career age.

We support the Student Christian Movement and are hoping a Bristol based student led SCM group will emerge – get in touch if you’d be interested and we’ll help link you with others.


The Benefice produces a bimonthly magazine Connections – You can see the latest edition here on Cotham Parish Church’s website.

Children and Young People

Early Foundations

Our children and young people enrich the life and worship of our Benefice.  Early Foundations is a group for children aged between 0-6 years and their carers. It meets monthly on Sunday mornings, starting at 9.30 for breakfast, interactive story telling, play and song. It meets at our sister church, Cotham Parish Church. Next gatherings 20th Feb, 2022, 13th March, 2022.

Benefice Young People’s Group

There is also a young people’s group which meets monthly on a Sunday early evening, starting at 5pm.

Summer Camping Weekend

Every year with Cotham Parish church children and families enjoy a summer camping weekend and firework party in the autumn.

Little Fish

Our under 5s have a special area with rugs, toys, books and friendly helpers to enjoy during the service. Families with young children are most welcome.