Fuelling the Fires of Faith

Fuelling the Fires of Faith covers:

Faith in Action

Henleaze Hospitality: support for Syrian Refugee Families in our community and elsewhere in Bristol.

Hidden Voices: working through the Clewer Initiative on Modern Slavery and forced labour issues across Bristol and the wider area.

Homeless in Henleaze: support for homeless people who seek help locally.

Faith in Prayer
Silent Retreats: at Llangasty Retreat House near Brecon.

Prayer Groups: Prayer for the Parish before every PCC meeting and Friday afternoon Prayer for Children and Young People

Faith in Culture
Visio Divina: Bible study with the aid of art linked to bible texts.

Book Groups: Group members read a book and discuss its links to Christian faith

Faith in Community
Ale and Arty Charity Festival: Brings people from across Henleaze and beyond together to enjoy art and craft stalls, craft ale, prosecco and wine and live music. Venue: St Peter’s Church.

Lunches, BBQ’s, Cream Teas: arranged on an occasional basis to bring people together and raise money for particular charities.

Faith Seeking Understanding
Study Sessions: arranged on an occasional basis, enabling and encouraging people to explore possibly contentious subjects on a free-ranging basis e.g. ‘The Creed - can you believe it?’ ‘Come as you are’ – Inclusive Church materials on Mental Health, Access and Human Identity

House Groups: Groups meet for Bible study and fellowship. Some are long term, some are seasonal e.g. for Lent, Meetings may take place in the evening or afternoon, weekly, fortnightly or monthly.