Sadly we heard this week that our bid for a substantial grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to restore and renew the St Bride's building has not been successful this time.Read More
News from St Bride's and our partners in the community
At our annual parish meeting on Sunday 15th April, we heard an update on our 'Reimagining St Bride's' building project. We have now submitted our Heritage Lottery Fund bid, which is available on our website.Read More
As a church grows, the number of different preferences and personality types that the church contains inevitably grows too!
One of the growing pains we’ve been having at St Bride's is a slight tension between the desire for silence and contemplation, which are really important strands in our corporate spirituality, and the desire for community and conversation, equally important to us.Read More
Lent is one of the oldest known seasons in the church year, traditionally a time of fasting and preparation for the feast of Easter, when new Christians were taught the faith and all reflected as a community on the life and death of Jesus.Read More
THANKS to the talent and generosity of a local artist, you can now own a limited edition print (one of 250) from an original watercolour painting of St Bride's, and support our plans to re-imagine the building as we look forward to its 200th anniversary and beyond.Read More
Last weekend, the Liverpool Echo published an interview with Martin Randall, chair of our 'Core Community' (what we call our District Church Council), about our plans to fundraise and regenerate the building. Watch Martin explain our current plans here.Read More
To mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration (2nd November 1917), which sowed the seeds of today’s injustice, inequality and violence, Lynn McAllister from St Bride's will be walking 1150 miles from London to Ancona, NE Italy between the 10th June & 1st September and then rejoin the pilgrimage on 23rd October to walk through the West Bank to arrive in Jerusalem on 2nd November.Read More
The Soul in the Machine is a play about the early life of George Williams, YMCA founder. You will be transported to Victorian London, where the young George Williams has come to find his place in the world.Read More
Dave Bradley, our Church Warden is planning to walk the 134 mile North Wales Pilgrim Way over 11 days from May 26th - June 5th. The walk will finish with a trip to the traditional Pilgrim destination of Bardsey (Ynys Enlli) on the 6th, weather permitting.
He's doing it "partly because it's something I've just got to do, and I know many of you will know that feeling". But he's also hoping to raise money, and you are invited to donate.
At St Bride's Annual General Meeting after the Sunday morning service on Sunday 23rd April 2017, Church Warden and Acting Chair of our District Church Council, (aka 'Core Community') presented a report on the main activities, developments and acheivements of the past year.Read More