Introducing:  Ruth

Introducing: Ruth

I’m Ruth Edmonds, I’m an ordinand (trainee priest) placed at Cotham Parish church for a few  hours a week and should be around on the majority of Sunday mornings for the next year or so. I’m also involved in Foundation which I used to co-lead under Iain McColl at...
Making a House a Home

Making a House a Home

This is what the Community Sponsorship Group are going  to do, ready to    welcome a Syrian refugee family to live in our neighbourhood. Our planning is about to really accelerate, with the amazing news that a benefactor has       offered to buy a house in Cotham /...
Different Homes, Same Traditions and Belonging

Different Homes, Same Traditions and Belonging

As you all know, we have now been in Bristol for fourteen months after moving from West Dulwich, South East London. This isn’t the first time we have moved places: when I was one we moved from    Sunderland to Stockton-on-Tees; we then moved to a new house during that...