Heart of the Community project: The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby shares his vision and encouragement for the church and the community. [Credit: Rob Wicks]

Archbishop of Canterbury blesses new ‘Heart of the Community’ building

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, stood in the shell of the new church and community centre in Stoke Gifford on Saturday (13th September) to bless the St Michael’s Church Heart of the Community project. Archbishop Welby, who described the £5.5m project as “wonderful”, “courageous” and “exciting” also dedicated the building, which is still under construction, during his weekend visit

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Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury. [Credit: Foreign and Commonwealth Office; link: http://bit.ly/1q46H1O; licence: Open Government Licence v1.0]

Archbishop of Canterbury to visit St Michael’s for dedication of new building

Members of St Michael’s Church, Stoke Gifford have been taking a look at their new church and community centre ahead of its dedication next month. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will be visiting the centre on Saturday 13th September during his visit to the Bristol Diocese to bless the church’s “audacious” Heart of the Community project and dedicate the

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